Cochran County TX Information


Cochran County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,002
Daytime Population: Workers 942
Daytime Population: Residents 2,033
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,975
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 2,924
Population in Familes 2,533
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $39,455
Average Household Income $53,612
Per Capita Income $19,446


Total Housing Units 1,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 792 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 272 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 291 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $42,398
Average Home Value $63,447


Total Households 1,064
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 774
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 -0.56% -0.57%
Households -0.62% -0.61%
Families -0.69% -0.65%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.45%


Cochran County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cochran 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 # 230 10th
Population Density # 212 17th
Diversity Index # 13 96th
Median Household Income # 220 14th
Per Capita Income # 232 9th

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