Polk County, Texas Population 2018

Polk County, Texas's estimated population is 49,162 with a growth rate of 2.99% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Polk County, Texas is the 69th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201746,974-2,188-4.45%
201749,1621,4272.99%
201647,7351,1212.40%
201546,6147891.72%
201445,8252930.64%
201345,532200.04%
201245,512-68-0.15%
201145,5801350.30%
201045,44514,75848.09%
199030,6876,28025.73%
198024,4079,95068.82%
197014,4575964.30%
196013,861-2,333-14.41%
195016,194-4,441-21.52%
194020,6353,08017.54%
193017,5557714.59%
192016,784-675-3.87%
191017,4593,01220.85%
190014,4474,11539.83%
189010,3323,14343.72%
18807,189-1,518-17.43%
18708,7074074.90%
18608,3005,952253.49%
18502,3480.00%

Polk County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White39,589
Black or African American4,954
Two or More Races969
American Indian and Alaska Native710
Some Other Race402
Asian289
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander61

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

Polk County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Polk County, Texas Median Age

43.4


Total

42.3


Male

45.6


Female

Polk County, Texas Adults

There are 37,284 adults, (8,817 of whom are seniors) in Polk County, Texas.

Polk County, Texas Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

31

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Polk County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

21,686

46.17%

Male

25,288

53.83%

Polk County, Texas Households and Families

Polk County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Polk County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All76.7%23.3%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Male64.4%35.6%
Female58.1%41.9%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Polk County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,6322.4676.7
Married8,6692.8989.4
Non Family5,3411.1567.6
Female2,6313.4858.1
Male9913.1364.4

2.94

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Polk County, Texas Households

Polk County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5717.67%
9th to 12th Grade4,77714.24%
High School Graduate12,48537.23%
Some College7,51222.40%
Associates Degree2,0826.21%
Bachelors Degree3,0869.20%
Graduate Degree1,0253.06%

Polk County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White25,07820,5933,520
Hispanic3,9781,993184
Black3,5082,784175
Multiple Races46337875
Native American42934824
Other Race24815618
Asian211207162
Islander99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 76.78%.

Polk County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,339$37,748$23,494
Less Than High School$19,136$24,954$13,628
High School Grad$29,201$36,705$19,867
Some College$30,982$41,756$25,780
Bachelors Degree$47,555$61,513$42,156
Graduate Degree$47,859$51,023$44,569

$30,339

Average Earnings

$37,748

Average Male

$23,494

Average Female

Polk County, Texas Language

Polk County, Texas Language by Age

Polk County, Texas Language

86.88% of Polk County, Texas residents speak only English, while 13.12% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.34% of the population.

Polk County, Texas Poverty

Polk County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,2565,62717.44%
Hispanic5,5311,22522.15%
Black3,9431,02926.10%
Native69117525.33%
Multiple84015318.21%
Other3294513.68%

18.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.30%

Male Poverty Rate

21.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Polk County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Polk County, Texas is Black, with 26.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Polk County, Texas is Other, with 13.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.13%.

Polk County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.09%
High School15.35%
Some College9.87%
Bachelors or Greater7.42%

Polk County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.24%
Male Unemployed37.17%
Female Employed12.16%
Male Employed6.39%

Polk County, Texas Income

Polk County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,267$58,762
Families$54,286$67,548
Married Families$62,574$78,128
Non Families$25,889$34,991

Polk County, Texas Marital Status

Polk County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Polk County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Polk 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 35To44.

Polk County, Texas Marital Status by Race


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

Polk County, Texas Veterans

Polk County, Texas Veterans by War

3,915

Number of Veterans

3,735

Male Veterans

180

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,813
First Gulf War513
Second Gulf War457
Korea249
World War II93

Polk County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,414
55 to 64797
75+784
35 to 54597
18 to 34323

Polk County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,63411.48%
Hispanic1863.78%
Black1814.53%
Other4114.44%
Indian367.47%
2 or More152.54%
Asian83.79%

Polk County, Texas Veterans by Education

9.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Polk County, Texas Employment Status

Polk County, Texas Employment by Age

51.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Polk County, Texas Employment by Race

Polk County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Polk County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Livingston52765130-146-2.77%
Onalaska24952523281.12%
Corrigan15921587-5-0.31%
Goodrich273293207.33%
Seven Oaks11211976.25%
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