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Wells Branch, Texas - Basic Facts

The Wells Branch Census Designated Place had a population of 13,958 as of July 1, 2017. Wells Branch ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wells Branch is located at latitude 30.4447 and longitude -97.6788 in Travis County. The formal boundaries for the Wells Branch Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Travis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 820 feet.

The Wells Branch Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409542) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Wells Branch Census Designated Place is located within Austin Division of Travis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wells Branch population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Wells Branch, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 13,958
Daytime Population: Workers 8,018
Daytime Population: Residents 5,545
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,563
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 13,952
Population in Familes 9,198
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 5,524
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $49,080
Average Household Income $66,028
Per Capita Income $31,365


Total Housing Units 6,987 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,843 (26.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,784 (68.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 360 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $181,064
Average Home Value $213,819


Total Households 6,627
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 3,117
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.97% 1.84%
Households 1.85% 1.83%
Families 1.6% 1.54%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

Wells Branch, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wells Branch to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 203 88th
Population Density # 55 97th
Diversity Index # 97 95th
Median Household Income # 779 56th
Per Capita Income # 343 80th

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