Marfa, Texas Population 2020

1,714

Marfa, Texas's estimated population is 1,714 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Marfa, Texas is the 648th largest city in Texas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1051.94 people/mi² (406.16 people/km²).

The overall median age is 41.3 years, 34 years for males, and 49.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.8 males.

The median income for households in Marfa, Texas is $, while the mean household income is $.

Marfa Tx Demographics

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

  • White: 95.86%
  • Native American: 3.69%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Asian: 0.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Marfa, Texas?

1,714
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20181,714-58-3.27%
20171,772-21-1.17%
20161,793211.19%
20151,772-43-2.37%
20141,815-47-2.52%
20131,862-61-3.17%
20121,923-39-1.99%
20111,962-34-1.70%
20101,9960.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,71495.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native663.69%
Some Other Race60.34%
Asian20.11%

Marfa Tx Population Pyramid 2020

Marfa Tx Median Age

41.3


Total

34


Male

49.2


Female

Marfa Tx Adults

There are 1,310 adults, (444 of whom are seniors) in Marfa Tx.

Marfa Tx Age Dependency

106.5

Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Marfa Tx Sex Ratio

Female

886

49.55%

Male

902

50.45%

Marfa Tx Households and Families

Marfa Tx Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Marfa Tx Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married70.6%29.4%
All67.6%32.4%
Female66%34%
Non Family63.4%36.6%

67.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6272.8467.6
Non Family3251.3963.4
Married2313.8470.6
Female476.466
Male245.96100

4.31

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Marfa Tx Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade21918.27%
9th to 12th Grade1058.76%
High School Graduate21618.02%
Some College21918.27%
Associates Degree231.92%
Bachelors Degree22718.93%
Graduate Degree19015.85%

Marfa Tx Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic80247873
White397397344
Other Race66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 86.65%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,934$31,183$21,932
Less Than High School$22,639$31,027$
High School Grad$30,852$31,477$
Some College$22,955$22,589$
Bachelors Degree$51,056$48,750$52,375
Graduate Degree$43,029$$55,909

$24,934

Average Earnings

$31,183

Average Male

$21,932

Average Female

Marfa Tx Language

Marfa Tx Language by Age

Marfa Tx Language

34.29% of Marfa Tx residents speak only English, while 65.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 65.54% of the population.

Marfa Tx Poverty

Marfa Tx Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,30839129.89%
Native6666100.00%
White475316.53%

23.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.78%

Male Poverty Rate

23.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marfa Tx

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marfa Tx is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marfa Tx is White, with 6.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.87%.

Name Poverty
Some College28.93%
Less Than High School22.22%
High School11.57%
Bachelors or Greater10.82%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed18.13%
Male Employed8.62%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Marfa Tx Income

Marfa Tx Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,402$50,465
Families$61,184$68,881
Married Families$100,740-
Non Families$24,554$32,273

Marfa Tx Marital Status

Marfa Tx Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Marfa Tx Married by Age and Sex

Marfa Tx Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Marfa Tx Marital Status by Race

Marfa Tx Veterans

23

Number of Veterans

23

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Marfa Tx Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic232.53%
White231.78%

Marfa Tx Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marfa Tx Employment Status

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Marfa Tx Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

44.41%

Born in Texas

70.53%

Native Born

29.47%

Foreign Born

23.83%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

70.53% of Marfa Tx residents were born in the United States, with 44.41% having been born in Texas. 23.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.