Wilson County TX Information


Wilson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 48,596
Population in Households 48,063
Population in Familes 42,751
Population in Group Qrtrs 533
Population Density1 61
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 16,991
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 13,373
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 18,850 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,907 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,084 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,859 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $172,191
Average Home Value $196,329


Median Household Income $63,907
Average Household Income $78,938
Per Capita Income $28,041
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.01% 1.97%
Households 2.0% 1.97%
Families 1.93% 1.93%
Median Household Income   3.43%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.


Wilson County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilson 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 # 71 72nd
Population Density1 # 67 74th
Diversity Index2 # 142 44th
Median Household Income # 17 94th
Per Capita Income # 41 84th

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