Central Gardens, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Central Gardens, Texas - Basic Facts

The Central Gardens Census Designated Place had a population of 4,339 as of July 1, 2017. Central Gardens ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Central Gardens is located at latitude 29.9877 and longitude -94.0221 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Central Gardens Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Central Gardens Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408004) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Central Gardens Census Designated Place is located within Port Arthur Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Central Gardens population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Central Gardens, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,339
Daytime Population: Workers 1,923
Daytime Population: Residents 2,487
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,410
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 3,880
Population in Familes 3,283
Population in Group Qrtrs 459
Population Density2 1,733
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $78,457
Average Household Income $97,974
Per Capita Income $39,572


Total Housing Units 1,998 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,230 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 483 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 286 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $195,185
Average Home Value $208,049


Total Households 1,712
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 1,215
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.03% 0.38%
Households -0.1% 0.34%
Families -0.19% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Central Gardens, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Central Gardens to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 442 75th
Population Density # 365 79th
Diversity Index # 970 45th
Median Household Income # 178 90th
Per Capita Income # 161 91st

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