Van Vleck, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Van Vleck, Texas - Basic Facts

The Van Vleck Census Designated Place had a population of 2,091 as of July 1, 2017. Van Vleck ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Van Vleck is located at latitude 29.0282 and longitude -95.8846 in Matagorda County. The formal boundaries for the Van Vleck Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Matagorda County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 46 feet.

The Van Vleck Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409500) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Van Vleck Census Designated Place is located within Bay City Division of Matagorda County.

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


Total Population 2,091
Daytime Population: Workers 430
Daytime Population: Residents 1,241
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,671
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.80
Population in Households 2,091
Population in Familes 1,837
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 282
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $58,964
Average Household Income $75,821
Per Capita Income $28,410


Total Housing Units 883 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 597 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $125,273
Average Home Value $145,059


Total Households 740
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 552
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 1.75% 1.57%
Households 1.59% 1.5%
Families 0.96% 1.44%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.81%

Van Vleck, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Van Vleck 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 # 696 60th
Population Density # 1401 20th
Diversity Index # 446 75th
Median Household Income # 425 76th
Per Capita Income # 496 72nd

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