Willacy County TX Information

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Willacy County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Willacy County TX Housing Affordability Index is 250
State of Texas Housing Affordability Index is 132
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Willacy County TX Wealth Index is 41
State of Texas Wealth Index is 94
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 19,949
Population in Households 19,824
Population in Familes 18,047
Population in Group Qrtrs 125
Population Density 34
Diversity Index1 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,975
Average Household Income $46,353
Per Capita Income $14,063
Wealth Index3 41

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,321 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,080 (69.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 967 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,274 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $52,353
Housing Affordability Index2 250
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,047
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 4,817
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -1.12% 0.27%
Households 0.52% 0.26%
Families 0.48% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

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Willacy County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Willacy County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 125 51st
Population Density # 104 59th
Diversity Index # 222 13th
Median Household Income # 250 2nd
Per Capita Income # 251 2nd

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