Jones County TX Information


Jones County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 20,057
Daytime Population: Workers 4,840
Daytime Population: Residents 9,027
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,867
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 14,808
Population in Familes 12,406
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,249
Population Density2 22
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $46,951
Average Household Income $59,851
Per Capita Income $19,549


Total Housing Units 7,488 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,522 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,363 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,603 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $72,622
Average Home Value $109,515


Total Households 5,885
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 4,109
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 -0.1% -0.21%
Households -0.34% -0.27%
Families -0.42% -0.33%
Median Household Income   2.38%
Per Capita Income   2.81%


Jones County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jones 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 # 124 52nd
Population Density # 131 49th
Diversity Index # 36 87th
Median Household Income # 140 45th
Per Capita Income # 227 11th

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