Nueces County, Texas Population 2018

Nueces County, Texas's estimated population is 361,221 with a growth rate of -0.09% 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
2017358,484-2,737-0.76%
2017361,221-308-0.09%
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
White317,848
Black or African American13,604
Some Other Race11,950
Asian7,044
Two or More Races6,109
American Indian and Alaska Native1,709
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220

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

Nueces County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

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

Nueces County, Texas Median Age

35.1


Total

34.1


Male

36.2


Female

Nueces County, Texas Adults

There are 268,364 adults, (47,851 of whom are seniors) in Nueces County, Texas.

Nueces County, Texas Age Dependency

62.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Nueces County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

181,648

50.67%

Male

176,836

49.33%

Nueces County, Texas Households and Families

Nueces County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Nueces County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.4%24.6%
All57.8%42.2%
Male52.3%47.7%
Female42.9%57.1%
Non Family41%59%

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Nueces County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All128,8572.7257.8
Married58,9513.3375.4
Non Family41,0361.341
Female20,2393.4842.9
Male8,6313.552.3

3.29

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

6.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

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 Grade17,9027.72%
9th to 12th Grade23,46010.12%
High School Graduate67,67629.19%
Some College56,20724.25%
Associates Degree18,1947.85%
Bachelors Degree31,16513.44%
Graduate Degree17,2247.43%

Nueces County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic135,421101,07217,318
White80,99175,65126,550
Black8,5207,3851,441
Other Race7,8535,718683
Asian4,8474,4702,404
Multiple Races3,1392,642691
Native American1,2331,097251
Islander20117549

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 49.60%.

Nueces County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,261$42,508$26,987
Less Than High School$20,213$25,521$13,940
High School Grad$28,586$35,665$22,624
Some College$34,892$45,472$27,488
Bachelors Degree$50,209$60,885$42,360
Graduate Degree$61,988$82,709$51,961

$34,261

Average Earnings

$42,508

Average Male

$26,987

Average Female

Nueces County, Texas Language

Nueces County, Texas Language by Age

Nueces County, Texas Language

62.20% of Nueces County, Texas residents speak only English, while 37.80% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.40% of the population.

Nueces County, Texas Poverty

Nueces County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic221,79543,00819.39%
White105,73911,47810.86%
Other11,9322,74022.96%
Black12,8582,48019.29%
Multiple5,9931,10618.45%
Asian6,93690813.09%
Native1,69229017.14%

16.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.52%

Male Poverty Rate

18.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Nueces County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Nueces County, Texas is Other, with 22.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Nueces County, Texas is White, with 10.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.03%.

Nueces County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.36%
High School13.94%
Some College10.42%
Bachelors or Greater4.80%

Nueces County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.11%
Male Unemployed24.85%
Female Employed10.79%
Male Employed6.50%

Nueces County, Texas Income

Nueces County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,317$72,233
Families$62,922$82,587
Married Families$80,198$99,761
Non Families$31,204$46,043

Nueces County, Texas Marital Status

Nueces County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

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


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

Nueces County, Texas Veterans

Nueces County, Texas Veterans by War

27,282

Number of Veterans

25,055

Male Veterans

2,227

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam10,187
First Gulf War6,721
Second Gulf War5,934
Korea1,798
World War II1,044

Nueces County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 547,236
65 to 746,313
55 to 645,967
75+4,370
18 to 343,396

Nueces County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White24,13910.19%
Hispanic12,2367.63%
Black1,36013.53%
Other7218.05%
2 or More53214.32%
Indian32924.14%
Asian1883.41%
Hawaiian136.47%

Nueces County, Texas Veterans by Education

6.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Nueces County, Texas Employment Status

Nueces County, Texas Employment by Age

63.5%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

5.9%

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