Carson County TX Information


Carson County Subdivisions

Carson County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,070
Population in Households 6,043
Population in Familes 5,239
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 2,441
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,784
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,006 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 435 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 343 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $92,034
Average Home Value $133,026


Median Household Income $59,413
Average Household Income $70,863
Per Capita Income $28,676
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.29% -0.26%
Households -0.07% -0.18%
Families -0.16% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.


Carson County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carson County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 195 24th
Population Density1 # 190 26th
Diversity Index2 # 244 4th
Median Household Income # 25 91st
Per Capita Income # 37 86th

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