Pecos, Texas Population 2022

13,744
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Pecos is a city located in Reeves County Texas. Pecos has a 2020 population of 13,744. It is also the county seat of Reeves County. Pecos is currently growing at a rate of 3.11% annually and its population has increased by 6.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,916 in 2010.

The average household income in Pecos is $69,359 with a poverty rate of 15.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $838 per month, and the median house value is $85,000. The median age in Pecos is 35.6 years, 29.6 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Pecos Demographics

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

  • White: 74.02%
  • Other race: 15.28%
  • Two or more races: 6.26%
  • Black or African American: 2.74%
  • Asian: 1.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.08%
The current population of Pecos, Texas is 13,744 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,916.

Pecos, Texas Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201013,9180.00%
201114,1932751.94%
201214,3511581.10%
201314,6002491.71%
201415,2136134.03%
201515,6934803.06%
201615,346-347-2.26%
201715,299-47-0.31%
201815,6613622.31%
201916,1454843.00%
202016,6294842.91%
202117,1134842.83%

Pecos Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,85074.02%
Black or African American3282.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.08%
Asian1791.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.12%
Some Other Race1,82715.28%
Two or More Races7496.26%
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Pecos Population by Race

Pecos Population Pyramid 2022

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Pecos Median Age

37.8


Total

36.6


Male

38.4


Female

Pecos Adults

There are 9,216 adults, (1,431 of whom are seniors) in Pecos.

Pecos Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pecos Sex Ratio

Female

4,757

39.78%

Male

7,200

60.22%

Pecos Population by Age

Pecos Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pecos Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.5%9.5%
All78.7%21.3%
Male75.3%24.7%
Non Family72.7%27.3%
Female59.4%40.6%

78.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pecos Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7293.8378.7
Married1,2864.1490.5
Male737.8875.3
Female4986.4259.4
Non Family8721.5472.7

4.67

Average Family Size

3.83

Average Household Size

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Pecos Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,34416.83%
9th to 12th Grade1,16114.54%
High School Graduate2,67333.48%
Some College1,42417.84%
Associates Degree5316.65%
Bachelors Degree5807.26%
Graduate Degree2713.39%
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Pecos Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pecos Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian148142121
White1,9801,595379
2+ Races44825473
Hispanic5,7463,649335
Black1711574
Other Race1,25581215
Islander1414
Native American10

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.76%.

Pecos Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,514$50,174$33,750
Less Than 9th Grade$$$19,028
High School Graduate$32,703$43,250$27,102
Some College$41,460$57,589$32,321
Bachelors Degree$$$63,403
Graduate Degree$51,817$73,354$51,150

$36,514

Average Earnings

$50,174

Average Male

$33,750

Average Female

Pecos Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pecos Language by Age

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Pecos Language

45.95% of Pecos residents speak only English, while 54.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 52.47% of the population.

Pecos Language

Pecos Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian14511478.62%
Hispanic7,6141,40118.40%
Multiple7097310.30%
White2,6681194.46%
Black27131.11%
Other389NaN%

15.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.01%

Male Poverty Rate

12.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pecos

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pecos is Asian, with 78.62% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.89%.

Pecos Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.37%
High School12.91%
Some College14.41%
Bachelors or Greater14.72%

Pecos Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.69%
Male Unemployed0.44%
Female Employed3.69%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Pecos Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pecos Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,688$72,449
Families$72,399$86,115
Married Families$96,071-
Non Families$35,239$39,421
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Income by Household Type

Pecos Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pecos Married by Age and Sex

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Pecos 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 55-64.

Pecos Marital Status by Race

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Pecos Marital Status

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500

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War199
First Gulf War183
Vietnam78
Korea30
World War II17

Pecos Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3495
35 to 54261
55 to 6427
65 to 7458
75+59

Pecos Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4556.65%
Black41.30%
Other Race292.10%
2+ Races122.33%
Hispanic2433.68%

Pecos Veterans by Race

Pecos Veterans by Education

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3.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pecos Veterans by Education

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50.2%

Labor Force Participation

44.4%

Employment Rate

11.7%

Unemployment Rate

Pecos Employment by Age

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Pecos Employment by Race

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Pecos 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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68.19%

Born in Pecos

78.50%

Native Born

21.50%

Foreign Born

14.64%

Non Citizen

6.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.50% of Pecos residents were born in the United States, with 68.19% having been born in Texas. 14.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pecos Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19303,3040.00%
19404,8551,5513.92%
19508,0543,1995.19%
196012,7284,6744.68%
197012,682-46-0.04%
198012,8551730.14%
199012,069-786-0.63%
20009,501-2,568-2.36%
20108,780-721-0.79%
20119,1944144.72%
20129,6084144.50%
201310,0224144.31%
201410,4364144.13%
201510,8504143.97%
201611,2644143.82%
201711,6784143.68%
201812,0924143.55%
201912,5064143.42%
202012,9164103.28%
202113,3304143.21%
202213,7444143.11%

Pecos Population by Year