Monahans, Texas Population 2021

8,160
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Monahans is a city located in Ward County Texas. It is also the county seat of Ward County. With a 2020 population of 8,160, it is the 278th largest city in Texas and the 3571st largest city in the United States . Monahans is currently growing at a rate of 2.15% annually and its population has increased by 17.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,953 in 2010. Monahans reached it's highest population of 8,567 in 1960. Spanning over 29 miles, Monahans has a population density of 283 people per square mile.

The average household income in Monahans is $73,186 with a poverty rate of 13.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,001 per month, and the median house value is $88,900. The median age in Monahans is 32.8 years, 33.8 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.

Monahans Demographics

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

  • White: 83.93%
  • Other race: 5.92%
  • Black or African American: 5.75%
  • Native American: 1.79%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Two or more races: 1.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Monahans, Texas is 8,160 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,644.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,953.

Monahans, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,39483.93%
Some Other Race4515.92%
Black or African American4385.75%
American Indian and Alaska Native1361.79%
Asian1111.46%
Two or More Races881.16%
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Monahans Population by Race

Monahans Population Pyramid $2021

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Monahans Median Age

32.8


Total

33.8


Male

32.4


Female

Monahans Adults

There are 5,438 adults, (942 of whom are seniors) in Monahans.

Monahans Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Monahans Sex Ratio

Female

3,874

50.85%

Male

3,744

49.15%

Monahans Population by Age

Monahans Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monahans Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.9%27.1%
All65.2%34.8%
Male63.2%36.8%
Female56%44%
Non Family55.8%44.2%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monahans Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5542.9565.2
Married1,3283.8972.9
Non Family7971.3655.8
Female2773.0956
Male1522.7463.2

3.6

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

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Monahans Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade47410.19%
9th to 12th Grade50410.84%
High School Graduate1,55733.48%
Some College1,17225.20%
Associates Degree2976.39%
Bachelors Degree46810.06%
Graduate Degree1793.85%
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Monahans Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Monahans Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,2991,474134
White1,8811,769327
Black373373154
Other Race36922725
Native American11771
Asian754527
2+ Races995

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 2+ races people with a rate of 55.56%.

Monahans Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,105$61,504$31,069
Less Than 9th Grade$31,118$51,750$15,208
High School Graduate$41,282$64,679$18,109
Some College$50,123$60,882$31,731
Bachelors Degree$50,142$51,094$49,444
Graduate Degree$51,293$$51,315

$47,105

Average Earnings

$61,504

Average Male

$31,069

Average Female

Monahans Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monahans Language by Age

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Monahans Language

62.68% of Monahans residents speak only English, while 37.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.73% of the population.

Monahans Language

Monahans Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,25577118.12%
White2,6582007.52%
Other4515111.31%
Black4344410.14%
Native134139.70%

13.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.47%

Male Poverty Rate

19.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monahans

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monahans is Hispanic, with 18.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monahans is White, with 7.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.68%.

Monahans Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.08%
High School13.02%
Some College7.78%
Bachelors or Greater2.97%

Monahans Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed59.41%
Male Unemployed15.13%
Female Employed6.34%
Male Employed4.96%

Monahans Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monahans Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,870$73,186
Families$68,375$79,524
Married Families$79,228-
Non Families$48,583$54,988
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Income by Household Type

Monahans Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Monahans Married by Age and Sex

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Monahans 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 35-44.

Monahans Marital Status by Race

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Monahans Marital Status

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363

Number of Veterans

358

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War141
Vietnam105
Second Gulf War53
World War II13
Korea10

Monahans Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54141
65 to 7491
18 to 3453
55 to 6447
75+31

Monahans Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3067.13%
Hispanic582.10%
Black5713.01%

Monahans Veterans by Race

Monahans Veterans by Education

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2.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monahans Veterans by Education

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63.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.3%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Monahans Employment by Age

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Monahans Employment by Race

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Monahans 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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66.01%

Born in Monahans

90.10%

Native Born

9.90%

Foreign Born

5.92%

Non Citizen

3.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.10% of Monahans residents were born in the United States, with 66.01% having been born in Texas. 5.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Monahans Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,1601722.15%
20207,9881722.20%
20197,8161722.25%
20187,6441982.66%
20177,446-136-1.79%
20167,582-21-0.28%
20157,603430.57%
20147,5602513.43%
20137,3092473.50%
20127,062971.39%
20116,965460.66%
20106,919980.14%
20006,821-1,280-1.71%
19908,101-296-0.36%
19808,397640.08%
19708,333-234-0.28%
19608,5672,2563.10%
19506,3112,3674.81%
19403,9440.00%

Monahans Population by Year