Grimes County TX Information


Grimes County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 28,210
Population in Households 25,173
Population in Familes 21,309
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,037
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 9,606
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 6,823
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,687 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,167 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,439 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,081 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $120,794
Average Home Value $171,934


Median Household Income $49,780
Average Household Income $63,930
Per Capita Income $23,610
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 0.86%
Households 1.23% 1.08%
Families 1.13% 1.02%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.


Grimes County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grimes 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 # 98 62nd
Population Density1 # 100 61st
Diversity Index2 # 83 68th
Median Household Income # 80 69th
Per Capita Income # 128 50th

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