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Joshua, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Joshua had a population of 6,345 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Joshua is located at latitude 32.4608 and longitude -97.3831 in Johnson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Joshua (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Johnson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 928 feet.

The City of Joshua (GNIS ID: 2410152) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Joshua is located within Burleson-Joshua Division of Johnson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Joshua 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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Joshua, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,345
Daytime Population: Workers 1,763
Daytime Population: Residents 3,414
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,177
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 6,335
Population in Familes 5,618
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 938
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $55,767
Average Household Income $73,080
Per Capita Income $25,585


Total Housing Units 2,402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,627 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 604 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 171 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $145,422
Average Home Value $193,296


Total Households 2,231
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 1,753
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 0.98% 1.0%
Households 0.98% 1.03%
Families 0.91% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Joshua, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Joshua 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 # 341 81st
Population Density # 772 56th
Diversity Index # 1096 37th
Median Household Income # 516 71st
Per Capita Income # 715 59th

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