Potter County TX Information


Potter County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 124,309
Population in Households 117,458
Population in Familes 95,707
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,851
Population Density1 137
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 44,675
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 29,448
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 50,266 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,650 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,025 (39.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,591 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $90,858
Average Home Value $139,646


Median Household Income $37,693
Average Household Income $54,145
Per Capita Income $21,640
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.34%
Households 0.64% 0.47%
Families 0.53% 0.4%
Median Household Income   -0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.


Potter County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Potter 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 # 37 86th
Population Density1 # 38 85th
Diversity Index2 # 10 96th
Median Household Income # 222 13th
Per Capita Income # 180 30th

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