Taylor County TX Information


Taylor County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 138,024
Population in Households 132,906
Population in Familes 106,442
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,118
Population Density1 151
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 52,651
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 34,475
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 58,055 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,590 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,061 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,404 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $109,637
Average Home Value $146,055


Median Household Income $45,106
Average Household Income $62,043
Per Capita Income $24,452
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.89%
Households 0.6% 0.77%
Families 0.49% 0.7%
Median Household Income   0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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, 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 # 30 89th
Population Density1 # 34 87th
Diversity Index2 # 126 50th
Median Household Income # 130 49th
Per Capita Income # 112 56th

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