Monahans, Texas Population 2022

8,012
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Monahans is a city located in Ward County Texas. Monahans has a 2020 population of 8,012. It is also the county seat of Ward County. Monahans is currently growing at a rate of 1.11% annually and its population has increased by 2.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,836 in 2010.

The average household income in Monahans is $73,186 with a poverty rate of 13.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $888 per month, and the median house value is $102,600. 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 Monahanswas:

  • White: 84.70%
  • Black or African American: 6.64%
  • Other race: 3.44%
  • Two or more races: 2.77%
  • Native American: 1.62%
  • Asian: 0.83%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Monahans, Texas is 8,012 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,836.

Monahans, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,49484.70%
Black or African American5096.64%
American Indian and Alaska Native1241.62%
Asian640.83%
Some Other Race2643.44%
Two or More Races2122.77%
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Monahans Population by Race

Monahans Population Pyramid 2022

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Monahans Median Age

34.2


Total

34.2


Male

34.1


Female

Monahans Adults

There are 5,331 adults, (900 of whom are seniors) in Monahans.

Monahans Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Monahans Sex Ratio

Female

3,886

50.68%

Male

3,781

49.32%

Monahans Population by Age

Monahans Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Monahans Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74%26%
Male72.4%27.6%
All66.5%33.5%
Female56.4%43.6%
Non Family56.3%43.7%

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Monahans Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5712.9466.5
Married1,2864.0274
Male2172.5372.4
Female2962.9656.4
Non Family7721.2656.3

3.61

Average Family Size

2.94

Average Household Size

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Monahans Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade58212.64%
9th to 12th Grade3918.49%
High School Graduate1,57834.27%
Some College1,14324.82%
Associates Degree3698.01%
Bachelors Degree4269.25%
Graduate Degree1162.52%
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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
Asian27208
Black36635385
2+ Races11911019
White1,7901,693277
Other Race19710926
Hispanic2,3721,537153
Native American10855

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.63%.

Monahans Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,286$60,426$27,813
Less Than 9th Grade$38,646$50,357$14,420
High School Graduate$30,453$44,552$16,842
Some College$53,107$69,665$39,839
Bachelors Degree$51,327$$50,953
Graduate Degree$$98,750$51,250

$44,286

Average Earnings

$60,426

Average Male

$27,813

Average Female

Monahans Earnings by Educational Attainment

Monahans Language by Age

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Monahans Language

65.35% of Monahans residents speak only English, while 34.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.73% of the population.

Monahans Language

Monahans Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,6332107.98%
Black506397.71%
Other73NaN%
Hispanic4,31673817.10%

13.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.52%

Male Poverty Rate

18.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Monahans

The race most likely to be in poverty in Monahans is White, with 7.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Monahans is Hispanic, with 17.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.03%.

Monahans Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.49%
High School14.92%
Some College5.18%
Bachelors or Greater4.31%

Monahans Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.27%
Male Unemployed13.84%
Female Employed6.88%
Female Unemployed43.14%

Monahans Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Monahans Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,155$75,809
Families$72,481$82,417
Married Families$85,761-
Non Families$48,906$55,433
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Income by Household Type

Monahans Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

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 45-54.

Monahans Marital Status by Race

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Monahans Marital Status

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348

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War47
First Gulf War136
Vietnam113
Korea9
World War II7

Monahans Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3447
35 to 54136
55 to 6443
65 to 74104
75+18

Monahans Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2966.81%
Black5211.90%
Hispanic742.61%

Monahans Veterans by Race

Monahans Veterans by Education

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4.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Monahans Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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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70.25%

Born in Monahans

92.49%

Native Born

7.51%

Foreign Born

4.19%

Non Citizen

3.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.49% of Monahans residents were born in the United States, with 70.25% having been born in Texas. 4.19% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19403,9440.00%
19506,3112,3674.81%
19608,5672,2563.10%
19708,333-234-0.28%
19808,397640.08%
19908,101-296-0.36%
20006,821-1,280-1.71%
20106,9531320.19%
20117,041881.27%
20127,129881.25%
20137,217881.23%
20147,305881.22%
20157,393881.20%
20167,481881.19%
20177,569881.18%
20187,657881.16%
20197,745881.15%
20207,836911.17%
20217,924881.12%
20228,012881.11%

Monahans Population by Year