Zavala County TX Information


Zavala County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,542
Population in Households 12,133
Population in Familes 10,817
Population in Group Qrtrs 409
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 3,823
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 2,944
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 4,538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,636 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,187 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 715 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $45,292
Average Home Value $74,450


Median Household Income $28,517
Average Household Income $41,638
Per Capita Income $13,249
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.99% 0.84%
Households 0.94% 0.81%
Families 0.87% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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.


Zavala County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Zavala 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 # 155 39th
Population Density1 # 175 31st
Diversity Index2 # 242 6th
Median Household Income # 252 1st
Per Capita Income # 252 1st

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