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George West, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of George West had a population of 2,620 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for George West is located at latitude 28.3325 and longitude -98.1175 in Live Oak County. The formal boundaries for the City of George West encompass a land area of 1.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Live Oak County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 157 feet.

The City of George West (GNIS ID: 2410582) 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 George West is located within George West Division of Live Oak County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

George West, TX Housing Affordability Index is 273
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

George West, TX Wealth Index is 67
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 2,620
Population in Households 2,556
Population in Familes 2,189
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density 1,352
Diversity Index1 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,056
Average Household Income $61,642
Per Capita Income $22,583
Wealth Index3 67

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,015 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 695 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 214 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $86,364
Housing Affordability Index2 273
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 909
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 656
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 0.75% 0.66%
Households 0.77% 0.65%
Families 0.74% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.51%

George West, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares George West 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 # 630 64th
Population Density # 522 70th
Diversity Index # 677 61st
Median Household Income # 1006 42nd
Per Capita Income # 1023 41st

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