Myrtle Springs, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Myrtle Springs, Texas - Basic Facts

The Myrtle Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 931 as of July 1, 2017. Myrtle Springs ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Myrtle Springs is located at latitude 32.6241 and longitude -95.9364 in Van Zandt County. The formal boundaries for the Myrtle Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Van Zandt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 502 feet.

The Myrtle Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586962) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Myrtle Springs Census Designated Place is located within Canton Division of Van Zandt County.

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


Total Population 931
Daytime Population: Workers 106
Daytime Population: Residents 506
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 612
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 931
Population in Familes 788
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 127
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $50,359
Average Household Income $69,378
Per Capita Income $27,034


Total Housing Units 423 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 266 (62.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $170,968
Average Home Value $190,414


Total Households 359
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 261
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 1.63% 1.4%
Households 1.56% 1.3%
Families 2.07% 1.27%
Median Household Income   2.04%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Myrtle Springs, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Myrtle Springs 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 # 1024 42nd
Population Density # 1604 8th
Diversity Index # 1403 20th
Median Household Income # 719 59th
Per Capita Income # 586 67th

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