DeWitt County, Texas Population 2018

DeWitt County, Texas's estimated population is 20,226 with a growth rate of -2.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. DeWitt County, Texas is the 121st largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,226-434-2.10%
201620,660420.20%
201620,618-12-0.06%
201520,6301140.56%
201420,5161340.66%
201320,382170.08%
201220,3651630.81%
201120,2021470.73%
201020,0551,2156.45%
199018,840-63-0.33%
198018,9032431.30%
197018,660-2,023-9.78%
196020,683-2,290-9.97%
195022,973-1,962-7.87%
194024,935-2,506-9.13%
193027,441-530-1.89%
192027,9714,47019.02%
191023,5012,19010.28%
190021,3117,00448.96%
189014,3074,22541.91%
188010,0823,63956.48%
18706,4431,33526.14%
18605,1083,392197.67%
18501,7160.00%

DeWitt County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,335
Some Other Race3,823
Black or African American2,060
Two or More Races401
Asian23
American Indian and Alaska Native18

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

DeWitt County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

DeWitt County, Texas Median Age

42


Total

40.9


Male

44.5


Female

DeWitt County, Texas Adults

There are 16,032 adults, (3,967 of which are seniors) in DeWitt County, Texas.

DeWitt County, Texas Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

DeWitt County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

9,813

47.50%

Male

10,847

52.50%

DeWitt County, Texas Households and Families

DeWitt County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

DeWitt County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All75.7%24.3%
Non Family72.6%27.4%
Male53.9%46.1%
Female53.7%46.3%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

DeWitt County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,1052.6575.7
Married3,6143.1286
Non Family2,0901.1172.6
Female8744.2153.7
Male5272.9553.9

3.21

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

5.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

DeWitt County, Texas Households

DeWitt County, Texas Education

DeWitt County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2318.47%
9th to 12th Grade1,68911.63%
High School Graduate5,57938.40%
Some College3,08521.23%
Associates Degree8215.65%
Bachelors Degree1,57910.87%
Graduate Degree5453.75%

DeWitt County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,8607,7991,756
Hispanic4,2772,748243
Other Race2,2291,453112
Black1,3421,033110
Multiple Races1047633
Asian2351
Native American1854

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.73%.

DeWitt County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,634$44,848$21,402
Less Than High School$20,000$30,451$16,462
High School Grad$28,832$45,274$20,022
Some College$33,864$41,789$25,530
Bachelors Degree$48,698$53,125$33,906
Graduate Degree$39,938$34,750$45,729

$31,634

Average Earnings

$44,848

Average Male

$21,402

Average Female

DeWitt County, Texas Language

DeWitt County, Texas Language by Age

DeWitt County, Texas Language

81.22% of DeWitt County, Texas residents speak only English, while 18.78% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.12% of the population.

DeWitt County, Texas Poverty

DeWitt County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,3391,53424.20%
White10,8569819.04%
Other3,77191424.24%
Black1,64651131.04%
Multiple39513333.67%
Asian1915.26%

16.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.16%

Male Poverty Rate

17.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeWitt County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeWitt County, Texas is Multiple, with 33.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeWitt County, Texas is Asian, with 5.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.60%.

DeWitt County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.67%
High School15.80%
Some College9.24%
Bachelors or Greater4.59%

DeWitt County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.84%
Female Unemployed15.27%
Female Employed10.75%
Male Employed4.17%

DeWitt County, Texas Income

DeWitt County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,582$76,889
Families$64,765$88,344
Married Families$74,942$
Non Families$19,103$44,195

DeWitt County, Texas Marital Status

DeWitt County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

Female Marriage Rate

DeWitt County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

DeWitt County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

DeWitt County, Texas Marital Status by Race

DeWitt County, Texas Veterans

DeWitt County, Texas Veterans by War

1,558

Number of Veterans

1,521

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam688
First Gulf War209
Second Gulf War203
Korea112
World War II62

DeWitt County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74412
55 to 64360
75+326
35 to 54321
18 to 34139

DeWitt County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,27010.81%
Hispanic2935.99%
Black1449.61%
Other1365.39%
2 or More83.81%

DeWitt County, Texas Veterans by Education

9.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeWitt County, Texas Employment Status

DeWitt County, Texas Employment by Age

50.9%

Labor Force Participation

47.4%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

DeWitt County, Texas Employment by Race

DeWitt County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in DeWitt County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Cuero825685242683.25%
Yoakum 581360192063.54%
Yorktown20922164723.44%
Nordheim307319123.91%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990