Nolan County TX Information


Nolan County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 15,601
Population in Households 15,191
Population in Familes 12,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 410
Population Density1 17
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 6,032
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 4,016
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,978 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,054 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,203 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $65,837
Average Home Value $100,836


Median Household Income $42,334
Average Household Income $58,173
Per Capita Income $22,834
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.24%
Households 0.09% 0.11%
Families -0.02% 0.04%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.


Nolan County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nolan 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 # 139 46th
Population Density1 # 144 44th
Diversity Index2 # 93 64th
Median Household Income # 162 37th
Per Capita Income # 146 43rd

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