Carter, Texas Population 2024

2,260

Carter is a city located in Parker County and Wise County Texas. Carter has a 2024 population of 2,260. Carter is currently growing at a rate of 13.11% annually and its population has increased by 86.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,212 in 2020.

The average household income in Carter is $101,450 with a poverty rate of 2.02%. The median age in Carter is 42.1 years: 39.6 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Carter Demographics

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

  • White: 84.56%
  • Other race: 7.55%
  • Two or more races: 5.93%
  • Black or African American: 1.96%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
6.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
351.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
86.47% (1,048)
The current population of Carter, Texas is 2,260 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,212.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,46884.56%
Other race1317.55%
Two or more races1035.93%
Black or African American341.96%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Carter Population by Race

Carter Population Pyramid 2024

Carter Median Age

42.1

Total

39.6

Male

43.9

Female

Carter Adults

There are 1,352 adults, (198 of whom are seniors) in Carter.

Carter Age Dependency

50.4

Age Dependency Ratio

17.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Carter Sex Ratio

Female95755.13%
Male77944.87%

Carter Population by Age

Carter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5283.2993.86.3
Married2814.1191.88.2
Non Family1241.351000
Female913.128911
Male324.061000

3.86

Average Family Size

3.29

Average Household Size

93.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carter Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade12110.33%
Associates Degree484.1%
Bachelors Degree17414.86%
Graduate Degree100.85%
High School Graduate53245.43%
Less Than 9th Grade857.26%
Some College20117.16%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Carter Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carter Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White708562140
Hispanic34228244
Other Race82820
2+ Races696944
Black34340

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 63.77%.

Carter Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$61,587$118,068$53,843
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$35,982$66,099$31,038
Less Than 9th Grade$38,429$105,469$35,526
Overall$39,375$66,402$32,034
Some College$0$55,469$21,143

$39,375

Average Earnings

$66,402

Average Male

$32,034

Average Female

Carter Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carter Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carter Language

87.51% of Carter residents speak only English, while 12.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.49% of the population.

Carter Language

Carter Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,143353.06%

2.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.41%

Male Poverty Rate

2.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carter

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carter is White, with 3.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carter is White, with 3.06% 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 0%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 3.14%.

Carter Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater5.43%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%

Carter Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Carter Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carter Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$68,684$104,823
Households$96,029$101,450
Married Families$116,964$-999,999,999
Non Families$109,194$89,136

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carter Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Carter Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carter 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.

Carter Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carter Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

125

Number of Veterans

125

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War54
Second Gulf War53
Vietnam12
Korea0
World War II0

Carter Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5484
18 to 3416
55 to 6413
65 to 7412
75+0

Carter Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1099.34%
Hispanic288.19%
2+ Races1623.19%

Carter Veterans by Race

Carter Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.6%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carter Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76.8%

Labor Force Participation

73.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Carter Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carter Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carter 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

70.62%

Born in Carter

96.37%

Native Born

3.63%

Foreign Born

3.05%

Non Citizen

0.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.37% of Carter residents were born in the United States, with 70.62% having been born in Texas. 3.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carter Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,26026213.11%
20231,99826215.09%
20221,73626918.34%
20211,46725521.04%
20201,21200%

Carter Population by Year