Leon County TX Information


Leon County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,508
Population in Households 17,404
Population in Familes 14,652
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 16
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 7,061
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 4,968
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,885 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,588 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,473 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,824 (28.6%)
Median Home Value $114,391
Average Home Value $150,734


Median Household Income $50,123
Average Household Income $67,717
Per Capita Income $27,412
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.66%
Households 0.38% 0.56%
Families 0.28% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.


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, 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 # 135 47th
Population Density1 # 147 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 194 24th
Median Household Income # 75 71st
Per Capita Income # 50 81st

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