Rains County TX Information


Rains County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,684
Population in Households 11,618
Population in Familes 9,777
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 51
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 4,756
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 3,410
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,740 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,689 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,067 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 984 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $99,779
Average Home Value $147,296


Median Household Income $48,354
Average Household Income $59,253
Per Capita Income $24,216
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.1% 0.99%
Households 1.34% 1.12%
Families 1.24% 1.06%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.


Rains County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rains 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 # 161 37th
Population Density1 # 74 71st
Diversity Index2 # 240 6th
Median Household Income # 89 65th
Per Capita Income # 114 56th

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