Smith County TX Information


Smith County Subdivisions

Smith County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 230,922
Population in Households 225,876
Population in Familes 189,005
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,046
Population Density2 251
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $52,716
Average Household Income $75,545
Per Capita Income $28,723


Total Housing Units 93,499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55,908 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 29,684 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,907 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $168,510
Average Home Value $224,800


Total Households 85,592
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 58,999
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 1.17% 1.12%
Households 0.97% 1.06%
Families 0.9% 1.01%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.45%


Smith County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smith County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 22 92nd
Population Density # 26 90th
Diversity Index # 86 67th
Median Household Income # 71 72nd
Per Capita Income # 53 80th

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