Pearsall, Texas Population 2024

8,972

Pearsall is a city located in Frio County Texas. Pearsall has a 2024 population of 8,972. It is also the county seat of Frio County. Pearsall is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually and its population has increased by 2.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,784 in 2020.

The average household income in Pearsall is $60,304 with a poverty rate of 27.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Pearsall is 30.6 years, 29.9 years for males, and 31.3 years for females.

Pearsall Demographics

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

  • White: 62.02%
  • Two or more races: 29.37%
  • Other race: 4.58%
  • Black or African American: 2.74%
  • Asian: 1.03%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
6.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,370.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.14% (188)
The current population of Pearsall, Texas is 8,972 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,784.

Pearsall, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,50162.02%
Two or more races2,60529.37%
Other race4064.58%
Black or African American2432.74%
Asian911.03%
Native American240.27%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pearsall Population by Race

Pearsall Population Pyramid 2024

Pearsall Median Age

30.6

Total

29.9

Male

31.3

Female

Pearsall Adults

There are 6,705 adults, (1,013 of whom are seniors) in Pearsall.

Pearsall Age Dependency

55.8

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Pearsall Sex Ratio

Female3,69341.63%
Male5,17758.37%

Pearsall Population by Age

Pearsall Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4133.1152.847.2
Married8493.9486.513.5
Female7094.2338.461.6
Non Family702037.362.7
Male1533.073.996.1

3.76

Average Family Size

3.11

Average Household Size

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pearsall Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade77214.78%
9th to 12th Grade94017.99%
High School Graduate1,93837.09%
Some College98018.76%
Associates Degree2304.4%
Bachelors Degree3035.8%
Graduate Degree621.19%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pearsall Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pearsall Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic4,4192,873234
2+ Races1,30172682
White46741779
Other Race2731550
Black21814635
Asian803617
Native American2480

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 21.25%.

Pearsall Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$28,473$30,848$19,727
Less Than 9th Grade$25,253$26,334$11,741
High School Graduate$27,378$32,169$18,147
Some College$38,065$0$40,000
Bachelors Degree$50,303$46,277$52,008
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$28,473

Average Earnings

$30,848

Average Male

$19,727

Average Female

Pearsall Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pearsall Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pearsall Language

45.15% of Pearsall residents speak only English, while 54.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 52.27% of the population.

Pearsall Language

Pearsall Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,0261,93227.5%
Multiple2,50086534.6%
White41917241.05%
Other3646217.03%

27.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.71%

Male Poverty Rate

35.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pearsall

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pearsall is White, with 41.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pearsall is Other, with 17.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 16.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.5%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.97%.

Pearsall Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.95%
High School28.2%
Bachelors or Greater2.03%
Some College1.48%

Pearsall Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed25.57%
Male Unemployed17.65%
Female Unemployed11.25%
Male Employed10.76%

Pearsall Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pearsall Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$41,761$60,304
Families$46,795$67,311
Married Families$72,396$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,571$34,212

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pearsall Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

28.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.9%

Male Marriage Rate

25.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Pearsall Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pearsall Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Pearsall Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pearsall Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

284

Number of Veterans

279

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War197
Vietnam46
Korea2
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Pearsall Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 34197
65 to 7437
55 to 6434
75+16
35 to 540

Pearsall Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Hispanic2714.66%
White2365.71%
2+ Races482.48%

Pearsall Veterans by Race

Pearsall Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pearsall Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.8%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Pearsall Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pearsall Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pearsall 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

80.12%

Born in Pearsall

86.29%

Native Born

13.71%

Foreign Born

12.28%

Non Citizen

1.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.29% of Pearsall residents were born in the United States, with 80.12% having been born in Texas. 12.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pearsall Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,207470.51%
20289,160470.52%
20279,113470.52%
20269,066470.52%
20259,019470.52%
20248,972470.53%
20238,925470.53%
20228,8781081.23%
20218,770-14-0.16%
20208,784-1,768-16.76%
201910,55230.03%
201810,5491341.29%
201710,4151091.06%
201610,306940.92%
201510,2122072.07%
201410,0052542.6%
20139,7512562.7%
20129,4952062.22%
20119,2891111.21%
20109,1782,02128.24%
20007,1572333.37%
19906,924-459-6.22%
19807,3831,83833.15%
19705,54558811.86%
19604,95747610.62%
19504,4811,31741.62%
19403,16462824.76%
19302,53600%
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Pearsall Population by Year