Gregg County TX Information


Gregg County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 127,741
Population in Households 123,415
Population in Familes 101,880
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,326
Population Density1 467
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 47,972
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 32,457
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 52,694 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 28,083 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,889 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,722 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $133,819
Average Home Value $169,522


Median Household Income $46,026
Average Household Income $63,998
Per Capita Income $24,996
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.68%
Households 0.74% 0.66%
Families 0.64% 0.59%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.


Gregg County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gregg 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 # 34 87th
Population Density1 # 15 94th
Diversity Index2 # 66 74th
Median Household Income # 116 55th
Per Capita Income # 96 63rd

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