Chambers County TX Information

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Chambers County Subdivisions

Chambers County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 49,454 (100%)
Population in Households 49,225 (99.5%)
Population in Families 43,935 (88.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 229 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 83
Diversity Index2 70
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $87,529
Average Household Income $108,363
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $36,556
Wealth Index5 129
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 18,245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,098 (77.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,582 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,565 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $238,007
Average Home Value $264,967
Housing Affordability Index3 184
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 16,680
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 13,240
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 3.1% 2.4%
Households 3.01% 2.31%
Families 2.95% 2.27%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.9%
Owner Occupied HU   2.19%

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Chambers County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chambers County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 Density # 54 79th
Median Household Income # 8 97th
Housing Affordability Index # 102 40th
Per Capita Income # 19 93rd
Diversity Index # 59 77th

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