Potter County TX Information


Potter County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 124,831
Daytime Population: Workers 80,333
Daytime Population: Residents 64,080
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 144,413
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 117,693
Population in Familes 95,862
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,138
Population Density2 137
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $39,911
Average Household Income $57,279
Per Capita Income $22,820


Total Housing Units 50,453 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,854 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,948 (39.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,651 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $94,995
Average Home Value $147,745


Total Households 44,802
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 29,559
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 0.42% 0.42%
Households 0.59% 0.49%
Families 0.51% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.23%


Potter County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Potter 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 # 37 86th
Population Density # 39 85th
Diversity Index # 10 96th
Median Household Income # 218 15th
Per Capita Income # 179 30th

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