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The City of Dilley had a population of 4,317 as of July 1, 2017. Dilley ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Dilley is located at latitude 28.6675 and longitude -99.1765 in Frio County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dilley (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Frio County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 561 feet.

The City of Dilley (GNIS ID: 2410339) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Dilley is located within Dilley Division of Frio County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dilley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dilley: Darlington.

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


Total Population 4,317
Daytime Population: Workers 1,329
Daytime Population: Residents 2,038
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,367
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.78
Population in Households 3,033
Population in Familes 2,601
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,284
Population Density2 1,853
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $37,983
Average Household Income $53,340
Per Capita Income $13,296


Total Housing Units 1,309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 677 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 382 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $61,754
Average Home Value $83,950


Total Households 1,059
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 761
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 1.43% 1.23%
Households 2.05% 1.82%
Families 2.13% 1.78%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

Dilley, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dilley to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 447 74th
Population Density # 339 81st
Diversity Index # 218 87th
Median Household Income # 1299 26th
Per Capita Income # 1547 12th

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