Fort Stockton is a city located in Pecos County Texas. Fort Stockton has a 2020 population of 8,502. It is also the county seat of Pecos County. Fort Stockton is currently growing at a rate of 0.21% annually and its population has increased by 0.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,466 in 2010.
The average household income in Fort Stockton is $59,125 with a poverty rate of 21.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $743 per month, and the median house value is $120,400. The median age in Fort Stockton is 34.5 years, 33.8 years for males, and 36 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Stocktonwas:
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 54.55%.
44.32% of Fort Stockton residents speak only English, while 55.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 53.94% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Stockton is White, with 12.01% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Stockton is Multiple, with 4.02% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.94%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Fort Stockton
84.69% of Fort Stockton residents were born in the United States, with 71.03% having been born in Texas. 7.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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