Upshur County TX Information


Upshur County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 41,580
Population in Households 41,064
Population in Familes 35,017
Population in Group Qrtrs 516
Population Density1 71
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 15,818
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 11,455
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,582 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,161 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,657 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,764 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $101,516
Average Home Value $149,274


Median Household Income $50,035
Average Household Income $64,013
Per Capita Income $24,792
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.9% 0.81%
Households 0.93% 0.84%
Families 0.85% 0.78%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.


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, 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 # 78 70th
Population Density1 # 58 78th
Diversity Index2 # 220 13th
Median Household Income # 78 70th
Per Capita Income # 103 60th

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