Cactus, Texas Population 2024

3,064

Cactus is a city located in Hartley County and Moore County Texas. Cactus has a 2024 population of 3,064. Cactus is currently growing at a rate of 0.2% annually and its population has increased by 0.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,040 in 2020.

The average household income in Cactus is $59,644 with a poverty rate of 12.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Cactus is 30.2 years, 30.3 years for males, and 29.2 years for females.

Cactus Demographics

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

  • White: 60.69%
  • Two or more races: 18.63%
  • Black or African American: 10.21%
  • Asian: 8.97%
  • Other race: 1.47%
  • Native American: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
2.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,437.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.79% (24)
The current population of Cactus, Texas is 3,064 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,040.

Cactus, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,85460.69%
Two or more races56918.63%
Black or African American31210.21%
Asian2748.97%
Other race451.47%
Native American10.03%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Cactus Population by Race

Cactus Population Pyramid 2024

Cactus Median Age

30.2

Total

30.3

Male

29.2

Female

Cactus Adults

There are 2,080 adults, (173 of whom are seniors) in Cactus.

Cactus Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

9.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cactus Sex Ratio

Female1,35044.19%
Male1,70555.81%

Cactus Population by Age

Cactus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9123.3540.859.2
Married3924.2361.738.3
Non Family3091.5815.984.1
Female1464.4540.459.6
Male653.9833.866.2

3.97

Average Family Size

3.35

Average Household Size

40.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Cactus Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade95658.33%
9th to 12th Grade25415.5%
High School Graduate27917.02%
Some College885.37%
Associates Degree503.05%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree120.73%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Cactus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cactus Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic1,25737612
2+ Races279920
Black18900
Asian131320
White61200
Other Race900
Native American110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 0.95%.

Cactus Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,658$41,972$29,531
Less Than 9th Grade$34,149$37,917$30,750
High School Graduate$41,458$42,339$28,073
Some College$60,288$60,577$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$40,658

Average Earnings

$41,972

Average Male

$29,531

Average Female

Cactus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cactus Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Cactus Language

11.44% of Cactus residents speak only English, while 88.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 69.73% of the population.

Cactus Language

Cactus Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,25731814.09%
Multiple5698715.29%
Asian2745118.61%
Black312103.21%

12.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.03%

Male Poverty Rate

16.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cactus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cactus is Asian, with 18.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cactus is Black, with 3.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 49.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.15%.

Cactus Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.73%
Some College7.97%
High School7.17%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Cactus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed16.99%
Male Employed4.33%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Cactus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cactus Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$49,605$59,644
Families$53,458$57,268
Married Families$55,943$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,706$50,747

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Cactus Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Cactus Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Cactus Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Cactus Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Cactus Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

0

Number of Veterans

0

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Cactus Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740
75+0

Cactus Veterans by Age

count

Cactus Veterans by Race

Cactus Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cactus Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Cactus Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Cactus Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Cactus 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

33.36%

Born in Cactus

42.49%

Native Born

57.51%

Foreign Born

51.95%

Non Citizen

5.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

42.49% of Cactus residents were born in the United States, with 33.36% having been born in Texas. 51.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cactus Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,09460.19%
20283,08860.19%
20273,08260.2%
20263,07660.2%
20253,07060.2%
20243,06460.2%
20233,05860.2%
20223,052110.36%
20213,04110.03%
20203,040-208-6.4%
20193,248150.46%
20183,233-36-1.1%
20173,269230.71%
20163,246140.43%
20153,232-12-0.37%
20143,24430.09%
20133,241-48-1.46%
20123,289652.02%
20113,224270.84%
20103,19765925.97%
20002,53800%

Cactus Population by Year