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Tilden, Texas - Basic Facts

The Tilden Census Designated Place is a populated place located in McMullen County at latitude 28.4599 and longitude -98.5487. McMullen County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 249 feet.

The formal official name is the Tilden Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Tilden, Texas.

The Census Class Code for Tilden indicates a . The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tilden: Colfax, Dog Town.

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


Total Population 267
Population in Households 267
Population in Familes 216
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 768
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 146 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $138,333
Average Home Value $157,527


Median Household Income $45,267
Average Household Income $66,915
Per Capita Income $29,730
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.54% 2.29%
Households 0.84% 2.34%
Families 2.65% 2.5%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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, 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 # 1461 17th
Population Density1 # 895 49th
Diversity Index2 # 664 62nd
Median Household Income # 790 55th
Per Capita Income # 288 84th

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