Texarkana, Texas Population 2024

35,338

Texarkana is a city located in Bowie County Texas. Texarkana has a 2024 population of 35,338. Texarkana is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -2.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,218 in 2020.

The average household income in Texarkana is $73,625 with a poverty rate of 22.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Texarkana is 37.2 years, 35.2 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Texarkana Demographics

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

  • White: 52.29%
  • Black or African American: 38.11%
  • Two or more races: 3.69%
  • Other race: 3.12%
  • Asian: 2.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.19%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
31.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,125.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.43% (-880)
The current population of Texarkana, Texas is 35,338 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 36,218.

Texarkana, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,90752.29%
Black or African American13,77938.11%
Two or more races1,3333.69%
Other race1,1293.12%
Asian8542.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander860.24%
Native American680.19%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Texarkana Population by Race

Texarkana Population Pyramid 2024

Texarkana Median Age

37.2

Total

35.2

Male

39.2

Female

Texarkana Adults

There are 27,586 adults, (6,232 of whom are seniors) in Texarkana.

Texarkana Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Texarkana Sex Ratio

Female18,64651.57%
Male17,51048.43%

Texarkana Population by Age

Texarkana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,2952.4150.749.3
Non Family5,7381.1441.258.8
Married5,2943.2774.225.8
Female2,6123.4127.972.1
Male6512.6333.666.4

3.22

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

50.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Texarkana Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9003.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,7237.05%
High School Graduate7,73131.64%
Some College6,40526.21%
Associates Degree1,9898.14%
Bachelors Degree3,53514.47%
Graduate Degree2,1538.81%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Texarkana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Texarkana Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White13,14512,1163,905
Black8,4307,533946
Hispanic1,8301,239334
Other Race624525123
2+ Races606526218
Asian547466355
Native American606022
Islander444420

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.9%.

Texarkana Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$35,854$41,194$33,143
Less Than 9th Grade$24,288$33,125$23,513
High School Graduate$26,275$29,311$23,594
Some College$33,793$33,154$34,738
Bachelors Degree$56,288$68,207$46,118
Graduate Degree$64,508$105,221$50,709

$35,854

Average Earnings

$41,194

Average Male

$33,143

Average Female

Texarkana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Texarkana Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Texarkana Language

92.04% of Texarkana residents speak only English, while 7.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.91% of the population.

Texarkana Language

Texarkana Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black13,2604,25732.1%
White16,1552,41614.96%
Hispanic3,17068021.45%
Multiple1,17625821.94%
Other1,0541059.96%
Asian844394.62%

22.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.19%

Male Poverty Rate

22.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Texarkana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Texarkana is Black, with 32.1% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Texarkana is Asian, with 4.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.33%.

Texarkana Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade42.62%
High School26.03%
Some College18.43%
Bachelors or Greater5.27%

Texarkana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed66.58%
Female Unemployed27%
Female Employed11.28%
Male Employed8.73%

Texarkana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Texarkana Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$48,054$73,625
Families$69,379$94,794
Married Families$92,571$-999,999,999
Non Families$25,962$40,415

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Texarkana Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Texarkana Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Texarkana Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Texarkana Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,332

Number of Veterans

2,198

Male Veterans

134

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam866
Second Gulf War579
First Gulf War490
Korea192
World War II33

Texarkana Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+715
35 to 54561
65 to 74453
55 to 64414
18 to 34189

Texarkana Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,4429.38%
Black7437.39%
2+ Races588.33%
Hispanic532.36%
Other Race354.61%
Asian244.03%
Islander2045.45%
Native American1014.71%

Texarkana Veterans by Race

Texarkana Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Texarkana Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Texarkana Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Texarkana Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Texarkana Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

61.06%

Born in Texarkana

94.83%

Native Born

5.17%

Foreign Born

3.78%

Non Citizen

1.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.83% of Texarkana residents were born in the United States, with 61.06% having been born in Texas. 3.78% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202934,238-220-0.64%
202834,458-220-0.63%
202734,678-220-0.63%
202634,898-220-0.63%
202535,118-220-0.62%
202435,338-220-0.62%
202335,558-220-0.61%
202235,778-333-0.92%
202136,111-107-0.3%
202036,218-91-0.25%
201936,309-341-0.93%
201836,650-174-0.47%
201736,824340.09%
201636,7901320.36%
201536,658-120-0.33%
201436,778-209-0.57%
201336,9871480.4%
201236,8392730.75%
201136,5662100.58%
201036,3561,5744.53%
200034,7823,1269.87%
199031,6563851.23%
198031,2717742.54%
197030,4972790.92%
196030,2185,46522.08%
195024,7537,73445.44%
194017,0194172.51%
193016,6025,12244.62%
192011,4801,69017.26%
19109,7904,53486.26%
19005,2562,40484.29%
18902,85200%
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Texarkana Population by Year