Big Sandy, TX

2,031 Population
1.6 square miles 1,247.4 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
1,247.4
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
66.1%
was 62.0%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
0.9%
was 1.0%
 
Percent Under 18
34.2%
was 33.4%
 
Percent 65 and Over
12.9%
was 12.0%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
15.5%
was 18.1%
 
Median Household Income
$41,548
was $35,625
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
40.1
42.8
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
0
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
5,450.6
was 292.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
784
was 710
 
Median Rent
$707
was $696
 
Total Building Permits
1
was 2
 
Occupied Housing Units
706
was 663
 
Homeownership Rate
48.2%
was 52.8%
 
Single Family Building Permits
1
was 2
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
481.5
was 436.1
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
17.6%
was 13.1%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.9
was 2.8
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
1.5
was 2.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.6
was 1.1
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
77.7%
was 75.5%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
78.8%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
75.5%
was 74.3%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
13.1%
was 11.9%
 

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