Parmer County TX Information


Parmer County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,231
Population in Households 10,158
Population in Familes 9,036
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 12
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 3,347
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 2,590
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,799 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,210 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,137 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 452 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $131,810


Median Household Income $43,306
Average Household Income $59,373
Per Capita Income $19,545
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.06% -0.28%
Households -0.31% -0.4%
Families -0.38% -0.45%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.


Parmer County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parmer 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 # 169 34th
Population Density1 # 165 35th
Diversity Index2 # 48 81st
Median Household Income # 157 39th
Per Capita Income # 218 15th

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