Lyford, Texas Population 2024

2,235

Lyford is a city located in Cameron County, Hidalgo County, Kenedy County, and Willacy County Texas. Lyford has a 2024 population of 2,235. Lyford is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -0.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,243 in 2020.

The average household income in Lyford is $54,563 with a poverty rate of 15.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Lyford is 35.1 years, 29.6 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Lyford Demographics

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

  • White: 80.83%
  • Two or more races: 15%
  • Other race: 4.17%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,279.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.36% (-8)
The current population of Lyford, Texas is 2,235 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,243.

Lyford, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,05380.83%
Two or more races38115%
Other race1064.17%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Lyford Population by Race

Lyford Population Pyramid 2024

Lyford Median Age

35.1

Total

29.6

Male

40.7

Female

Lyford Adults

There are 1,921 adults, (391 of whom are seniors) in Lyford.

Lyford Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Lyford Sex Ratio

Female1,31651.81%
Male1,22448.19%

Lyford Population by Age

Lyford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6903.6867.132.9
Married3514.7991.58.5
Non Family1931.1348.751.3
Female1234.53961
Male233.70100

4.64

Average Family Size

3.68

Average Household Size

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lyford Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade25214.52%
9th to 12th Grade23413.48%
High School Graduate68839.63%
Some College25514.69%
Associates Degree563.23%
Bachelors Degree20111.58%
Graduate Degree502.88%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Lyford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lyford Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic1,6591,185212
2+ Races31616128
White776539
Other Race62374

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 50.65%.

Lyford Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$26,000$30,250$19,595
Less Than 9th Grade$29,159$29,310$24,271
High School Graduate$19,293$29,674$8,992
Some College$19,423$0$18,606
Bachelors Degree$50,469$41,450$72,578
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$26,000

Average Earnings

$30,250

Average Male

$19,595

Average Female

Lyford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lyford Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lyford Language

25.19% of Lyford residents speak only English, while 74.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 74.68% of the population.

Lyford Language

Lyford Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,44438415.71%
Multiple3816617.32%
Other1062220.75%
White8933.37%

15.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.95%

Male Poverty Rate

15.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lyford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lyford is Other, with 20.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lyford is White, with 3.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.77%.

Lyford Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.05%
Some College21.22%
High School18.75%
Bachelors or Greater8.37%

Lyford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed18.42%
Female Employed8.14%
Male Employed2.41%
Male Unemployed0%

Lyford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lyford Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$39,300$54,563
Families$55,156$64,080
Married Families$66,573$-999,999,999
Non Families$14,884$28,781

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lyford Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Lyford Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lyford 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.

Lyford Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lyford Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

45

Number of Veterans

45

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War21
Vietnam19
Second Gulf War9
Korea0
World War II0

Lyford Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+24
35 to 5421
18 to 340
55 to 640
65 to 740

Lyford Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Hispanic402.17%
White241.61%
Other Race1213.64%
2+ Races92.65%

Lyford Veterans by Race

Lyford Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lyford Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lyford Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lyford Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lyford 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

82.99%

Born in Lyford

87.4%

Native Born

12.6%

Foreign Born

4.09%

Non Citizen

8.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.4% of Lyford residents were born in the United States, with 82.99% having been born in Texas. 4.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lyford Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,225-2-0.09%
20282,227-2-0.09%
20272,229-2-0.09%
20262,231-2-0.09%
20252,233-2-0.09%
20242,235-2-0.09%
20232,237-2-0.09%
20222,239-26-1.15%
20212,265220.98%
20202,243-279-11.06%
20192,522-1-0.04%
20182,523-12-0.47%
20172,535-38-1.48%
20162,573-15-0.58%
20152,58880.31%
20142,580-12-0.46%
20132,592-32-1.22%
20122,62490.34%
20112,615-4-0.15%
20102,61900%

Lyford Population by Year