Primera, Texas Population 2022

5,495
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Primera is a city located in Texas. Primera has a 2020 population of 5,495. Primera is currently growing at a rate of 2.21% annually and its population has increased by 4.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,257 in 2010.

The average household income in Primera is $53,857 with a poverty rate of 28.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $808 per month, and the median house value is $86,700. 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 Primerawas:

  • White: 88.16%
  • Other race: 5.43%
  • Black or African American: 3.42%
  • Two or more races: 2.27%
  • Native American: 0.72%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Primera, Texas is 5,495 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,257.

Primera, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,43088.16%
Black or African American1723.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native360.72%
Some Other Race2735.43%
Two or More Races1142.27%
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Primera Population by Race

Primera Population Pyramid 2022

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Primera Median Age

31.5


Total

31.6


Male

30.9


Female

Primera Adults

There are 3,309 adults, (415 of whom are seniors) in Primera.

Primera Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Primera Sex Ratio

Female

2,518

50.11%

Male

2,507

49.89%

Primera Population by Age

Primera Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Primera Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female88.4%11.6%
All76.8%23.2%
Married73.8%26.2%
Non Family71%29%
Male0%0%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Primera Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5373.2776.8
Married7763.4573.8
Male00
Female3894.7588.4
Non Family3721.3471

3.81

Average Family Size

3.27

Average Household Size

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Primera Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade50517.06%
9th to 12th Grade2026.82%
High School Graduate87529.56%
Some College53818.18%
Associates Degree2959.97%
Bachelors Degree44915.17%
Graduate Degree963.24%
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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
White471471299
Black10810828
Hispanic2,3811,674218
2+ Races99397
Other Race2681605
Native American1212

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 63.48%.

Primera Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,814$28,418$25,500
Less Than 9th Grade$20,323$20,852$16,042
High School Graduate$25,505$36,563$22,500
Some College$24,593$29,034$24,081
Bachelors Degree$60,039$61,309$58,182
Graduate Degree$72,906$$72,906

$26,814

Average Earnings

$28,418

Average Male

$25,500

Average Female

Primera Earnings by Educational Attainment

Primera Language by Age

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Primera Language

53.40% of Primera residents speak only English, while 46.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 46.60% of the population.

Primera Language

Primera Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White89239844.62%
Other16NaN%
Multiple1144438.60%
Hispanic4,0251,00925.07%

28.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.17%

Male Poverty Rate

31.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Primera

The race most likely to be in poverty in Primera is White, with 44.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Primera is Hispanic, with 25.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.37%.

Primera Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.30%
High School26.97%
Some College21.49%
Bachelors or Greater1.10%

Primera Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed15.41%
Male Unemployed76.60%
Female Employed14.63%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Primera Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Primera Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,399$54,396
Families$52,382$60,818
Married Families$73,125-
Non Families-$29,723
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Income by Household Type

Primera Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

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 55-64, 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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159

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War17
First Gulf War34
Vietnam99
Korea
World War II

Primera Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
35 to 5434
55 to 6417
65 to 7482
75+9

Primera Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1545.55%
Other Race51.87%
Hispanic1505.56%

Primera Veterans by Race

Primera Veterans by Education

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27.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Primera Veterans by Education

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72.2%

Labor Force Participation

68.8%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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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74.91%

Born in Primera

87.20%

Native Born

12.80%

Foreign Born

8.52%

Non Citizen

4.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.20% of Primera residents were born in the United States, with 74.91% having been born in Texas. 8.52% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20002,7230.00%
20104,0701,3474.10%
20114,1891192.92%
20124,3081192.84%
20134,4271192.76%
20144,5461192.69%
20154,6651192.62%
20164,7841192.55%
20174,9031192.49%
20185,0221192.43%
20195,1411192.37%
20205,2571162.26%
20215,3761192.26%
20225,4951192.21%

Primera Population by Year