Dickens, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Dickens, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Dickens had a population of 281 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

City of Dickens, TX Boundary Map

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Dickens, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 281
Population in Households 280
Population in Familes 231
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 293
Diversity Index2 48
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 164 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $136,765
Average Home Value $182,692
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,423
Average Household Income $70,112
Per Capita Income $31,181
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.58%
Households -0.3% -0.48%
Families 1.59% -0.69%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.

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Dickens, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dickens to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1451 17th
Population Density1 # 1393 21st
Diversity Index2 # 903 48th
Median Household Income # 480 73rd
Per Capita Income # 269 85th

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