Fort Stockton, Texas Population 2021

8,497
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Fort Stockton is a city located in Pecos County Texas. It is also the county seat of Pecos County. With a 2020 population of 8,497, it is the 268th largest city in Texas and the 3462nd largest city in the United States . Fort Stockton is currently growing at a rate of 0.45% annually and its population has increased by 2.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,283 in 2010. Fort Stockton reached it's highest population of 8,688 in 1980. Spanning over 6 miles, Fort Stockton has a population density of 1,542 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Stockton is $59,125 with a poverty rate of 20.76%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $829 per month, and the median house value is $96,100. The median age in Fort Stockton is 34.5 years, 33.8 years for males, and 36 years for females.

Fort Stockton Demographics

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

  • White: 83.24%
  • Other race: 10.13%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Black or African American: 2.53%
  • Native American: 0.72%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
The current population of Fort Stockton, Texas is 8,497 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,383.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,283.

Fort Stockton, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,01283.24%
Some Other Race85310.13%
Two or More Races2242.66%
Black or African American2132.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native610.72%
Asian440.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.20%
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Fort Stockton Population by Race

Fort Stockton Population Pyramid $2021

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Fort Stockton Median Age

34.5


Total

33.8


Male

36


Female

Fort Stockton Adults

There are 6,174 adults, (1,357 of whom are seniors) in Fort Stockton.

Fort Stockton Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Stockton Sex Ratio

Female

4,229

50.20%

Male

4,195

49.80%

Fort Stockton Population by Age

Fort Stockton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Stockton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.9%19.1%
All66.3%33.7%
Non Family51.1%48.9%
Male50.8%49.2%
Female49.2%50.8%

66.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Stockton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7712.866.3
Married1,4413.4480.9
Non Family7471.1551.1
Female4512.9649.2
Male1324.5150.8

3.35

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

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Fort Stockton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,06020.05%
9th to 12th Grade59311.22%
High School Graduate1,76733.42%
Some College1,16322.00%
Associates Degree1993.76%
Bachelors Degree3276.18%
Graduate Degree1783.37%
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Fort Stockton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Stockton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic3,6582,154211
White1,3101,219227
Other Race589319
Black17613432
2+ Races1369927
Asian444416
Native American3030
Islander1717

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 36.36%.

Fort Stockton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,937$40,558$26,368
Less Than 9th Grade$24,321$42,813$14,471
High School Graduate$33,042$35,625$16,705
Some College$35,921$39,643$31,500
Bachelors Degree$50,227$52,083$44,338
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,937

Average Earnings

$40,558

Average Male

$26,368

Average Female

Fort Stockton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Stockton Language by Age

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Fort Stockton Language

46.21% of Fort Stockton residents speak only English, while 53.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 52.36% of the population.

Fort Stockton Language

Fort Stockton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,1151,51724.81%
Other78623229.52%
White1,489694.63%
Black722737.50%

20.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.15%

Male Poverty Rate

22.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Stockton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Stockton is Black, with 37.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Stockton is White, with 4.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.27%.

Fort Stockton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.86%
Some College11.04%
High School7.67%
Bachelors or Greater3.12%

Fort Stockton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed16.35%
Female Employed9.42%
Male Employed8.87%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Fort Stockton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Stockton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,009$59,125
Families$55,718$66,810
Married Families$62,218-
Non Families$26,386$36,318
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Income by Household Type

Fort Stockton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Stockton Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Stockton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fort Stockton Marital Status by Race

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Fort Stockton Marital Status

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354

Number of Veterans

345

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam160
Second Gulf War73
First Gulf War41
Korea31
World War II8

Fort Stockton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+134
65 to 7488
18 to 3451
55 to 6441
35 to 5440

Fort Stockton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2645.26%
Hispanic1964.52%
Other Race578.42%
2+ Races95.84%
Native American914.75%
Islander847.06%
Black73.40%

Fort Stockton Veterans by Race

Fort Stockton Veterans by Education

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11.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Stockton Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Stockton Employment by Age

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Fort Stockton Employment by Race

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Fort Stockton 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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74.99%

Born in Fort Stockton

86.24%

Native Born

13.76%

Foreign Born

8.48%

Non Citizen

5.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.24% of Fort Stockton residents were born in the United States, with 74.99% having been born in Texas. 8.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fort Stockton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,497380.45%
20208,459380.45%
20198,421380.45%
20188,38370.08%
20178,376-20-0.24%
20168,396-135-1.58%
20158,531881.04%
20148,443720.86%
20138,371450.54%
20128,326-79-0.94%
20118,405510.61%
20108,3545080.63%
20007,846-678-0.83%
19908,524-164-0.19%
19808,6884050.48%
19708,2831,9102.66%
19606,3731,9293.67%
19504,4441,1503.04%
19403,2945992.03%
19302,6950.00%

Fort Stockton Population by Year