Kaufman, TX Profile: Facts & Data

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Kaufman, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Kaufman had a population of 6,873 as of July 1, 2019. Kaufman 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 Kaufman is located at latitude 32.589 and longitude -96.3089 in Kaufman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kaufman encompass a land area of 8.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Kaufman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 459 feet.

The City of Kaufman (GNIS ID: 2410167) 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 Kaufman is located within Kaufman Division of Kaufman County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kaufman: Kings Fort, Kingsboro.

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Kaufman, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Kaufman, TX Housing Affordability Index is 214
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Kaufman, TX Wealth Index is 53
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 6,873
Population in Households 6,737
Population in Familes 5,647
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density 767
Diversity Index1 76
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,024
Average Household Income $62,124
Per Capita Income $21,598
Wealth Index3 53

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,632 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,496 (56.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 887 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 249 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $118,919
Housing Affordability Index2 214
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,383
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 1,659
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.3% 0.0%
Households 0.4% 0.18%
Families 0.3% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Kaufman, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kaufman to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 331 81st
Population Density # 918 47th
Diversity Index # 150 92nd
Median Household Income # 724 59th
Per Capita Income # 1109 37th

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