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Happy, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Happy had a population of 642 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Happy is located at latitude 34.7416 and longitude -101.8571 in Swisher County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Happy (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Swisher County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,615 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Happy are located in Swisher County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Randall County.

The Town of Happy (GNIS ID: 2412726) 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 Town of Happy is located within Happy Division of Swisher County.

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


Total Population 642
Daytime Population: Workers 205
Daytime Population: Residents 375
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 580
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 642
Population in Familes 538
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 605
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $45,452
Average Household Income $66,965
Per Capita Income $26,145


Total Housing Units 291 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 191 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $100,490
Average Home Value $126,440


Total Households 247
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 168
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 -0.75% -0.57%
Households -0.91% -0.74%
Families -0.4% -0.85%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   3.52%

Happy, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Happy 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 # 1158 34th
Population Density # 1075 39th
Diversity Index # 865 50th
Median Household Income # 916 48th
Per Capita Income # 662 62nd

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