Taylor County TX Information


Taylor County Subdivisions

Taylor County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 135,376
Population in Households 129,774
Population in Familes 103,708
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,602
Population Density1 148
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 52,473
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 34,403
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 57,714 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,926 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,547 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,241 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $136,801
Average Home Value $170,854


Median Household Income $43,040
Average Household Income $59,755
Per Capita Income $23,882
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.55% 0.52%
Households 0.65% 0.6%
Families 0.54% 0.53%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.


Taylor County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylor County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 30 89th
Population Density1 # 34 87th
Diversity Index2 # 130 50th
Median Household Income # 144 44th
Per Capita Income # 99 61st

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