Webb County, Texas Population 2018

Webb County, Texas's estimated population is 274,794 with a growth rate of 3.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Webb County, Texas is the 19th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017274,7948,7883.30%
2016266,006-6,395-2.35%
2016272,4012,6060.97%
2015269,7952,6270.98%
2014267,1683,2061.21%
2013263,9623,9981.54%
2012259,9644,3661.71%
2011255,5984,2711.70%
2010251,327118,08888.63%
1990133,23933,98134.24%
198099,25826,39936.23%
197072,8598,06812.45%
196064,7918,65015.41%
195056,14110,22522.27%
194045,9163,7888.99%
193042,12812,97644.51%
192029,1526,64929.55%
191022,5036522.98%
190021,8517,00947.22%
189014,8429,569181.47%
18805,2732,658101.64%
18702,6151,21887.19%
18601,3970.00%

Webb County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White252,215
Some Other Race9,170
Two or More Races1,580
Asian1,427
Black or African American1,045
American Indian and Alaska Native547
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander22

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

Webb 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

Webb County, Texas Median Age

28.3


Total

26.7


Male

29.6


Female

Webb County, Texas Adults

There are 175,032 adults, (22,877 of which are seniors) in Webb County, Texas.

Webb County, Texas Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Webb County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

136,418

51.28%

Male

129,588

48.72%

Webb County, Texas Households and Families

Webb County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Webb County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.5%27.5%
All63.4%36.6%
Male58.5%41.5%
Female52.7%47.3%
Non Family52.5%47.5%

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Webb County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All71,0923.763.4
Married37,1554.3472.5
Female15,7724.2852.7
Non Family13,8521.2252.5
Male4,3133.9158.5

4.21

Average Family Size

3.7

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Webb County, Texas Households

Webb County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade28,65719.80%
9th to 12th Grade21,03114.53%
High School Graduate37,03425.58%
Some College23,79716.44%
Associates Degree8,9786.20%
Bachelors Degree17,81212.30%
Graduate Degree7,4555.15%

Webb County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic136,50287,66521,880
White6,4835,9382,611
Other Race5,4983,278922
Asian1,052812506
Multiple Races784580144
Black601500196
Native American31820575
Islander1717

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 48.10%.

Webb County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,074$31,564$20,648
Less Than High School$16,392$20,086$12,786
High School Grad$22,899$27,831$17,800
Some College$30,078$40,525$22,969
Bachelors Degree$45,938$50,656$40,364
Graduate Degree$56,143$56,540$55,684

$26,074

Average Earnings

$31,564

Average Male

$20,648

Average Female

Webb County, Texas Language

Webb County, Texas Language by Age

Webb County, Texas Language

9.66% of Webb County, Texas residents speak only English, while 90.34% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 89.78% of the population.

Webb County, Texas Poverty

Webb County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic250,28882,14632.82%
Other8,9532,89232.30%
White9,1711,50316.39%
Multiple1,53265442.69%
Native49827154.42%
Asian1,42722916.05%
Black1,00017317.30%
Islander22627.27%

32.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.85%

Male Poverty Rate

34.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Webb County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Webb County, Texas is Native, with 54.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Webb County, Texas is Asian, with 16.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.23%.

Webb County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.48%
High School26.68%
Some College14.13%
Bachelors or Greater5.27%

Webb County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.88%
Male Unemployed29.56%
Female Employed16.70%
Male Employed14.03%

Webb County, Texas Income

Webb County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,711$54,865
Families$42,609$58,422
Married Families$52,552$70,481
Non Families$21,598$36,098

Webb County, Texas Marital Status

Webb County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Webb County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Webb 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.

Webb County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Webb County, Texas Veterans

Webb County, Texas Veterans by War

5,307

Number of Veterans

4,978

Male Veterans

329

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,792
First Gulf War1,209
Second Gulf War908
Korea526
World War II222

Webb County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,354
35 to 541,225
55 to 64981
75+971
18 to 34776

Webb County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,0723.07%
Hispanic4,3722.63%
Other1362.08%
2 or More495.01%
Black314.49%
Indian195.18%

Webb County, Texas Veterans by Education

10.54%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Webb County, Texas Employment Status

Webb County, Texas Employment by Age

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Webb County, Texas Employment by Race

Webb County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Webb County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Laredo236057257156210998.94%
Rio Bravo48024749-53-1.10%
El Cenizo32733206-67-2.05%
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