Jefferson County Population 2017

Jefferson County's estimated population is 254,679 with a growth rate of 0.20% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County is the 20th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2016254,6795120.20%
2015254,1671,9480.77%
2014252,219-429-0.17%
2013252,6481,3980.56%
2012251,250-2,068-0.82%
2011253,3188640.34%
2010252,45413,0575.45%
1990239,397-11,541-4.60%
1980250,9386,1652.52%
1970244,773-886-0.36%
1960245,65950,57625.93%
1950195,08349,75434.24%
1940145,32911,9388.95%
1930133,39160,27182.43%
192073,12034,93891.50%
191038,18223,943168.15%
190014,2398,382143.11%
18905,8572,36867.87%
18803,4891,58383.05%
18701,906-89-4.46%
18601,9951598.66%
18501,8360.00%

Jefferson County Population Growth

Population Data via

Jefferson County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White150,33859.03%
Black or African American87,10434.20%
Asian9,9393.90%
Two or More Races4,0781.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,4790.97%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2290.09%

Jefferson County Population Pyramid

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Population of Cities in Jefferson County

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Beaumont11726511829910340.88%
Port Arthur543765542710511.93%
Nederland17014172942801.65%
Groves1614415758-386-2.39%
Port Neches1304212809-233-1.79%
China11581183252.16%
Nome577597203.47%
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