Palacios, Texas Population 2021

4,513
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Palacios is a city located in Matagorda County Texas. With a 2020 population of 4,513, it is the 392nd largest city in Texas and the 5062nd largest city in the United States . Palacios is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -4.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,718 in 2010. Palacios reached it's highest population of 5,153 in 2000. Spanning over 5 miles, Palacios has a population density of 914 people per square mile.

The average household income in Palacios is $52,936 with a poverty rate of 24.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $759 per month, and the median house value is $111,800. The median age in Palacios is 31.4 years, 29.8 years for males, and 33.9 years for females.

Palacios Demographics

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

  • White: 72.07%
  • Other race: 12.44%
  • Asian: 11.05%
  • Black or African American: 2.81%
  • Two or more races: 1.20%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palacios, Texas is 4,513 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,546.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,718.

Palacios, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,30872.07%
Some Other Race57112.44%
Asian50711.05%
Black or African American1292.81%
Two or More Races551.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.44%
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Palacios Population by Race

Palacios Population Pyramid $2021

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Palacios Median Age

31.4


Total

29.8


Male

33.9


Female

Palacios Adults

There are 3,221 adults, (517 of whom are seniors) in Palacios.

Palacios Age Dependency

69.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Palacios Sex Ratio

Female

2,171

47.30%

Male

2,419

52.70%

Palacios Population by Age

Palacios Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palacios Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female85.8%14.2%
Married85.6%14.4%
All67.7%32.3%
Non Family44.8%55.2%
Male0%100%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palacios Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6702.7367.7
Married8003.385.6
Non Family509044.8
Female2533.7385.8
Male1084.350

3.49

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Palacios Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade45717.21%
9th to 12th Grade1244.67%
High School Graduate1,20545.37%
Some College38614.53%
Associates Degree1053.95%
Bachelors Degree2288.58%
Graduate Degree1515.69%
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Palacios Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Palacios Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,5791,08177
White668622281
Other Race293195
Asian28825121
Black8181
2+ Races2121
Native American2020

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 white people with a rate of 42.07%.

Palacios Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,010$31,347$22,212
Less Than 9th Grade$16,969$16,969$
High School Graduate$31,900$37,813$22,038
Some College$14,659$$14,545
Bachelors Degree$$49,100$
Graduate Degree$62,694$$

$27,010

Average Earnings

$31,347

Average Male

$22,212

Average Female

Palacios Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palacios Language by Age

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Palacios Language

43.16% of Palacios residents speak only English, while 56.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 45.51% of the population.

Palacios Language

Palacios Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,02495731.65%
Other57135161.47%
Asian50710119.92%
White835404.79%

24.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.24%

Male Poverty Rate

26.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palacios

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palacios is Other, with 61.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palacios is White, with 4.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.88%.

Palacios Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.03%
High School6.39%
Some College5.60%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Palacios Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed7.84%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Palacios Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palacios Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,140$52,936
Families$49,150$58,731
Married Families$62,846-
Non Families$25,843$39,717
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Income by Household Type

Palacios Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Palacios Married by Age and Sex

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Palacios 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 35-44.

Palacios Marital Status by Race

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Palacios Marital Status

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225

Number of Veterans

216

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
Korea38
First Gulf War17
Second Gulf War17
World War II

Palacios Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6476
35 to 5471
75+47
65 to 7431
18 to 34

Palacios Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1707.03%
Hispanic1195.70%
Other Race5415.65%
Native American15.00%

Palacios Veterans by Race

Palacios Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Palacios Veterans by Education

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62.7%

Labor Force Participation

62%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Palacios Employment by Age

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Palacios Employment by Race

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Palacios 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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72.07%

Born in Palacios

81.05%

Native Born

18.95%

Foreign Born

11.00%

Non Citizen

7.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.05% of Palacios residents were born in the United States, with 72.07% having been born in Texas. 11.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Palacios Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,513-11-0.24%
20204,524-11-0.24%
20194,535-11-0.24%
20184,546-63-1.37%
20174,609-45-0.97%
20164,654420.91%
20154,612-4-0.09%
20144,616-31-0.67%
20134,647-16-0.34%
20124,663-30-0.64%
20114,693-22-0.47%
20104,715-438-0.88%
20005,1537351.55%
19904,418-249-0.55%
19804,6671,0252.51%
19703,642-34-0.09%
19603,6768772.76%
19502,7990.00%

Palacios Population by Year