Menard, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Menard, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Menard had a population of 1,491 as of July 1, 2020. Menard 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 Menard is located at latitude 30.9177 and longitude -99.7865 in Menard County. The formal boundaries for the City of Menard encompass a land area of 2.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Menard County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,883 feet.

The City of Menard (GNIS ID: 2411076) 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 Menard is located within Menard West Division of Menard County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Menard: Menardville.


Menard, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 1,491 (100%)
Population in Households 1,457 (97.7%)
Population in Families 1,168 (78.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 34 ( 2.3%)
Population Density 723
Diversity Index2 70


Median Household Income $38,310
Average Household Income $53,787
% of Income for Mortgage4 6%
Per Capita Income $23,038
Wealth Index5 45


Total HU (Housing Units) 841 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 384 (45.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 253 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 204 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $52,930
Average Home Value $69,026
Housing Affordability Index3 350


Total Households 637
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 400
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.13% -0.19%
Households 0.15% -0.16%
Families 0.12% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.16%


Menard, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Menard to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 849 51st
Population Density # 961 45th
Median Household Income # 1376 21st
Housing Affordability Index # 1719 98th
Per Capita Income # 1030 41st
Diversity Index # 328 81st

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