Donna, Texas Population 2022

16,997
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Donna is a city located in Hidalgo County Texas. Donna has a 2020 population of 16,997. Donna is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 1.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,797 in 2010.

The average household income in Donna is $39,426 with a poverty rate of 43.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $563 per month, and the median house value is $59,900. The median age in Donna is 32 years, 30.2 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Donna Demographics

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

  • White: 80.64%
  • Other race: 10.43%
  • Two or more races: 7.91%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Black or African American: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Donna, Texas is 16,997 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,797.

Donna, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,20980.64%
Black or African American280.17%
Asian1390.85%
Some Other Race1,70910.43%
Two or More Races1,2967.91%
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Donna Population by Race

Donna Population Pyramid 2022

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Donna Median Age

29.5


Total

28.4


Male

31.2


Female

Donna Adults

There are 10,418 adults, (2,371 of whom are seniors) in Donna.

Donna Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

74.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Donna Sex Ratio

Female

8,182

49.95%

Male

8,199

50.05%

Donna Population by Age

Donna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Donna Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.3%28.7%
Non Family62.8%37.2%
All60.2%39.8%
Male56.9%43.1%
Female39.9%60.1%

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Donna Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8873.3560.2
Married2,0414.1471.3
Male3674.0456.9
Female1,2224.1539.9
Non Family1,2571.162.8

4.09

Average Family Size

3.35

Average Household Size

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Donna Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,20624.25%
9th to 12th Grade8979.86%
High School Graduate2,77830.54%
Some College2,03122.33%
Associates Degree2422.66%
Bachelors Degree5576.12%
Graduate Degree3864.24%
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Donna Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Donna Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black221
2+ Races568292148
White844784157
Hispanic8,2365,193770
Other Race1,49562960

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 black people with a rate of 50.00%.

Donna Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,271$22,078$16,157
Less Than 9th Grade$12,685$16,620$10,928
High School Graduate$19,603$19,897$17,205
Some College$25,011$31,956$20,260
Bachelors Degree$41,650$42,350$38,654
Graduate Degree$56,000$71,332$

$20,271

Average Earnings

$22,078

Average Male

$16,157

Average Female

Donna Earnings by Educational Attainment

Donna Language by Age

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Donna Language

19.01% of Donna residents speak only English, while 80.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 80.51% of the population.

Donna Language

Donna Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian139139100.00%
Multiple1,29660446.60%
Hispanic15,1986,66643.86%
White1,01025925.64%
Black2827.14%
Other731NaN%

43.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.69%

Male Poverty Rate

45.59%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Donna

The race most likely to be in poverty in Donna is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Donna is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.76%.

Donna Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade57.49%
High School29.34%
Some College16.72%
Bachelors or Greater5.94%

Donna Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed14.90%
Male Unemployed36.31%
Female Employed25.59%
Female Unemployed65.24%

Donna Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Donna Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,226$38,163
Families$33,897$43,055
Married Families$43,555-
Non Families$13,626$21,949
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Income by Household Type

Donna Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.3%

Male Marriage Rate

43.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Donna Married by Age and Sex

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Donna Marriage

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

Donna Marital Status by Race

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Donna Marital Status

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344

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War98
First Gulf War33
Vietnam100
Korea23
World War II

Donna Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54114
55 to 647
65 to 74114
75+109

Donna Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2983.73%
2+ Races465.71%
Hispanic1841.93%

Donna Veterans by Race

Donna Veterans by Education

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10.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Donna Veterans by Education

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50%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Donna Employment by Age

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Donna Employment by Race

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Donna 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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73.12%

Born in Donna

82.23%

Native Born

17.77%

Foreign Born

11.66%

Non Citizen

6.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.23% of Donna residents were born in the United States, with 73.12% having been born in Texas. 11.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Donna Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19304,1030.00%
19404,7126091.39%
19507,1712,4594.29%
19607,5223510.48%
19707,365-157-0.21%
19809,9522,5873.06%
199012,6522,7002.43%
200014,7682,1161.56%
201015,7981,0300.68%
201115,8981000.63%
201215,9981000.63%
201316,0981000.63%
201416,1981000.62%
201516,2981000.62%
201616,3981000.61%
201716,4981000.61%
201816,5981000.61%
201916,6981000.60%
202016,797990.59%
202116,8971000.60%
202216,9971000.59%

Donna Population by Year