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Tilden, Texas - Basic Facts

The Tilden Census Designated Place had a population of 288 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tilden: Colfax, Dog Town.

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


Total Population 288
Population in Households 288
Population in Familes 233
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 828
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 123
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 82
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 98 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (20.1%)
Median Home Value $77,857
Average Home Value $153,030


Median Household Income $36,173
Average Household Income $57,060
Per Capita Income $25,152
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.59% 2.32%
Households 1.8% 2.33%
Families 3.04% 2.55%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

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, 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 # 1446 17th
Population Density1 # 844 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 712 59th
Median Household Income # 1310 25th
Per Capita Income # 644 63rd

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