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The Town of Moulton had a population of 809 as of July 1, 2023.

The primary coordinate point for Moulton is located at latitude 29.575 and longitude -97.1428 in Lavaca County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Moulton encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lavaca County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6).

The Town of Moulton 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 Town of Moulton is located within Moulton Division of Lavaca County.

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Moulton, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 809 (100%)
Population in Households 770 (95.2%)
Population in Families 593 (73.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 39 ( 4.8%)
Population Density 969
Diversity Index2 63


Median Household Income $75,700
Average Household Income $92,430
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $39,706
Wealth Index5 88
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (51.8)


Total HU (Housing Units) 456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 252 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (23.9%)
Median Home Value $183,333
Average Home Value $244,048
Housing Affordability Index3 167


Total Households 347
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 193
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population -1.65% -0.40%
Households -0.87% -0.12%
Families   -0.10%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.93%
Owner Occupied HU   0.16%

Moulton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moulton to the other 1,862 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 1076 42nd
Population Density # 707 62nd
Median Household Income # 499 73rd
Housing Affordability Index # 1467 79th
Per Capita Income # 426 77th
Diversity Index # 1122 40th

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