Cochran County TX Information


Cochran County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,096
Population in Households 3,018
Population in Familes 2,616
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 1,090
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 792
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 809 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 281 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 270 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $39,657
Average Home Value $59,858


Median Household Income $37,965
Average Household Income $51,788
Per Capita Income $18,664
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.16% -0.42%
Households -0.33% -0.54%
Families -0.44% -0.59%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.


Cochran County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cochran 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 # 229 10th
Population Density1 # 212 17th
Diversity Index2 # 11 96th
Median Household Income # 220 14th
Per Capita Income # 232 9th

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