Dimmit County TX Information


Dimmit County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,963
Daytime Population: Workers 6,750
Daytime Population: Residents 8,522
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,272
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.28
Population in Households 11,870
Population in Familes 10,355
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density2 9
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $35,608
Average Household Income $49,163
Per Capita Income $16,933


Total Housing Units 5,057 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,882 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,206 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 969 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $65,332
Average Home Value $101,232


Total Households 4,088
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 3,039
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 2.51% 1.91%
Households 2.49% 1.89%
Families 2.42% 1.84%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.26%


Dimmit County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dimmit 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 # 158 38th
Population Density # 179 30th
Diversity Index # 215 15th
Median Household Income # 242 5th
Per Capita Income # 244 4th

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