King County TX Information


King County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares King County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 253 1st
Population Density1 # 253 1st
Diversity Index2 # 231 9th
Median Household Income # 49 81st
Per Capita Income # 35 87th

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King County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 287
Population in Households 287
Population in Familes 254
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 115
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (22.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 82 (41.6%)
Median Home Value $125,000
Average Home Value $155,682


Median Household Income $52,596
Average Household Income $68,653
Per Capita Income $27,509
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.08% 1.09%
Households 0.41% 1.19%
Families 0.27% 1.1%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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.

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