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The City of Farwell had a population of 1,315 as of July 1, 2017. Farwell ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Farwell is located at latitude 34.3856 and longitude -103.0373 in Parmer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Farwell (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Parmer County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 4,144 feet.

The City of Farwell (GNIS ID: 2410490) 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 Farwell is located within Farwell-Bovina Division of Parmer County.

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


Total Population 1,315
Daytime Population: Workers 754
Daytime Population: Residents 711
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,465
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 1,290
Population in Familes 1,107
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 1,602
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $45,398
Average Household Income $58,942
Per Capita Income $22,704


Total Housing Units 596 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 363 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 146 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $110,833
Average Home Value $135,803


Total Households 509
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 358
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 -0.49% -0.98%
Households -0.58% -1.08%
Families -0.56% -1.08%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Farwell, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Farwell 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 # 884 50th
Population Density # 409 77th
Diversity Index # 376 78th
Median Household Income # 920 47th
Per Capita Income # 959 45th

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