Carson County TX Information


Carson County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 5,955
Daytime Population: Workers 1,946
Daytime Population: Residents 3,038
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,984
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.84
Population in Households 5,929
Population in Familes 5,137
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density2 7
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $60,439
Average Household Income $73,754
Per Capita Income $29,702


Total Housing Units 2,784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,964 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 420 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 400 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $96,501
Average Home Value $142,884


Total Households 2,384
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,744
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 -0.51% -0.61%
Households -0.39% -0.59%
Families -0.45% -0.64%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   3.15%


Carson County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Carson 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 # 196 23rd
Population Density # 189 26th
Diversity Index # 245 4th
Median Household Income # 27 90th
Per Capita Income # 42 84th

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