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Childress, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Childress had a population of 6,276 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Childress is located at latitude 34.4355 and longitude -100.2824 in Childress County. The formal boundaries for the City of Childress (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Childress County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,870 feet.

The City of Childress (GNIS ID: 2409449) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Childress is located within Childress Division of Childress County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Childress population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Childress, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,276
Daytime Population: Workers 2,901
Daytime Population: Residents 2,423
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,324
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.85
Population in Households 4,982
Population in Familes 4,034
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,294
Population Density2 760
Diversity Index3 63
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,535
Average Household Income $52,581
Per Capita Income $18,280

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,410 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,323 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 667 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 421 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $63,449
Average Home Value $79,819
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,989
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 1,270
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.38% 0.24%
Households 0.26% 0.23%
Families 0.32% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Childress, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Childress to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 345 80th
Population Density # 907 48th
Diversity Index # 508 71st
Median Household Income # 1054 40th
Per Capita Income # 1353 23rd

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