Palacios, Texas Population 2022

4,331
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Palacios is a city located in Matagorda County Texas. Palacios has a 2020 population of 4,331. Palacios is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -1.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,395 in 2010.

The average household income in Palacios is $52,936 with a poverty rate of 17.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $88,600. 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 Palacioswas:

  • White: 67.75%
  • Other race: 15.62%
  • Asian: 8.67%
  • Two or more races: 4.97%
  • Black or African American: 2.33%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Palacios, Texas is 4,331 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,395.

Palacios, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,10967.75%
Black or African American1072.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.65%
Asian3988.67%
Some Other Race71715.62%
Two or More Races2284.97%
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Palacios Population by Race

Palacios Population Pyramid 2022

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Palacios Median Age

40.1


Total

38.1


Male

49.3


Female

Palacios Adults

There are 3,518 adults, (634 of whom are seniors) in Palacios.

Palacios Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Palacios Sex Ratio

Female

2,024

44.11%

Male

2,565

55.89%

Palacios Population by Age

Palacios Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Palacios Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married87.1%12.9%
All74.5%25.5%
Non Family53.5%46.5%
Male48.3%51.7%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Palacios Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,524374.5
Married6883.6687.1
Male1433.7748.3
Female2074.97100
Non Family486053.5

3.84

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Palacios Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade61820.44%
9th to 12th Grade1214.00%
High School Graduate1,16638.57%
Some College45715.12%
Associates Degree1695.59%
Bachelors Degree2508.27%
Graduate Degree2428.01%
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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
White809761436
Hispanic1,8441,18156
Black5555
Native American3030
Asian267239
Other Race369151
2+ Races22863

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 53.89%.

Palacios Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,801$31,454$21,404
Less Than 9th Grade$16,825$$
High School Graduate$37,594$$30,278
Some College$19,073$19,664$14,875
Bachelors Degree$25,402$$
Graduate Degree$37,034$36,507$

$26,801

Average Earnings

$31,454

Average Male

$21,404

Average Female

Palacios Earnings by Educational Attainment

Palacios Language by Age

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Palacios Language

41.06% of Palacios residents speak only English, while 58.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.41% of the population.

Palacios Language

Palacios Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White985343.45%
Other420NaN%
Hispanic3,03877425.48%

17.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.45%

Male Poverty Rate

19.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Palacios

The race most likely to be in poverty in Palacios is White, with 3.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Palacios is Hispanic, with 25.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.77%.

Palacios Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.74%
High School2.93%
Some College0.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Palacios Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.45%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Palacios Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Palacios Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,167$57,390
Families$73,445$67,411
Married Families$72,713-
Non Families$21,389$35,986
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Income by Household Type

Palacios Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

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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345

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War111
First Gulf War13
Vietnam71
Korea45
World War II

Palacios Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54145
55 to 6472
65 to 7461
75+67

Palacios Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White28611.91%
Other Race5912.16%
Hispanic1416.17%

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%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

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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75.64%

Born in Palacios

82.83%

Native Born

17.17%

Foreign Born

10.39%

Non Citizen

6.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.83% of Palacios residents were born in the United States, with 75.64% having been born in Texas. 10.39% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19502,7990.00%
19603,6768772.76%
19703,642-34-0.09%
19804,6671,0252.51%
19904,418-249-0.55%
20005,1537351.55%
20104,718-435-0.88%
20114,686-32-0.68%
20124,654-32-0.68%
20134,622-32-0.69%
20144,590-32-0.69%
20154,558-32-0.70%
20164,526-32-0.70%
20174,494-32-0.71%
20184,462-32-0.71%
20194,430-32-0.72%
20204,395-35-0.79%
20214,363-32-0.73%
20224,331-32-0.73%

Palacios Population by Year