Ector County, Texas Population 2018

Ector County, Texas's estimated population is 157,087 with a growth rate of 2.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ector County, Texas is the 29th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017157,0873,9102.55%
2016153,177-4,403-2.79%
2016157,580-2,255-1.41%
2015159,8355,2693.41%
2014154,5664,9153.28%
2013149,6515,1963.60%
2012144,4554,8443.47%
2011139,6112,5321.85%
2010137,07918,14515.26%
1990118,9343,5603.09%
1980115,37423,56925.67%
197091,8058100.89%
196090,99548,893116.13%
195042,10227,051179.73%
194015,05111,093280.27%
19303,9583,198420.79%
1920760-418-35.48%
19101,178797209.19%
190038115770.09%
18902240.00%

Ector County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White130,130
Some Other Race9,595
Black or African American6,561
Two or More Races4,557
Asian1,520
American Indian and Alaska Native812
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2

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

Ector County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Ector County, Texas Median Age

30.4


Total

29.5


Male

31.4


Female

Ector County, Texas Adults

There are 107,530 adults, (14,858 of which are seniors) in Ector County, Texas.

Ector County, Texas Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Ector County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

75,844

49.51%

Male

77,333

50.49%

Ector County, Texas Households and Families

Ector County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ector County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
All66.3%33.7%
Female60.4%39.6%
Male57.7%42.3%
Non Family49%51%

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ector County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All50,9502.9766.3
Married24,1713.780.5
Non Family15,4231.349
Female8,2193.7160.4
Male3,1373.6357.7

3.59

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ector County, Texas Households

Ector County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,8929.82%
9th to 12th Grade13,68915.12%
High School Graduate26,24828.99%
Some College22,42424.77%
Associates Degree5,5716.15%
Bachelors Degree9,81710.84%
Graduate Degree3,9054.31%

Ector County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic46,13228,3683,385
White38,55234,4098,758
Other Race5,3943,201291
Black4,0333,500838
Multiple Races1,5801,279244
Asian887807560
Native American54229837
Islander22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 63.13%.

Ector County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,582$50,583$26,731
Less Than High School$30,614$42,917$16,731
High School Grad$36,408$51,499$22,822
Some College$37,835$51,013$28,411
Bachelors Degree$49,476$56,572$43,156
Graduate Degree$53,596$57,250$52,432

$38,582

Average Earnings

$50,583

Average Male

$26,731

Average Female

Ector County, Texas Language

Ector County, Texas Language by Age

Ector County, Texas Language

54.89% of Ector County, Texas residents speak only English, while 45.11% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.50% of the population.

Ector County, Texas Poverty

Ector County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic87,53913,21615.10%
White53,6083,9947.45%
Other9,4441,67317.71%
Black6,2731,52724.34%
Multiple4,49466814.86%
Native79119224.27%
Asian1,504976.45%

12.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.52%

Male Poverty Rate

14.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ector County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ector County, Texas is Black, with 24.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ector County, Texas is Asian, with 6.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.32%.

Ector County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.77%
High School9.01%
Some College6.48%
Bachelors or Greater3.19%

Ector County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed22.74%
Male Unemployed15.76%
Female Employed8.12%
Male Employed5.53%

Ector County, Texas Income

Ector County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,335$78,271
Families$67,601$85,526
Married Families$83,344$101,893
Non Families$34,664$55,118

Ector County, Texas Marital Status

Ector County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Ector County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Ector County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Ector County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Ector County, Texas Veterans

Ector County, Texas Veterans by War

6,977

Number of Veterans

6,601

Male Veterans

376

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,492
Second Gulf War1,334
First Gulf War1,285
Korea546
World War II347

Ector County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,763
65 to 741,572
55 to 641,507
75+1,215
18 to 34920

Ector County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,2856.80%
Hispanic2,2583.95%
Black3877.91%
Other1963.09%
Indian639.25%
2 or More401.93%
Asian60.55%

Ector County, Texas Veterans by Education

4.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ector County, Texas Employment Status

Ector County, Texas Employment by Age

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.9%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Ector County, Texas Employment by Race

Ector County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Ector County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Odessa 998761178711799518.02%
Goldsmith257272155.84%
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