Plains is a city located in Yoakum County Texas. It is also the county seat of Yoakum County. With a 2020 population of 1,329, it is the 850th largest city in Texas and the 13264th largest city in the United States. Plains is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -1.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,355 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Plains has a population density of 1,351 people per square mile.
The average household income in Plains is $60,518 with a poverty rate of 19.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Plains is 39.4 years, 31.5 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Plainswas:
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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%.
47.33% of Plains residents speak only English, while 52.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 51.67% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Plains is White, with 0.48% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Plains is Hispanic, with 29.03% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.88%.
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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.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Plains
81.94% of Plains residents were born in the United States, with 70.58% having been born in Texas. 14.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.