Taylor County, Texas Population 2018

Taylor County, Texas's estimated population is 136,290 with a growth rate of 0.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Taylor County, Texas is the 31st largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017136,2901,0560.78%
2016135,234-728-0.54%
2016135,962470.03%
2015135,9151,1210.83%
2014134,7949010.67%
2013133,893-202-0.15%
2012134,0951,2370.93%
2011132,8581,0230.78%
2010131,83512,18010.18%
1990119,6558,7237.86%
1980110,93213,07913.37%
197097,853-3,225-3.19%
1960101,07837,70859.50%
195063,37019,22343.54%
194044,1473,1247.62%
193041,02316,94270.35%
192024,081-2,212-8.41%
191026,29315,794150.43%
190010,4993,54250.91%
18906,9575,221300.75%
18801,7360.00%

Taylor County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White108,142
Black or African American10,374
Some Other Race9,614
Two or More Races3,590
Asian2,621
American Indian and Alaska Native855
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander38

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

Taylor County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Taylor County, Texas Median Age

32.1


Total

30.8


Male

33.6


Female

Taylor County, Texas Adults

There are 101,966 adults, (18,798 of which are seniors) in Taylor County, Texas.

Taylor County, Texas Age Dependency

62.4

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Taylor County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

68,975

51.00%

Male

66,259

49.00%

Taylor County, Texas Households and Families

Taylor County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Taylor County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.6%25.4%
All58.1%41.9%
Male57.1%42.9%
Female41.9%58.1%
Non Family41.3%58.7%

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Taylor County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All49,4892.658.1
Married23,8353.1974.6
Non Family16,8771.3541.3
Female6,4913.4341.9
Male2,2863.3857.1

3.16

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Taylor County, Texas Households

Taylor County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,6755.71%
9th to 12th Grade6,0997.44%
High School Graduate24,51229.92%
Some College20,81725.41%
Associates Degree6,0657.40%
Bachelors Degree13,53316.52%
Graduate Degree6,2267.60%

Taylor County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White57,97053,42116,933
Hispanic15,95511,0381,306
Black5,3404,392801
Other Race5,2803,420357
Asian1,5701,234404
Multiple Races1,141933294
Native American53553061
Islander111111

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 100.00%.

Taylor County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,926$37,239$24,977
Less Than High School$17,754$24,038$11,877
High School Grad$26,116$31,476$20,449
Some College$31,543$40,050$25,580
Bachelors Degree$41,161$50,189$35,489
Graduate Degree$61,820$74,944$50,218

$30,926

Average Earnings

$37,239

Average Male

$24,977

Average Female

Taylor County, Texas Language

Taylor County, Texas Language by Age

Taylor County, Texas Language

83.91% of Taylor County, Texas residents speak only English, while 16.09% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.69% of the population.

Taylor County, Texas Poverty

Taylor County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White84,15710,98313.05%
Hispanic30,5367,60024.89%
Black9,4942,79629.45%
Other9,2812,52327.18%
Asian2,56670827.59%
Multiple3,24469721.49%
Native85517019.88%
Islander352468.57%

17.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.68%

Male Poverty Rate

19.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Taylor County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Taylor County, Texas is Islander, with 68.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taylor County, Texas is White, with 13.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.25%.

Taylor County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.79%
High School14.85%
Some College10.42%
Bachelors or Greater5.37%

Taylor County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.85%
Male Unemployed27.46%
Female Employed12.10%
Male Employed7.90%

Taylor County, Texas Income

Taylor County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,044$63,457
Families$58,158$74,107
Married Families$70,256$86,642
Non Families$27,706$39,030

Taylor County, Texas Marital Status

Taylor County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Taylor County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Taylor 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 55To64.

Taylor County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Taylor County, Texas Veterans

Taylor County, Texas Veterans by War

11,433

Number of Veterans

10,289

Male Veterans

1,144

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War3,705
Vietnam3,567
First Gulf War2,733
Korea837
World War II474

Taylor County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,803
18 to 342,324
55 to 642,157
65 to 742,141
75+2,008

Taylor County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,09112.43%
Hispanic1,2346.21%
Black6469.53%
Other3245.14%
2 or More16810.44%
Asian1306.41%
Indian7410.79%

Taylor County, Texas Veterans by Education

6.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taylor County, Texas Employment Status

Taylor County, Texas Employment by Age

64.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Taylor County, Texas Employment by Race

Taylor County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Taylor County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Abilene 11746312222547624.05%
Merkel25902610200.77%
Tye12421258161.29%
Tuscola74074000.00%
Buffalo Gap46446840.86%
Trent33734141.19%
Lawn31431841.27%
Impact353500.00%
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