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Childress, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Childress had a population of 6,243 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Childress is located at latitude 34.4355 and longitude -100.2824 in Childress County. The formal boundaries for the City of Childress (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Childress County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,870 feet.

The City of Childress (GNIS ID: 2409449) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Childress is located within Childress Division of Childress County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,243
Population in Households 4,982
Population in Familes 4,059
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,261
Population Density2 756
Diversity Index3 63
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,416
Average Household Income $50,347
Per Capita Income $17,572

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,272 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 716 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 403 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $65,429
Average Home Value $82,921
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,988
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 1,269
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.27% 0.09%
Households 0.22% 0.04%
Families 0.27% -0.05%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.46%

Childress, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Childress to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 353 80th
Population Density # 927 47th
Diversity Index # 517 70th
Median Household Income # 1333 24th
Per Capita Income # 1395 20th

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