Fort Stockton, Texas Population 2024

7,908

Fort Stockton is a city located in Pecos County Texas. Fort Stockton has a 2024 population of 7,908. It is also the county seat of Pecos County. Fort Stockton is currently declining at a rate of -1.74% annually and its population has decreased by -6.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,470 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Stockton is $82,413 with a poverty rate of 28.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Stockton is 34.5 years, 34.8 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

Fort Stockton Demographics

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

  • White: 65.97%
  • Two or more races: 17.68%
  • Other race: 11.45%
  • Black or African American: 4.08%
  • Asian: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.12%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
5.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,425.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.64% (-562)
The current population of Fort Stockton, Texas is 7,908 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,470.

Fort Stockton, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,54465.97%
Two or more races1,48617.68%
Other race96211.45%
Black or African American3434.08%
Asian430.51%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander160.19%
Native American100.12%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Fort Stockton Population by Race

Fort Stockton Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Stockton Median Age

34.5

Total

34.8

Male

34.3

Female

Fort Stockton Adults

There are 6,126 adults, (1,016 of whom are seniors) in Fort Stockton.

Fort Stockton Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Stockton Sex Ratio

Female4,17649.69%
Male4,22850.31%

Fort Stockton Population by Age

Fort Stockton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,1472.4665.734.3
Married1,1853.3788.511.5
Non Family1,0361.1150.549.5
Female7792.6457.942.1
Male1473.5630.669.4

2.97

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

65.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Stockton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade54810.08%
Associates Degree2905.33%
Bachelors Degree4087.5%
Graduate Degree2735.02%
High School Graduate1,91235.17%
Less Than 9th Grade4478.22%
Some College1,55928.67%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fort Stockton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Stockton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic3,7092,838320
White1,4091,326264
2+ Races980892141
Other Race5352990
Black24923270
Asian432727
Islander16160
Native American10100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 62.79%.

Fort Stockton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$60,104$102,875$51,964
Graduate Degree$121,154$134,081$62,946
High School Graduate$39,386$51,016$38,004
Less Than 9th Grade$25,609$33,750$0
Overall$42,420$71,076$32,478
Some College$45,566$85,354$32,168

$42,420

Average Earnings

$71,076

Average Male

$32,478

Average Female

Fort Stockton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Stockton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Stockton Language

50.77% of Fort Stockton residents speak only English, while 49.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 47.94% of the population.

Fort Stockton Language

Fort Stockton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,1702,07233.58%
Other88259167.01%
White1,3561138.33%
Multiple1,1971129.36%

28.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.7%

Male Poverty Rate

28.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Stockton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Stockton is Other, with 67.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Stockton is White, with 8.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.02%.

Fort Stockton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.6%
High School20.91%
Some College10.87%
Bachelors or Greater7.32%

Fort Stockton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed48.15%
Female Employed15.44%
Male Employed4.77%
Male Unemployed0%

Fort Stockton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Stockton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$66,950$84,703
Households$65,657$82,413
Married Families$96,875$-999,999,999
Non Families$56,029$72,805

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Stockton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Stockton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Fort Stockton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Stockton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

363

Number of Veterans

299

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War111
Second Gulf War110
Vietnam54
Korea16
World War II0

Fort Stockton Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54209
75+57
65 to 7441
55 to 6437
18 to 3419

Fort Stockton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2666.6%
Hispanic912.11%
2+ Races756.83%
Other Race142.34%
Islander850%

Fort Stockton Veterans by Race

Fort Stockton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Stockton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.4%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Stockton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Stockton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Stockton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.52%

Born in Fort Stockton

89.21%

Native Born

10.79%

Foreign Born

4.08%

Non Citizen

6.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.21% of Fort Stockton residents were born in the United States, with 77.52% having been born in Texas. 4.08% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,205-141-1.92%
20287,346-140-1.87%
20277,486-141-1.85%
20267,627-140-1.8%
20257,767-141-1.78%
20247,908-140-1.74%
20238,048-141-1.72%
20228,189-252-2.99%
20218,441-29-0.34%
20208,470881.05%
20198,382190.23%
20188,363-7-0.08%
20178,370-9-0.11%
20168,379-149-1.75%
20158,528911.08%
20148,437700.84%
20138,367430.52%
20128,324-79-0.94%
20118,403490.59%
20108,3545086.47%
20007,846-678-7.95%
19908,524-164-1.89%
19808,6884054.89%
19708,2831,91029.97%
19606,3731,92943.41%
19504,4441,15034.91%
19403,29459922.23%
19302,69500%
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Fort Stockton Population by Year