Colorado County TX Information


Colorado County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 21,725
Daytime Population: Workers 8,368
Daytime Population: Residents 12,885
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 21,253
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 21,390
Population in Familes 18,016
Population in Group Qrtrs 335
Population Density2 23
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $49,301
Average Household Income $72,434
Per Capita Income $28,587


Total Housing Units 10,967 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,307 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,188 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,472 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $145,479
Average Home Value $211,828


Total Households 8,495
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 5,887
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 0.55% 0.53%
Households 0.52% 0.51%
Families 0.45% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.83%
Per Capita Income   3.12%


Colorado County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colorado 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 # 115 55th
Population Density # 127 50th
Diversity Index # 68 74th
Median Household Income # 108 58th
Per Capita Income # 52 80th

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