Leon County TX Information

Leon County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leon 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 # 134 48th
Population Density1 # 146 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 184 28th
Median Household Income # 118 54th
Per Capita Income # 76 70th

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

POPULATION

Total Population 17,115
Population in Households 17,011
Population in Familes 14,308
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 48
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,055
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 4,970
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 9,975 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,640 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,415 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,920 (29.3%)
Median Home Value $133,187
Average Home Value $168,949
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,352
Average Household Income $59,344
Per Capita Income $24,508
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.44% 0.23%
Households 0.54% 0.28%
Families 0.43% 0.2%
Median Household Income   3.46%
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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