Childress County TX Information


Childress County Subdivisions

Childress County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,246
Population in Households 5,828
Population in Familes 4,786
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,418
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 62


Median Household Income $41,197
Average Household Income $56,395
Per Capita Income $19,455


Total Housing Units 2,922 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,584 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 810 (27.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 528 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $73,320
Average Home Value $105,177


Total Households 2,394
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,566
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 0.35% 0.14%
Households 0.35% 0.12%
Families 0.28% 0.05%
Median Household Income   1.17%
Per Capita Income   1.65%


Childress County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Childress County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 191 25th
Population Density # 169 34th
Diversity Index # 122 52nd
Median Household Income # 198 22nd
Per Capita Income # 233 9th

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