Jim Wells County, Texas Population 2018

Jim Wells County, Texas's estimated population is 40,871 with a growth rate of -0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jim Wells County, Texas is the 80th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201740,871-244-0.59%
201641,115-371-0.89%
201641,486170.04%
201541,469-3-0.01%
201441,472-192-0.46%
201341,664360.09%
201241,6284221.02%
201141,2063190.78%
201040,8873,2088.51%
199037,6791,1813.24%
198036,4983,46610.49%
197033,032-1,516-4.39%
196034,5486,55723.43%
195027,9917,75238.30%
194020,2396,78350.41%
193013,4566,869104.28%
19206,5870.00%

Jim Wells County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White39,442
Some Other Race1,257
Black or African American268
Two or More Races191
Asian171
American Indian and Alaska Native124
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander33

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

Jim Wells County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Jim Wells County, Texas Median Age

34.2


Total

32.9


Male

36.1


Female

Jim Wells County, Texas Adults

There are 29,704 adults, (5,850 of which are seniors) in Jim Wells County, Texas.

Jim Wells County, Texas Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Jim Wells County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

21,154

50.99%

Male

20,332

49.01%

Jim Wells County, Texas Households and Families

Jim Wells County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jim Wells County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
Male77.4%22.6%
All69.8%30.2%
Female60.6%39.4%
Non Family57.6%42.4%

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jim Wells County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,5573.0369.8
Married7,0873.6878.4
Non Family3,4331.1857.6
Female2,4573.4660.6
Male5804.1677.4

3.56

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jim Wells County, Texas Households

Jim Wells County, Texas Education

Jim Wells County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,02011.73%
9th to 12th Grade3,82714.86%
High School Graduate9,31236.16%
Some College5,44021.12%
Associates Degree1,3975.42%
Bachelors Degree2,0958.13%
Graduate Degree6642.58%

Jim Wells County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic19,75313,6941,600
White5,5834,8261,013
Other Race77244031
Black230205
Asian11511578
Native American886318
Multiple Races565624
Islander333333

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 100.00%.

Jim Wells County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,194$42,130$21,471
Less Than High School$18,723$27,305$13,410
High School Grad$31,621$44,181$19,117
Some College$33,131$45,796$24,820
Bachelors Degree$50,184$67,963$42,720
Graduate Degree$55,150$86,083$52,059

$32,194

Average Earnings

$42,130

Average Male

$21,471

Average Female

Jim Wells County, Texas Language

Jim Wells County, Texas Language by Age

Jim Wells County, Texas Language

52.50% of Jim Wells County, Texas residents speak only English, while 47.50% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 46.80% of the population.

Jim Wells County, Texas Poverty

Jim Wells County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic32,8707,07521.52%
White7,5761,28516.96%
Other1,19257047.82%
Multiple1916232.46%
Black2155023.26%
Native1181916.10%
Asian15064.00%

20.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.35%

Male Poverty Rate

21.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jim Wells County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jim Wells County, Texas is Other, with 47.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jim Wells County, Texas is Asian, with 4.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.64%.

Jim Wells County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.56%
High School17.55%
Some College10.74%
Bachelors or Greater3.54%

Jim Wells County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed71.95%
Male Unemployed35.81%
Female Employed13.27%
Male Employed6.69%

Jim Wells County, Texas Income

Jim Wells County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,321$63,252
Families$53,455$73,056
Married Families$66,606$
Non Families$19,782$29,563

Jim Wells County, Texas Marital Status

Jim Wells County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Jim Wells County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Jim Wells County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Jim Wells County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Jim Wells County, Texas Veterans

Jim Wells County, Texas Veterans by War

2,322

Number of Veterans

2,259

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam868
First Gulf War271
Second Gulf War256
Korea151
World War II128

Jim Wells County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54704
65 to 74567
55 to 64471
75+385
18 to 34195

Jim Wells County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1757.71%
Hispanic1,5106.50%
Other737.88%
Black4718.50%
2 or More2032.79%
Indian76.60%

Jim Wells County, Texas Veterans by Education

5.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jim Wells County, Texas Employment Status

Jim Wells County, Texas Employment by Age

56.1%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jim Wells County, Texas Employment by Race

Jim Wells County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Jim Wells County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Alice19109192851760.92%
San Diego 44774382-95-2.12%
Premont26532627-26-0.98%
Orange Grove1318132460.46%
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