Littlefield, Texas Population 2022

5,857
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Littlefield is a city located in Lamb County Texas. Littlefield has a 2020 population of 5,857. It is also the county seat of Lamb County. Littlefield is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -1.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,943 in 2010.

The average household income in Littlefield is $53,549 with a poverty rate of 21.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $766 per month, and the median house value is $66,200. 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 Littlefieldwas:

  • White: 88.80%
  • Two or more races: 5.68%
  • Black or African American: 3.56%
  • Other race: 1.31%
  • Asian: 0.47%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Littlefield, Texas is 5,857 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,943.

Littlefield, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,23988.80%
Black or African American2103.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.19%
Asian280.47%
Some Other Race771.31%
Two or More Races3355.68%
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Littlefield Population by Race

Littlefield Population Pyramid 2022

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Littlefield Median Age

32.8


Total

31.9


Male

36


Female

Littlefield Adults

There are 4,197 adults, (871 of whom are seniors) in Littlefield.

Littlefield Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Littlefield Sex Ratio

Female

2,935

49.75%

Male

2,965

50.25%

Littlefield Population by Age

Littlefield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Littlefield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
All66.8%33.2%
Non Family52.7%47.3%
Female45.1%54.9%
Male31.6%68.4%

66.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Littlefield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1342.7266.8
Married9173.4991.5
Male1363.4331.6
Female3483.9545.1
Non Family7331.0552.7

3.49

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Littlefield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade40511.02%
9th to 12th Grade47512.93%
High School Graduate1,29835.32%
Some College71919.56%
Associates Degree3669.96%
Bachelors Degree3499.50%
Graduate Degree631.71%
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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
Native American222
Asian282817
White1,6561,314315
Hispanic1,8511,31778
2+ Races171977
Black124124
Other Race4914

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black 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$31,567$41,313$21,853
Less Than 9th Grade$20,903$48,843$11,968
High School Graduate$27,074$37,500$20,811
Some College$30,754$45,859$28,042
Bachelors Degree$47,917$57,935$45,000
Graduate Degree$61,146$$61,146

$31,567

Average Earnings

$41,313

Average Male

$21,853

Average Female

Littlefield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Littlefield Language by Age

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Littlefield Language

60.42% of Littlefield residents speak only English, while 39.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.98% of the population.

Littlefield Language

Littlefield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple33512035.82%
Black1935427.98%
Hispanic3,24180024.68%
White2,20439918.10%
OtherNaN%

21.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.05%

Male Poverty Rate

29.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Littlefield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Littlefield is Multiple, with 35.82% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.06%.

Littlefield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.90%
High School9.42%
Some College15.89%
Bachelors or Greater2.48%

Littlefield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.78%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed17.47%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Littlefield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Littlefield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,926$50,678
Families$51,454$60,040
Married Families$69,277-
Non Families$18,594$28,045
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Income by Household Type

Littlefield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.1%

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 Over 65, 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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256

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War47
First Gulf War84
Vietnam53
Korea14
World War II25

Littlefield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3432
35 to 5484
55 to 6423
65 to 7438
75+79

Littlefield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2406.44%
Black169.58%
Hispanic733.36%

Littlefield Veterans by Race

Littlefield Veterans by Education

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3.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Littlefield Veterans by Education

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58%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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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83.02%

Born in Littlefield

93.93%

Native Born

6.07%

Foreign Born

4.97%

Non Citizen

1.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.93% of Littlefield residents were born in the United States, with 83.02% having been born in Texas. 4.97% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19303,2180.00%
19403,8175991.72%
19506,5402,7235.53%
19607,2366961.02%
19706,738-498-0.71%
19807,4096710.95%
19906,489-920-1.32%
20006,507180.03%
20106,372-135-0.21%
20116,329-43-0.67%
20126,286-43-0.68%
20136,243-43-0.68%
20146,200-43-0.69%
20156,157-43-0.69%
20166,114-43-0.70%
20176,071-43-0.70%
20186,028-43-0.71%
20195,985-43-0.71%
20205,943-42-0.70%
20215,900-43-0.72%
20225,857-43-0.73%

Littlefield Population by Year