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Big Lake, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Big Lake had a population of 3,188 as of July 1, 2018. Big Lake 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 Big Lake is located at latitude 31.1935 and longitude -101.46 in Reagan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Big Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Reagan County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,690 feet.

The City of Big Lake (GNIS ID: 2409844) 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 Big Lake is located within Big Lake Division of Reagan County.


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Big Lake, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,188
Population in Households 3,161
Population in Familes 2,817
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 2,032
Diversity Index3 69
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,288
Average Household Income $67,757
Per Capita Income $22,876

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,141 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 790 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 269 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $76,080
Average Home Value $84,304
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,059
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 821
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.0% 0.22%
Households 0.93% 0.17%
Families 0.72% 0.15%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Big Lake, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Lake to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 543 69th
Population Density # 305 83rd
Diversity Index # 322 81st
Median Household Income # 706 60th
Per Capita Income # 968 45th

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