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Tilden, Texas - Basic Facts

The Tilden Census Designated Place had a population of 277 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Tilden is located at latitude 28.4619 and longitude -98.5492 in McMullen County. The formal boundaries for the Tilden Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McMullen County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 249 feet.

The Tilden Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586998) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Tilden Census Designated Place is located within Tilden Division of McMullen County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tilden: Colfax, Dog Town.


Tilden, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 277 (100%)
Population in Households 277 (100.0%)
Population in Families 224 (80.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 796
Diversity Index2 59


Median Household Income $53,406
Average Household Income $90,047
% of Income for Mortgage4 9%
Per Capita Income $38,902
Wealth Index5 121


Total HU (Housing Units) 147 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 84 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $162,353
Housing Affordability Index3 302


Total Households 117
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.58% 0.57%
Households 0.6% 0.51%
Families 1.35% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
Owner Occupied HU   0.7%


Tilden, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tilden to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 1455 17th
Population Density # 894 49th
Median Household Income # 775 56th
Housing Affordability Index # 1421 81st
Per Capita Income # 218 88th
Diversity Index # 669 62nd

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