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Mathis, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Mathis had a population of 5,088 as of July 1, 2017. Mathis ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mathis is located at latitude 28.0909 and longitude -97.817 in San Patricio County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mathis (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Patricio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 161 feet.

The City of Mathis (GNIS ID: 2411049) 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 Mathis is located within Mathis Division of San Patricio County.

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


Total Population 5,088
Daytime Population: Workers 1,370
Daytime Population: Residents 3,344
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,714
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 5,026
Population in Familes 4,422
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density2 1,534
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $33,221
Average Household Income $47,405
Per Capita Income $15,582


Total Housing Units 1,935 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 980 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 633 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 321 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $38,522
Average Home Value $59,031


Total Households 1,614
Average Household Size 3.11
Family Households 1,218
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.4% 0.48%
Households 0.47% 0.54%
Families 0.38% 0.52%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   3.5%

Mathis, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mathis 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 # 395 77th
Population Density # 422 76th
Diversity Index # 1146 34th
Median Household Income # 1480 15th
Per Capita Income # 1447 17th

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