Dimmitt, Texas Population 2021

4,027
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Dimmitt is a city located in Castro County Texas. It is also the county seat of Castro County. With a 2020 population of 4,027, it is the 421st largest city in Texas and the 5392nd largest city in the United States . Dimmitt is currently declining at a rate of -0.89% annually and its population has decreased by -8.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,393 in 2010. Dimmitt reached it's highest population of 5,019 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Dimmitt has a population density of 1,278 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dimmitt is $62,692 with a poverty rate of 12.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $644 per month, and the median house value is $81,700. The median age in Dimmitt is 34.8 years, 34.8 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.

Dimmitt Demographics

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

  • White: 87.37%
  • Two or more races: 5.36%
  • Other race: 4.16%
  • Black or African American: 2.20%
  • Asian: 0.69%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dimmitt, Texas is 4,027 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,135.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,393.

Dimmitt, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,65387.37%
Two or More Races2245.36%
Some Other Race1744.16%
Black or African American922.20%
Asian290.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.22%
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Dimmitt Population by Race

Dimmitt Population Pyramid $2021

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Dimmitt Median Age

34.8


Total

34.8


Male

34.6


Female

Dimmitt Adults

There are 2,948 adults, (654 of whom are seniors) in Dimmitt.

Dimmitt Age Dependency

82.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dimmitt Sex Ratio

Female

2,111

50.49%

Male

2,070

49.51%

Dimmitt Population by Age

Dimmitt Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dimmitt Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male87.2%12.8%
Married66.8%33.2%
Female65.6%34.4%
All60.1%39.9%
Non Family41.9%58.1%

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dimmitt Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3313.0860.1
Married6303.9966.8
Non Family3771.0341.9
Female2853.7365.6
Male393.4987.2

3.78

Average Family Size

3.08

Average Household Size

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Dimmitt Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade45318.66%
9th to 12th Grade2269.31%
High School Graduate78932.50%
Some College61625.37%
Associates Degree582.39%
Bachelors Degree1646.75%
Graduate Degree1225.02%
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Dimmitt Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dimmitt Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,6181,087138
White735587124
Other Race65133
Black474713
2+ Races35354
Asian111111
Native American99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Dimmitt Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,646$31,556$35,445
Less Than 9th Grade$21,750$24,063$
High School Graduate$37,224$55,977$35,875
Some College$26,987$25,526$30,583
Bachelors Degree$43,125$43,125$41,250
Graduate Degree$53,988$$

$33,646

Average Earnings

$31,556

Average Male

$35,445

Average Female

Dimmitt Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dimmitt Language by Age

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Dimmitt Language

39.67% of Dimmitt residents speak only English, while 60.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 59.36% of the population.

Dimmitt Language

Dimmitt Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,14044414.14%
White8388610.26%
Multiple221229.95%
Other1681810.71%

12.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.63%

Male Poverty Rate

10.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dimmitt

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dimmitt is Hispanic, with 14.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dimmitt is Multiple, with 9.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.22%.

Dimmitt Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.07%
High School6.19%
Some College3.66%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Dimmitt Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed12.13%
Female Employed2.81%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Dimmitt Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dimmitt Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,233$62,692
Families$58,125$72,913
Married Families$72,010-
Non Families$27,669$34,888
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Income by Household Type

Dimmitt Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Dimmitt Married by Age and Sex

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Dimmitt Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Dimmitt Marital Status by Race

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Dimmitt Marital Status

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111

Number of Veterans

111

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War83
Korea16
World War II
Vietnam
Second Gulf War

Dimmitt Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5471
75+28
55 to 6412
65 to 74
18 to 34

Dimmitt Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1074.01%
Hispanic834.09%
2+ Races45.48%

Dimmitt Veterans by Race

Dimmitt Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dimmitt Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

0.5%

Unemployment Rate

Dimmitt Employment by Age

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Dimmitt Employment by Race

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Dimmitt 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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74.53%

Born in Dimmitt

82.64%

Native Born

17.36%

Foreign Born

13.61%

Non Citizen

3.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.64% of Dimmitt residents were born in the United States, with 74.53% having been born in Texas. 13.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dimmitt Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,027-36-0.89%
20204,063-36-0.88%
20194,099-36-0.87%
20184,135-66-1.57%
20174,201-39-0.92%
20164,240-17-0.40%
20154,257-78-1.80%
20144,335-108-2.43%
20134,443-85-1.88%
20124,5281232.79%
20114,405-21-0.47%
20104,426510.12%
20004,375-33-0.08%
19904,408-611-1.29%
19805,0196921.49%
19704,3271,3923.96%
19602,9350.00%

Dimmitt Population by Year