Caldwell County TX Information


Caldwell County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caldwell 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 # 78 70th
Population Density1 # 56 78th
Diversity Index2 # 25 91st
Median Household Income # 116 55th
Per Capita Income # 198 22nd

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


Total Population 39,756
Population in Households 36,379
Population in Familes 30,914
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,377
Population Density1 73
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 12,903
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 9,296
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,796 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,107 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,496 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $121,286
Average Home Value $154,488


Median Household Income $44,412
Average Household Income $55,045
Per Capita Income $19,347
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.03% 1.08%
Households 1.13% 1.18%
Families 1.02% 1.12%
Median Household Income   3.32%
Per Capita Income   3.05%
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.

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