Walker County, Texas Population 2018

Walker County, Texas's estimated population is 72,245 with a growth rate of 3.32% 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
201772,2452,3193.32%
201669,926-1,775-2.48%
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
White51,148
Black or African American16,100
Some Other Race875
Asian844
Two or More Races763
American Indian and Alaska Native186
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10

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

Walker County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%5%10%15% Male Population0%5%10%15% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Walker County, Texas Median Age

35.1


Total

36.7


Male

30.9


Female

Walker County, Texas Adults

There are 59,087 adults, (7,972 of which are seniors) in Walker County, Texas.

Walker County, Texas Age Dependency

36.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Walker County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

29,043

41.53%

Male

40,883

58.47%

Walker County, Texas Households and Families

Walker County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Walker County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All53.8%46.2%
Female42.4%57.6%
Non Family35%65%
Male27.2%72.8%

53.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walker County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All20,6952.4353.8
Married9,1273.176.1
Non Family8,4171.4635
Female2,4932.9142.4
Male6583.5927.2

3.03

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

4.9%

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 Grade3,0996.87%
9th to 12th Grade4,77210.57%
High School Graduate16,51036.58%
Some College9,85821.84%
Associates Degree2,0904.63%
Bachelors Degree6,20413.75%
Graduate Degree2,5975.75%

Walker County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White26,91124,5256,956
Black10,4008,1671,127
Hispanic6,8813,762439
Asian563456273
Other Race41510937
Multiple Races28927443
Native American16616522
Islander10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 99.40%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 48.49%.

Walker County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,079$36,592$29,035
Less Than High School$20,587$30,858$14,386
High School Grad$26,875$32,330$20,796
Some College$31,834$33,470$29,859
Bachelors Degree$41,539$43,799$40,249
Graduate Degree$56,350$60,625$52,455

$33,079

Average Earnings

$36,592

Average Male

$29,035

Average Female

Walker County, Texas Language

Walker County, Texas Language by Age

Walker County, Texas Language

83.40% of Walker County, Texas residents speak only English, while 16.60% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.53% of the population.

Walker County, Texas Poverty

Walker County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White31,1106,02119.35%
Black9,9283,47535.00%
Hispanic7,8202,21828.36%
Other82828634.54%
Asian78716320.71%
Multiple74413418.01%
Native1606339.38%

24.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.74%

Male Poverty Rate

26.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walker County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Texas is Native, with 39.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Texas is Multiple, with 18.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.61%.

Walker County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.90%
Some College13.02%
High School12.27%
Bachelors or Greater4.01%

Walker County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed64.79%
Female Unemployed52.05%
Female Employed16.35%
Male Employed15.12%

Walker County, Texas Income

Walker County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,090$54,077
Families$58,283$70,319
Married Families$70,033$
Non Families$21,355$29,186

Walker County, Texas Marital Status

Walker County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

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 35To44.

Walker County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Walker County, Texas Veterans

Walker County, Texas Veterans by War

5,192

Number of Veterans

4,720

Male Veterans

472

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,418
Second Gulf War1,092
First Gulf War1,045
Korea450
World War II131

Walker County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,541
75+1,061
55 to 641,004
65 to 74882
18 to 34704

Walker County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,1629.55%
Black9717.18%
Hispanic3834.05%
2 or More439.95%
Indian136.99%
Other30.57%

Walker County, Texas Veterans by Education

8.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walker County, Texas Employment Status

Walker County, Texas Employment by Age

39.4%

Labor Force Participation

37.6%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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