Fort Stockton, Texas Population 2022

8,502
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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.

Fort Stockton Demographics

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

  • White: 80.66%
  • Two or more races: 9.42%
  • Other race: 6.64%
  • Black or African American: 1.97%
  • Asian: 0.92%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.19%
The current population of Fort Stockton, Texas is 8,502 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,466.

Fort Stockton, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,75880.66%
Black or African American1651.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.19%
Asian770.92%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.20%
Some Other Race5566.64%
Two or More Races7899.42%
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Fort Stockton Population by Race

Fort Stockton Population Pyramid 2022

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Fort Stockton Median Age

34.7


Total

34.6


Male

34.7


Female

Fort Stockton Adults

There are 6,168 adults, (1,396 of whom are seniors) in Fort Stockton.

Fort Stockton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Stockton Sex Ratio

Female

4,068

48.56%

Male

4,310

51.44%

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
Married87%13%
All70.2%29.8%
Non Family64.1%35.9%
Male47.6%52.4%
Female46.8%53.2%

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Stockton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0302.5470.2
Married1,3233.4487
Male1684.2547.6
Female5232.6646.8
Non Family1,0161.0364.1

3.17

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Fort Stockton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade79514.83%
9th to 12th Grade63611.87%
High School Graduate1,64730.73%
Some College1,34925.17%
Associates Degree2815.24%
Bachelors Degree4308.02%
Graduate Degree2214.12%
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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
Asian777742
White1,4371,354267
2+ Races46343479
Black12610116
Hispanic3,6182,311294
Native American1616
Islander1717
Other Race452257

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%.

Fort Stockton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,433$54,727$28,125
Less Than 9th Grade$24,340$36,382$16,012
High School Graduate$42,045$47,148$21,750
Some College$40,547$73,971$30,268
Bachelors Degree$52,533$55,268$44,457
Graduate Degree$$$

$41,433

Average Earnings

$54,727

Average Male

$28,125

Average Female

Fort Stockton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Stockton Language by Age

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Fort Stockton Language

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.

Fort Stockton Language

Fort Stockton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,49017912.01%
Other190NaN%
Hispanic6,0591,47024.26%
Multiple622254.02%

21.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.43%

Male Poverty Rate

25.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Stockton

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%.

Fort Stockton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.94%
High School16.82%
Some College12.92%
Bachelors or Greater1.75%

Fort Stockton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.18%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed13.12%
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$51,221$67,726
Families$59,699$73,612
Married Families$79,714-
Non Families$30,481$53,199
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Income by Household Type

Fort Stockton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

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 45-54, 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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357

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War41
First Gulf War130
Vietnam121
Korea53
World War II8

Fort Stockton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
35 to 54144
55 to 649
65 to 7456
75+131

Fort Stockton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2635.43%
Black74.43%
Native American956.25%
Islander952.94%
Other Race6112.60%
2+ Races81.43%
Hispanic1162.71%

Fort Stockton Veterans by Race

Fort Stockton Veterans by Education

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17.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Stockton Veterans by Education

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

1.6%

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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71.03%

Born in Fort Stockton

84.69%

Native Born

15.31%

Foreign Born

7.75%

Non Citizen

7.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Fort Stockton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19302,6950.00%
19403,2945992.03%
19504,4441,1503.04%
19606,3731,9293.67%
19708,2831,9102.66%
19808,6884050.48%
19908,524-164-0.19%
20007,846-678-0.83%
20108,2834370.54%
20118,301180.22%
20128,319180.22%
20138,337180.22%
20148,355180.22%
20158,373180.22%
20168,391180.21%
20178,409180.21%
20188,427180.21%
20198,445180.21%
20208,466210.25%
20218,484180.21%
20228,502180.21%

Fort Stockton Population by Year