Deaf Smith County TX Information


Deaf Smith County Subdivisions

Deaf Smith County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,915
Population in Households 18,544
Population in Familes 16,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 371
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 6,210
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 4,706
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,074 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,888 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,322 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 864 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $93,241
Average Home Value $144,026


Median Household Income $44,946
Average Household Income $58,749
Per Capita Income $19,543
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.33% -0.58%
Households -0.34% -0.59%
Families -0.4% -0.64%
Median Household Income   1.77%
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.


Deaf Smith County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deaf Smith County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents 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 # 129 50th
Population Density1 # 160 37th
Diversity Index2 # 83 68th
Median Household Income # 161 37th
Per Capita Income # 228 11th

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