Socorro, Texas Population 2022

34,764
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Socorro is a city located in Texas. Socorro has a 2020 population of 34,764. Socorro is currently growing at a rate of 0.66% annually and its population has increased by 1.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,306 in 2010.

The average household income in Socorro is $47,614 with a poverty rate of 23.93%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $725 per month, and the median house value is $99,100. 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 Socorrowas:

  • White: 66.29%
  • Other race: 20.55%
  • Two or more races: 11.17%
  • Native American: 1.72%
  • Asian: 0.15%
  • Black or African American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Socorro, Texas is 34,764 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 34,306.

Socorro, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,75666.29%
Black or African American430.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native5891.72%
Asian500.15%
Some Other Race7,05620.55%
Two or More Races3,83511.17%
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Socorro Population by Race

Socorro Population Pyramid 2022

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Socorro Median Age

34.1


Total

32.9


Male

35.4


Female

Socorro Adults

There are 25,065 adults, (4,122 of whom are seniors) in Socorro.

Socorro Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Socorro Sex Ratio

Female

18,558

54.06%

Male

15,771

45.94%

Socorro Population by Age

Socorro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Socorro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
Male78.4%21.6%
All78.2%21.8%
Non Family69.3%30.7%
Female64.3%35.7%

78.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Socorro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9643.4478.2
Married5,3753.8786.6
Male7963.7978.4
Female2,2713.8564.3
Non Family1,5221.1569.3

3.75

Average Family Size

3.44

Average Household Size

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Socorro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,49421.25%
9th to 12th Grade3,13714.83%
High School Graduate6,10128.84%
Some College3,47416.42%
Associates Degree2,29010.83%
Bachelors Degree1,3406.34%
Graduate Degree3151.49%
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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
Asian361910
Native American26725546
White52249570
Hispanic20,44712,8681,559
Other Race4,2802,467197
2+ Races2,3821,64727
Black87

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 95.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.78%.

Socorro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,356$32,948$20,583
Less Than 9th Grade$21,887$30,151$15,883
High School Graduate$24,089$29,753$12,417
Some College$32,055$39,005$25,426
Bachelors Degree$31,493$41,514$27,716
Graduate Degree$70,268$101,223$58,269

$26,356

Average Earnings

$32,948

Average Male

$20,583

Average Female

Socorro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Socorro Language by Age

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Socorro Language

11.73% of Socorro residents speak only English, while 88.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 88.01% of the population.

Socorro Language

Socorro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native58924541.60%
Multiple3,8351,31134.19%
Hispanic33,0527,94524.04%
White80511514.29%
Black4312.33%
Asian5012.00%
Other2,260NaN%

23.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.46%

Male Poverty Rate

26.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Socorro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Socorro is Native, with 41.60% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.72%.

Socorro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.30%
High School22.68%
Some College15.32%
Bachelors or Greater5.98%

Socorro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.85%
Male Unemployed49.09%
Female Employed23.24%
Female Unemployed34.29%

Socorro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Socorro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,065$49,814
Families$42,098$52,180
Married Families$50,037-
Non Families$17,340$26,259
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Income by Household Type

Socorro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

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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709

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War234
First Gulf War232
Vietnam140
Korea7
World War II16

Socorro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34101
35 to 54344
55 to 6464
65 to 74146
75+54

Socorro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3962.35%
Native American51.44%
Other Race2124.21%
2+ Races963.49%
Hispanic6362.62%

Socorro Veterans by Race

Socorro Veterans by Education

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15.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Socorro Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

5.6%

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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58.14%

Born in Socorro

66.64%

Native Born

33.36%

Foreign Born

17.60%

Non Citizen

15.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

66.64% of Socorro residents were born in the United States, with 58.14% having been born in Texas. 17.60% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
199022,9950.00%
200027,1524,1571.68%
201032,0134,8611.66%
201132,2422290.72%
201232,4712290.71%
201332,7002290.71%
201432,9292290.70%
201533,1582290.70%
201633,3872290.69%
201733,6162290.69%
201833,8452290.68%
201934,0742290.68%
202034,3062320.68%
202134,5352290.67%
202234,7642290.66%

Socorro Population by Year