Socorro, Texas Population 2021

35,180
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Socorro is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 35,180, it is the 95th largest city in Texas and the 1123rd largest city in the United States . Socorro is currently growing at a rate of 1.16% annually and its population has increased by 9.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,013 in 2010. Socorro reached it's highest population of 35,180 in 2021. Spanning over 22 miles, Socorro has a population density of 1,603 people per square mile.

The average household income in Socorro is $47,614 with a poverty rate of 23.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $726 per month, and the median house value is $93,200. The median age in Socorro is 32.3 years, 31.6 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Socorro Demographics

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

  • White: 76.99%
  • Other race: 19.16%
  • Native American: 1.73%
  • Two or more races: 1.63%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Socorro, Texas is 35,180 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 33,965.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 32,013.

Socorro, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White26,00776.99%
Some Other Race6,47219.16%
American Indian and Alaska Native5851.73%
Two or More Races5521.63%
Black or African American1210.36%
Asian410.12%
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Socorro Population by Race

Socorro Population Pyramid $2021

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Socorro Median Age

32.3


Total

31.6


Male

32.8


Female

Socorro Adults

There are 24,377 adults, (4,000 of whom are seniors) in Socorro.

Socorro Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

19.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Socorro Sex Ratio

Female

18,247

54.02%

Male

15,531

45.98%

Socorro Population by Age

Socorro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Socorro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.4%16.6%
Male76.3%23.7%
All74.4%25.6%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Female59.1%40.9%

74.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Socorro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,3643.674.4
Married4,8093.9783.4
Female2,2424.1659.1
Non Family1,4171.1766.7
Male8964.176.3

3.94

Average Family Size

3.6

Average Household Size

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Socorro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,84924.01%
9th to 12th Grade2,69413.34%
High School Graduate5,71728.31%
Some College3,51017.38%
Associates Degree1,8779.30%
Bachelors Degree1,2456.17%
Graduate Degree3001.49%
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Socorro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Socorro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic19,50112,0401,447
Other Race3,8942,273127
White48143476
2+ Races25617017
Native American22820236
Black2920
Asian2788

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.63%.

Socorro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,095$30,978$20,723
Less Than 9th Grade$19,929$26,848$10,360
High School Graduate$26,059$30,106$20,053
Some College$29,270$38,649$24,977
Bachelors Degree$31,393$42,467$26,039
Graduate Degree$54,565$62,679$54,297

$26,095

Average Earnings

$30,978

Average Male

$20,723

Average Female

Socorro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Socorro Language by Age

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Socorro Language

11.00% of Socorro residents speak only English, while 89.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 88.76% of the population.

Socorro Language

Socorro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic32,4497,66823.63%
Other6,4721,88329.09%
Native58521536.75%
Multiple55213424.28%
White79512415.60%
Black121108.26%
Asian4112.44%

23.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.82%

Male Poverty Rate

25.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Socorro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Socorro is Native, with 36.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Socorro is Asian, with 2.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.22%.

Socorro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.71%
High School18.21%
Some College16.47%
Bachelors or Greater5.76%

Socorro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed32.14%
Male Unemployed25.47%
Female Employed16.59%
Male Employed11.08%

Socorro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Socorro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,111$47,614
Families$40,839$49,727
Married Families$46,118$55,162
Non Families$18,375$26,763
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Income by Household Type

Socorro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Socorro Married by Age and Sex

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Socorro 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.

Socorro Marital Status by Race

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Socorro Marital Status

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754

Number of Veterans

686

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War253
First Gulf War234
Vietnam164
Korea18
World War II16

Socorro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54304
18 to 34155
65 to 74144
55 to 6496
75+55

Socorro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic6772.87%
White5272.77%
Other Race1904.09%
2+ Races319.54%
Native American62.02%

Socorro Veterans by Race

Socorro Veterans by Education

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12.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Socorro Veterans by Education

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57.4%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Socorro Employment by Age

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Socorro Employment by Race

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Socorro 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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58.46%

Born in Socorro

66.66%

Native Born

33.34%

Foreign Born

20.07%

Non Citizen

13.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

66.66% of Socorro residents were born in the United States, with 58.46% having been born in Texas. 20.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Socorro Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202135,1804051.16%
202034,7754051.18%
201934,3704051.19%
201833,9653481.04%
201733,617430.13%
201633,5741930.58%
201533,3812190.66%
201433,1621520.46%
201333,010170.05%
201232,9934051.24%
201132,5884391.37%
201032,1494,9971.70%
200027,1524,1571.68%
199022,9950.00%

Socorro Population by Year