Primera, Texas Population 2021

5,490
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Primera is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 5,490, it is the 343rd largest city in Texas and the 4518th largest city in the United States . Primera is currently growing at a rate of 3.39% annually and its population has increased by 34.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,070 in 2010. Primera reached it's highest population of 5,490 in 2021. Spanning over 3 miles, Primera has a population density of 1,977 people per square mile.

The average household income in Primera is $53,857 with a poverty rate of 31.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $754 per month, and the median house value is $89,300. The median age in Primera is 27.8 years, 34.2 years for males, and 23.7 years for females.

Primera Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Primera was:

  • White: 90.78%
  • Other race: 4.52%
  • Black or African American: 2.81%
  • Two or more races: 0.96%
  • Native American: 0.92%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Primera, Texas is 5,490 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,950.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,070.

Primera, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,42390.78%
Some Other Race2204.52%
Black or African American1372.81%
Two or More Races470.96%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.92%
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Primera Population by Race

Primera Population Pyramid $2021

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Primera Median Age

27.8


Total

34.2


Male

23.7


Female

Primera Adults

There are 3,183 adults, (377 of whom are seniors) in Primera.

Primera Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

13.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Primera Sex Ratio

Female

2,678

54.97%

Male

2,194

45.03%

Primera Population by Age

Primera Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Primera Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married73.1%26.9%
Female71.3%28.7%
All69.9%30.1%
Non Family59%41%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Primera Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4293.4169.9
Married7833.9973.1
Female3493.771.3
Non Family2901.4959
Male73.14100

3.78

Average Family Size

3.41

Average Household Size

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Primera Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade41715.77%
9th to 12th Grade1917.22%
High School Graduate88033.28%
Some College44816.94%
Associates Degree1917.22%
Bachelors Degree45717.28%
Graduate Degree602.27%
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Primera Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Primera Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,2911,683401
White21621673
Other Race21014613
Black13713743
2+ Races313110
Native American1515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.80%.

Primera Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,967$32,128$22,480
Less Than 9th Grade$24,659$$15,125
High School Graduate$20,667$26,500$15,714
Some College$29,080$31,042$27,092
Bachelors Degree$50,288$45,521$52,115
Graduate Degree$71,979$$71,979

$27,967

Average Earnings

$32,128

Average Male

$22,480

Average Female

Primera Earnings by Educational Attainment

Primera Language by Age

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Primera Language

57.34% of Primera residents speak only English, while 42.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 42.66% of the population.

Primera Language

Primera Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,2321,31030.95%
White50324047.71%
Other220188.18%

31.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.98%

Male Poverty Rate

37.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Primera

The race most likely to be in poverty in Primera is White, with 47.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Primera is Other, with 8.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.68%.

Primera Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School38.41%
Some College17.37%
Less Than 9th Grade14.80%
Bachelors or Greater1.93%

Primera Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed74.60%
Female Employed20.17%
Male Employed19.43%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Primera Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Primera Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,636$53,857
Families$46,232$56,066
Married Families$54,023-
Non Families$30,500$37,674
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Income by Household Type

Primera Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Primera Married by Age and Sex

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Primera 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 55-64.

Primera Marital Status by Race

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Primera Marital Status

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178

Number of Veterans

178

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam95
First Gulf War46
Second Gulf War18
World War II
Korea

Primera Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7466
35 to 5454
55 to 6430
18 to 3418
75+10

Primera Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic1686.15%
White1565.65%
Other Race125.71%
2+ Races1021.28%

Primera Veterans by Race

Primera Veterans by Education

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28.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Primera Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Primera Employment by Age

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Primera Employment by Race

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Primera 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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73.36%

Born in Primera

87.11%

Native Born

12.89%

Foreign Born

8.93%

Non Citizen

3.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.11% of Primera residents were born in the United States, with 73.36% having been born in Texas. 8.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Primera Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,4901803.39%
20205,3101803.51%
20195,1301803.64%
20184,9501072.21%
20174,843761.59%
20164,767661.40%
20154,7013999.27%
20144,302621.46%
20134,24020.05%
20124,238120.28%
20114,226491.17%
20104,1771,4544.37%
20002,7230.00%

Primera Population by Year