Littlefield, Texas Population 2021

5,645
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Littlefield is a city located in Lamb County Texas. It is also the county seat of Lamb County. With a 2020 population of 5,645, it is the 338th largest city in Texas and the 4440th largest city in the United States . Littlefield is currently declining at a rate of -1.72% annually and its population has decreased by -11.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,372 in 2010. Littlefield reached it's highest population of 7,409 in 1980. Spanning over 6 miles, Littlefield has a population density of 892 people per square mile.

The average household income in Littlefield is $53,549 with a poverty rate of 22.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $773 per month, and the median house value is $65,000. The median age in Littlefield is 31.4 years, 30.7 years for males, and 31.9 years for females.

Littlefield Demographics

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

  • White: 85.71%
  • Black or African American: 6.33%
  • Other race: 3.59%
  • Two or more races: 3.43%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Littlefield, Texas is 5,645 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,942.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,372.

Littlefield, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,10585.71%
Black or African American3776.33%
Some Other Race2143.59%
Two or More Races2043.43%
Asian390.65%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.29%
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Littlefield Population by Race

Littlefield Population Pyramid $2021

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Littlefield Median Age

31.4


Total

30.7


Male

31.9


Female

Littlefield Adults

There are 4,071 adults, (820 of whom are seniors) in Littlefield.

Littlefield Age Dependency

83.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58

Child Dependency Ratio

Littlefield Sex Ratio

Female

2,986

50.13%

Male

2,970

49.87%

Littlefield Population by Age

Littlefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Littlefield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.4%13.6%
All67.2%32.8%
Non Family60%40%
Female43.5%56.5%
Male19.3%80.7%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Littlefield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0332.8967.2
Married9593.4186.4
Non Family5921.160
Female3684.2543.5
Male1143.419.3

3.5

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

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Littlefield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade37910.57%
9th to 12th Grade51514.36%
High School Graduate1,23434.41%
Some College72420.19%
Associates Degree3018.39%
Bachelors Degree2998.34%
Graduate Degree1343.74%
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Littlefield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Littlefield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,8571,269144
White1,5121,238262
Black18415728
Other Race13589
2+ Races7529
Asian393923
Native American444

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Littlefield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,180$39,216$19,315
Less Than 9th Grade$18,456$35,735$11,692
High School Graduate$30,023$34,567$15,000
Some College$30,424$43,562$25,060
Bachelors Degree$53,224$53,125$53,295
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,180

Average Earnings

$39,216

Average Male

$19,315

Average Female

Littlefield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Littlefield Language by Age

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Littlefield Language

58.25% of Littlefield residents speak only English, while 41.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 40.87% of the population.

Littlefield Language

Littlefield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,45081023.48%
White2,00336318.12%
Black36114439.89%
Multiple20411355.39%
Other214188.41%

22.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.15%

Male Poverty Rate

27.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Littlefield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Littlefield is Multiple, with 55.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Littlefield is Other, with 8.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.88%.

Littlefield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.01%
Some College16.32%
High School9.15%
Bachelors or Greater1.42%

Littlefield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed20.00%
Female Unemployed14.81%
Male Employed10.02%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Littlefield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Littlefield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,156$53,549
Families$48,450$61,321
Married Families$57,305-
Non Families$25,000$28,878
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Income by Household Type

Littlefield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Littlefield Married by Age and Sex

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Littlefield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Littlefield Marital Status by Race

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Littlefield Marital Status

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225

Number of Veterans

208

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War61
Vietnam52
Second Gulf War36
World War II25
Korea23

Littlefield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+82
35 to 5461
65 to 7434
55 to 6424
18 to 3424

Littlefield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2136.02%
Hispanic341.59%
Black125.13%

Littlefield Veterans by Race

Littlefield Veterans by Education

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2.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Littlefield Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Littlefield Employment by Age

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Littlefield Employment by Race

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Littlefield 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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84.15%

Born in Littlefield

93.89%

Native Born

6.11%

Foreign Born

3.76%

Non Citizen

2.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.89% of Littlefield residents were born in the United States, with 84.15% having been born in Texas. 3.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Littlefield Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,645-99-1.72%
20205,744-99-1.69%
20195,843-99-1.67%
20185,942-33-0.55%
20175,975-13-0.22%
20165,988-43-0.71%
20156,031-107-1.74%
20146,138-83-1.33%
20136,221-95-1.50%
20126,316-100-1.56%
20116,416330.52%
20106,383-124-0.19%
20006,507180.03%
19906,489-920-1.32%
19807,4096710.95%
19706,738-498-0.71%
19607,2366961.02%
19506,5402,7235.53%
19403,8175991.72%
19303,2180.00%

Littlefield Population by Year