Van Zandt County TX Information


Van Zandt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 54,496
Population in Households 53,879
Population in Familes 45,928
Population in Group Qrtrs 617
Population Density1 65
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 20,474
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 14,828
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,286 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,577 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,897 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,812 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $118,372
Average Home Value $154,550


Median Household Income $45,674
Average Household Income $60,309
Per Capita Income $22,852
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.54%
Households 0.34% 0.44%
Families 0.24% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.2%
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.


Van Zandt County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Van Zandt 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 # 61 76th
Population Density1 # 65 75th
Diversity Index2 # 232 9th
Median Household Income # 121 53rd
Per Capita Income # 145 43rd

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