Childress, Texas Population 2022

5,663
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Childress is a city located in Childress County Texas. Childress has a 2020 population of 5,663. It is also the county seat of Childress County. Childress is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -1.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,737 in 2010.

The average household income in Childress is $56,774 with a poverty rate of 13.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $774 per month, and the median house value is $78,500. The median age in Childress is 32.8 years, 30.4 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Childress Demographics

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

  • White: 77.90%
  • Two or more races: 9.33%
  • Black or African American: 7.56%
  • Other race: 5.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Childress, Texas is 5,663 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,737.

Childress, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,75977.90%
Black or African American4627.56%
Some Other Race3185.21%
Two or More Races5709.33%
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Childress Population by Race

Childress Population Pyramid 2022

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Childress Median Age

32.7


Total

31.4


Male

39.4


Female

Childress Adults

There are 4,982 adults, (698 of whom are seniors) in Childress.

Childress Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

16.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Childress Sex Ratio

Female

2,123

34.75%

Male

3,986

65.25%

Childress Population by Age

Childress Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Childress Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male78.4%21.6%
Married75.7%24.3%
All51.9%48.1%
Non Family26.6%73.4%
Female25.2%74.8%

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Childress Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9362.3451.9
Married7682.8975.7
Male2272.6878.4
Female3213.2225.2
Non Family6201.0926.6

2.74

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

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Childress Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1934.35%
9th to 12th Grade60213.57%
High School Graduate1,79340.41%
Some College98822.27%
Associates Degree1854.17%
Bachelors Degree55312.46%
Graduate Degree1232.77%
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Childress Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Childress Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,3282,172578
Hispanic1,7801,21098
Black269222
Other Race298220
2+ Races404279

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.83%.

Childress Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,348$41,968$24,324
Less Than 9th Grade$28,554$50,706$15,541
High School Graduate$24,557$42,500$14,811
Some College$35,306$37,450$33,375
Bachelors Degree$40,902$39,970$41,442
Graduate Degree$51,198$$

$35,348

Average Earnings

$41,968

Average Male

$24,324

Average Female

Childress Earnings by Educational Attainment

Childress Language by Age

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Childress Language

72.90% of Childress residents speak only English, while 27.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.10% of the population.

Childress Language

Childress Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,6512388.98%
Black5735.26%
Other72NaN%
Multiple4489420.98%
Hispanic1,81137420.65%

13.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.48%

Male Poverty Rate

17.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Childress

The race most likely to be in poverty in Childress is White, with 8.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Childress is Hispanic, with 20.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.26%.

Childress Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.28%
High School13.46%
Some College13.43%
Bachelors or Greater3.40%

Childress Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.83%
Male Unemployed36.50%
Female Employed10.58%
Female Unemployed48.48%

Childress Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Childress Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,535$61,038
Families$44,298$65,890
Married Families$69,146-
Non Families$33,821$38,423
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Income by Household Type

Childress Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Childress Married by Age and Sex

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Childress 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 55-64.

Childress Marital Status by Race

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Childress Marital Status

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255

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War43
First Gulf War122
Vietnam33
Korea12
World War II

Childress Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3443
35 to 54107
55 to 6442
65 to 7413
75+50

Childress Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2496.49%
Black61.40%
Hispanic361.83%

Childress Veterans by Race

Childress Veterans by Education

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3.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Childress Veterans by Education

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50.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Childress Employment by Age

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Childress Employment by Race

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Childress 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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69.41%

Born in Childress

90.31%

Native Born

9.69%

Foreign Born

7.73%

Non Citizen

1.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.31% of Childress residents were born in the United States, with 69.41% having been born in Texas. 7.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Childress Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19103,8180.00%
19205,0031,1852.74%
19307,1632,1603.65%
19406,464-699-1.02%
19507,6191,1551.66%
19606,399-1,220-1.73%
19705,408-991-1.67%
19805,8174090.73%
19905,055-762-1.39%
20006,7781,7232.98%
20106,105-673-1.04%
20116,068-37-0.61%
20126,031-37-0.61%
20135,994-37-0.61%
20145,957-37-0.62%
20155,920-37-0.62%
20165,883-37-0.62%
20175,846-37-0.63%
20185,809-37-0.63%
20195,772-37-0.64%
20205,737-35-0.61%
20215,700-37-0.64%
20225,663-37-0.65%

Childress Population by Year