Upshur County TX Information


Upshur County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 41,273
Daytime Population: Workers 8,447
Daytime Population: Residents 25,115
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 33,562
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.81
Population in Households 40,775
Population in Familes 34,760
Population in Group Qrtrs 498
Population Density2 71
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $51,455
Average Household Income $67,044
Per Capita Income $25,833


Total Housing Units 17,460 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,057 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,583 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,820 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $109,852
Average Home Value $159,314


Total Households 15,640
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 11,331
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.
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.67% 0.66%
Households 0.65% 0.64%
Families 0.58% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   3.15%


Upshur County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Upshur 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 # 80 69th
Population Density # 59 77th
Diversity Index # 219 14th
Median Household Income # 77 70th
Per Capita Income # 106 59th

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