Panhandle, Texas Population 2021

2,252
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Panhandle is a city located in Carson County Texas. It is also the county seat of Carson County. With a 2020 population of 2,252, it is the 571st largest city in Texas and the 7175th largest city in the United States . Panhandle is currently declining at a rate of -1.31% annually and its population has decreased by -8.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,452 in 2010. Panhandle reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Panhandle has a population density of 1,060 people per square mile.

The average household income in Panhandle is $89,309 with a poverty rate of 7.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $806 per month, and the median house value is $133,800. The median age in Panhandle is 36.6 years, 35.8 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Panhandle Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Panhandlewas:

  • White: 96.07%
  • Black or African American: 1.66%
  • Native American: 1.13%
  • Two or more races: 0.94%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Panhandle, Texas is 2,252 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,312.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,452.

Panhandle, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,54596.07%
Black or African American441.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native301.13%
Two or More Races250.94%
Asian50.19%
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Panhandle Population by Race

Panhandle Population Pyramid $2021

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Panhandle Median Age

36.6


Total

35.8


Male

37.4


Female

Panhandle Adults

There are 1,965 adults, (432 of whom are seniors) in Panhandle.

Panhandle Age Dependency

72.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Panhandle Sex Ratio

Female

1,351

51.00%

Male

1,298

49.00%

Panhandle Population by Age

Panhandle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Panhandle Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family73.7%26.3%
Female76.3%23.8%
All79.5%20.5%
Married82.6%17.4%
Male100%0%

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Panhandle Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9702.6779.5
Married5993.182.6
Non Family2891.3373.7
Female804.2676.3
Male25.5100

3.22

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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Panhandle Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.10%
9th to 12th Grade442.56%
High School Graduate53531.09%
Some College37021.50%
Associates Degree1196.91%
Bachelors Degree41424.06%
Graduate Degree22012.78%
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Panhandle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Panhandle Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4821,463581
Hispanic17913638
Native American20195
2+ Races1919
Black16166
Asian554

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 asian people with a rate of 80.00%.

Panhandle Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,397$57,034$45,817
Less Than 9th Grade$22,216$$
High School Graduate$34,236$47,500$24,167
Some College$52,273$53,125$37,279
Bachelors Degree$56,621$76,750$47,097
Graduate Degree$75,441$77,206$61,196

$54,397

Average Earnings

$57,034

Average Male

$45,817

Average Female

Panhandle Earnings by Educational Attainment

Panhandle Language by Age

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Panhandle Language

89.37% of Panhandle residents speak only English, while 10.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.71% of the population.

Panhandle Language

Panhandle Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,2351868.32%
Hispanic27820.72%

7.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.88%

Male Poverty Rate

7.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Panhandle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Panhandle is White, with 8.32% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Panhandle is Hispanic, with 0.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.71%.

Panhandle Poverty

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Name Poverty
Bachelors or Greater2.53%
High School2.49%
Some College2.08%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Panhandle Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed4.56%
Male Employed0.43%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Panhandle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Panhandle Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$85,804$89,309
Families$99,102$104,574
Married Families$108,125-
Non Families$43,466$51,541
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Income by Household Type

Panhandle Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Panhandle Married by Age and Sex

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Panhandle 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.

Panhandle Marital Status by Race

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Panhandle Marital Status

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182

Number of Veterans

182

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam59
Second Gulf War31
First Gulf War19
World War II7
Korea1

Panhandle Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7461
75+55
35 to 5455
18 to 3411
55 to 64

Panhandle Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1638.65%
Hispanic209.26%
2+ Races1894.74%
Native American13.33%

Panhandle Veterans by Race

Panhandle Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Panhandle Veterans by Education

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69.9%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Panhandle Employment by Age

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Panhandle Employment by Race

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Panhandle 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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78.56%

Born in Panhandle

97.43%

Native Born

2.57%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

1.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.43% of Panhandle residents were born in the United States, with 78.56% having been born in Texas. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Panhandle Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,252-30-1.31%
20202,282-30-1.30%
20192,312-30-1.28%
20182,342-4-0.17%
20172,346-34-1.43%
20162,380281.19%
20152,352-9-0.38%
20142,361170.73%
20132,344-40-1.68%
20122,384-88-3.56%
20112,472281.15%
20102,4440.00%

Panhandle Population by Year