Pecos County TX Information


Pecos County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 16,090
Population in Households 14,010
Population in Familes 12,148
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,080
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 5,131
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 3,768
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,802 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,618 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,513 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 671 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $69,181
Average Home Value $101,119


Median Household Income $42,108
Average Household Income $56,280
Per Capita Income $19,581
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.61%
Households 0.76% 0.79%
Families 0.67% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.56%
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.


Pecos County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pecos 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 # 138 46th
Population Density1 # 220 14th
Diversity Index2 # 85 67th
Median Household Income # 165 35th
Per Capita Income # 217 15th

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