Bell County TX Information


Bell County Subdivisions

Bell County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 332,932
Population in Households 324,670
Population in Familes 271,421
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,262
Population Density1 317
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 122,836
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 86,238
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 135,616 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66,401 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 56,435 (41.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,780 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $137,272
Average Home Value $160,505


Median Household Income $50,794
Average Household Income $63,195
Per Capita Income $23,749
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.68% 1.7%
Households 1.76% 1.77%
Families 1.65% 1.7%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   2.86%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Bell County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bell County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 16 94th
Population Density1 # 20 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 16 93rd
Median Household Income # 64 75th
Per Capita Income # 87 66th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.