Plainview, Texas Population 2022

19,785
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Plainview is a city located in Hale County Texas. Plainview has a 2020 population of 19,785. It is also the county seat of Hale County. Plainview is currently declining at a rate of -1.01% annually and its population has decreased by -1.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,187 in 2010.

The average household income in Plainview is $58,552 with a poverty rate of 18.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $655 per month, and the median house value is $84,600. The median age in Plainview is 32.9 years, 32.2 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Plainview Demographics

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

  • White: 77.27%
  • Two or more races: 13.36%
  • Other race: 4.48%
  • Black or African American: 4.31%
  • Asian: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Plainview, Texas is 19,785 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 20,187.

Plainview, Texas Population 2022

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201036,2690.00%
201136,3811120.31%
201236,258-123-0.34%
201335,676-582-1.63%
201434,451-1,225-3.56%
201534,034-417-1.23%
201634,107730.21%
201733,954-153-0.45%
201833,631-323-0.96%
201933,406-225-0.67%
202033,181-225-0.68%
202132,956-225-0.68%

Plainview Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,60477.27%
Black or African American8714.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.01%
Asian1130.56%
Some Other Race9054.48%
Two or More Races2,69813.36%
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Plainview Population by Race

Plainview Population Pyramid 2022

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Plainview Median Age

32.3


Total

30.9


Male

33.5


Female

Plainview Adults

There are 14,425 adults, (2,790 of whom are seniors) in Plainview.

Plainview Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Plainview Sex Ratio

Female

10,005

49.54%

Male

10,189

50.46%

Plainview Population by Age

Plainview Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Plainview Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.2%28.8%
All54.7%45.3%
Non Family46.3%53.7%
Male36.6%63.4%
Female33.1%66.9%

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Plainview Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8432.8354.7
Married3,0963.6571.2
Male3723.6836.6
Female1,2003.6133.1
Non Family2,1751.0846.3

3.54

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Plainview Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,77014.75%
9th to 12th Grade1,29610.80%
High School Graduate3,93532.78%
Some College2,22618.54%
Associates Degree6595.49%
Bachelors Degree1,28510.70%
Graduate Degree8336.94%
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Plainview Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Plainview Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American333
Asian705331
White4,3153,8881,655
Black41536846
Hispanic6,9104,343364
2+ Races1,2841,02961
Other Race56033416

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

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

Plainview Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,616$41,763$27,020
Less Than 9th Grade$27,051$27,134$26,981
High School Graduate$28,771$40,371$19,877
Some College$40,728$56,795$22,232
Bachelors Degree$42,018$41,369$42,396
Graduate Degree$42,121$42,407$41,513

$35,616

Average Earnings

$41,763

Average Male

$27,020

Average Female

Plainview Earnings by Educational Attainment

Plainview Language by Age

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Plainview Language

60.26% of Plainview residents speak only English, while 39.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.38% of the population.

Plainview Language

Plainview Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple2,67482430.82%
Hispanic12,7932,73821.40%
Black75411815.65%
White5,27267012.71%
Other264NaN%

18.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.90%

Male Poverty Rate

23.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Plainview

The race most likely to be in poverty in Plainview is Multiple, with 30.82% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.33%.

Plainview Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.09%
High School19.93%
Some College11.17%
Bachelors or Greater7.63%

Plainview Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.47%
Male Unemployed6.31%
Female Employed12.47%
Female Unemployed14.86%

Plainview Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Plainview Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,671$57,672
Families$54,064$67,249
Married Families$73,536-
Non Families$22,155$33,370
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Income by Household Type

Plainview Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Plainview Married by Age and Sex

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Plainview Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Plainview Marital Status by Race

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Plainview Marital Status

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683

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War91
First Gulf War144
Vietnam244
Korea166
World War II18

Plainview Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3461
35 to 54127
55 to 6463
65 to 74217
75+215

Plainview Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5044.35%
Black7313.72%
Other Race538.03%
2+ Races533.38%
Hispanic2312.76%

Plainview Veterans by Race

Plainview Veterans by Education

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21.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Plainview Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Plainview Employment by Age

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Plainview Employment by Race

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Plainview 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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75.51%

Born in Plainview

88.64%

Native Born

11.36%

Foreign Born

7.50%

Non Citizen

3.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.64% of Plainview residents were born in the United States, with 75.51% having been born in Texas. 7.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Plainview Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19102,8290.00%
19203,9891,1603.50%
19308,8344,8458.28%
19408,263-571-0.67%
195014,0445,7815.45%
196018,7354,6912.92%
197019,0963610.19%
198022,1873,0911.51%
199021,700-487-0.22%
200022,3366360.29%
201022,194-142-0.06%
201121,993-201-0.91%
201221,792-201-0.91%
201321,591-201-0.92%
201421,390-201-0.93%
201521,189-201-0.94%
201620,988-201-0.95%
201720,787-201-0.96%
201820,586-201-0.97%
201920,385-201-0.98%
202020,187-198-0.97%
202119,986-201-1.00%
202219,785-201-1.01%

Plainview Population by Year