Texarkana, Texas Population 2022

36,149
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Texarkana is a city located in Bowie County Texas. Texarkana has a 2020 population of 36,149. Texarkana is currently declining at a rate of -0.06% annually and its population has decreased by -0.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,193 in 2010.

The average household income in Texarkana is $71,259 with a poverty rate of 21.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $797 per month, and the median house value is $143,300. 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 Texarkanawas:

  • White: 51.77%
  • Black or African American: 39.79%
  • Two or more races: 3.63%
  • Asian: 2.22%
  • Other race: 2.21%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Texarkana, Texas is 36,149 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 36,193.

Texarkana, Texas Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

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

Texarkana Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,01751.77%
Black or African American14,61739.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native1290.35%
Asian8152.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.02%
Some Other Race8132.21%
Two or More Races1,3343.63%
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Texarkana Population by Race

Texarkana Population Pyramid 2022

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Texarkana Median Age

37.3


Total

35.4


Male

38.7


Female

Texarkana Adults

There are 27,602 adults, (6,045 of whom are seniors) in Texarkana.

Texarkana Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Texarkana Sex Ratio

Female

19,354

52.69%

Male

17,379

47.31%

Texarkana Population by Age

Texarkana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Texarkana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All52.3%47.7%
Non Family44.7%55.3%
Female28.8%71.2%
Male20.4%79.6%

52.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Texarkana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,1482.4852.3
Married5,1813.2477.3
Male4903.3920.4
Female3,0963.3728.8
Non Family5,3811.1544.7

3.26

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Texarkana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8333.44%
9th to 12th Grade1,7637.28%
High School Graduate7,14729.49%
Some College6,67027.53%
Associates Degree1,7857.37%
Bachelors Degree3,96616.37%
Graduate Degree2,0688.53%
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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
Asian560543434
Native American696924
White12,91911,9274,237
2+ Races401361110
Other Race43735197
Hispanic1,6191,114224
Black8,8547,7721,055

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 77.50%.

Texarkana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,896$46,136$31,047
Less Than 9th Grade$21,047$22,045$20,120
High School Graduate$24,745$36,861$21,753
Some College$31,894$35,924$30,895
Bachelors Degree$57,530$62,910$41,427
Graduate Degree$62,273$93,684$52,847

$35,896

Average Earnings

$46,136

Average Male

$31,047

Average Female

Texarkana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Texarkana Language by Age

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Texarkana Language

93.01% of Texarkana residents speak only English, while 6.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.82% of the population.

Texarkana Language

Texarkana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black14,1514,71833.34%
Multiple1,21729924.57%
Hispanic2,63042616.20%
White16,5212,29713.90%
Asian814273.32%
Other81NaN%

21.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.56%

Male Poverty Rate

23.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Texarkana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Texarkana is Black, with 33.34% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.92%.

Texarkana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.66%
High School27.16%
Some College16.49%
Bachelors or Greater5.62%

Texarkana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.08%
Male Unemployed50.68%
Female Employed14.36%
Female Unemployed38.93%

Texarkana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Texarkana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,408$73,635
Families$65,965$92,606
Married Families$93,825-
Non Families$25,239$41,453
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Income by Household Type

Texarkana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

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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2,629

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War624
First Gulf War528
Vietnam876
Korea322
World War II22

Texarkana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34290
35 to 54604
55 to 64567
65 to 74450
75+718

Texarkana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,60210.49%
Black9719.15%
Asian315.09%
Other Race255.23%
Hispanic1206.72%

Texarkana Veterans by Race

Texarkana Veterans by Education

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16.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Texarkana Veterans by Education

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55.1%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

6.6%

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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61.78%

Born in Texarkana

95.36%

Native Born

4.64%

Foreign Born

2.93%

Non Citizen

1.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.36% of Texarkana residents were born in the United States, with 61.78% having been born in Texas. 2.93% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,8520.00%
19005,2562,4046.30%
19109,7904,5346.42%
192011,4801,6901.61%
193016,6025,1223.76%
194017,0194170.25%
195024,7537,7343.82%
196030,2185,4652.01%
197030,4972790.09%
198031,2717740.25%
199031,6563850.12%
200034,7823,1260.95%
201036,4111,6290.46%
201136,389-22-0.06%
201236,367-22-0.06%
201336,345-22-0.06%
201436,323-22-0.06%
201536,301-22-0.06%
201636,279-22-0.06%
201736,257-22-0.06%
201836,235-22-0.06%
201936,213-22-0.06%
202036,193-20-0.06%
202136,171-22-0.06%
202236,149-22-0.06%

Texarkana Population by Year