Dickens County TX Information


Dickens County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,291
Daytime Population: Workers 759
Daytime Population: Residents 1,349
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,108
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 1,976
Population in Familes 1,604
Population in Group Qrtrs 315
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $38,704
Average Household Income $59,154
Per Capita Income $24,892


Total Housing Units 1,271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 638 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 235 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 398 (31.3%)
Median Home Value $53,681
Average Home Value $143,299


Total Households 873
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 575
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.89% -1.11%
Households -0.87% -1.22%
Families -0.95% -1.32%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   2.84%


Dickens County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dickens 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 # 232 9th
Population Density # 227 11th
Diversity Index # 114 56th
Median Household Income # 226 11th
Per Capita Income # 127 50th

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