Potter County, TX

120,832 Population
908.4 square miles 133 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.4%
was 0.4%
Ranked 37th Highest in TX
Population Density
133
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
54.5%
was 54.5%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
17.5%
was 14.1%
Ranked 9th Highest in TX
Percent Under 18
27.5%
was 27.4%
Ranked 9th Highest in TX
Percent 65 and Over
12.2%
was 11.7%
Ranked 31st Highest in TX

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.2
was 3.4
Ranked 12th Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
22.4%
was 22.8%
Ranked 47th Lowest in TX
Median Household Income
$40,340
was $40,536
Ranked 48th Highest in TX
Gini Income Distribution
 
48
48.1
US Gini Index is 42.0
Number of Businesses per 100,000
2,966
Ranked 22nd Highest in TX
Patents per 100,000
5
Ranked 84th Highest in TX

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0.8
Ranked 53rd Highest in TX
Violent Crimes per 100,000
28
was 12.3
Ranked 183rd Highest in TX
Property Crimes per 100,000
154.9
was 168.5
Ranked 227th Highest in TX

 Housing

Total Housing Units
49,789
was 49,445
Ranked 36th Highest in TX
Median Rent
$747
was $736
Ranked 46th Highest in TX
Total Building Permits
785
was 1,559
 
Occupied Housing Units
42,179
was 43,715
 
Homeownership Rate
55.4%
was 56.5%
Ranked 46th Highest in TX
Single Family Building Permits
549
was 593
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
54.8
was 54.4
Ranked 37th Highest in TX
Rental Vacancy Rate
28.8%
was 23.2%
Ranked 23rd Highest in TX
Multifamily Building Permits
236
was 966
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.7
was 2.6
Ranked 36th Highest in TX
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
16.2
was 32.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
6.5
was 12.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
88.8%
was 90.6%
Ranked 44th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
69.3%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.9%
was 98.9%
Ranked 2nd Highest in TX

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
75.7%
was 76.6%
Ranked 50th Highest in TX
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
14.8%
was 15.7%
Ranked 51st Highest in TX

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