Nueces County, Texas Population 2018

Nueces County, Texas's estimated population is 361,221 with a growth rate of 1.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Nueces County, Texas is the 15th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017361,2215,5541.56%
2016355,667-5,862-1.62%
2016361,5291,0920.30%
2015360,4373,9851.12%
2014356,4523,6711.04%
2013352,7814,9331.42%
2012347,8484,6231.35%
2011343,2252,9640.87%
2010340,26149,11616.87%
1990291,14522,9308.55%
1980268,21530,67112.91%
1970237,54415,9717.21%
1960221,57356,10233.90%
1950165,47172,81078.58%
194092,66140,88278.95%
193051,77928,972127.03%
192022,8078523.88%
191021,95511,516110.32%
190010,4392,34628.99%
18908,0934205.47%
18807,6733,69893.03%
18703,9751,06936.79%
18602,9062,208316.33%
18506980.00%

Nueces County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White310,741
Some Other Race16,383
Black or African American13,902
Asian6,676
Two or More Races6,123
American Indian and Alaska Native1,613
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander229

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

Nueces 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

Nueces County, Texas Median Age

34.9


Total

33.8


Male

36.1


Female

Nueces County, Texas Adults

There are 265,683 adults, (46,237 of which are seniors) in Nueces County, Texas.

Nueces County, Texas Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Nueces County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

180,516

50.75%

Male

175,151

49.25%

Nueces County, Texas Households and Families

Nueces County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Nueces County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
All57.4%42.6%
Male50.3%49.7%
Female42.3%57.7%
Non Family41.3%58.7%

57.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nueces County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All128,1332.7257.4
Married57,7323.3475.2
Non Family40,6151.2941.3
Female20,5963.4642.3
Male9,1903.4850.3

3.29

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Nueces County, Texas Households

Nueces County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade18,2767.98%
9th to 12th Grade24,56910.72%
High School Graduate64,98528.36%
Some College56,81724.80%
Associates Degree17,6297.69%
Bachelors Degree30,33113.24%
Graduate Degree16,5327.21%

Nueces County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic132,48296,75016,131
White81,44376,13126,628
Other Race10,5817,559914
Black8,6177,3711,262
Asian4,7004,2112,305
Multiple Races3,0042,557552
Native American1,2301,063258
Islander21220478

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 49.04%.

Nueces County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,547$42,263$25,592
Less Than High School$19,137$24,855$14,083
High School Grad$27,409$35,124$21,318
Some College$34,309$45,114$26,317
Bachelors Degree$49,890$61,138$41,307
Graduate Degree$59,939$79,032$50,881

$32,547

Average Earnings

$42,263

Average Male

$25,592

Average Female

Nueces County, Texas Language

Nueces County, Texas Language by Age

Nueces County, Texas Language

60.92% of Nueces County, Texas residents speak only English, while 39.08% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.52% of the population.

Nueces County, Texas Poverty

Nueces County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic218,77043,85520.05%
White106,82110,80910.12%
Other16,3123,52921.63%
Black13,1402,90922.14%
Multiple6,0141,42123.63%
Asian6,5741,09116.60%
Native1,60328217.59%

16.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.95%

Male Poverty Rate

18.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nueces County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nueces County, Texas is Multiple, with 23.63% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nueces County, Texas is White, with 10.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.56%.

Nueces County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.22%
High School13.60%
Some College10.23%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%

Nueces County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.37%
Male Unemployed28.61%
Female Employed10.77%
Male Employed6.63%

Nueces County, Texas Income

Nueces County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,882$69,373
Families$61,273$78,925
Married Families$77,160$95,155
Non Families$30,608$45,106

Nueces County, Texas Marital Status

Nueces County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Nueces County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Nueces 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.

Nueces County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Nueces County, Texas Veterans

Nueces County, Texas Veterans by War

27,518

Number of Veterans

25,391

Male Veterans

2,127

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam10,501
First Gulf War6,759
Second Gulf War5,707
Korea2,010
World War II1,248

Nueces County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 547,189
55 to 646,335
65 to 746,102
75+4,416
18 to 343,476

Nueces County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White24,10310.42%
Hispanic11,9187.59%
Black1,50814.70%
Other9667.96%
2 or More39511.01%
Indian33825.70%
Asian1452.71%
Hawaiian6334.43%

Nueces County, Texas Veterans by Education

6.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nueces County, Texas Employment Status

Nueces County, Texas Employment by Age

64.2%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Nueces County, Texas Employment by Race

Nueces County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Nueces County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Corpus Christi 305269325733204646.70%
Portland 153561661812628.22%
Robstown1148711517300.26%
Ingleside 938110488110711.80%
Aransas Pass 820483931892.30%
Port Aransas3480405457416.49%
Bishop3134313400.00%
Agua Dulce812811-1-0.12%
Driscoll745744-1-0.13%
Petronila11311410.88%
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