Ector County, Texas Population 2019

Ector County, Texas's estimated population is 157,087 with a growth rate of -0.31% 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
2017157,087-493-0.31%
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
White128,171
Some Other Race13,465
Black or African American6,858
Two or More Races4,739
Asian1,681
American Indian and Alaska Native804
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander26

Ector County, Texas Population Pyramid 2019

Ector County, Texas Median Age

30.3


Total

29.5


Male

31.3


Female

Ector County, Texas Adults

There are 109,117 adults, (14,793 of whom are seniors) in Ector County, Texas.

Ector County, Texas Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

15.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Ector County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

76,946

49.41%

Male

78,798

50.59%

Ector County, Texas Households and Families

Ector County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ector County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.5%20.5%
All66%34%
Female59.7%40.3%
Male58.8%41.2%
Non Family49.7%50.3%

66.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All51,4752.9966
Married24,3623.7379.5
Non Family15,2231.2949.7
Female8,6163.6859.7
Male3,2743.5858.8

3.6

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ector County, Texas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,8179.57%
9th to 12th Grade14,24615.46%
High School Graduate27,13229.45%
Some College22,49024.41%
Associates Degree5,5916.07%
Bachelors Degree10,08410.94%
Graduate Degree3,7754.10%

Ector County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic48,14730,0563,762
White37,86833,5748,412
Other Race7,8754,655533
Black4,2973,790806
Multiple Races1,5101,228231
Asian921844639
Native American54634351

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 91.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 69.38%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,454$50,578$27,297
Less Than High School$31,169$41,657$16,349
High School Grad$37,353$51,109$23,957
Some College$39,839$51,860$29,263
Bachelors Degree$50,350$57,979$44,349
Graduate Degree$56,148$60,345$55,096

$39,454

Average Earnings

$50,578

Average Male

$27,297

Average Female

Ector County, Texas Language

Ector County, Texas Language by Age

Ector County, Texas Language

55.09% of Ector County, Texas residents speak only English, while 44.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.22% of the population.

Ector County, Texas Poverty

Ector County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic90,83713,22214.56%
White52,5944,1607.91%
Other13,3332,58019.35%
Black6,5991,42021.52%
Multiple4,70154511.59%
Native80417922.26%
Asian1,666935.58%
Islander2626100.00%

12.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.78%

Male Poverty Rate

13.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ector County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ector County, Texas is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ector County, Texas is Asian, with 5.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.65%
High School10.10%
Some College6.89%
Bachelors or Greater3.69%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.05%
Male Unemployed16.39%
Female Employed8.24%
Male Employed5.73%

Ector County, Texas Income

Ector County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$59,528$79,814
Families$67,578$87,006
Married Families$84,006$103,505
Non Families$37,057$56,000

Ector County, Texas Marital Status

Ector County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ector County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Ector County, Texas Veterans

6,598

Number of Veterans

6,210

Male Veterans

388

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,191
First Gulf War1,449
Second Gulf War1,408
Korea482
World War II373

Ector County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,8156.40%
Hispanic2,2403.77%
Black3947.68%
Other2342.54%
Indian8011.94%
2 or More592.88%
Asian161.32%

Ector County, Texas Veterans by Education

4.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ector County, Texas Employment Status

68.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Ector County, Texas

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