DeWitt County TX Information


DeWitt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 20,977
Population in Households 19,140
Population in Familes 15,865
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,837
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 7,767
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 5,268
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,719 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,640 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,127 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,952 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $92,442
Average Home Value $156,374


Median Household Income $41,461
Average Household Income $62,323
Per Capita Income $24,573
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.69%
Households 0.76% 0.78%
Families 0.66% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.51%
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.


DeWitt County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares DeWitt 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 # 118 54th
Population Density1 # 125 51st
Diversity Index2 # 56 78th
Median Household Income # 175 31st
Per Capita Income # 106 59th

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