Zapata County, Texas Population 2018

Zapata County, Texas's estimated population is 14,322 with a growth rate of -0.09% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Zapata County, Texas is the 144th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201714,322-13-0.09%
201614,335-114-0.79%
201614,449-67-0.46%
201514,5161200.83%
201414,39630.02%
201314,3931240.87%
201214,269460.32%
201114,2231360.97%
201014,0874,80851.82%
19909,2792,65140.00%
19806,6282,27652.30%
19704,352-41-0.93%
19604,393-12-0.27%
19504,40548912.49%
19403,9161,04936.59%
19302,867-62-2.12%
19202,929-880-23.10%
19103,809-951-19.98%
19004,7601,19833.63%
18903,562-74-2.04%
18803,6362,148144.35%
18701,48824019.23%
18601,2480.00%

Zapata County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,708
Some Other Race487
Black or African American140

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

Zapata County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Zapata County, Texas Median Age

29.3


Total

27.5


Male

30.6


Female

Zapata County, Texas Adults

There are 9,490 adults, (1,677 of which are seniors) in Zapata County, Texas.

Zapata County, Texas Age Dependency

83.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Zapata County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

7,150

49.88%

Male

7,185

50.12%

Zapata County, Texas Households and Families

Zapata County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Zapata County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All76.9%23.1%
Female70.9%29.1%
Male64%36%
Non Family58.9%41.1%

76.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Zapata County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5013.1876.9
Married2,3183.6788.3
Female9623.4570.9
Non Family9351.1758.9
Male2864.7864

3.62

Average Family Size

3.18

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Zapata County, Texas Households

Zapata County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,46130.88%
9th to 12th Grade1,49818.80%
High School Graduate1,80222.61%
Some College1,20315.09%
Associates Degree3434.30%
Bachelors Degree4265.35%
Graduate Degree2372.97%

Zapata County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic7,2703,468606
White69854155
Other Race2689048
Black70352

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 77.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.91%.

Zapata County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,197$32,005$16,868
Less Than High School$14,431$20,313$11,400
High School Grad$23,550$29,792$16,762
Some College$32,538$40,903$23,835
Bachelors Degree$50,911$66,847$49,318
Graduate Degree$65,909$$52,500

$22,197

Average Earnings

$32,005

Average Male

$16,868

Average Female

Zapata County, Texas Language

Zapata County, Texas Language by Age

Zapata County, Texas Language

10.56% of Zapata County, Texas residents speak only English, while 89.44% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 89.42% of the population.

Zapata County, Texas Poverty

Zapata County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,4144,76835.54%
Other48712826.28%
White8278910.76%
Black1381510.87%

34.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.80%

Male Poverty Rate

34.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Zapata County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Zapata County, Texas is Hispanic, with 35.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Zapata County, Texas is White, with 10.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.53%.

Zapata County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.68%
High School19.43%
Some College8.94%
Bachelors or Greater1.97%

Zapata County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed46.30%
Female Unemployed39.40%
Female Employed26.41%
Male Employed18.39%

Zapata County, Texas Income

Zapata County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,976$48,565
Families$39,758$53,114
Married Families$49,367$
Non Families$18,185$28,848

Zapata County, Texas Marital Status

Zapata County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Zapata County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Zapata 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 45To54.

Zapata County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Zapata County, Texas Veterans

Zapata County, Texas Veterans by War

359

Number of Veterans

359

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam151
Second Gulf War70
First Gulf War58
World War II35
Korea32

Zapata County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74143
35 to 5485
75+77
18 to 3434
55 to 6420

Zapata County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3463.86%
Hispanic1812.06%
Other133.33%

Zapata County, Texas Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Zapata County, Texas Employment Status

Zapata County, Texas Employment by Age

60%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

12.6%

Unemployment Rate

Zapata County, Texas Employment by Race

Zapata County, Texas Employment by Education

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