Wickett, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Wickett, Texas - Basic Facts

The Town of Wickett had a population of 508 as of July 1, 2015. Wickett ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wickett is located at latitude 31.5673 and longitude -103.006 in Ward County. 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. Ward County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,667 feet.

The Town of Wickett has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wickett population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Wickett, TX Boundary Map

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Wickett, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 508
Population in Households 508
Population in Familes 431
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 721
Diversity Index2 66
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 194
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 209 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 148 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $51,786
Average Home Value $72,619
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,735
Average Household Income $59,982
Per Capita Income $23,048
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 3.21%
Households 0.0% 3.19%
Families 0.56% 3.13%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 1249 29th
Population Density1 # 956 45th
Diversity Index2 # 382 78th
Median Household Income # 569 68th
Per Capita Income # 757 57th

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