Childress County TX Information


Childress County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,277
Daytime Population: Workers 3,443
Daytime Population: Residents 2,814
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,257
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 5,823
Population in Familes 4,753
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,454
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $46,260
Average Household Income $59,048
Per Capita Income $20,275


Total Housing Units 2,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,641 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 754 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 550 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $70,490
Average Home Value $95,414


Total Households 2,395
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,567
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 0.46% 0.3%
Households 0.4% 0.32%
Families 0.33% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   2.48%


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, 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 # 189 26th
Population Density # 168 34th
Diversity Index # 119 53rd
Median Household Income # 144 44th
Per Capita Income # 220 14th

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