Donna, Texas Population 2021

16,220
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Donna is a city located in Hidalgo County Texas. With a 2020 population of 16,220, it is the 177th largest city in Texas and the 2200th largest city in the United States . Donna is currently declining at a rate of -0.36% annually but its population has increased by 2.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,798 in 2010. Donna reached it's highest population of 16,480 in 2016. Spanning over 8 miles, Donna has a population density of 1,956 people per square mile.

The average household income in Donna is $39,426 with a poverty rate of 36.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $569 per month, and the median house value is $59,500. 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 Donna was:

  • White: 83.73%
  • Other race: 11.38%
  • Two or more races: 4.15%
  • Asian: 0.57%
  • Black or African American: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Donna, Texas is 16,220 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,397.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,798.

Donna, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,73983.73%
Some Other Race1,86711.38%
Two or More Races6814.15%
Asian940.57%
Black or African American280.17%
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Donna Population by Race

Donna Population Pyramid $2021

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Donna Median Age

32


Total

30.2


Male

34


Female

Donna Adults

There are 11,380 adults, (2,515 of whom are seniors) in Donna.

Donna Age Dependency

85.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Donna Sex Ratio

Female

8,247

50.26%

Male

8,162

49.74%

Donna Population by Age

Donna Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Donna Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.1%28.9%
Male66%34%
All62.3%37.7%
Non Family56.6%43.4%
Female52.3%47.7%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Donna Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0113.2762.3
Married2,086471.1
Non Family1,2641.1456.6
Female1,2553.9752.3
Male4064.0566

3.94

Average Family Size

3.27

Average Household Size

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Donna Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,43024.90%
9th to 12th Grade1,08011.07%
High School Graduate2,70427.71%
Some College2,32723.84%
Associates Degree3413.49%
Bachelors Degree6196.34%
Graduate Degree2582.64%
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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
Hispanic8,7585,343675
Other Race1,55758171
White981886183
2+ Races171968
Black221

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$21,560$21,692$21,357
Less Than 9th Grade$12,898$14,985$10,373
High School Graduate$21,260$20,581$23,407
Some College$25,151$26,779$22,909
Bachelors Degree$37,768$40,670$33,472
Graduate Degree$63,971$72,898$54,125

$21,560

Average Earnings

$21,692

Average Male

$21,357

Average Female

Donna Earnings by Educational Attainment

Donna Language by Age

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Donna Language

16.76% of Donna residents speak only English, while 83.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 82.83% of the population.

Donna Language

Donna Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic15,2075,69737.46%
Other1,86773539.37%
Multiple68138856.98%
White1,03619418.73%
Asian9494100.00%
Black2827.14%

36.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.88%

Male Poverty Rate

38.07%

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 Black, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.93%.

Donna Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade53.79%
High School24.78%
Some College11.92%
Bachelors or Greater6.39%

Donna Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.45%
Male Unemployed24.66%
Female Employed20.78%
Male Employed16.59%

Donna Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Donna Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,724$39,426
Families$33,279$44,975
Married Families$42,625-
Non Families$12,359$21,360
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Income by Household Type

Donna Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

41.1%

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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307

Number of Veterans

275

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam121
First Gulf War57
Second Gulf War24
Korea19
World War II10

Donna Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74134
75+98
35 to 5448
55 to 6416
18 to 3411

Donna Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3073.32%
Hispanic1391.34%

Donna Veterans by Race

Donna Veterans by Education

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11.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Donna Veterans by Education

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51.6%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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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70.29%

Born in Donna

81.45%

Native Born

18.55%

Foreign Born

11.69%

Non Citizen

6.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.45% of Donna residents were born in the United States, with 70.29% having been born in Texas. 11.69% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,220-59-0.36%
202016,279-59-0.36%
201916,338-59-0.36%
201816,397-32-0.19%
201716,429-51-0.31%
201616,480360.22%
201516,444560.34%
201416,3881070.66%
201316,2811070.66%
201216,1741771.11%
201115,9972021.28%
201015,7951,0270.67%
200014,7682,1161.56%
199012,6522,7002.43%
19809,9522,5873.06%
19707,365-157-0.21%
19607,5223510.48%
19507,1712,4594.29%
19404,7126091.39%
19304,1030.00%

Donna Population by Year