Gillespie County TX Information


Gillespie County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,376
Population in Households 26,050
Population in Familes 21,641
Population in Group Qrtrs 326
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 11,222
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 7,628
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,504 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,209 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,013 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,282 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $225,194
Average Home Value $279,815


Median Household Income $54,869
Average Household Income $72,160
Per Capita Income $30,862
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.97% 0.89%
Households 0.96% 0.86%
Families 0.85% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.


Gillespie County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gillespie 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 # 101 61st
Population Density1 # 120 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 197 23rd
Median Household Income # 38 85th
Per Capita Income # 22 92nd

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