Plains, Texas Population 2021

1,707
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Plains is a city located in Yoakum County Texas. It is also the county seat of Yoakum County. With a 2020 population of 1,707, it is the 654th largest city in Texas and the 8224th largest city in the United States . Plains is currently growing at a rate of 1.55% annually and its population has increased by 15.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,481 in 2010. Plains reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 1 miles, Plains has a population density of 1,735 people per square mile.

The average household income in Plains is $60,518 with a poverty rate of 13.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $645 per month, and the median house value is $60,700. The median age in Plains is 39.4 years, 31.5 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.

Plains Demographics

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

  • White: 97.50%
  • Two or more races: 1.61%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Plains, Texas is 1,707 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,655.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,481.

Plains, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,21197.50%
Two or More Races201.61%
Some Other Race70.56%
Asian40.32%
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Plains Population by Race

Plains Population Pyramid $2021

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Plains Median Age

39.4


Total

31.5


Male

44.3


Female

Plains Adults

There are 893 adults, (162 of whom are seniors) in Plains.

Plains Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Plains Sex Ratio

Female

599

48.23%

Male

643

51.77%

Plains Population by Age

Plains Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Plains Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family63.4%36.6%
Male64.8%35.2%
Female78%22%
All78.3%21.7%
Married86.4%13.6%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Plains Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4282.978.3
Married2423.2686.4
Non Family821.0463.4
Male543.7664.8
Female503.2878

3.24

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

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Plains Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade23731.68%
9th to 12th Grade8611.50%
High School Graduate15420.59%
Some College13718.32%
Associates Degree587.75%
Bachelors Degree547.22%
Graduate Degree222.94%
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Plains Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Plains Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic49320130
White25122042
2+ Races102
Other Race7
Asian444

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Plains Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,679$45,216$16,950
Less Than 9th Grade$17,500$36,250$15,643
High School Graduate$29,875$45,469$28,625
Some College$41,442$62,639$22,708
Bachelors Degree$64,688$66,771$48,438
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,679

Average Earnings

$45,216

Average Male

$16,950

Average Female

Plains Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plains Language by Age

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Plains Language

44.36% of Plains residents speak only English, while 55.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 55.22% of the population.

Plains Language

Plains Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic92816117.35%
Multiple201575.00%
White31020.65%

13.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.80%

Male Poverty Rate

9.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plains

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plains is Multiple, with 75.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Plains is White, with 0.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.68%.

Plains Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.34%
High School3.90%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%

Plains Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Employed1.97%
Male Employed0.99%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Plains Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plains Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,211$60,518
Families$61,667$64,228
Married Families$71,786-
Non Families$43,500$39,279
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Income by Household Type

Plains Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Plains Married by Age and Sex

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Plains 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 55-64.

Plains Marital Status by Race

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Plains Marital Status

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20

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Plains Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6414
75+3
65 to 743
35 to 54
18 to 34

Plains Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic172.78%
White171.95%
Other Race342.86%

Plains Veterans by Race

Plains Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

70.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plains Veterans by Education

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63.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Plains Employment by Age

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Plains Employment by Race

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Plains 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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67.95%

Born in Plains

77.78%

Native Born

22.22%

Foreign Born

17.63%

Non Citizen

4.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.78% of Plains residents were born in the United States, with 67.95% having been born in Texas. 17.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Plains Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,707261.55%
20201,681261.57%
20191,655261.60%
20181,62980.49%
20171,621-19-1.16%
20161,640-4-0.24%
20151,644472.94%
20141,597402.57%
20131,557352.30%
20121,522181.20%
20111,504291.97%
20101,4750.00%

Plains Population by Year