Dalhart, Texas Population 2024

8,375

Dalhart is a city located in Dallam County and Hartley County Texas. Dalhart has a 2024 population of 8,375. It is also the county seat of Dallam County. Dalhart is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually and its population has decreased by -0.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,429 in 2020.

The average household income in Dalhart is $87,436 with a poverty rate of 8.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Dalhart is 34.7 years, 36.5 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Dalhart Demographics

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

  • White: 71.02%
  • Two or more races: 15.96%
  • Other race: 10.51%
  • Native American: 2.37%
  • Black or African American: 0.11%
  • Asian: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,751.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.64% (-54)
The current population of Dalhart, Texas is 8,375 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,429.

Dalhart, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,69171.02%
Two or more races1,27915.96%
Other race84210.51%
Native American1902.37%
Black or African American90.11%
Asian20.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dalhart Population by Race

Dalhart Population Pyramid 2024

Dalhart Median Age

34.7

Total

36.5

Male

33

Female

Dalhart Adults

There are 5,614 adults, (1,142 of whom are seniors) in Dalhart.

Dalhart Age Dependency

79.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dalhart Sex Ratio

Female3,97349.58%
Male4,04050.42%

Dalhart Population by Age

Dalhart Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8202.878.121.9
Married1,7503.588.211.8
Non Family8471.0752.147.9
Female1433.61000
Male804.5392.57.5

3.35

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dalhart Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade68313.11%
9th to 12th Grade1222.34%
High School Graduate2,04339.21%
Some College1,07720.67%
Associates Degree1913.67%
Bachelors Degree70413.51%
Graduate Degree3917.5%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dalhart Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dalhart Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,6942,593855
Hispanic2,0991,396171
2+ Races72049551
Other Race59843429
Native American894545
Black763
Asian222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Dalhart Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$44,540$48,229$27,073
Less Than 9th Grade$34,126$42,973$20,290
High School Graduate$49,085$54,844$21,250
Some College$40,339$46,442$26,098
Bachelors Degree$48,953$50,607$47,792
Graduate Degree$57,788$58,109$0

$44,540

Average Earnings

$48,229

Average Male

$27,073

Average Female

Dalhart Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dalhart Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dalhart Language

66.36% of Dalhart residents speak only English, while 33.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.53% of the population.

Dalhart Language

Dalhart Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,70654214.62%
Multiple1,27227021.23%
Native190189.47%
White3,627180.5%
Asian22100%

8.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.4%

Male Poverty Rate

9.8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dalhart

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dalhart is Asian, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dalhart is White, with 0.5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.7%.

Dalhart Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College17.76%
Bachelors or Greater7.55%
High School3.9%
Less Than 9th Grade0.13%

Dalhart Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed55.07%
Male Unemployed53.57%
Female Employed6.34%
Male Employed5.39%

Dalhart Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dalhart Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$75,000$87,436
Families$89,309$102,387
Married Families$91,213$-999,999,999
Non Families$51,283$50,711

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dalhart Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.3%

Male Marriage Rate

65.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Dalhart Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dalhart Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

448

Number of Veterans

448

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War176
Vietnam110
First Gulf War64
Korea48
World War II3

Dalhart Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54144
65 to 74142
75+111
18 to 3431
55 to 6420

Dalhart Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2927.07%
Hispanic1637%
Other Race10918.11%
2+ Races476.52%

Dalhart Veterans by Race

Dalhart Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dalhart Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

75.5%

Labor Force Participation

73.8%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Dalhart Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dalhart Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dalhart 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

50.09%

Born in Dalhart

77.19%

Native Born

22.81%

Foreign Born

16.17%

Non Citizen

6.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.19% of Dalhart residents were born in the United States, with 50.09% having been born in Texas. 16.17% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,307-14-0.17%
20288,321-13-0.16%
20278,334-14-0.17%
20268,348-13-0.16%
20258,361-14-0.17%
20248,375-13-0.15%
20238,388-14-0.17%
20228,402-84-0.99%
20218,486570.68%
20208,4291491.8%
20198,280-28-0.34%
20188,308-83-0.99%
20178,391-67-0.79%
20168,458-7-0.08%
20158,4651021.22%
20148,363961.16%
20138,26780.1%
20128,2591461.8%
20118,1131251.56%
20107,98875110.38%
20007,23799115.87%
19906,246-608-8.87%
19806,8541,14920.14%
19705,70554510.56%
19605,160-758-12.81%
19505,9181,23626.4%
19404,682-9-0.19%
19304,6912,01575.3%
19202,676963.72%
19102,58000%
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Dalhart Population by Year