Childress is located in north Texas. Childress is between the Childress, Collingsworth, Cottle, Hall, Motley county. Childress has 8.26 square miles of land area and 0.05 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Childress population is 6,140, which has shrunk 9.41% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 25.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Childress median household income is $39,329 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 48.21% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 31.68% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Childress median house value is $57,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 30.30% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 59.27% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Childress is better than the state average in quality. The Childress area code is 940.