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Huntsville, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Huntsville had a population of 42,462 as of July 1, 2019. Huntsville ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Huntsville is located at latitude 30.7235 and longitude -95.5508 in Walker County. The formal boundaries for the City of Huntsville encompass a land area of 35.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.5 sq. miles. Walker County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 371 feet.

The City of Huntsville (GNIS ID: 2410080) 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 Huntsville is located within Huntsville Division of Walker County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Huntsville, TX Housing Affordability Index is 111
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

Huntsville, TX Wealth Index is 41
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 42,462
Population in Households 31,280
Population in Familes 19,645
Population in Group Qrtrs 11,182
Population Density 1,184
Diversity Index1 70
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,244
Average Household Income $45,686
Per Capita Income $14,880
Wealth Index3 41

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 14,037 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,209 (30.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,983 (64.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 845 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $154,036
Housing Affordability Index2 111
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,192
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 6,409
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 1.05% 0.73%
Households 1.22% 0.89%
Families 1.16% 0.8%
Median Household Income   0.67%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Huntsville, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Huntsville 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 # 84 95th
Population Density # 612 65th
Diversity Index # 298 83rd
Median Household Income # 1458 17th
Per Capita Income # 1491 15th

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