Abernathy, Texas Population 2024

2,769

Abernathy is a city located in Hale County and Lubbock County Texas. Abernathy has a 2024 population of 2,769. Abernathy is currently declining at a rate of -0.79% annually and its population has decreased by -3.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,859 in 2020.

The average household income in Abernathy is $81,256 with a poverty rate of 6.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Abernathy is 37.4 years, 37.1 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Abernathy Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Abernathy was:

  • White: 83.4%
  • Two or more races: 7.1%
  • Native American: 3.7%
  • Other race: 3.43%
  • Black or African American: 2.36%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
3.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
864.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.15% (-90)
The current population of Abernathy, Texas is 2,769 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,859.

Abernathy, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,72483.4%
Two or more races2327.1%
Native American1213.7%
Other race1123.43%
Black or African American772.36%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Abernathy Population by Race

Abernathy Population Pyramid 2024

Abernathy Median Age

37.4

Total

37.1

Male

37.8

Female

Abernathy Adults

There are 2,163 adults, (498 of whom are seniors) in Abernathy.

Abernathy Age Dependency

96.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

66.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Abernathy Sex Ratio

Female1,75853.83%
Male1,50846.17%

Abernathy Population by Age

Abernathy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1642.87723
Married7493.438614
Non Family3121.1360.639.4
Female813.5260.539.5
Male222.3663.636.4

3.41

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Abernathy Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1658.6%
9th to 12th Grade914.74%
High School Graduate78540.91%
Some College31416.36%
Associates Degree713.7%
Bachelors Degree31016.15%
Graduate Degree1839.54%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Abernathy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Abernathy Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,0431,005402
Hispanic84162688
2+ Races14414451
Other Race95590
Native American563111
Black25250

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.54%.

Abernathy Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$53,438$67,991$28,828
Less Than 9th Grade$0$35,714$0
High School Graduate$56,635$66,536$16,974
Some College$44,250$58,906$28,287
Bachelors Degree$53,021$69,375$44,526
Graduate Degree$102,549$103,684$73,403

$53,438

Average Earnings

$67,991

Average Male

$28,828

Average Female

Abernathy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Abernathy Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Abernathy Language

79.33% of Abernathy residents speak only English, while 20.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.67% of the population.

Abernathy Language

Abernathy Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,55315810.17%
White1,614493.04%
Multiple2322611.21%

6.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.18%

Male Poverty Rate

8.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Abernathy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Abernathy is Multiple, with 11.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Abernathy is White, with 3.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.18%.

Abernathy Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.33%
Bachelors or Greater6.9%
High School6.24%
Some College3.9%

Abernathy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed6.5%
Male Employed3.63%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Abernathy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Abernathy Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$80,114$81,256
Families$90,541$98,291
Married Families$91,327$-999,999,999
Non Families$17,935$34,735

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Abernathy Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Abernathy Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Abernathy Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Abernathy Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Abernathy Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

85

Number of Veterans

85

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam25
Second Gulf War22
First Gulf War20
Korea0
World War II0

Abernathy Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+31
18 to 3422
65 to 7419
35 to 5413
55 to 640

Abernathy Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White573.15%
Hispanic282.68%
Other Race1514.85%
2+ Races74.09%
Native American610.71%

Abernathy Veterans by Race

Abernathy Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Abernathy Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Abernathy Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Abernathy Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Abernathy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

89.68%

Born in Abernathy

97.67%

Native Born

2.33%

Foreign Born

1.53%

Non Citizen

0.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.67% of Abernathy residents were born in the United States, with 89.68% having been born in Texas. 1.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Abernathy Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,656-23-0.86%
20282,679-22-0.81%
20272,701-23-0.84%
20262,724-22-0.8%
20252,746-23-0.83%
20242,769-22-0.79%
20232,791-23-0.82%
20222,814-26-0.92%
20212,840-19-0.66%
20202,8591525.62%
20192,707-6-0.22%
20182,713-27-0.99%
20172,740-8-0.29%
20162,748160.59%
20152,732-15-0.55%
20142,747-59-2.1%
20132,806-24-0.85%
20122,830-9-0.32%
20112,839120.42%
20102,827-12-0.42%
20002,8391194.37%
19902,720-184-6.34%
19802,90427910.63%
19702,62500%

Abernathy Population by Year