Dalhart, Texas Population 2021

8,244
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Dalhart is a city located in Dallam County Texas. It is also the county seat of Dallam County. With a 2020 population of 8,244, it is the 276th largest city in Texas and the 3543rd largest city in the United States . Dalhart is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually but its population has increased by 3.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,930 in 2010. Dalhart reached it's highest population of 8,463 in 2016. Spanning over 5 miles, Dalhart has a population density of 1,724 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dalhart is $77,316 with a poverty rate of 10.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $795 per month, and the median house value is $110,800. The median age in Dalhart is 32.5 years, 32.8 years for males, and 32.3 years for females.

Dalhart Demographics

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

  • White: 88.09%
  • Other race: 4.54%
  • Two or more races: 3.19%
  • Asian: 2.44%
  • Native American: 0.92%
  • Black or African American: 0.83%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dalhart, Texas is 8,244 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,343.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,930.

Dalhart, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,66788.09%
Some Other Race3954.54%
Two or More Races2783.19%
Asian2122.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native800.92%
Black or African American720.83%
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Dalhart Population by Race

Dalhart Population Pyramid $2021

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Dalhart Median Age

32.5


Total

32.8


Male

32.3


Female

Dalhart Adults

There are 6,126 adults, (1,266 of whom are seniors) in Dalhart.

Dalhart Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53

Child Dependency Ratio

Dalhart Sex Ratio

Female

4,550

52.27%

Male

4,154

47.73%

Dalhart Population by Age

Dalhart Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dalhart Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.3%20.7%
All64.8%35.2%
Female53.1%46.9%
Non Family42.7%57.3%
Male40.9%59.1%

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dalhart Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0092.8564.8
Married1,7553.5179.3
Non Family8861.2142.7
Female2412.9953.1
Male1274.8740.9

3.38

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Dalhart Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade67211.86%
9th to 12th Grade69012.18%
High School Graduate1,59428.14%
Some College1,47726.08%
Associates Degree2073.65%
Bachelors Degree72212.75%
Graduate Degree3025.33%
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Dalhart Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dalhart Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,1962,880781
Hispanic2,0681,030141
Other Race17011752
Asian16016043
2+ Races9771
Native American808019
Black71635

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 other race people with a rate of 30.59%.

Dalhart Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,836$41,875$22,184
Less Than 9th Grade$31,420$34,725$19,115
High School Graduate$34,578$49,115$21,650
Some College$34,211$41,463$22,372
Bachelors Degree$43,599$43,523$43,646
Graduate Degree$28,913$51,528$9,712

$33,836

Average Earnings

$41,875

Average Male

$22,184

Average Female

Dalhart Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dalhart Language by Age

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Dalhart Language

60.76% of Dalhart residents speak only English, while 39.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.60% of the population.

Dalhart Language

Dalhart Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,48444812.86%
White4,4454069.13%
Black5711.75%

10.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.03%

Male Poverty Rate

11.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dalhart

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dalhart is Hispanic, with 12.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dalhart is Black, with 1.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.50%.

Dalhart Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.83%
High School8.20%
Some College6.46%
Bachelors or Greater4.35%

Dalhart Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed74.36%
Male Employed6.06%
Female Employed3.33%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Dalhart Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dalhart Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,641$77,316
Families$71,329$91,223
Married Families$76,292-
Non Families$34,225$42,036
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Income by Household Type

Dalhart Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Dalhart Married by Age and Sex

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Dalhart Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dalhart Marital Status by Race

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Dalhart Marital Status

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382

Number of Veterans

355

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam89
First Gulf War86
Korea63
Second Gulf War45
World War II12

Dalhart Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+124
55 to 64106
65 to 7471
35 to 5444
18 to 3437

Dalhart Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3265.90%
Hispanic582.54%
Black5677.78%

Dalhart Veterans by Race

Dalhart Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dalhart Veterans by Education

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71.4%

Labor Force Participation

70.4%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Dalhart Employment by Age

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Dalhart Employment by Race

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Dalhart 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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46.17%

Born in Dalhart

77.85%

Native Born

22.15%

Foreign Born

17.13%

Non Citizen

5.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.85% of Dalhart residents were born in the United States, with 46.17% having been born in Texas. 17.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dalhart Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,244-33-0.40%
20208,277-33-0.40%
20198,310-33-0.40%
20188,343-50-0.60%
20178,393-70-0.83%
20168,463280.33%
20158,435971.16%
20148,338981.19%
20138,24060.07%
20128,2341411.74%
20118,0931231.54%
20107,9707330.97%
20007,2379911.48%
19906,246-608-0.92%
19806,8541,1491.85%
19705,7055451.01%
19605,160-758-1.36%
19505,9181,2362.37%
19404,682-9-0.02%
19304,6912,0155.77%
19202,676960.37%
19102,5800.00%

Dalhart Population by Year