Travis County TX Information


Travis County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,166,555
Population in Households 1,143,261
Population in Familes 836,202
Population in Group Qrtrs 23,294
Population Density1 1,178
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 455,092
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 256,436
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 493,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223,374 (45.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 231,718 (47.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 37,981 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $253,342
Average Home Value $337,127


Median Household Income $59,721
Average Household Income $89,156
Per Capita Income $35,085
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.1% 2.26%
Households 1.9% 2.19%
Families 1.76% 2.09%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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.


Travis County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Travis 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 # 5 98th
Population Density1 # 5 98th
Diversity Index2 # 19 93rd
Median Household Income # 22 92nd
Per Capita Income # 9 97th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.