Wood County TX Information


Wood County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 45,131
Population in Households 43,693
Population in Familes 36,593
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,438
Population Density1 70
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 18,023
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 12,717
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,067 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,069 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,954 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,044 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $120,941
Average Home Value $161,977


Median Household Income $44,703
Average Household Income $62,543
Per Capita Income $25,521
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.17% 0.9%
Households 0.83% 0.85%
Families 0.73% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.


Wood County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wood 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 # 73 72nd
Population Density1 # 61 76th
Diversity Index2 # 227 11th
Median Household Income # 139 46th
Per Capita Income # 74 71st

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