Deaf Smith County TX Information


Deaf Smith County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 18,915
Daytime Population: Workers 8,208
Daytime Population: Residents 11,273
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,481
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 18,544
Population in Familes 16,252
Population in Group Qrtrs 371
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $44,946
Average Household Income $58,749
Per Capita Income $19,543


Total Housing Units 7,074 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,888 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,322 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 864 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $93,241
Average Home Value $144,026


Total Households 6,210
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 4,706
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 -0.33% -0.58%
Households -0.34% -0.59%
Families -0.4% -0.64%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   2.22%


Deaf Smith County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Deaf Smith 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 # 129 50th
Population Density # 160 37th
Diversity Index # 83 68th
Median Household Income # 161 37th
Per Capita Income # 228 11th

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