Jackson County TX Information


Jackson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,719
Population in Households 14,502
Population in Familes 12,310
Population in Group Qrtrs 217
Population Density1 18
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 5,602
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 3,994
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,014 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,022 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,580 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,412 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $104,660
Average Home Value $143,417


Median Household Income $52,580
Average Household Income $68,092
Per Capita Income $26,168
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.91%
Households 0.94% 1.04%
Families 0.86% 0.97%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.


Jackson County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jackson 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 # 142 44th
Population Density1 # 143 44th
Diversity Index2 # 91 65th
Median Household Income # 46 82nd
Per Capita Income # 60 77th

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