Jefferson County TX Information


Jefferson County Subdivisions

Jefferson County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 259,676
Daytime Population: Workers 131,469
Daytime Population: Residents 145,210
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 276,679
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 243,134
Population in Familes 197,780
Population in Group Qrtrs 16,542
Population Density2 296
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $47,251
Average Household Income $66,767
Per Capita Income $25,516


Total Housing Units 109,273 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58,390 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 37,934 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,949 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $117,896
Average Home Value $160,613


Total Households 96,324
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 63,328
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.4% 0.4%
Households 0.42% 0.44%
Families 0.33% 0.38%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   2.42%


Jefferson County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 20 93rd
Population Density # 22 92nd
Diversity Index # 11 96th
Median Household Income # 136 47th
Per Capita Income # 116 55th

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