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Tilden, Texas - Basic Facts

The Tilden Census Designated Place had a population of 299 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Tilden is located at latitude 28.4599 and longitude -98.5487 in McMullen County. The formal boundaries for the Tilden Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McMullen County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 249 feet.

The Tilden Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586998) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Tilden Census Designated Place is located within Tilden Division of McMullen County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tilden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tilden: Colfax, Dog Town.

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


Total Population 299
Daytime Population: Workers 608
Daytime Population: Residents 187
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 795
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.66
Population in Households 299
Population in Familes 241
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 859
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $39,399
Average Household Income $57,965
Per Capita Income $25,620


Total Housing Units 154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 101 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (16.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $79,730
Average Home Value $143,382


Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 85
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 1.89% 1.68%
Households 1.89% 1.84%
Families 3.13% 1.6%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   3.26%

Tilden, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tilden to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 1433 18th
Population Density # 822 53rd
Diversity Index # 692 60th
Median Household Income # 1226 30th
Per Capita Income # 712 59th

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