Smith County, Texas Population 2018

Smith County, Texas's estimated population is 227,727 with a growth rate of 3.63% 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
2017227,7277,9823.63%
2016219,745-5,560-2.47%
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
White168,400
Black or African American39,042
Some Other Race4,543
Two or More Races3,420
Asian3,333
American Indian and Alaska Native767
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240

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

Smith 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

Smith County, Texas Median Age

36.3


Total

34.6


Male

37.7


Female

Smith County, Texas Adults

There are 164,809 adults, (33,841 of which are seniors) in Smith County, Texas.

Smith County, Texas Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Smith County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

113,616

51.70%

Male

106,129

48.30%

Smith County, Texas Households and Families

Smith County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Smith County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.9%19.1%
All65.2%34.8%
Male63.6%36.4%
Non Family48.7%51.3%
Female44%56%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Smith County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All78,0402.7565.2
Married40,1133.3480.9
Non Family24,6111.2848.7
Female10,1643.6244
Male3,1523.963.6

3.35

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade9,5966.75%
9th to 12th Grade12,2218.59%
High School Graduate35,80925.17%
Some College36,11825.39%
Associates Degree13,4189.43%
Bachelors Degree24,35817.12%
Graduate Degree10,7377.55%

Smith County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White95,84187,96729,335
Black23,51220,1162,677
Hispanic19,4429,0791,392
Other Race2,4601,333181
Asian2,0071,8551,180
Multiple Races1,1881,107402
Native American475468118
Islander18477

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 98.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 58.79%.

Smith County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,953$39,869$26,087
Less Than High School$20,756$25,254$14,588
High School Grad$25,125$31,137$18,377
Some College$31,521$40,854$26,385
Bachelors Degree$45,779$58,547$40,735
Graduate Degree$57,473$68,533$50,801

$31,953

Average Earnings

$39,869

Average Male

$26,087

Average Female

Smith County, Texas Language

Smith County, Texas Language by Age

Smith County, Texas Language

82.84% of Smith County, Texas residents speak only English, while 17.16% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.08% of the population.

Smith County, Texas Poverty

Smith County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White131,31114,08710.73%
Black37,01310,94529.57%
Hispanic40,30010,54126.16%
Other4,52259013.05%
Asian3,33057917.39%
Multiple3,31948514.61%
Native732567.65%
Islander22862.63%

16.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.95%

Male Poverty Rate

17.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smith County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Texas is Black, with 29.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Texas is Islander, with 2.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.53%.

Smith County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.09%
High School16.96%
Some College11.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.38%

Smith County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.69%
Male Unemployed25.30%
Female Employed10.64%
Male Employed8.99%

Smith County, Texas Income

Smith County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,683$67,619
Families$60,719$79,077
Married Families$72,824$90,772
Non Families$28,807$40,645

Smith County, Texas Marital Status

Smith County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.7%

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

Smith County, Texas Veterans

Smith County, Texas Veterans by War

13,339

Number of Veterans

12,382

Male Veterans

957

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam5,410
First Gulf War2,068
Second Gulf War1,835
Korea1,481
World War II740

Smith County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 743,539
75+3,458
35 to 542,562
55 to 642,492
18 to 341,288

Smith County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White11,5439.01%
Black1,4685.09%
Hispanic5372.18%
2 or More20712.81%
Indian7915.11%
Other341.12%
Asian80.34%

Smith County, Texas Veterans by Education

8.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smith County, Texas Employment Status

Smith County, Texas Employment by Age

61%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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