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Sinton, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Sinton had a population of 5,645 as of July 1, 2018. Sinton 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 Sinton is located at latitude 28.0367 and longitude -97.5092 in San Patricio County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sinton encompass a land area of 2.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. San Patricio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 49 feet.

The City of Sinton (GNIS ID: 2411906) 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 Sinton is located within Sinton-Odem Division of San Patricio County.

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


Total Population 5,645
Population in Households 5,368
Population in Familes 4,662
Population in Group Qrtrs 277
Population Density2 2,008
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $35,800
Average Household Income $49,512
Per Capita Income $18,457


Total Housing Units 2,149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,213 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 680 (31.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 255 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $87,318
Average Home Value $119,328


Total Households 1,894
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 1,379
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.04% 0.09%
Households -0.02% 0.08%
Families -0.06% 0.01%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.35%

Sinton, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sinton 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 # 380 78th
Population Density # 312 82nd
Diversity Index # 782 55th
Median Household Income # 1397 20th
Per Capita Income # 1349 23rd

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