Panola County TX Information


Panola County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,629
Population in Households 24,249
Population in Familes 20,538
Population in Group Qrtrs 380
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 9,638
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 6,828
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,469 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,186 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,452 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,831 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $97,049
Average Home Value $130,639


Median Household Income $47,207
Average Household Income $63,250
Per Capita Income $25,015
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.34%
Households 0.62% 0.4%
Families 0.54% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.


Panola County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Panola 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 # 105 59th
Population Density1 # 107 58th
Diversity Index2 # 183 28th
Median Household Income # 104 59th
Per Capita Income # 94 63rd

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