Smith County, Texas Population 2018

Smith County, Texas's estimated population is 227,727 with a growth rate of 1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Smith County, Texas is the 22nd largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017222,277-5,450-2.39%
2017227,7272,4221.07%
2016225,3052,8951.30%
2015222,4102,8931.32%
2014219,5173,0911.43%
2013216,4261,7190.80%
2012214,7072,0540.97%
2011212,6532,2551.07%
2010210,39859,08939.05%
1990151,30922,94317.87%
1980128,36631,27032.21%
197097,09610,74612.44%
196086,35011,64915.59%
195074,7015,6118.12%
194069,09015,96730.06%
193053,1236,35413.59%
192046,7695,02312.03%
191041,7464,37611.71%
190037,3709,04631.94%
189028,3246,46129.55%
188021,8635,33132.25%
187016,5323,14023.45%
186013,3929,100212.02%
18504,2920.00%

Smith County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White170,917
Black or African American39,138
Some Other Race4,197
Asian3,516
Two or More Races3,500
American Indian and Alaska Native778
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander231

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

Smith County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Smith County, Texas Median Age

36.6


Total

34.8


Male

38


Female

Smith County, Texas Adults

There are 167,102 adults, (34,654 of whom are seniors) in Smith County, Texas.

Smith County, Texas Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Smith County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

114,922

51.70%

Male

107,355

48.30%

Smith County, Texas Households and Families

Smith County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Smith County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
All65.9%34.1%
Male58.9%41.1%
Non Family49.1%50.9%
Female44.2%55.8%

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Smith County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All77,8012.7965.9
Married40,3903.3881.9
Non Family24,4101.2849.1
Female9,8483.744.2
Male3,1534.0658.9

3.39

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Smith County, Texas Households

Smith County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,8206.79%
9th to 12th Grade12,0828.35%
High School Graduate35,51924.56%
Some College37,19725.72%
Associates Degree13,6169.41%
Bachelors Degree25,10417.36%
Graduate Degree11,2977.81%

Smith County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White96,65388,82529,915
Black23,97720,5503,047
Hispanic20,2799,8091,529
Other Race2,3131,334284
Asian2,1622,0761,358
Multiple Races1,2031,088396
Native American508473173
Islander18076

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.81%.

Smith County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,597$40,420$27,217
Less Than High School$22,014$27,150$16,613
High School Grad$25,323$32,025$18,217
Some College$32,955$40,991$27,544
Bachelors Degree$45,597$56,877$40,266
Graduate Degree$62,353$74,089$55,377

$33,597

Average Earnings

$40,420

Average Male

$27,217

Average Female

Smith County, Texas Language

Smith County, Texas Language by Age

Smith County, Texas Language

82.63% of Smith County, Texas residents speak only English, while 17.37% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.34% of the population.

Smith County, Texas Poverty

Smith County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White131,66513,1319.97%
Hispanic41,55511,20126.95%
Black37,09910,36827.95%
Multiple3,42046813.68%
Other4,17145510.91%
Asian3,51245112.84%
Native742537.14%

16.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.00%

Male Poverty Rate

17.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smith County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Texas is Black, with 27.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Texas is Native, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.82%.

Smith County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.38%
High School16.67%
Some College10.87%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%

Smith County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.66%
Male Unemployed30.63%
Female Employed9.61%
Male Employed7.92%

Smith County, Texas Income

Smith County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,742$70,687
Families$62,850$82,545
Married Families$75,455$95,199
Non Families$29,607$42,120

Smith County, Texas Marital Status

Smith County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Smith County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Smith 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.

Smith County, Texas Marital Status by Race


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

Smith County, Texas Veterans

Smith County, Texas Veterans by War

12,561

Number of Veterans

11,567

Male Veterans

994

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,843
First Gulf War2,171
Second Gulf War1,805
Korea1,245
World War II600

Smith County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,374
75+3,282
35 to 542,604
55 to 642,194
18 to 341,107

Smith County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,7778.30%
Black1,4244.86%
Hispanic5071.98%
2 or More18712.31%
Indian13823.59%
Other200.68%
Asian150.59%

Smith County, Texas Veterans by Education

6.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smith County, Texas Employment Status

Smith County, Texas Employment by Age

60.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Smith County, Texas Employment by Race

Smith County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Smith County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Tyler9688710479879118.17%
Whitehouse768682695837.59%
Lindale48045853104921.84%
Hideaway293631271916.51%
Bullard 2469305158223.57%
Overton 25542514-40-1.57%
Troup 186519821176.27%
Arp9661002363.73%
Noonday675709345.04%
New Chapel Hill592620284.73%
Winona576602264.51%
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