Terry County TX Information


Terry County Subdivisions

Terry County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,923
Population in Households 11,753
Population in Familes 10,122
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,170
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 4,274
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 3,115
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,863 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,411 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 631 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $72,623
Average Home Value $99,817


Median Household Income $43,108
Average Household Income $63,107
Per Capita Income $22,419
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.18%
Households 0.24% 0.14%
Families 0.18% 0.09%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.


Terry County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Terry County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 152 41st
Population Density1 # 154 40th
Diversity Index2 # 64 74th
Median Household Income # 179 30th
Per Capita Income # 187 27th

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