Van Zandt County TX Information


Van Zandt County Subdivisions

Van Zandt County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 53,222
Population in Households 52,547
Population in Familes 44,751
Population in Group Qrtrs 675
Population Density1 63
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 20,298
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 14,722
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,623 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,675 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,909 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $141,341
Average Home Value $165,565


Median Household Income $42,606
Average Household Income $56,417
Per Capita Income $21,613
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.19%
Households 0.29% 0.2%
Families 0.19% 0.14%
Median Household Income   3.39%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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, 2014 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 # 234 9th
Median Household Income # 131 49th
Per Capita Income # 138 46th

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