Walker County, Texas Population 2018

Walker County, Texas's estimated population is 72,245 with a growth rate of 0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walker County, Texas is the 50th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201770,818-1,427-1.98%
201772,2455440.76%
201671,7019831.39%
201570,7187171.02%
201470,0015750.83%
201369,4268301.21%
201268,5961880.27%
201168,4081670.24%
201068,24117,32434.02%
199050,9179,12821.84%
198041,78914,10950.97%
197027,6806,20528.89%
196021,4751,3126.51%
195020,1632951.48%
194019,8681,3407.23%
193018,528-28-0.15%
192018,5562,49515.53%
191016,0612481.57%
190015,8132,93922.83%
189012,8748507.07%
188012,0242,24823.00%
18709,7761,58519.35%
18608,1914,227106.63%
18503,9640.00%

Walker County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White51,746
Black or African American16,219
Two or More Races1,015
Asian875
Some Other Race682
American Indian and Alaska Native271
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

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

Walker County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,0005,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Walker County, Texas Median Age

35.2


Total

36.6


Male

31.1


Female

Walker County, Texas Adults

There are 59,926 adults, (8,473 of whom are seniors) in Walker County, Texas.

Walker County, Texas Age Dependency

37.6

Age Dependency Ratio

16.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Walker County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

29,383

41.49%

Male

41,435

58.51%

Walker County, Texas Households and Families

Walker County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Walker County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.5%24.5%
All52.8%47.2%
Female39.3%60.7%
Non Family34.7%65.3%
Male27.1%72.9%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walker County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,2942.4552.8
Married9,2733.1875.5
Non Family8,9281.4734.7
Female2,4883.0839.3
Male6053.2227.1

3.1

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Walker County, Texas Households

Walker County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9656.45%
9th to 12th Grade4,5959.99%
High School Graduate17,21637.43%
Some College9,45220.55%
Associates Degree2,4525.33%
Bachelors Degree6,54614.23%
Graduate Degree2,7706.02%

Walker County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White27,32525,0187,363
Black10,6268,4541,188
Hispanic7,0604,086473
Asian568484294
Other Race369833
Multiple Races36134967
Native American19619516
Islander10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 99.49%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 51.76%.

Walker County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,297$38,239$31,361
Less Than High School$20,440$30,677$14,669
High School Grad$30,309$34,980$23,060
Some College$34,207$35,393$32,402
Bachelors Degree$41,691$43,420$40,207
Graduate Degree$57,826$60,799$54,671

$35,297

Average Earnings

$38,239

Average Male

$31,361

Average Female

Walker County, Texas Language

Walker County, Texas Language by Age

Walker County, Texas Language

83.51% of Walker County, Texas residents speak only English, while 16.49% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.17% of the population.

Walker County, Texas Poverty

Walker County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,5996,09719.29%
Black10,6563,64634.22%
Hispanic8,3632,50129.91%
Other66931547.09%
Asian81222828.08%
Multiple99719219.26%
Native2125124.06%

24.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.71%

Male Poverty Rate

26.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walker County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Texas is Other, with 47.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Texas is Multiple, with 19.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 45.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.25%.

Walker County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.59%
Some College16.08%
High School12.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.70%

Walker County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed58.21%
Female Unemployed29.93%
Female Employed16.43%
Male Employed14.48%

Walker County, Texas Income

Walker County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,456$54,748
Families$60,442$69,764
Married Families$71,085$
Non Families$23,586$32,798

Walker County, Texas Marital Status

Walker County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Walker County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Walker 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.

Walker County, Texas Marital Status by Race


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

Walker County, Texas Veterans

Walker County, Texas Veterans by War

5,312

Number of Veterans

4,967

Male Veterans

345

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,660
Second Gulf War1,053
First Gulf War1,009
Korea355
World War II152

Walker County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,420
75+1,095
55 to 641,042
65 to 741,041
18 to 34714

Walker County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,2519.64%
Black9887.20%
Hispanic3573.69%
2 or More6211.17%
Indian94.15%
Other20.44%

Walker County, Texas Veterans by Education

8.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walker County, Texas Employment Status

Walker County, Texas Employment by Age

40.7%

Labor Force Participation

39.2%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Walker County, Texas Employment by Race

Walker County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Walker County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Huntsville385504120826586.89%
New Waverly10321081494.75%
Riverside510527173.33%
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