McLennan County, Texas Population 2018

McLennan County, Texas's estimated population is 251,259 with a growth rate of 3.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McLennan County, Texas is the 21st largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017251,2597,8653.23%
2016243,394-4,084-1.65%
2016247,4782,1100.86%
2015245,3682,2770.94%
2014243,0911,6850.70%
2013241,4062,1140.88%
2012239,2921,4660.62%
2011237,8261,9150.81%
2010235,91146,78824.74%
1990189,12318,36810.76%
1980170,75523,20215.72%
1970147,553-2,538-1.69%
1960150,09119,89715.28%
1950130,19428,29627.77%
1940101,8983,2163.26%
193098,68215,76119.01%
192082,9219,67113.20%
191073,25013,47822.55%
190059,77220,56852.46%
189039,20412,27045.56%
188026,93413,43499.51%
187013,5007,294117.53%
18606,2060.00%

McLennan County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White187,257
Black or African American35,059
Some Other Race9,871
Two or More Races6,182
Asian3,893
American Indian and Alaska Native1,058
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander74

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

McLennan 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

McLennan County, Texas Median Age

33


Total

31.5


Male

34.4


Female

McLennan County, Texas Adults

There are 182,789 adults, (32,615 of which are seniors) in McLennan County, Texas.

McLennan County, Texas Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

McLennan County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

124,690

51.23%

Male

118,704

48.77%

McLennan County, Texas Households and Families

McLennan County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

McLennan County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
All58.2%41.8%
Male49.7%50.3%
Female43.8%56.2%
Non Family38.9%61.1%

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

McLennan County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All87,1852.6858.2
Married40,7743.3177.4
Non Family29,3581.3838.9
Female13,1223.4243.8
Male3,9313.449.7

3.26

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

McLennan County, Texas Households

McLennan County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,4066.43%
9th to 12th Grade14,2329.73%
High School Graduate41,62828.47%
Some College34,23623.41%
Associates Degree14,2379.74%
Bachelors Degree21,01214.37%
Graduate Degree11,4827.85%

McLennan County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White92,72985,82526,434
Hispanic29,99617,1392,239
Black20,16216,7552,510
Other Race5,2823,264277
Multiple Races1,9701,690463
Asian1,8261,538965
Native American64843625
Islander42275

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 52.85%.

McLennan County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,335$36,625$26,737
Less Than High School$20,187$24,114$13,562
High School Grad$26,653$31,236$21,493
Some College$31,080$38,143$26,038
Bachelors Degree$47,634$60,115$41,396
Graduate Degree$54,509$67,375$51,363

$31,335

Average Earnings

$36,625

Average Male

$26,737

Average Female

McLennan County, Texas Language

McLennan County, Texas Language by Age

McLennan County, Texas Language

81.24% of McLennan County, Texas residents speak only English, while 18.76% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.31% of the population.

McLennan County, Texas Poverty

McLennan County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White134,08118,84814.06%
Hispanic59,43915,76226.52%
Black33,21810,40431.32%
Other9,7162,76528.46%
Multiple6,0251,27121.10%
Asian3,5561,08030.37%
Native1,04735233.62%

19.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.19%

Male Poverty Rate

21.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McLennan County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in McLennan County, Texas is Native, with 33.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McLennan County, Texas is White, with 14.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.66%.

McLennan County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.47%
High School14.56%
Some College10.31%
Bachelors or Greater4.15%

McLennan County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.01%
Female Unemployed34.99%
Female Employed12.60%
Male Employed8.51%

McLennan County, Texas Income

McLennan County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,246$61,340
Families$56,564$72,625
Married Families$70,762$86,202
Non Families$22,802$35,981

McLennan County, Texas Marital Status

McLennan County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

McLennan County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

McLennan 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 45To54.

McLennan County, Texas Marital Status by Race

McLennan County, Texas Veterans

McLennan County, Texas Veterans by War

16,445

Number of Veterans

15,149

Male Veterans

1,296

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,658
First Gulf War3,348
Second Gulf War2,516
Korea1,586
World War II1,021

McLennan County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,964
65 to 743,581
75+3,569
55 to 643,530
18 to 341,801

McLennan County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White13,2149.19%
Black2,66510.44%
Hispanic1,6554.27%
2 or More2648.84%
Other1952.96%
Indian9511.93%
Asian120.39%

McLennan County, Texas Veterans by Education

8.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

McLennan County, Texas Employment Status

McLennan County, Texas Employment by Age

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

McLennan County, Texas Employment by Race

McLennan County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in McLennan County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Waco12481013443296227.71%
Hewitt13548143227745.71%
Robinson10508114939859.37%
Bellmead9901103064054.09%
Woodway845888353774.46%
Lacy-Lakeview645666111552.40%
McGregor 49875071841.68%
West28072880732.60%
Beverly Hills20242022-2-0.10%
Mart 1897190140.21%
Lorena16911744533.13%
Bruceville-Eddy 14771493161.08%
Moody1371137760.44%
Valley Mills 12031187-16-1.33%
Gholson10611074131.23%
Riesel10071018111.09%
Crawford717741243.35%
Golinda 55956781.43%
Hallsburg507527203.94%
Leroy33733920.59%
Ross28328520.71%
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