Dickens County, Texas Population 2018

Dickens County, Texas's estimated population is 2,209 with a growth rate of -1.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dickens County, Texas is the 233rd largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20172,209-28-1.25%
20162,237361.64%
20162,201-1-0.05%
20152,202-10-0.45%
20142,212-85-3.70%
20132,297-24-1.03%
20122,321-79-3.29%
20112,400-47-1.92%
20102,447-124-4.82%
19902,571-968-27.35%
19803,539-198-5.30%
19703,737-1,226-24.70%
19604,963-2,214-30.85%
19507,177-670-8.54%
19407,847-754-8.77%
19308,6012,72546.38%
19205,8762,78490.04%
19103,0921,941168.64%
19001,151856290.17%
1890295267953.57%
1880280.00%

Dickens County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White2,008
Black or African American95
Some Other Race74
Two or More Races36
American Indian and Alaska Native23
Asian1

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

Dickens County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Dickens County, Texas Median Age

42.8


Total

41.5


Male

46


Female

Dickens County, Texas Adults

There are 1,774 adults, (501 of which are seniors) in Dickens County, Texas.

Dickens County, Texas Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickens County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

1,077

48.14%

Male

1,160

51.86%

Dickens County, Texas Households and Families

Dickens County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dickens County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83%17%
Male76.5%23.5%
Female73.4%26.6%
All72.6%27.4%
Non Family56.3%43.7%

72.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dickens County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8692.3772.6
Married4462.983
Non Family2951.256.3
Female943.373.4
Male343.0676.5

2.9

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dickens County, Texas Households

Dickens County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1328.10%
9th to 12th Grade21813.38%
High School Graduate50931.25%
Some College44927.56%
Associates Degree885.40%
Bachelors Degree1599.76%
Graduate Degree744.54%

Dickens County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,149986211
Hispanic39523320
Black79572
Other Race6633
Native American2320
Multiple Races1511
Asian11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 18.36%.

Dickens County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,857$36,750$20,865
Less Than High School$8,750$$
High School Grad$15,179$16,607$14,375
Some College$40,833$45,625$28,125
Bachelors Degree$37,500$53,750$26,000
Graduate Degree$55,577$56,875$51,875

$26,857

Average Earnings

$36,750

Average Male

$20,865

Average Female

Dickens County, Texas Language

Dickens County, Texas Language by Age

Dickens County, Texas Language

84.16% of Dickens County, Texas residents speak only English, while 15.84% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.51% of the population.

Dickens County, Texas Poverty

Dickens County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic56320135.70%
White1,45216811.57%
Other742939.19%
Black401742.50%
Native23521.74%

18.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.58%

Male Poverty Rate

22.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickens County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickens County, Texas is Black, with 42.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickens County, Texas is White, with 11.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.54%.

Dickens County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.33%
High School17.52%
Some College6.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.00%

Dickens County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.50%
Female Unemployed30.00%
Female Employed17.23%
Male Employed3.54%

Dickens County, Texas Income

Dickens County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,118$55,799
Families$53,021$65,463
Married Families$57,857$
Non Families$23,304$35,288

Dickens County, Texas Marital Status

Dickens County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Dickens County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Dickens County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Dickens County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Dickens County, Texas Veterans

Dickens County, Texas Veterans by War

166

Number of Veterans

157

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam71
Korea21
First Gulf War13
World War II9
Second Gulf War5

Dickens County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 7467
75+62
55 to 6422
35 to 5410
18 to 345

Dickens County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White16410.50%
Hispanic275.87%
Other23.03%

Dickens County, Texas Veterans by Education

1.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickens County, Texas Employment Status

Dickens County, Texas Employment by Age

45.9%

Labor Force Participation

40.5%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

Dickens County, Texas Employment by Race

Dickens County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Dickens County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Spur13181196-122-9.26%
Dickens286252-34-11.89%
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