Van Horn, Texas Population 2024

1,970

Van Horn is a city located in Culberson County and Hudspeth County Texas. Van Horn has a 2024 population of 1,970. It is also the county seat of Culberson County. Van Horn is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 1.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,933 in 2020.

The average household income in Van Horn is $51,183 with a poverty rate of 20.1%. The median age in Van Horn is 47.1 years: 45.5 years for males, and 48.2 years for females.

Van Horn Demographics

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

  • White: 43.61%
  • Two or more races: 37.45%
  • Other race: 11.33%
  • Native American: 6.36%
  • Asian: 1.06%
  • Black or African American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
694.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.91% (37)
The current population of Van Horn, Texas is 1,970 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,933.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White90543.61%
Two or more races77737.45%
Other race23511.33%
Native American1326.36%
Asian221.06%
Black or African American40.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Van Horn Population by Race

Van Horn Population Pyramid 2024

Van Horn Median Age

47.1

Total

45.5

Male

48.2

Female

Van Horn Adults

There are 1,743 adults, (386 of whom are seniors) in Van Horn.

Van Horn Age Dependency

52.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Horn Sex Ratio

Female76837.01%
Male1,30762.99%

Van Horn Population by Age

Van Horn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5683.5873.226.8
Non Family2611.6262.837.2
Married1792.9188.311.7
Male754.99928
Female5313.5147.252.8

4.89

Average Family Size

3.58

Average Household Size

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Van Horn Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade815.12%
Associates Degree10.06%
Bachelors Degree16410.37%
Graduate Degree130.82%
High School Graduate82251.96%
Less Than 9th Grade25215.93%
Some College24915.74%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Van Horn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Van Horn Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic1,233910146
2+ Races50340799
White20519723
Other Race1991660
Native American1321310
Asian888
Black430

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Van Horn Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$35,938
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$62,964$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$25,750$8,421
Overall$62,893$63,670$0
Some College$85,896$86,026$22,250

$62,893

Average Earnings

$63,670

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Van Horn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Van Horn Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Van Horn Language

31.54% of Van Horn residents speak only English, while 68.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 68.07% of the population.

Van Horn Language

Van Horn Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,68538022.55%
Multiple77530238.97%
Other2343916.67%
White2193415.53%

20.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.77%

Male Poverty Rate

27.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van Horn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Van Horn is Multiple, with 38.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Horn is White, with 15.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17%.

Van Horn Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.76%
Bachelors or Greater15.25%
High School3.29%
Some College0%

Van Horn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed21.7%
Male Unemployed2.88%
Male Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Van Horn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Van Horn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$56,250$56,304
Households$37,391$51,183
Married Families$59,922$-999,999,999
Non Families-$38,954

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Van Horn Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

21.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.1%

Male Marriage Rate

21.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Van Horn Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Van Horn 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.

Van Horn Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Van Horn Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

272

Number of Veterans

272

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam79
Second Gulf War25
Korea15
First Gulf War4
World War II0

Van Horn Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54178
65 to 7479
75+15
18 to 340
55 to 640

Van Horn Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White26731.67%
Hispanic21415.45%
Native American43.03%
Other Race10.5%

Van Horn Veterans by Race

Van Horn Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

93.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Horn Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

10.2%

Unemployment Rate

Van Horn Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Van Horn Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Van Horn 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

79.86%

Born in Van Horn

91.71%

Native Born

8.29%

Foreign Born

2.17%

Non Citizen

6.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.71% of Van Horn residents were born in the United States, with 79.86% having been born in Texas. 2.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Van Horn Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,01690.45%
20282,00790.45%
20271,998100.5%
20261,98890.45%
20251,97990.46%
20241,97090.46%
20231,961331.71%
20221,928-12-0.62%
20211,94070.36%
20201,933814.37%
20191,852-25-1.33%
20181,877-44-2.29%
20171,921100.52%
20161,911-32-1.65%
20151,943-26-1.32%
20141,969-17-0.86%
20131,986-10-0.5%
20121,996-65-3.15%
20112,061-11-0.53%
20102,07200%

Van Horn Population by Year