Potter County, Texas Population 2019

Potter County, Texas's estimated population is 120,518 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Potter County, Texas is the 38th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018119,648-870-0.72%
2017120,518-306-0.25%
2016120,824-561-0.46%
2015121,385-734-0.60%
2014122,119-49-0.04%
2013122,168-591-0.48%
2012122,7594480.37%
2011122,3119310.77%
2010121,38023,50624.02%
199097,874-763-0.77%
198098,6378,1268.98%
197090,511-25,069-21.69%
1960115,58042,21457.54%
195073,36619,10135.20%
194054,2658,18517.76%
193046,08029,370175.76%
192016,7104,28634.50%
191012,42410,604582.64%
19001,820971114.37%
18908498212932.14%
1880280.00%

Potter County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White95,060
Black or African American11,679
Asian6,374
Two or More Races4,460
Some Other Race3,079
American Indian and Alaska Native474
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander104

Potter County, Texas Population Pyramid 2019

Potter County, Texas Median Age

33.6


Total

33.4


Male

33.8


Female

Potter County, Texas Adults

There are 87,729 adults, (14,090 of whom are seniors) in Potter County, Texas.

Potter County, Texas Age Dependency

64.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Potter County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

58,763

48.47%

Male

62,467

51.53%

Potter County, Texas Households and Families

Potter County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Potter County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74%26%
All57.3%42.7%
Male46.4%53.6%
Non Family46.2%53.8%
Female39.6%60.4%

57.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,4532.6357.3
Married18,9513.4374
Non Family15,1641.1946.2
Female6,9213.3639.6
Male2,4173.2646.4

3.31

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Potter County, Texas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,10010.59%
9th to 12th Grade9,82312.85%
High School Graduate23,24430.40%
Some College18,42224.09%
Associates Degree5,5747.29%
Bachelors Degree7,82410.23%
Graduate Degree3,4824.55%

Potter County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White40,28636,2548,882
Hispanic23,80213,6321,185
Black7,4245,487377
Asian3,7682,112653
Other Race2,2091,251146
Multiple Races1,4911,121150
Native American39833773
Islander695022

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 31.88%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,671$33,045$24,917
Less Than High School$23,306$26,959$16,852
High School Grad$26,581$29,936$22,809
Some College$30,992$41,599$24,608
Bachelors Degree$46,422$55,781$40,164
Graduate Degree$59,646$67,368$56,353

$29,671

Average Earnings

$33,045

Average Male

$24,917

Average Female

Potter County, Texas Language

Potter County, Texas Language by Age

Potter County, Texas Language

67.70% of Potter County, Texas residents speak only English, while 32.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.57% of the population.

Potter County, Texas Poverty

Potter County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic43,67612,38828.36%
White52,0316,52012.53%
Black9,4163,32435.30%
Asian6,3421,68426.55%
Multiple4,2151,42033.69%
Other3,04190029.60%
Native3986215.58%
Islander1045754.81%

21.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.26%

Male Poverty Rate

24.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Potter County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Potter County, Texas is Islander, with 54.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Potter County, Texas is White, with 12.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.26%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.45%
High School17.08%
Some College14.00%
Bachelors or Greater6.39%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.28%
Male Unemployed34.63%
Female Employed13.04%
Male Employed10.67%

Potter County, Texas Income

Potter County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,852$60,184
Families$50,274$70,219
Married Families$62,017$85,993
Non Families$26,444$38,544

Potter County, Texas Marital Status

Potter County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Potter County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Potter County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Potter County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Potter County, Texas Veterans

6,720

Number of Veterans

6,186

Male Veterans

534

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,302
First Gulf War1,469
Second Gulf War890
Korea568
World War II411

Potter County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,8888.44%
Hispanic7882.70%
Black4224.95%
2 or More23911.82%
Other1144.58%
Indian347.74%
Asian230.53%

Potter County, Texas Veterans by Education

11.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Potter County, Texas Employment Status

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Potter County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Amarillo 19066619958289164.68%
Bishop Hills193183-10-5.18%
  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