Upshur County, Texas Population 2018

Upshur County, Texas's estimated population is 41,281 with a growth rate of 2.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Upshur County, Texas is the 79th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201741,2819862.45%
201640,295-569-1.39%
201640,8644831.20%
201540,3811360.34%
201440,2454881.23%
201339,757-163-0.41%
201239,9201870.47%
201139,7333530.90%
201039,3808,01025.53%
199031,3702,7759.70%
198028,5957,61936.32%
197020,9761,1835.98%
196019,793-1,029-4.94%
195020,822-5,356-20.46%
194026,1783,88117.41%
193022,297-175-0.78%
192022,4722,51212.59%
191019,9603,69422.71%
190016,2663,57128.13%
189012,6952,42923.66%
188010,266-1,773-14.73%
187012,0391,39413.10%
186010,6457,251213.64%
18503,3940.00%

Upshur County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White34,122
Black or African American3,498
Some Other Race1,236
Two or More Races990
American Indian and Alaska Native253
Asian196

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

Upshur 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

Upshur County, Texas Median Age

40.6


Total

39


Male

42.1


Female

Upshur County, Texas Adults

There are 30,503 adults, (6,770 of which are seniors) in Upshur County, Texas.

Upshur County, Texas Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Upshur County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

20,387

50.59%

Male

19,908

49.41%

Upshur County, Texas Households and Families

Upshur County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Upshur County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All78.4%21.6%
Non Family71.8%28.2%
Male68.4%31.6%
Female55.9%44.1%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Upshur County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,9412.8578.4
Married7,9573.4386.4
Non Family4,0011.2371.8
Female1,3883.6155.9
Male5954.1168.4

3.4

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

4.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Upshur County, Texas Households

Upshur County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5675.78%
9th to 12th Grade2,93410.82%
High School Graduate8,88632.78%
Some College7,24226.71%
Associates Degree2,2028.12%
Bachelors Degree3,04711.24%
Graduate Degree1,2324.54%

Upshur County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White22,98319,7443,819
Black2,2411,845284
Hispanic1,46364397
Other Race73825944
Native American20418936
Multiple Races187165
Asian817248

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 92.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 59.26%.

Upshur County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,879$41,371$24,161
Less Than High School$23,118$26,920$15,536
High School Grad$26,834$35,092$18,066
Some College$35,569$50,541$25,170
Bachelors Degree$43,872$53,646$37,444
Graduate Degree$48,587$53,798$41,699

$31,879

Average Earnings

$41,371

Average Male

$24,161

Average Female

Upshur County, Texas Language

Upshur County, Texas Language by Age

Upshur County, Texas Language

93.81% of Upshur County, Texas residents speak only English, while 6.19% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.49% of the population.

Upshur County, Texas Poverty

Upshur County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,2173,89312.08%
Hispanic2,99958619.54%
Black3,35158517.46%
Multiple99032733.03%
Other1,22714411.74%
Native25312850.59%
Asian1965427.55%

13.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.88%

Male Poverty Rate

15.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Upshur County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Upshur County, Texas is Native, with 50.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Upshur County, Texas is Other, with 11.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.38%.

Upshur County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.42%
High School13.34%
Some College8.66%
Bachelors or Greater4.03%

Upshur County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.79%
Male Unemployed26.55%
Female Employed6.59%
Male Employed5.88%

Upshur County, Texas Income

Upshur County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,724$63,422
Families$59,818$72,440
Married Families$66,400$
Non Families$23,135$37,711

Upshur County, Texas Marital Status

Upshur County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Upshur County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Upshur County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Upshur County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Upshur County, Texas Veterans

Upshur County, Texas Veterans by War

2,812

Number of Veterans

2,508

Male Veterans

304

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam954
First Gulf War633
Korea358
Second Gulf War286
World War II114

Upshur County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+697
65 to 74681
35 to 54631
55 to 64582
18 to 34221

Upshur County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,5869.81%
Black1535.75%
Hispanic784.14%
Other404.73%
2 or More185.39%
Indian156.55%

Upshur County, Texas Veterans by Education

6.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Upshur County, Texas Employment Status

Upshur County, Texas Employment by Age

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Upshur County, Texas Employment by Race

Upshur County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Upshur County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Gladewater 64356427-8-0.12%
Gilmer489652163206.54%
Big Sandy13431382392.90%
Ore City11431204615.34%
Clarksville City 866895293.35%
East Mountain 791823324.05%
Union Grove359370113.06%
Warren City 298297-1-0.34%
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