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Lyford, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Lyford had a population of 2,725 as of July 1, 2019. Lyford ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lyford is located at latitude 26.4123 and longitude -97.7897 in Willacy County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lyford encompass a land area of 1.73 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Willacy County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 33 feet.

The City of Lyford (GNIS ID: 2410898) 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 Lyford is located within Lyford Division of Willacy County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Lyford, TX Housing Affordability Index is 328
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

Lyford, TX Wealth Index is 44
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 2,725
Population in Households 2,725
Population in Familes 2,530
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,561
Diversity Index1 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,947
Average Household Income $51,430
Per Capita Income $14,782
Wealth Index3 44

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 845 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 693 (82.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 ( 9.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $54,638
Housing Affordability Index2 328
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 773
Average Household Size 3.53
Family Households 644
Average Family Size 4
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 0.46% 0.24%
Households 0.4% 0.21%
Families 0.36% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.68%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Lyford, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lyford 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 # 618 65th
Population Density # 416 76th
Diversity Index # 1144 34th
Median Household Income # 1399 20th
Per Capita Income # 1494 14th

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