Ward County, Texas Population 2018

Ward County, Texas's estimated population is 11,472 with a growth rate of 0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ward County, Texas is the 160th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201711,472760.67%
201611,396-193-1.67%
201611,589-50-0.43%
201511,639610.53%
201411,5783673.27%
201311,2113863.57%
201210,8251531.43%
201110,672790.75%
201010,593-2,522-19.23%
199013,115-861-6.16%
198013,9769577.35%
197013,019-1,898-12.72%
196014,9171,57111.77%
195013,3463,77139.38%
19409,5754,976108.20%
19304,5991,98475.87%
19202,6152269.46%
19102,38993864.65%
19001,4511,3741784.42%
1890770.00%

Ward County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White9,499
Some Other Race898
Black or African American608
American Indian and Alaska Native232
Two or More Races133
Asian26

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

Ward County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Ward County, Texas Median Age

34.3


Total

33.2


Male

35.6


Female

Ward County, Texas Adults

There are 8,239 adults, (1,641 of which are seniors) in Ward County, Texas.

Ward County, Texas Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Ward County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

5,728

50.26%

Male

5,668

49.74%

Ward County, Texas Households and Families

Ward County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Ward County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All71.3%28.7%
Male63.2%36.8%
Female58.1%41.9%
Non Family54.5%45.5%

71.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ward County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9262.8771.3
Married1,9713.6386.3
Non Family1,3121.1254.5
Female4154.1358.1
Male2284.0463.2

3.67

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Ward County, Texas Households

Ward County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade88412.32%
9th to 12th Grade76810.70%
High School Graduate2,48134.56%
Some College1,66623.21%
Associates Degree3675.11%
Bachelors Degree6869.56%
Graduate Degree3264.54%

Ward County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,4003,076649
Hispanic3,3352,072227
Other Race66536157
Black385329112
Native American17911212
Multiple Races49417
Asian2695

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.09%.

Ward County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,004$52,179$25,769
Less Than High School$22,309$40,521$15,805
High School Grad$42,138$54,375$19,286
Some College$42,244$67,396$31,689
Bachelors Degree$40,227$50,278$34,338
Graduate Degree$49,219$51,563$48,750

$41,004

Average Earnings

$52,179

Average Male

$25,769

Average Female

Ward County, Texas Language

Ward County, Texas Language by Age

Ward County, Texas Language

61.80% of Ward County, Texas residents speak only English, while 38.20% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 37.82% of the population.

Ward County, Texas Poverty

Ward County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,8131,17320.18%
White4,73965513.82%
Other89626229.24%
Black5696511.42%
Native230125.22%
Multiple13264.55%

16.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.06%

Male Poverty Rate

18.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ward County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ward County, Texas is Other, with 29.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ward County, Texas is Multiple, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.76%.

Ward County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.58%
High School16.13%
Some College11.07%
Bachelors or Greater2.61%

Ward County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed38.18%
Female Unemployed13.91%
Female Employed9.83%
Male Employed5.87%

Ward County, Texas Income

Ward County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$56,796$71,697
Families$73,526$87,279
Married Families$83,311$
Non Families$21,831$37,740

Ward County, Texas Marital Status

Ward County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Ward County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Ward 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.

Ward County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Ward County, Texas Veterans

Ward County, Texas Veterans by War

667

Number of Veterans

543

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam221
First Gulf War154
Korea83
Second Gulf War73
World War II21

Ward County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+170
65 to 74156
35 to 54153
55 to 6494
18 to 3494

Ward County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6019.03%
Hispanic2125.36%
Other334.07%
Black265.56%
Indian73.26%

Ward County, Texas Veterans by Education

12.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ward County, Texas Employment Status

Ward County, Texas Employment by Age

58.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Ward County, Texas Employment by Race

Ward County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Ward County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Monahans 695876386809.77%
Wickett498529316.22%
Thorntonville476508326.72%
Grandfalls360384246.67%
Barstow349373246.88%
Pyote11412287.02%
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