Swisher County TX Information


Swisher County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,761
Population in Households 7,116
Population in Familes 6,119
Population in Group Qrtrs 645
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 2,680
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,925
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,812 (56.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 868 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 532 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $67,021
Average Home Value $84,203


Median Household Income $36,718
Average Household Income $49,434
Per Capita Income $18,492
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.19% -0.46%
Households -0.48% -0.6%
Families -0.57% -0.65%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.


Swisher County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Swisher 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 # 185 28th
Population Density1 # 182 29th
Diversity Index2 # 29 89th
Median Household Income # 226 11th
Per Capita Income # 235 8th

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