Dickens County TX Information


Dickens County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,364
Population in Households 2,049
Population in Familes 1,664
Population in Group Qrtrs 315
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 911
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 599
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 663 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 248 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 357 (28.2%)
Median Home Value $50,753
Average Home Value $140,196


Median Household Income $38,142
Average Household Income $54,339
Per Capita Income $23,219
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.53% -0.46%
Households -0.33% -0.4%
Families -0.45% -0.47%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.


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, 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 # 231 9th
Population Density1 # 226 11th
Diversity Index2 # 114 56th
Median Household Income # 217 15th
Per Capita Income # 134 48th

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