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Dickens, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Dickens had a population of 277 as of July 1, 2017. Dickens ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dickens is located at latitude 33.6213 and longitude -100.8368 in Dickens County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dickens (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dickens County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,546 feet.

The City of Dickens (GNIS ID: 2410336) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Dickens is located within Dickens Division of Dickens County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dickens population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 277
Daytime Population: Workers 72
Daytime Population: Residents 169
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 241
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 275
Population in Familes 227
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 289
Diversity Index3 48
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,826
Average Household Income $66,679
Per Capita Income $29,899

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 88 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (27.2%)
Median Home Value $81,944
Average Home Value $198,315
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 87
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.44% -1.03%
Households -0.22% -0.97%
Families 0.99% -1.18%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   3.65%

Dickens, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dickens to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 1459 17th
Population Density # 1390 21st
Diversity Index # 920 47th
Median Household Income # 940 46th
Per Capita Income # 418 76th

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