Texarkana, Texas Population 2021

35,629
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Texarkana is a city located in Bowie County Texas. With a 2020 population of 35,629, it is the 94th largest city in Texas and the 1107th largest city in the United States . Texarkana is currently declining at a rate of -0.96% annually and its population has decreased by -2.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,411 in 2010. Texarkana reached it's highest population of 37,063 in 2013. Spanning over 29 miles, Texarkana has a population density of 1,227 people per square mile.

The average household income in Texarkana is $71,259 with a poverty rate of 21.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $781 per month, and the median house value is $130,600. The median age in Texarkana is 36 years, 34.4 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Texarkana Demographics

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

  • White: 55.15%
  • Black or African American: 37.89%
  • Two or more races: 3.52%
  • Asian: 1.92%
  • Other race: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Texarkana, Texas is 35,629 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,661.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,411.

Texarkana, Texas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021147,589-586-0.40%
2020148,175-586-0.40%
2019148,761-586-0.39%
2018149,347-220-0.15%
2017149,567240.02%
2016149,5432990.20%
2015149,244150.01%
2014149,229-280-0.19%
2013149,509-100-0.07%
2012149,609940.06%
2011149,5151830.12%
2010149,3320.00%

Texarkana Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,23355.15%
Black or African American13,90137.89%
Two or More Races1,2913.52%
Asian7041.92%
Some Other Race3120.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native2390.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.02%
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Texarkana Population by Race

Texarkana Population Pyramid $2021

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Texarkana Median Age

36


Total

34.4


Male

38.1


Female

Texarkana Adults

There are 27,136 adults, (5,583 of whom are seniors) in Texarkana.

Texarkana Age Dependency

70.2

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Texarkana Sex Ratio

Female

18,972

51.71%

Male

17,716

48.29%

Texarkana Population by Age

Texarkana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Texarkana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
All50.7%49.3%
Non Family39.4%60.6%
Female32.5%67.5%
Male31%69%

50.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Texarkana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,0252.5150.7
Non Family5,0991.239.4
Married5,0483.2676.4
Female3,0943.3332.5
Male7842.9431

3.2

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Texarkana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9293.87%
9th to 12th Grade1,8677.79%
High School Graduate7,34630.63%
Some College6,38026.60%
Associates Degree1,8707.80%
Bachelors Degree3,71815.50%
Graduate Degree1,8717.80%
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Texarkana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Texarkana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,19712,2534,213
Black8,5737,351861
Hispanic1,42782258
Asian503478391
2+ Races2062069
Other Race1601205
Native American13413457

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 asian people with a rate of 77.73%.

Texarkana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,245$44,715$30,044
Less Than 9th Grade$21,718$22,341$20,142
High School Graduate$27,336$32,262$22,116
Some College$31,021$37,778$28,915
Bachelors Degree$48,814$63,702$32,448
Graduate Degree$61,791$90,263$53,886

$33,245

Average Earnings

$44,715

Average Male

$30,044

Average Female

Texarkana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Texarkana Language by Age

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Texarkana Language

93.84% of Texarkana residents speak only English, while 6.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.37% of the population.

Texarkana Language

Texarkana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black13,4284,95536.90%
White17,2701,95011.29%
Hispanic2,60055521.35%
Multiple1,29017313.41%
Other2189644.04%
Asian704314.40%
Native23841.68%

21.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.58%

Male Poverty Rate

22.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Texarkana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Texarkana is Other, with 44.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Texarkana is Native, with 1.68% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.87%.

Texarkana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.46%
High School24.97%
Some College17.48%
Bachelors or Greater5.55%

Texarkana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed54.85%
Male Unemployed49.26%
Female Employed12.95%
Male Employed9.04%

Texarkana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Texarkana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,080$71,259
Families$58,277$87,465
Married Families$81,752-
Non Families$25,272$41,468
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Income by Household Type

Texarkana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Texarkana Married by Age and Sex

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Texarkana 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.

Texarkana Marital Status by Race

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Texarkana Marital Status

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2,655

Number of Veterans

2,531

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam821
Second Gulf War744
First Gulf War677
Korea196
World War II71

Texarkana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54794
75+563
55 to 64497
65 to 74472
18 to 34329

Texarkana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5609.84%
Black9949.97%
Hispanic1619.99%
Other Race5327.46%
2+ Races4811.91%

Texarkana Veterans by Race

Texarkana Veterans by Education

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13.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Texarkana Veterans by Education

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55.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Texarkana Employment by Age

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Texarkana Employment by Race

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Texarkana 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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60.44%

Born in Texarkana

95.07%

Native Born

4.93%

Foreign Born

3.33%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.07% of Texarkana residents were born in the United States, with 60.44% having been born in Texas. 3.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Texarkana Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202135,629-344-0.96%
202035,973-344-0.95%
201936,317-344-0.94%
201836,661-198-0.54%
201736,859280.08%
201636,8311090.30%
201536,722-125-0.34%
201436,847-216-0.58%
201337,0631430.39%
201236,9202680.73%
201136,6522030.56%
201036,4491,6670.47%
200034,7823,1260.95%
199031,6563850.12%
198031,2717740.25%
197030,4972790.09%
196030,2185,4652.01%
195024,7537,7343.82%
194017,0194170.25%
193016,6025,1223.76%
192011,4801,6901.61%
19109,7904,5346.42%
19005,2562,4046.30%
18902,8520.00%

Texarkana Population by Year