Penitas, Texas Population 2022

6,872
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Penitas is a city located in Hidalgo County Texas. Penitas has a 2020 population of 6,872. Penitas is currently growing at a rate of 3.09% annually and its population has increased by 6.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,460 in 2010.

The average household income in Penitas is $59,587 with a poverty rate of 27.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $650 per month, and the median house value is $106,800. The median age in Penitas is 21.7 years, 21.2 years for males, and 25.7 years for females.

Penitas Demographics

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

  • White: 80.52%
  • Two or more races: 11.16%
  • Other race: 6.85%
  • Asian: 1.47%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Penitas, Texas is 6,872 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,460.

Penitas, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,91480.52%
Asian901.47%
Some Other Race4186.85%
Two or More Races68111.16%
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Penitas Population by Race

Penitas Population Pyramid 2022

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Penitas Median Age

23


Total

20.1


Male

25.9


Female

Penitas Adults

There are 3,627 adults, (312 of whom are seniors) in Penitas.

Penitas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

9.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

74.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Penitas Sex Ratio

Female

3,071

50.32%

Male

3,032

49.68%

Penitas Population by Age

Penitas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Penitas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.9%12.1%
All86.5%13.5%
Female85.1%14.9%
Non Family72.3%27.7%

86.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Penitas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5373.9786.5
Married9974.2587.9
Male743.31100
Female3294.4385.1
Non Family1371.272.3

4.22

Average Family Size

3.97

Average Household Size

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Penitas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade44814.87%
9th to 12th Grade73024.23%
High School Graduate1,00333.29%
Some College41713.84%
Associates Degree1615.34%
Bachelors Degree2277.53%
Graduate Degree270.90%
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Penitas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Penitas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian903333
White15712325
Other Race32313036
Hispanic2,7661,679196
2+ Races36280

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 78.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.67%.

Penitas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,740$34,315$19,144
Less Than 9th Grade$35,168$37,452$19,044
High School Graduate$19,082$$18,078
Some College$28,199$29,046$
Bachelors Degree$63,056$110,800$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,740

Average Earnings

$34,315

Average Male

$19,144

Average Female

Penitas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Penitas Language by Age

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Penitas Language

7.50% of Penitas residents speak only English, while 92.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 90.89% of the population.

Penitas Language

Penitas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White183105.46%
Other108NaN%
Hispanic5,8301,66728.59%

27.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.79%

Male Poverty Rate

29.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Penitas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Penitas is White, with 5.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Penitas is Hispanic, with 28.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.02%.

Penitas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.90%
High School32.70%
Some College19.03%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Penitas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.28%
Male Unemployed37.90%
Female Employed36.95%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Penitas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Penitas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,496$63,576
Families$46,582$64,631
Married Families$46,907-
Non Families-$41,907
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Income by Household Type

Penitas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Penitas Married by Age and Sex

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Penitas 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.

Penitas Marital Status by Race

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Penitas Marital Status

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Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam
Korea
World War II

Penitas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 544
55 to 64
65 to 74
75+

Penitas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White40.14%
Hispanic40.12%

Penitas Veterans by Race

Penitas Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Penitas Veterans by Education

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56.9%

Labor Force Participation

53.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Penitas Employment by Age

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Penitas Employment by Race

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Penitas 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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63.92%

Born in Penitas

72.00%

Native Born

28.00%

Foreign Born

19.55%

Non Citizen

8.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

72.00% of Penitas residents were born in the United States, with 63.92% having been born in Texas. 19.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Penitas Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104,4030.00%
20114,6092064.68%
20124,8152064.47%
20135,0212064.28%
20145,2272064.10%
20155,4332063.94%
20165,6392063.79%
20175,8452063.65%
20186,0512063.52%
20196,2572063.40%
20206,4602033.24%
20216,6662063.19%
20226,8722063.09%

Penitas Population by Year