Childress County TX Information


Childress County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,354
Population in Households 5,894
Population in Familes 4,814
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,460
Population Density1 11
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 2,428
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,585
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,937 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,658 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 770 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 509 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $67,920
Average Home Value $93,938


Median Household Income $41,656
Average Household Income $56,279
Per Capita Income $19,416
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.58%
Households 0.69% 0.67%
Families 0.57% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.


Childress County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Childress 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 # 189 26th
Population Density1 # 168 35th
Diversity Index2 # 120 54th
Median Household Income # 170 33rd
Per Capita Income # 220 14th

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