Montague County TX Information


Montague County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 20,255
Population in Households 19,986
Population in Familes 16,636
Population in Group Qrtrs 269
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 8,240
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 5,687
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,245 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,995 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,168 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $97,487
Average Home Value $156,922


Median Household Income $45,927
Average Household Income $62,622
Per Capita Income $25,702
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.25%
Households 0.5% 0.29%
Families 0.4% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.


Montague County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montague 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 # 123 52nd
Population Density1 # 131 48th
Diversity Index2 # 241 6th
Median Household Income # 118 54th
Per Capita Income # 71 72nd

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