Carbon, Texas Population 2024

290

Carbon is a city located in Eastland County Texas. Carbon has a 2024 population of 290. Carbon is currently growing at a rate of 1.05% annually and its population has increased by 4.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 278 in 2020.

The average household income in Carbon is $79,834 with a poverty rate of 12.89%. The median age in Carbon is 40.9 years: 50.3 years for males, and 33.9 years for females.

Carbon Demographics

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

  • White: 76.31%
  • Two or more races: 23.69%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
283.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.32% (12)
The current population of Carbon, Texas is 290 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 278.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21976.31%
Two or more races6823.69%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Carbon Population by Race

Carbon Population Pyramid 2024

Carbon Median Age

40.9

Total

50.3

Male

33.9

Female

Carbon Adults

There are 214 adults, (59 of whom are seniors) in Carbon.

Carbon Age Dependency

85.2

Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Carbon Sex Ratio

Female13346.34%
Male15453.66%

Carbon Population by Age

Carbon Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1122.5683.916.1
Married593.6884.715.3
Non Family391.0384.615.4
Male81.881000
Female62.55050

3.37

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

83.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carbon Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2411.82%
Associates Degree2612.81%
Bachelors Degree2411.82%
Graduate Degree10.49%
High School Graduate9345.81%
Less Than 9th Grade188.87%
Some College178.37%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Carbon Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carbon Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White14113516
Hispanic55199
2+ Races33144

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 16.36%.

Carbon Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$66,250$71,250$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$33,625$34,875$0
Less Than 9th Grade$45,417$45,625$0
Overall$42,750$43,000$0
Some College$36,250$0$50,417

$42,750

Average Earnings

$43,000

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Carbon Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carbon Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carbon Language

64.55% of Carbon residents speak only English, while 35.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.07% of the population.

Carbon Language

Carbon Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1092321.1%
White168148.33%

12.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.09%

Male Poverty Rate

17.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carbon

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carbon is Hispanic, with 21.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carbon is White, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.91%.

Carbon Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.48%
Bachelors or Greater16%
High School7.53%
Some College2.33%

Carbon Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Male Employed8.22%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Carbon Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carbon Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$56,406$85,627
Households$55,833$79,834
Married Families$67,917$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,375$68,338

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carbon Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

66.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Carbon Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carbon Marriage

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

Carbon Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carbon Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam26
Second Gulf War7
Korea1
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Carbon Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7426
18 to 347
75+2
55 to 641
35 to 540

Carbon Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3620.69%

Carbon Veterans by Race

Carbon Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carbon Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.8%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Carbon Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carbon Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carbon 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

74.22%

Born in Carbon

88.5%

Native Born

11.5%

Foreign Born

9.06%

Non Citizen

2.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.5% of Carbon residents were born in the United States, with 74.22% having been born in Texas. 9.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carbon Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202930530.99%
202830231%
202729931.01%
202629631.02%
202529331.03%
202429031.05%
202328731.06%
202228420.71%
202128241.44%
202027851.83%
201927300%
201827300%
201727320.74%
201627120.74%
201526900%
2014269-1-0.37%
2013270-3-1.1%
2012273-1-0.36%
201127400%
201027400%

Carbon Population by Year