Bell County TX Information


Bell County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 347,297
Daytime Population: Workers 176,474
Daytime Population: Residents 184,382
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 360,856
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 338,994
Population in Familes 283,566
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,303
Population Density2 330
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $53,753
Average Household Income $70,210
Per Capita Income $26,312


Total Housing Units 140,617 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67,480 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 59,473 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,664 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $153,021
Average Home Value $196,955


Total Households 126,953
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 89,088
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.57% 1.54%
Households 1.49% 1.51%
Families 1.42% 1.46%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.47%


Bell County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bell 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 # 16 94th
Population Density # 20 93rd
Diversity Index # 12 95th
Median Household Income # 55 79th
Per Capita Income # 98 62nd

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