Ward County, Texas Population 2019

Ward County, Texas's estimated population is 11,472 with a growth rate of -1.01% 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
201711,472-117-1.01%
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
White9,681
Some Other Race793
Black or African American625
American Indian and Alaska Native243
Two or More Races124
Asian32

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

Ward County, Texas Population Pyramid 2019

100200300400500 Male Population100200300400500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Ward County, Texas Median Age

33.6


Total

32.6


Male

35


Female

Ward County, Texas Adults

There are 8,291 adults, (1,614 of whom are seniors) in Ward County, Texas.

Ward County, Texas Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Ward County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

5,708

49.64%

Male

5,790

50.36%

Ward County, Texas Households and Families

Ward County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Ward County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
All70%30%
Male67.5%32.5%
Female63.7%36.3%
Non Family53.2%46.8%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ward County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9542.8870
Married2,0853.7381.7
Non Family1,2831.1653.2
Female3833.863.7
Male2033.1467.5

3.66

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

4.6%

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 Grade80211.12%
9th to 12th Grade74010.26%
High School Graduate2,61336.23%
Some College1,68823.40%
Associates Degree3955.48%
Bachelors Degree6699.27%
Graduate Degree3064.24%

Ward County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic3,4222,226184
White3,3353,054639
Other Race65636970
Black417363129
Native American18011814
Multiple Races55454
Asian3295

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.94%.

Ward County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,237$60,048$28,939
Less Than High School$22,372$50,056$13,295
High School Grad$41,944$61,191$17,196
Some College$45,953$63,269$36,648
Bachelors Degree$44,271$47,250$41,111
Graduate Degree$48,774$61,875$47,594

$42,237

Average Earnings

$60,048

Average Male

$28,939

Average Female

Ward County, Texas Language

Ward County, Texas Language by Age

Ward County, Texas Language

62.55% of Ward County, Texas residents speak only English, while 37.45% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 37.05% of the population.

Ward County, Texas Poverty

Ward County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,96588814.89%
White4,6893717.91%
Other79110513.27%
Black5889415.99%
Multiple1241713.71%
Native240156.25%

11.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.36%

Male Poverty Rate

13.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ward County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ward County, Texas is Black, with 15.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ward County, Texas is Native, with 6.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.51%.

Ward County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.13%
High School14.16%
Some College7.63%
Bachelors or Greater1.04%

Ward County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.18%
Male Unemployed29.49%
Female Employed5.87%
Male Employed4.35%

Ward County, Texas Income

Ward County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,333$74,171
Families$76,033$88,934
Married Families$84,324$
Non Families$27,634$41,580

Ward County, Texas Marital Status

Ward County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

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 Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Ward County, Texas Marital Status by Race


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

Ward County, Texas Veterans

Ward County, Texas Veterans by War

576

Number of Veterans

550

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam205
First Gulf War166
Second Gulf War59
Korea54
World War II18

Ward County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74184
35 to 54152
75+139
18 to 3456
55 to 6445

Ward County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5027.50%
Hispanic1644.05%
Other304.02%
Black306.00%
Indian146.09%

Ward County, Texas Veterans by Education

4.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ward County, Texas Employment Status

Ward County, Texas Employment by Age

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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