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Stratford, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Stratford had a population of 2,066 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Stratford is located at latitude 36.3361 and longitude -102.0721 in Sherman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stratford encompass a land area of 2.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sherman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,691 feet.

The City of Stratford (GNIS ID: 2411988) 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 Stratford is located within Stratford Division of Sherman County.


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Stratford, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Stratford, TX Housing Affordability Index is 299
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Stratford, TX Wealth Index is 79
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,066
Population in Households 2,035
Population in Familes 1,813
Population in Group Qrtrs 31
Population Density 895
Diversity Index1 63
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,178
Average Household Income $71,397
Per Capita Income $24,659
Wealth Index3 79

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 793 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 559 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 164 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $81,375
Housing Affordability Index2 299
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 723
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 552
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.26% 0.2%
Households 0.18% 0.17%
Families 0.18% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Stratford, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stratford to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 715 59th
Population Density # 806 54th
Diversity Index # 527 70th
Median Household Income # 817 53rd
Per Capita Income # 859 51st

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