Gaines County, Texas Population 2018

Gaines County, Texas's estimated population is 20,638 with a growth rate of 5.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gaines County, Texas is the 120th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201720,6381,1535.92%
201619,485-996-4.86%
201620,4812681.33%
201520,2138944.63%
201419,3195262.80%
201318,7935092.78%
201218,2843822.13%
201117,9023181.81%
201017,5843,46124.51%
199014,1239737.40%
198013,1501,55713.43%
197011,593-674-5.49%
196012,2673,35837.69%
19508,9097739.50%
19408,1365,336190.57%
19302,8001,782175.05%
19201,018-237-18.88%
19101,2551,2002181.82%
190055-13-19.12%
18906860750.00%
188080.00%

Gaines County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White17,861
Some Other Race780
Black or African American455
Two or More Races211
Asian93
American Indian and Alaska Native73
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

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

Gaines 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

Gaines County, Texas Median Age

28.4


Total

28.2


Male

28.7


Female

Gaines County, Texas Adults

There are 12,626 adults, (1,793 of which are seniors) in Gaines County, Texas.

Gaines County, Texas Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

16.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gaines County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

9,545

48.99%

Male

9,940

51.01%

Gaines County, Texas Households and Families

Gaines County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gaines County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
All75.7%24.3%
Male69%31%
Non Family65.8%34.2%
Female44.6%55.4%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gaines County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6303.4475.7
Married3,6323.9683.3
Non Family1,2781.1865.8
Female4104.8344.6
Male3104.7969

4.02

Average Family Size

3.44

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gaines County, Texas Households

Gaines County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,85626.52%
9th to 12th Grade1,41213.11%
High School Graduate3,10728.85%
Some College1,63515.18%
Associates Degree6335.88%
Bachelors Degree7707.15%
Graduate Degree3583.32%

Gaines County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,3123,993932
Hispanic4,0122,160145
Other Race39923132
Black26022916
Asian735116
Multiple Races584212
Native American468
Islander1212

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 21.92%.

Gaines County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,673$50,972$21,326
Less Than High School$29,352$46,823$11,655
High School Grad$34,375$47,938$21,181
Some College$37,875$60,568$23,667
Bachelors Degree$45,253$50,580$39,241
Graduate Degree$44,821$46,103$42,917

$36,673

Average Earnings

$50,972

Average Male

$21,326

Average Female

Gaines County, Texas Language

Gaines County, Texas Language by Age

Gaines County, Texas Language

43.33% of Gaines County, Texas residents speak only English, while 56.67% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.76% of the population.

Gaines County, Texas Poverty

Gaines County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,7201,02513.28%
White11,0379979.03%
Other78034043.59%
Multiple2115124.17%
Black439296.61%
Asian7767.79%

10.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.85%

Male Poverty Rate

10.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gaines County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gaines County, Texas is Other, with 43.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gaines County, Texas is Black, with 6.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.38%.

Gaines County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.72%
High School7.67%
Some College4.44%
Bachelors or Greater2.70%

Gaines County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed10.36%
Female Unemployed7.37%
Male Employed7.23%
Female Employed6.88%

Gaines County, Texas Income

Gaines County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,788$76,442
Families$62,328$84,572
Married Families$67,005$
Non Families$35,489$41,965

Gaines County, Texas Marital Status

Gaines County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

62.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Gaines County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Gaines 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 45To54.

Gaines County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Gaines County, Texas Veterans

Gaines County, Texas Veterans by War

475

Number of Veterans

467

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War121
Vietnam109
Korea71
First Gulf War37
World War II25

Gaines County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74121
18 to 34119
75+108
55 to 6482
35 to 5445

Gaines County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4283.68%
Hispanic501.04%
Other173.70%
Black134.51%
Hawaiian12100.00%
2 or More55.68%

Gaines County, Texas Veterans by Education

7.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gaines County, Texas Employment Status

Gaines County, Texas Employment by Age

63.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gaines County, Texas Employment by Race

Gaines County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Gaines County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Seminole64757594111917.28%
Denver City 447948423638.10%
Seagraves2417282040316.67%
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