Willacy County, Texas Population 2019

Willacy County, Texas's estimated population is 21,584 with a growth rate of -0.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Willacy County, Texas is the 113th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201721,584-176-0.81%
201621,760-122-0.56%
201521,882-61-0.28%
201421,943-84-0.38%
201322,027-171-0.77%
201222,198320.14%
201122,166-59-0.27%
201022,2254,52025.53%
199017,7052101.20%
198017,4951,92512.36%
197015,570-4,514-22.48%
196020,084-836-4.00%
195020,9207,69058.13%
194013,2302,73126.01%
193010,4990.00%

Willacy County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,950
Some Other Race571
Black or African American159
Two or More Races95
American Indian and Alaska Native39
Asian22
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3

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

Willacy County, Texas Population Pyramid 2019

2004006008001,0001,200 Male Population2004006008001,0001,200 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Willacy County, Texas Median Age

33.4


Total

31


Male

35.7


Female

Willacy County, Texas Adults

There are 16,457 adults, (2,858 of whom are seniors) in Willacy County, Texas.

Willacy County, Texas Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Willacy County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

10,018

45.87%

Male

11,821

54.13%

Willacy County, Texas Households and Families

Willacy County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Willacy County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.6%14.4%
All77.8%22.2%
Female74.5%25.5%
Male64.7%35.3%
Non Family64.6%35.4%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Willacy County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7373.5177.8
Married2,9583.9785.6
Female1,3743.9974.5
Non Family1,0481.364.6
Male3574.2864.7

3.91

Average Family Size

3.51

Average Household Size

4.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Willacy County, Texas Households

Willacy County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,08322.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,61611.89%
High School Graduate4,99036.71%
Some College2,14015.74%
Associates Degree5343.93%
Bachelors Degree9306.84%
Graduate Degree3002.21%

Willacy County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic11,6307,064815
White1,8081,702412
Other Race302180
Black125100
Multiple Races6229
Asian2222
Native American1917
Islander333

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Willacy County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,631$26,663$17,422
Less Than High School$15,875$18,828$11,473
High School Grad$21,667$31,893$13,053
Some College$21,555$21,900$20,966
Bachelors Degree$43,074$$44,155
Graduate Degree$55,362$56,321$40,833

$22,631

Average Earnings

$26,663

Average Male

$17,422

Average Female

Willacy County, Texas Language

Willacy County, Texas Language by Age

Willacy County, Texas Language

40.37% of Willacy County, Texas residents speak only English, while 59.63% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 58.73% of the population.

Willacy County, Texas Poverty

Willacy County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic17,6816,58637.25%
White2,30755924.23%
Other55922239.71%
Multiple953334.74%
Black671725.37%
Native22100.00%

35.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

32.48%

Male Poverty Rate

38.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Willacy County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Willacy County, Texas is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Willacy County, Texas is White, with 24.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.99%.

Willacy County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.16%
High School30.64%
Some College29.24%
Bachelors or Greater7.59%

Willacy County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.10%
Male Unemployed28.14%
Female Employed18.47%
Male Employed12.96%

Willacy County, Texas Income

Willacy County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,104$43,572
Families$31,361$46,281
Married Families$44,227$
Non Families$14,324$26,279

Willacy County, Texas Marital Status

Willacy County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Willacy County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Willacy 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.

Willacy County, Texas Marital Status by Race


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

Willacy County, Texas Veterans

Willacy County, Texas Veterans by War

746

Number of Veterans

677

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam265
First Gulf War237
Second Gulf War110
Korea59
World War II5

Willacy County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54200
65 to 74182
55 to 64134
75+120
18 to 34110

Willacy County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7464.74%
Hispanic4453.13%

Willacy County, Texas Veterans by Education

11.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willacy County, Texas Employment Status

Willacy County, Texas Employment by Age

44.2%

Labor Force Participation

37.8%

Employment Rate

14.5%

Unemployment Rate

Willacy County, Texas Employment by Race

Willacy County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Willacy County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Raymondville1127011173-97-0.86%
Lyford26082595-13-0.50%
San Perlita573556-17-2.97%
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