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The City of Anson had a population of 2,226 as of July 1, 2017. Anson ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Anson is located at latitude 32.7545 and longitude -99.8962 in Jones County. The formal boundaries for the City of Anson (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jones County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,729 feet.

The City of Anson (GNIS ID: 2409713) 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 Anson is located within Anson Division of Jones County.

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


Total Population 2,226
Daytime Population: Workers 838
Daytime Population: Residents 1,307
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,145
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 2,181
Population in Familes 1,836
Population in Group Qrtrs 45
Population Density2 806
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $41,801
Average Household Income $55,872
Per Capita Income $21,790


Total Housing Units 1,111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 585 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 253 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 273 (24.6%)
Median Home Value $54,000
Average Home Value $84,770


Total Households 838
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 571
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 -1.2% -0.78%
Households -1.22% -0.75%
Families -1.15% -0.86%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Anson, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anson 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 # 675 61st
Population Density # 865 51st
Diversity Index # 287 84th
Median Household Income # 1094 38th
Per Capita Income # 1051 40th

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