Garza County TX Information


Garza County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,313
Population in Households 4,251
Population in Familes 3,639
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,062
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 1,662
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,183
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,112 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 550 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 609 (26.8%)
Median Home Value $76,059
Average Home Value $124,438


Median Household Income $47,277
Average Household Income $60,610
Per Capita Income $21,542
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.16%
Households -0.09% -0.07%
Families -0.19% -0.15%
Median Household Income   1.98%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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.


Garza County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garza 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 # 192 25th
Population Density1 # 185 28th
Diversity Index2 # 70 74th
Median Household Income # 102 60th
Per Capita Income # 181 29th

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