Overton, Texas Population 2024

2,315

Overton is a city located in Rusk County and Smith County Texas. Overton has a 2024 population of 2,315. Overton is currently growing at a rate of 0.43% annually and its population has increased by 1.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,277 in 2020.

The average household income in Overton is $70,034 with a poverty rate of 12.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Overton is 31.9 years, 26.8 years for males, and 36.7 years for females.

Overton Demographics

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

  • White: 75.03%
  • Two or more races: 12.84%
  • Black or African American: 11.39%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
6.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
345.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.67% (38)
The current population of Overton, Texas is 2,315 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,277.

Overton, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,02875.03%
Two or more races34712.84%
Black or African American30811.39%
Other race170.63%
Native American30.11%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Overton Population by Race

Overton Population Pyramid 2024

Overton Median Age

31.9

Total

26.8

Male

36.7

Female

Overton Adults

There are 2,002 adults, (275 of whom are seniors) in Overton.

Overton Age Dependency

56.5

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Overton Sex Ratio

Female1,29647.95%
Male1,40752.05%

Overton Population by Age

Overton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8033.2764.335.7
Married2913.6872.227.8
Non Family2361.3958.541.5
Female1664.8980.119.9
Male1103.7431.868.2

3.66

Average Family Size

3.27

Average Household Size

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Overton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade382.35%
9th to 12th Grade1217.47%
High School Graduate65840.64%
Some College42826.44%
Associates Degree996.11%
Bachelors Degree23814.7%
Graduate Degree372.29%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Overton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Overton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,085984161
Hispanic25620984
Black25424330
2+ Races14310879
Other Race555
Native American330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Overton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$38,667$52,500$22,895
Less Than 9th Grade$0$36,536$2,499
High School Graduate$31,989$51,552$21,625
Some College$46,912$83,182$0
Bachelors Degree$55,341$84,500$44,875
Graduate Degree$66,875$0$0

$38,667

Average Earnings

$52,500

Average Male

$22,895

Average Female

Overton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Overton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Overton Language

91.03% of Overton residents speak only English, while 8.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.8% of the population.

Overton Language

Overton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,73219611.32%
Multiple3388525.15%
Hispanic4898517.38%
Black2853512.28%

12.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.46%

Male Poverty Rate

20.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Overton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Overton is Multiple, with 25.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Overton is White, with 11.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.12%.

Overton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater28.73%
High School13.2%
Some College11.65%
Less Than 9th Grade10.49%

Overton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed79.49%
Male Unemployed22.37%
Male Employed2.33%
Female Employed0.64%

Overton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Overton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$53,250$70,034
Families$63,750$75,695
Married Families$91,477$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,269$47,960

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Overton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Overton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Overton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Overton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Overton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

92

Number of Veterans

86

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War22
Second Gulf War15
Vietnam14
Korea5
World War II0

Overton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6443
35 to 5426
65 to 7414
75+9
18 to 340

Overton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White764.95%
Black113.9%
2+ Races53.03%

Overton Veterans by Race

Overton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

7.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Overton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Overton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Overton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Overton 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

79.62%

Born in Overton

95.56%

Native Born

4.44%

Foreign Born

2.92%

Non Citizen

1.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.56% of Overton residents were born in the United States, with 79.62% having been born in Texas. 2.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Overton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,36290.38%
20282,353100.43%
20272,34390.39%
20262,334100.43%
20252,32490.39%
20242,315100.43%
20232,30590.39%
20222,29650.22%
20212,291140.61%
20202,277-231-9.21%
20192,50820.08%
20182,506-5-0.2%
20172,51160.24%
20162,505-4-0.16%
20152,509-15-0.59%
20142,524-14-0.55%
20132,538-24-0.94%
20122,562-5-0.19%
20112,567140.55%
20102,55300%

Overton Population by Year