Aransas Pass, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Aransas Pass, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Aransas Pass had a population of 8,709 as of July 1, 2017. Aransas Pass 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 Aransas Pass is located at latitude 27.8902 and longitude -97.1185 in San Patricio County. The formal boundaries for the City of Aransas Pass (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.57 sq. miles and a water area of 39.87 sq. miles. San Patricio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Aransas Pass are located in San Patricio County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Aransas County, and Nueces County.

The City of Aransas Pass (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. 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 Aransas Pass is located within Port Aransas Division of San Patricio County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Aransas Pass population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Aransas Pass: Aransas Harbor.

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Aransas Pass, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,709
Daytime Population: Workers 3,945
Daytime Population: Residents 5,521
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,466
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 8,567
Population in Familes 7,069
Population in Group Qrtrs 142
Population Density2 693
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $47,515
Average Household Income $67,167
Per Capita Income $26,622


Total Housing Units 4,495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,068 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,339 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,088 (24.2%)
Median Home Value $104,902
Average Home Value $172,159


Total Households 3,407
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 2,328
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 0.83% 0.9%
Households 0.91% 0.97%
Families 1.01% 0.89%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Aransas Pass, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aransas Pass 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 # 277 84th
Population Density # 987 44th
Diversity Index # 415 76th
Median Household Income # 829 53rd
Per Capita Income # 616 65th

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