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Tilden, Texas - Basic Facts

The Tilden Census Designated Place had a population of 282 as of July 1, 2015.

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, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tilden: Colfax, Dog Town.

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Tilden, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 282
Population in Households 282
Population in Familes 227
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 811
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 121
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 81
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (19.9%)
Median Home Value $136,250
Average Home Value $170,960


Median Household Income $51,672
Average Household Income $62,325
Per Capita Income $27,828
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.48% 2.43%
Households 1.83% 2.51%
Families 3.39% 2.36%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1450 17th
Population Density1 # 859 51st
Diversity Index2 # 707 60th
Median Household Income # 651 63rd
Per Capita Income # 402 77th

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