Dilley, Texas Population 2021

4,527
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Dilley is a city located in Frio County Texas. With a 2020 population of 4,527, it is the 390th largest city in Texas and the 5048th largest city in the United States . Dilley is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 16.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,894 in 2010. Dilley reached it's highest population of 4,527 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Dilley has a population density of 1,943 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dilley is $55,392 with a poverty rate of 28.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $766 per month, and the median house value is $52,800. The median age in Dilley is 26.5 years, 26.7 years for males, and 25.8 years for females.

Dilley Demographics

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

  • White: 82.21%
  • Black or African American: 8.13%
  • Other race: 5.95%
  • Two or more races: 2.75%
  • Asian: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dilley, Texas is 4,527 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,470.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,894.

Dilley, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,61882.21%
Black or African American3588.13%
Some Other Race2625.95%
Two or More Races1212.75%
Asian240.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.41%
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Dilley Population by Race

Dilley Population Pyramid $2021

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Dilley Median Age

26.5


Total

26.7


Male

25.8


Female

Dilley Adults

There are 3,470 adults, (312 of whom are seniors) in Dilley.

Dilley Age Dependency

39.4

Age Dependency Ratio

9.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dilley Sex Ratio

Female

1,378

31.31%

Male

3,023

68.69%

Dilley Population by Age

Dilley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dilley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Married67.4%32.6%
All56.6%43.4%
Female17.6%82.4%

56.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dilley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7613.956.6
Married3374.8967.4
Non Family2101.3968.6
Female1874.4717.6
Male277.07100

4.75

Average Family Size

3.9

Average Household Size

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Dilley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade41316.12%
9th to 12th Grade53720.96%
High School Graduate84933.14%
Some College39615.46%
Associates Degree2258.78%
Bachelors Degree833.24%
Graduate Degree592.30%
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Dilley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dilley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,8971,042103
White40034125
Black225180
Other Race172866
2+ Races11262
Asian17178
Native American99

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 asian people with a rate of 47.06%.

Dilley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,459$27,231$30,781
Less Than 9th Grade$17,621$17,409$
High School Graduate$30,234$40,259$21,726
Some College$39,719$68,182$38,656
Bachelors Degree$34,167$33,646$48,333
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,459

Average Earnings

$27,231

Average Male

$30,781

Average Female

Dilley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dilley Language by Age

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Dilley Language

45.58% of Dilley residents speak only English, while 54.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 53.77% of the population.

Dilley Language

Dilley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,56981131.57%
White358256.98%
Other311032.26%

28.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.89%

Male Poverty Rate

30.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dilley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dilley is Other, with 32.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dilley is White, with 6.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.24%.

Dilley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.56%
High School18.58%
Bachelors or Greater9.15%
Some College0.92%

Dilley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed41.39%
Male Employed15.51%
Female Employed2.57%
Female Unemployed2.08%

Dilley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dilley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,832$55,392
Families$54,271$60,408
Married Families$68,514-
Non Families$26,333$42,165
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Income by Household Type

Dilley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

20.7%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Dilley Married by Age and Sex

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Dilley 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 45-54.

Dilley Marital Status by Race

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Dilley Marital Status

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72

Number of Veterans

60

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War30
Vietnam28
First Gulf War9
World War II5
Korea

Dilley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7425
35 to 5421
18 to 3418
75+8
55 to 64

Dilley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White542.00%
Hispanic190.76%
Black185.03%

Dilley Veterans by Race

Dilley Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dilley Veterans by Education

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38.8%

Labor Force Participation

29.4%

Employment Rate

24.3%

Unemployment Rate

Dilley Employment by Age

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Dilley Employment by Race

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Dilley 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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84.75%

Born in Dilley

95.89%

Native Born

4.11%

Foreign Born

3.18%

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.89% of Dilley residents were born in the United States, with 84.75% having been born in Texas. 3.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dilley Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,527190.42%
20204,508190.42%
20194,489190.43%
20184,470541.22%
20174,416671.54%
20164,349320.74%
20154,317701.65%
20144,2471122.71%
20134,135832.05%
20124,052992.50%
20113,953491.26%
20103,9042300.61%
20003,6741,0423.39%
19902,632530.20%
19802,5790.00%

Dilley Population by Year