Dickinson, Texas Population 2021

21,573
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Dickinson is a city located in Galveston County Texas. With a 2020 population of 21,573, it is the 134th largest city in Texas and the 1746th largest city in the United States . Dickinson is currently growing at a rate of 1.04% annually and its population has increased by 15.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,680 in 2010. Dickinson reached it's highest population of 21,573 in 2021. Spanning over 11 miles, Dickinson has a population density of 2,133 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dickinson is $90,503 with a poverty rate of 16.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $938 per month, and the median house value is $159,300. The median age in Dickinson is 40.2 years, 35.5 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Dickinson Demographics

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

  • White: 83.80%
  • Black or African American: 7.21%
  • Other race: 3.57%
  • Two or more races: 2.24%
  • Asian: 1.72%
  • Native American: 1.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Dickinson, Texas is 21,573 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,907.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,680.

Dickinson, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,39283.80%
Black or African American1,4967.21%
Some Other Race7403.57%
Two or More Races4642.24%
Asian3581.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native2951.42%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.04%
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Dickinson Population by Race

Dickinson Population Pyramid $2021

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Dickinson Median Age

40.2


Total

35.5


Male

42.9


Female

Dickinson Adults

There are 15,764 adults, (2,786 of whom are seniors) in Dickinson.

Dickinson Age Dependency

59.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickinson Sex Ratio

Female

9,864

47.53%

Male

10,890

52.47%

Dickinson Population by Age

Dickinson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dickinson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
All75.8%24.2%
Non Family67.9%32.1%
Female54%46%
Male43.9%56.1%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dickinson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8812.6275.8
Married4,2853.3487.2
Non Family2,3241.1767.9
Female1,0442.7854
Male2282.9343.9

3.16

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Dickinson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2858.96%
9th to 12th Grade1,1177.79%
High School Graduate3,84226.78%
Some College3,44524.02%
Associates Degree1,48710.37%
Bachelors Degree2,33216.26%
Graduate Degree8375.83%
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Dickinson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dickinson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,5228,0722,501
Hispanic3,9662,333296
Black1,2431,162268
Other Race44828722
Asian31916466
2+ Races20320338
Native American19341
Islander99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.35%.

Dickinson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,008$49,573$34,353
Less Than 9th Grade$26,206$29,070$22,105
High School Graduate$35,140$42,721$25,202
Some College$42,594$52,000$29,732
Bachelors Degree$75,723$96,078$55,375
Graduate Degree$77,009$88,851$70,234

$45,008

Average Earnings

$49,573

Average Male

$34,353

Average Female

Dickinson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dickinson Language by Age

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Dickinson Language

72.20% of Dickinson residents speak only English, while 27.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.43% of the population.

Dickinson Language

Dickinson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,1122,02528.47%
White11,3121,0459.24%
Native29514649.49%
Black1,4961439.56%
Other74011115.00%
Asian3584011.17%
Multiple464316.68%

16.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.76%

Male Poverty Rate

17.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickinson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickinson is Native, with 49.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickinson is Multiple, with 6.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.17%.

Dickinson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.43%
Some College12.33%
High School11.24%
Bachelors or Greater5.02%

Dickinson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.27%
Male Unemployed27.03%
Female Employed9.53%
Male Employed9.35%

Dickinson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dickinson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,875$90,503
Families$85,213$105,590
Married Families$97,837-
Non Families$32,714$52,784
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Income by Household Type

Dickinson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Dickinson Married by Age and Sex

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Dickinson 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 20-34.

Dickinson Marital Status by Race

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Dickinson Marital Status

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1,344

Number of Veterans

1,281

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War388
Second Gulf War381
Vietnam339
Korea85
World War II61

Dickinson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54571
65 to 74274
75+251
55 to 64219
18 to 3429

Dickinson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2339.43%
Hispanic2595.72%
Black735.44%
Other Race214.13%
Native American135.70%
2+ Races41.63%

Dickinson Veterans by Race

Dickinson Veterans by Education

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6.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickinson Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dickinson Employment by Age

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Dickinson Employment by Race

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Dickinson 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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59.46%

Born in Dickinson

84.76%

Native Born

15.24%

Foreign Born

12.57%

Non Citizen

2.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.76% of Dickinson residents were born in the United States, with 59.46% having been born in Texas. 12.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dickinson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,5732221.04%
202021,3512221.05%
201921,1292221.06%
201820,907880.42%
201720,8192591.26%
201620,5602551.26%
201520,3052981.49%
201420,0072761.40%
201319,7312251.15%
201219,5062871.49%
201119,219930.49%
201019,1262,0331.13%
200017,0937,5966.05%
19909,4971,9922.38%
19807,5052,7902.35%
19604,7150.00%

Dickinson Population by Year