Willacy County, Texas Population 2018

Willacy County, Texas's estimated population is 21,584 with a growth rate of -1.64% 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
201721,584-360-1.64%
201621,9441840.85%
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
White21,113
Some Other Race498
Black or African American151
Two or More Races114
American Indian and Alaska Native42
Asian19
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

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

Willacy 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

Willacy County, Texas Median Age

33.6


Total

30.8


Male

37.2


Female

Willacy County, Texas Adults

There are 16,436 adults, (3,072 of which are seniors) in Willacy County, Texas.

Willacy County, Texas Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Willacy County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

10,292

46.90%

Male

11,652

53.10%

Willacy County, Texas Households and Families

Willacy County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Willacy County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All78.2%21.8%
Female72.7%27.3%
Non Family67.6%32.4%
Male63.5%36.5%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Willacy County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7983.4378.2
Married2,9243.8986.8
Female1,3903.9672.7
Non Family1,1061.3567.6
Male3783.9763.5

3.82

Average Family Size

3.43

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade3,25323.80%
9th to 12th Grade1,78813.08%
High School Graduate4,75834.81%
Some College2,14115.66%
Associates Degree5474.00%
Bachelors Degree9456.91%
Graduate Degree2371.73%

Willacy County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic11,5796,769756
White1,9471,745419
Other Race282126
Black12088
Multiple Races5233
Native American2117
Asian1919
Islander777

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$21,005$22,134$20,063
Less Than High School$14,098$16,074$9,578
High School Grad$20,566$31,127$15,417
Some College$23,018$22,028$23,681
Bachelors Degree$43,627$$45,568
Graduate Degree$52,543$53,600$26,528

$21,005

Average Earnings

$22,134

Average Male

$20,063

Average Female

Willacy County, Texas Language

Willacy County, Texas Language by Age

Willacy County, Texas Language

41.82% of Willacy County, Texas residents speak only English, while 58.18% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 57.53% of the population.

Willacy County, Texas Poverty

Willacy County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic17,3496,84639.46%
White2,35647820.29%
Other49017736.12%
Multiple1146657.89%
Black662436.36%
Native44100.00%

37.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.98%

Male Poverty Rate

39.30%

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 20.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.28%.

Willacy County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.96%
Some College31.74%
High School28.24%
Bachelors or Greater6.11%

Willacy County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed58.18%
Male Unemployed28.12%
Female Employed18.78%
Male Employed15.19%

Willacy County, Texas Income

Willacy County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,817$41,114
Families$30,612$43,035
Married Families$40,125$
Non Families$15,357$27,346

Willacy County, Texas Marital Status

Willacy County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

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

Willacy County, Texas Veterans

Willacy County, Texas Veterans by War

810

Number of Veterans

719

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War280
Vietnam256
Second Gulf War140
Korea69
World War II11

Willacy County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54248
65 to 74180
55 to 64143
18 to 34120
75+119

Willacy County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8005.07%
Hispanic4753.35%
2 or More1013.51%

Willacy County, Texas Veterans by Education

15.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Willacy County, Texas Employment Status

Willacy County, Texas Employment by Age

41%

Labor Force Participation

35.5%

Employment Rate

13.4%

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