Cameron, Texas Population 2022

5,256
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Cameron is a city located in Milam County Texas. Cameron has a 2020 population of 5,256. It is also the county seat of Milam County. Cameron is currently declining at a rate of -0.47% annually and its population has decreased by -0.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,306 in 2010.

The average household income in Cameron is $47,706 with a poverty rate of 27.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $664 per month, and the median house value is $78,100. The median age in Cameron is 39.7 years, 30.7 years for males, and 47.3 years for females.

Cameron Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Cameronwas:

  • White: 77.48%
  • Black or African American: 14.24%
  • Two or more races: 4.55%
  • Other race: 2.47%
  • Native American: 0.64%
  • Asian: 0.62%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cameron, Texas is 5,256 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,306.

Cameron, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,24377.48%
Black or African American78014.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native350.64%
Asian340.62%
Some Other Race1352.47%
Two or More Races2494.55%
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Cameron Population by Race

Cameron Population Pyramid 2022

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Cameron Median Age

35.4


Total

33.8


Male

35.6


Female

Cameron Adults

There are 3,794 adults, (1,093 of whom are seniors) in Cameron.

Cameron Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Cameron Sex Ratio

Female

2,637

48.16%

Male

2,839

51.84%

Cameron Population by Age

Cameron Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cameron Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All56.8%43.2%
Non Family45.9%54.1%
Female40.7%59.3%
Male20.8%79.2%

56.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cameron Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,8912.7356.8
Married6823.8784.6
Male1492.4620.8
Female3783.7640.7
Non Family6821.0945.9

3.55

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Cameron Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade46213.70%
9th to 12th Grade37211.03%
High School Graduate1,32939.41%
Some College65519.42%
Associates Degree1484.39%
Bachelors Degree35510.53%
Graduate Degree511.51%
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Cameron Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cameron Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races22620979
White1,5421,337253
Asian34344
Hispanic1,07453392
Black6175394
Native American3535
Other Race315

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 34.96%.

Cameron Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,556$32,188$24,485
Less Than 9th Grade$17,143$$
High School Graduate$27,380$28,272$23,750
Some College$37,266$41,250$28,864
Bachelors Degree$53,482$46,202$75,403
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,556

Average Earnings

$32,188

Average Male

$24,485

Average Female

Cameron Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cameron Language by Age

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Cameron Language

71.21% of Cameron residents speak only English, while 28.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.18% of the population.

Cameron Language

Cameron Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian3030100.00%
White1,88651927.52%
Hispanic2,40665827.35%
Black74919025.37%
OtherNaN%
Multiple2372711.39%

27.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.64%

Male Poverty Rate

26.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cameron

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cameron is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cameron is Multiple, with 11.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.89%.

Cameron Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.78%
High School23.42%
Some College26.61%
Bachelors or Greater2.78%

Cameron Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.97%
Male Unemployed50.94%
Female Employed17.25%
Female Unemployed44.83%

Cameron Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cameron Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,194$54,192
Families$48,306$65,642
Married Families$78,333-
Non Families$25,469$32,704
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Income by Household Type

Cameron Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Cameron Married by Age and Sex

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Cameron 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.

Cameron Marital Status by Race

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Cameron Marital Status

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242

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War50
First Gulf War35
Vietnam84
Korea19
World War II4

Cameron Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 5460
55 to 6425
65 to 7464
75+83

Cameron Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1836.63%
Black436.91%
Native American1131.43%
Other Race54.67%
Hispanic161.15%

Cameron Veterans by Race

Cameron Veterans by Education

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11.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cameron Veterans by Education

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56.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Cameron Employment by Age

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Cameron Employment by Race

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Cameron Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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80.90%

Born in Cameron

91.62%

Native Born

8.38%

Foreign Born

6.99%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.62% of Cameron residents were born in the United States, with 80.90% having been born in Texas. 6.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cameron Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19003,3410.00%
19103,263-78-0.24%
19204,2981,0352.79%
19304,5652670.60%
19405,0404750.99%
19505,052120.02%
19605,6405881.11%
19705,546-94-0.17%
19805,7211750.31%
19905,580-141-0.25%
20005,634540.10%
20105,552-82-0.15%
20115,527-25-0.45%
20125,502-25-0.45%
20135,477-25-0.45%
20145,452-25-0.46%
20155,427-25-0.46%
20165,402-25-0.46%
20175,377-25-0.46%
20185,352-25-0.46%
20195,327-25-0.47%
20205,306-21-0.39%
20215,281-25-0.47%
20225,256-25-0.47%

Cameron Population by Year