Gillespie County TX Information


Gillespie County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,582
Daytime Population: Workers 12,375
Daytime Population: Residents 13,966
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,341
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 26,263
Population in Familes 21,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 319
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $56,386
Average Household Income $76,396
Per Capita Income $32,434


Total Housing Units 13,536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,241 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,990 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,305 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $225,459
Average Home Value $277,979


Total Households 11,231
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 7,640
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 0.94% 1.07%
Households 0.84% 0.98%
Families 0.76% 0.92%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.05%


Gillespie County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gillespie 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 # 101 61st
Population Density # 119 54th
Diversity Index # 196 23rd
Median Household Income # 39 85th
Per Capita Income # 23 91st

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