Crystal City, TX Profile: Facts & Data


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Crystal City, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Crystal City had a population of 7,620 as of July 1, 2018. Crystal City ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Crystal City is located at latitude 28.6911 and longitude -99.8256 in Zavala County. The formal boundaries for the City of Crystal City (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Zavala County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 558 feet.

The City of Crystal City (GNIS ID: 2410271) 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 Crystal City is located within Crystal City Division of Zavala County.

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Crystal City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,620
Population in Households 7,483
Population in Familes 6,655
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 2,091
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $29,087
Average Household Income $41,064
Per Capita Income $12,969


Total Housing Units 2,660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,635 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 762 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 263 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $45,467
Average Home Value $73,119


Total Households 2,397
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 1,835
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.8% 0.44%
Households 0.72% 0.38%
Families 0.73% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   1.12%

Crystal City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crystal City to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 312 82nd
Population Density # 293 83rd
Diversity Index # 1425 19th
Median Household Income # 1615 8th
Per Capita Income # 1560 11th

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