McLennan County, Texas Population 2019

McLennan County, Texas's estimated population is 251,259 with a growth rate of 1.53% 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
2017251,2593,7811.53%
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
White189,707
Black or African American35,493
Some Other Race9,616
Two or More Races5,794
Asian3,828
American Indian and Alaska Native1,199
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander83

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

McLennan County, Texas Population Pyramid 2019

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,00014,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,00014,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

McLennan County, Texas Median Age

33.2


Total

31.7


Male

34.5


Female

McLennan County, Texas Adults

There are 184,712 adults, (33,503 of whom are seniors) in McLennan County, Texas.

McLennan County, Texas Age Dependency

62.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

McLennan County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

125,826

51.21%

Male

119,894

48.79%

McLennan County, Texas Households and Families

McLennan County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

McLennan County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
All58%42%
Male52.5%47.5%
Female41.3%58.7%
Non Family39%61%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

McLennan County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All88,2082.6858
Married41,2493.3177.5
Non Family29,5741.3739
Female13,5393.4541.3
Male3,8463.2752.5

3.26

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

4.8%

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 Grade9,5016.41%
9th to 12th Grade14,1949.58%
High School Graduate41,41827.96%
Some College34,33323.18%
Associates Degree14,7509.96%
Bachelors Degree21,96914.83%
Graduate Degree11,9548.07%

McLennan County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White93,03286,19427,525
Hispanic31,10418,0862,324
Black20,33917,0072,488
Other Race5,3593,296317
Asian2,0091,7051,124
Multiple Races1,8951,665451
Native American55936016
Islander50315

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 55.95%.

McLennan County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,090$37,441$27,769
Less Than High School$20,578$24,262$15,168
High School Grad$27,260$31,904$22,101
Some College$31,874$40,090$27,304
Bachelors Degree$48,990$61,640$42,160
Graduate Degree$57,208$71,739$52,060

$32,090

Average Earnings

$37,441

Average Male

$27,769

Average Female

McLennan County, Texas Language

McLennan County, Texas Language by Age

McLennan County, Texas Language

80.88% of McLennan County, Texas residents speak only English, while 19.12% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.76% of the population.

McLennan County, Texas Poverty

McLennan County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White134,04517,23712.86%
Hispanic61,24816,26826.56%
Black33,68110,57731.40%
Other9,4902,61127.51%
Multiple5,6251,29523.02%
Asian3,46290026.00%
Native1,18850342.34%

19.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.12%

Male Poverty Rate

20.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McLennan County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in McLennan County, Texas is Native, with 42.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McLennan County, Texas is White, with 12.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.99%.

McLennan County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.91%
High School14.33%
Some College9.91%
Bachelors or Greater4.09%

McLennan County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.39%
Female Unemployed33.41%
Female Employed12.47%
Male Employed8.51%

McLennan County, Texas Income

McLennan County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,262$65,004
Families$59,078$76,785
Married Families$74,437$91,690
Non Families$24,686$38,366

McLennan County, Texas Marital Status

McLennan County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

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


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

McLennan County, Texas Veterans

McLennan County, Texas Veterans by War

15,836

Number of Veterans

14,689

Male Veterans

1,147

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,283
First Gulf War3,217
Second Gulf War2,660
Korea1,401
World War II951

McLennan County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,965
65 to 743,538
75+3,368
55 to 643,296
18 to 341,669

McLennan County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White12,9548.91%
Black2,2728.80%
Hispanic1,4843.69%
Other2684.07%
2 or More2337.93%
Indian597.62%
Asian501.64%

McLennan County, Texas Veterans by Education

8.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

McLennan County, Texas Employment Status

McLennan County, Texas Employment by Age

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

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