Potter County, Texas Population 2018

Potter County, Texas's estimated population is 120,458 with a growth rate of -1.17% 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
2017120,458-1,425-1.17%
2016121,8831,3411.11%
2016120,542-587-0.48%
2015121,129-805-0.66%
2014121,934-154-0.13%
2013122,088-616-0.50%
2012122,7043910.32%
2011122,3139310.77%
2010121,38223,50824.02%
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
White95,425
Black or African American11,585
Asian6,121
Two or More Races4,690
Some Other Race3,416
American Indian and Alaska Native527
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander119

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

Potter 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

Potter County, Texas Median Age

33.3


Total

33.1


Male

33.5


Female

Potter County, Texas Adults

There are 88,243 adults, (14,138 of which are seniors) in Potter County, Texas.

Potter County, Texas Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Potter County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

59,223

48.59%

Male

62,660

51.41%

Potter County, Texas Households and Families

Potter County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Potter County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.5%26.5%
All57.2%42.8%
Male48.4%51.6%
Non Family45.9%54.1%
Female41.5%58.5%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Potter County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,1542.6657.2
Married18,5643.4773.5
Non Family15,3201.245.9
Female6,9813.4641.5
Male2,2893.5448.4

3.37

Average Family Size

2.66

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Potter County, Texas Households

Potter County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,50511.09%
9th to 12th Grade9,55112.46%
High School Graduate22,12928.87%
Some College19,76925.79%
Associates Degree5,5387.22%
Bachelors Degree7,77210.14%
Graduate Degree3,3974.43%

Potter County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White41,09236,7849,058
Hispanic23,39713,5481,028
Black7,2905,453339
Asian3,6251,690507
Other Race2,2891,324126
Multiple Races1,6691,239178
Native American42635382
Islander795620

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.52%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 25.32%.

Potter County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,526$31,970$24,894
Less Than High School$21,503$25,803$15,633
High School Grad$25,773$28,320$22,034
Some College$30,899$40,540$25,417
Bachelors Degree$45,741$53,728$40,859
Graduate Degree$57,361$67,054$55,576

$28,526

Average Earnings

$31,970

Average Male

$24,894

Average Female

Potter County, Texas Language

Potter County, Texas Language by Age

Potter County, Texas Language

68.21% of Potter County, Texas residents speak only English, while 31.79% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.78% of the population.

Potter County, Texas Poverty

Potter County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic43,36612,54828.94%
White53,2457,05613.25%
Black9,5443,39135.53%
Multiple4,4621,58835.59%
Asian6,0271,47224.42%
Other3,36485725.48%
Native4597716.78%
Islander1194336.13%

21.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.59%

Male Poverty Rate

24.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Potter County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Potter County, Texas is Islander, with 36.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Potter County, Texas is White, with 13.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.74%.

Potter County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.54%
High School17.20%
Some College13.00%
Bachelors or Greater6.03%

Potter County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed40.81%
Female Unemployed39.42%
Female Employed12.76%
Male Employed10.38%

Potter County, Texas Income

Potter County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,340$57,628
Families$48,529$67,795
Married Families$61,050$83,325
Non Families$25,372$36,460

Potter County, Texas Marital Status

Potter County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Potter County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Potter County, Texas Veterans

Potter County, Texas Veterans by War

6,871

Number of Veterans

6,326

Male Veterans

545

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,253
First Gulf War1,337
Second Gulf War919
Korea649
World War II441

Potter County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,869
55 to 641,635
75+1,504
65 to 741,424
18 to 34439

Potter County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,0328.60%
Hispanic8202.84%
Black4615.44%
2 or More22610.51%
Other1023.92%
Indian316.61%
Asian190.46%

Potter County, Texas Veterans by Education

11.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Potter County, Texas Employment Status

Potter County, Texas Employment by Age

61.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Potter County, Texas Employment by Race

Potter County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Potter County, Texas

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