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Wickett, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Wickett is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Ward County at latitude 31.5673 and longitude -103.006. Ward County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,667 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Wickett, but most people and references simply refer to it as Wickett, Texas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Wickett indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Wickett (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Wickett, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 536
Population in Households 536
Population in Familes 455
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 761
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 210
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 149
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $54,545
Average Home Value $70,625


Median Household Income $50,131
Average Household Income $59,841
Per Capita Income $22,891
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.75% 2.14%
Households 1.88% 2.19%
Families 2.53% 2.06%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.


Wickett, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wickett to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 1222 30th
Population Density1 # 901 49th
Diversity Index2 # 392 78th
Median Household Income # 631 64th
Per Capita Income # 732 58th

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