Ector County TX Information


Ector County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 165,027
Daytime Population: Workers 59,485
Daytime Population: Residents 105,221
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 164,706
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 162,588
Population in Familes 138,120
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,439
Population Density2 184
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $50,066
Average Household Income $67,871
Per Capita Income $24,510


Total Housing Units 61,978 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37,655 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,518 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,805 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $100,754
Average Home Value $139,033


Total Households 58,173
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 41,110
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 2.59% 1.86%
Households 2.49% 1.81%
Families 2.41% 1.75%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.72%


Ector County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ector 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 # 28 89th
Population Density # 32 88th
Diversity Index # 31 87th
Median Household Income # 101 61st
Per Capita Income # 135 47th

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