Leon County, Texas Population 2019

Leon County, Texas's estimated population is 17,243 with a growth rate of 0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Leon County, Texas is the 134th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201717,243470.27%
201617,1961650.97%
201517,0312971.77%
201416,7341090.66%
201316,625-118-0.70%
201216,743-87-0.52%
201116,8301050.63%
201016,7254,06032.06%
199012,6653,07132.01%
19809,5948569.80%
19708,738-1,213-12.19%
19609,951-2,073-17.24%
195012,024-5,709-32.19%
194017,733-2,165-10.88%
193019,8981,6128.82%
192018,2861,70310.27%
191016,583-1,489-8.24%
190018,0724,23130.57%
189013,8411,0247.99%
188012,8176,29496.49%
18706,523-258-3.80%
18606,7814,835248.46%
18501,9460.00%

Leon County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White15,185
Black or African American1,263
Some Other Race163
Asian126
American Indian and Alaska Native103
Two or More Races95
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander31

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Leon County, Texas Population Pyramid 2019

200400600800 Male Population200400600800 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Leon County, Texas Median Age

44.7


Total

42.6


Male

46.2


Female

Leon County, Texas Adults

There are 13,117 adults, (3,979 of whom are seniors) in Leon County, Texas.

Leon County, Texas Age Dependency

85.7

Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Leon County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

8,481

49.99%

Male

8,485

50.01%

Leon County, Texas Households and Families

Leon County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Leon County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All78.4%21.6%
Non Family76.1%23.9%
Male62.6%37.4%
Female59.9%40.1%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leon County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2452.778.4
Married3,1103.187
Non Family1,8731.1776.1
Female8804.0959.9
Male3823.7362.6

3.27

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Leon County, Texas Households

Leon County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7616.51%
9th to 12th Grade1,24510.66%
High School Graduate4,64539.76%
Some College2,45721.03%
Associates Degree7196.15%
Bachelors Degree1,38111.82%
Graduate Degree4744.06%

Leon County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,5028,4641,648
Hispanic1,12237531
Black84365194
Other Race85422
Asian696331
Multiple Races5851
Native American584135
Islander313116

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 60.34%.

Leon County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,303$40,286$21,071
Less Than High School$20,833$24,956$13,214
High School Grad$33,234$44,063$20,597
Some College$34,561$55,139$21,918
Bachelors Degree$42,647$56,152$36,694
Graduate Degree$$54,659$11,182

$31,303

Average Earnings

$40,286

Average Male

$21,071

Average Female

Leon County, Texas Language

Leon County, Texas Language by Age

Leon County, Texas Language

87.03% of Leon County, Texas residents speak only English, while 12.97% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.57% of the population.

Leon County, Texas Poverty

Leon County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,9051,68213.03%
Hispanic2,38979133.11%
Black1,25324419.47%
Other1632012.27%
Multiple892022.47%
Native10343.88%

16.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.71%

Male Poverty Rate

17.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leon County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leon County, Texas is Hispanic, with 33.11% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leon County, Texas is Native, with 3.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.95%.

Leon County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.54%
High School11.66%
Some College9.02%
Bachelors or Greater0.97%

Leon County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.64%
Female Unemployed13.02%
Female Employed11.98%
Male Employed5.55%

Leon County, Texas Income

Leon County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,875$67,243
Families$56,667$70,515
Married Families$62,735$
Non Families$28,263$57,011

Leon County, Texas Marital Status

Leon County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Leon County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Leon 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 35To44.

Leon County, Texas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Leon County, Texas Veterans

Leon County, Texas Veterans by War

1,482

Number of Veterans

1,429

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam773
Korea164
World War II154
First Gulf War89
Second Gulf War52

Leon County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74591
75+440
55 to 64273
35 to 54144
18 to 3434

Leon County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,37411.64%
Black747.73%
Hispanic644.38%
Indian1826.09%
2 or More1627.59%

Leon County, Texas Veterans by Education

5.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leon County, Texas Employment Status

Leon County, Texas Employment by Age

52.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.4%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Leon County, Texas Employment by Race

Leon County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Leon County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Buffalo18551906512.75%
Jewett11731215423.58%
Centerville892917252.80%
Normangee 685701162.34%
Oakwood 51051991.76%
Marquez26226862.29%
Leona17517942.29%
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