Colorado County TX Information

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Colorado County Subdivisions

Colorado County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 21,421
Population in Households 21,075
Population in Familes 17,730
Population in Group Qrtrs 346
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 67
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 8,425
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 5,842
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,875 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,290 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,135 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,450 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $158,140
Average Home Value $213,037
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,226
Average Household Income $71,656
Per Capita Income $28,305
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.42%
Households 0.56% 0.48%
Families 0.47% 0.42%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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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Colorado County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colorado County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 115 55th
Population Density1 # 127 50th
Diversity Index2 # 66 74th
Median Household Income # 77 70th
Per Capita Income # 37 86th

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

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