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Shamrock, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Shamrock had a population of 1,870 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Shamrock is located at latitude 35.2142 and longitude -100.249 in Wheeler County. The formal boundaries for the City of Shamrock encompass a land area of 2.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wheeler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,342 feet.

The City of Shamrock (GNIS ID: 2411875) 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 Shamrock is located within Shamrock Division of Wheeler County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Shamrock, TX Housing Affordability Index is 273
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

Shamrock, TX Wealth Index is 67
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 1,870
Population in Households 1,870
Population in Familes 1,502
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 914
Diversity Index1 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,837
Average Household Income $60,284
Per Capita Income $26,155
Wealth Index3 67

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 990 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 573 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 238 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 180 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $82,840
Housing Affordability Index2 273
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 810
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 523
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 -0.23% -0.16%
Households -0.33% -0.22%
Families -0.16% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.89%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Shamrock, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shamrock 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 # 754 57th
Population Density # 794 55th
Diversity Index # 720 59th
Median Household Income # 981 44th
Per Capita Income # 751 57th

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