Smith County TX Information


Smith County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 224,513
Daytime Population: Workers 109,523
Daytime Population: Residents 120,880
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 230,403
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 219,454
Population in Familes 182,633
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,059
Population Density2 244
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $51,994
Average Household Income $74,330
Per Capita Income $28,435


Total Housing Units 92,005 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53,694 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 29,944 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,367 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $153,299
Average Home Value $204,990


Total Households 83,638
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 57,662
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 0.94% 0.97%
Households 0.78% 0.91%
Families 0.7% 0.85%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.39%


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, 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 # 22 92nd
Population Density # 26 90th
Diversity Index # 86 67th
Median Household Income # 71 72nd
Per Capita Income # 53 80th

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