Parmer County TX Information


Parmer County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,978
Daytime Population: Workers 5,387
Daytime Population: Residents 5,398
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,785
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.08
Population in Households 9,905
Population in Familes 8,809
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density2 11
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $44,930
Average Household Income $62,969
Per Capita Income $20,913


Total Housing Units 3,799 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,184 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,110 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 505 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $106,139
Average Home Value $138,027


Total Households 3,294
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 2,550
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 -0.4% -0.82%
Households -0.49% -0.88%
Families -0.54% -0.91%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.91%


Parmer County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Parmer 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 # 169 34th
Population Density # 165 35th
Diversity Index # 54 80th
Median Household Income # 162 37th
Per Capita Income # 210 18th

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