Dickens, Texas Population 2021

259
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Dickens is a city located in Dickens County Texas. It is also the county seat of Dickens County. With a 2020 population of 259, it is the 1132nd largest city in Texas and the 15832nd largest city in the United States . Dickens is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -9.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 286 in 2010. Dickens reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Dickens has a population density of 270 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dickens is $72,043 with a poverty rate of 17.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $390 per month, and the median house value is $38,800. The median age in Dickens is 55.1 years, 49.4 years for males, and 57.1 years for females.

Dickens Demographics

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

  • White: 90.04%
  • Other race: 6.05%
  • Black or African American: 2.85%
  • Native American: 1.07%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Dickens, Texas is 259 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 259.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 286.

Dickens, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25390.04%
Some Other Race176.05%
Black or African American82.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native31.07%
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Dickens Population by Race

Dickens Population Pyramid $2021

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Dickens Median Age

55.1


Total

49.4


Male

57.1


Female

Dickens Adults

There are 236 adults, (73 of whom are seniors) in Dickens.

Dickens Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

44.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickens Sex Ratio

Female

155

55.16%

Male

126

44.84%

Dickens Population by Age

Dickens Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dickens Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Non Family70.7%29.3%
Female85.7%14.3%
All86.9%13.1%
Married100%0%

86.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dickens Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1072.6386.9
Married523.35100
Non Family411.2770.7
Female143.9385.7
Male00

3.47

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Dickens Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade177.73%
9th to 12th Grade2812.73%
High School Graduate6328.64%
Some College7835.45%
Associates Degree167.27%
Bachelors Degree188.18%
Graduate Degree0.00%
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Dickens Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dickens Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16213018
Hispanic5845
Other Race1711
Native American33

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 white people with a rate of 11.11%.

Dickens Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,250$$
Less Than 9th Grade$29,063$29,063$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$75,250$75,500$
Bachelors Degree$70,781$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$44,250

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$

Average Female

Dickens Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dickens Language by Age

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Dickens Language

82.77% of Dickens residents speak only English, while 17.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.23% of the population.

Dickens Language

Dickens Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic754661.33%
Other171588.24%
White19842.02%

17.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.94%

Male Poverty Rate

25.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickens

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickens is Other, with 88.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickens is White, with 2.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.38%.

Dickens Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.89%
Some College21.28%
High School19.05%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Dickens Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed6.90%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Dickens Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dickens Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,250$72,043
Families$71,250$77,836
Married Families$77,500-
Non Families-$62,720
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Income by Household Type

Dickens Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dickens Married by Age and Sex

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Dickens Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Dickens Marital Status by Race

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Dickens Marital Status

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34

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Dickens Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6422
65 to 7410
35 to 542
75+
18 to 34

Dickens Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3415.74%
Hispanic2641.27%

Dickens Veterans by Race

Dickens Veterans by Education

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64.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickens Veterans by Education

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44.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.1%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dickens Employment by Age

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Dickens Employment by Race

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Dickens 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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88.61%

Born in Dickens

97.51%

Native Born

2.49%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

2.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.51% of Dickens residents were born in the United States, with 88.61% having been born in Texas. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dickens Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212590.00%
20202590.00%
20192590.00%
201825941.57%
201725510.39%
2016254-2-0.78%
2015256-2-0.78%
2014258-10-3.73%
2013268-2-0.74%
2012270-11-3.91%
2011281-6-2.09%
20102870.00%

Dickens Population by Year