Big Wells, Texas Population 2024

460

Big Wells is a city located in Dimmit County Texas. Big Wells has a 2024 population of 460. Big Wells is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -4.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 484 in 2020.

The average household income in Big Wells is $37,029 with a poverty rate of 46.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Big Wells is 40.3 years, 40.1 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Big Wells Demographics

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

  • White: 50.46%
  • Two or more races: 42.82%
  • Other race: 3.7%
  • Asian: 3.01%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
0.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
829.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.96% (-24)
The current population of Big Wells, Texas is 460 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 484.

Big Wells, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21850.46%
Two or more races18542.82%
Other race163.7%
Asian133.01%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Big Wells Population by Race

Big Wells Population Pyramid 2024

Big Wells Median Age

40.3

Total

40.1

Male

41.3

Female

Big Wells Adults

There are 331 adults, (114 of whom are seniors) in Big Wells.

Big Wells Age Dependency

99.1

Age Dependency Ratio

52.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Big Wells Sex Ratio

Female26962.27%
Male16337.73%

Big Wells Population by Age

Big Wells Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1712.5375.424.6
Non Family771.2667.532.5
Female543.1568.531.5
Married363.891000
Male46.251000

3.36

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

75.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Big Wells Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7124.48%
9th to 12th Grade5217.93%
High School Graduate7325.17%
Some College7826.9%
Associates Degree31.03%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree134.48%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Big Wells Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Big Wells Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic27916013
2+ Races138490
Other Race1060
Asian660
White510

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 4.66%.

Big Wells Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$28,990$42,292$27,895
Less Than 9th Grade$20,714$28,438$0
High School Graduate$46,417$47,143$0
Some College$29,539$0$29,276
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$28,990

Average Earnings

$42,292

Average Male

$27,895

Average Female

Big Wells Earnings by Educational Attainment

Big Wells Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Big Wells Language

37.65% of Big Wells residents speak only English, while 62.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 59.23% of the population.

Big Wells Language

Big Wells Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic41419547.1%
Multiple1859752.43%
White5480%
Other16212.5%

46.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.49%

Male Poverty Rate

49.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Big Wells

The race most likely to be in poverty in Big Wells is White, with 80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Big Wells is Other, with 12.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 56.46%.

Big Wells Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.28%
High School31.51%
Some College28.4%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Big Wells Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed17.07%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Big Wells Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Big Wells Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$30,156$37,029
Families$29,375$31,823
Married Families$32,188$-999,999,999
Non Families$24,821$31,204

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Big Wells Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

27.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Big Wells Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Big Wells Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Big Wells Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Big Wells Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5

Number of Veterans

5

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam5
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Big Wells Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 745
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
75+0

Big Wells Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
2+ Races53.23%
Hispanic51.6%

Big Wells Veterans by Race

Big Wells Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100%

Veteran Disability Rate

Big Wells Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

42.4%

Labor Force Participation

35.7%

Employment Rate

15.9%

Unemployment Rate

Big Wells Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Big Wells Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Big Wells 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

88.19%

Born in Big Wells

95.14%

Native Born

4.86%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

4.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.14% of Big Wells residents were born in the United States, with 88.19% having been born in Texas. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Big Wells Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029430-6-1.38%
2028436-6-1.36%
2027442-6-1.34%
2026448-6-1.32%
2025454-6-1.3%
2024460-6-1.29%
2023466-6-1.27%
2022472-6-1.26%
2021478-6-1.24%
2020484-218-31.05%
2019702-2-0.28%
2018704-8-1.12%
2017712-27-3.65%
2016739-15-1.99%
2015754-7-0.92%
201476160.79%
2013755283.85%
2012727243.41%
201170330.43%
201070000%

Big Wells Population by Year