Ward County TX Information


Ward County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,799
Daytime Population: Workers 4,192
Daytime Population: Residents 7,443
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,635
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 11,674
Population in Familes 9,924
Population in Group Qrtrs 125
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $48,770
Average Household Income $64,963
Per Capita Income $24,484


Total Housing Units 5,027 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,275 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,139 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 613 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $66,529
Average Home Value $89,328


Total Households 4,414
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 3,125
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 1.41% 0.71%
Households 1.39% 0.69%
Families 1.3% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.5%


Ward County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ward 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 # 159 38th
Population Density # 156 39th
Diversity Index # 34 86th
Median Household Income # 119 54th
Per Capita Income # 136 47th

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