Leon County, Texas Population 2018

Leon County, Texas's estimated population is 17,243 with a growth rate of 1.89% 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
201717,2433201.89%
201616,923-273-1.59%
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
White15,113
Black or African American1,263
Two or More Races228
Some Other Race175
Asian84
American Indian and Alaska Native60

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

Leon 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

Leon County, Texas Median Age

44.8


Total

44.6


Male

44.9


Female

Leon County, Texas Adults

There are 13,065 adults, (3,909 of which are seniors) in Leon County, Texas.

Leon County, Texas Age Dependency

85

Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Leon County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

8,513

50.30%

Male

8,410

49.70%

Leon County, Texas Households and Families

Leon County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Leon County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All80%20%
Non Family76.9%23.1%
Male64.6%35.4%
Female63.1%36.9%

80.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leon County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2792.6880
Married3,3203.0287.2
Non Family1,8601.2576.9
Female7154.2763.1
Male3843.6264.6

3.21

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

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 Grade8096.84%
9th to 12th Grade1,0198.62%
High School Graduate4,48837.97%
Some College2,77823.50%
Associates Degree7486.33%
Bachelors Degree1,43512.14%
Graduate Degree5424.59%

Leon County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,6658,8241,862
Hispanic1,10532913
Black88568955
Other Race114572
Multiple Races61548
Asian606021
Native American352518

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 51.43%.

Leon County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,378$42,258$20,156
Less Than High School$20,123$25,401$12,632
High School Grad$30,610$42,052$17,931
Some College$37,872$60,183$22,232
Bachelors Degree$47,426$64,080$35,497
Graduate Degree$$51,471$

$32,378

Average Earnings

$42,258

Average Male

$20,156

Average Female

Leon County, Texas Language

Leon County, Texas Language by Age

Leon County, Texas Language

87.92% of Leon County, Texas residents speak only English, while 12.08% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.32% of the population.

Leon County, Texas Poverty

Leon County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White12,8801,50811.71%
Hispanic2,34885036.20%
Black1,25826721.22%
Multiple2236428.70%
Other1751810.29%
Native6058.33%

16.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.88%

Male Poverty Rate

17.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leon County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leon County, Texas is Hispanic, with 36.20% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Leon County, Texas is Native, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.19%.

Leon County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.37%
High School11.77%
Some College10.00%
Bachelors or Greater1.63%

Leon County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.41%
Female Unemployed13.75%
Female Employed11.46%
Male Employed6.36%

Leon County, Texas Income

Leon County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,441$67,687
Families$59,200$73,269
Married Families$71,174$
Non Families$25,453$52,401

Leon County, Texas Marital Status

Leon County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

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 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Leon County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Leon County, Texas Veterans

Leon County, Texas Veterans by War

1,601

Number of Veterans

1,504

Male Veterans

97

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam839
World War II187
First Gulf War133
Korea129
Second Gulf War88

Leon County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74615
75+421
55 to 64259
35 to 54258
18 to 3448

Leon County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,49012.68%
Black767.72%
Hispanic614.23%
2 or More2642.62%
Indian918.75%

Leon County, Texas Veterans by Education

5.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leon County, Texas Employment Status

Leon County, Texas Employment by Age

53.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

7.6%

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