Venus, Texas Population 2024

8,506

Venus is a city located in Ellis County and Johnson County Texas. Venus has a 2024 population of 8,506. Venus is currently growing at a rate of 12.99% annually and its population has increased by 85.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,593 in 2020.

The average household income in Venus is $93,362 with a poverty rate of 8.8%. The median age in Venus is 32.5 years: 32.6 years for males, and 32.4 years for females.

Venus Demographics

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

  • White: 67.05%
  • Black or African American: 15.91%
  • Two or more races: 10.15%
  • Other race: 5.8%
  • Asian: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
3.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,236.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
85.19% (3,913)
The current population of Venus, Texas is 8,506 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,593.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,49467.05%
Black or African American82915.91%
Two or more races52910.15%
Other race3025.8%
Asian290.56%
Native American280.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Venus Population by Race

Venus Population Pyramid 2024

Venus Median Age

32.5

Total

32.6

Male

32.4

Female

Venus Adults

There are 4,048 adults, (222 of whom are seniors) in Venus.

Venus Age Dependency

36.2

Age Dependency Ratio

5.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Venus Sex Ratio

Female1,91736.79%
Male3,29463.21%

Venus Population by Age

Venus Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3633.0792.57.5
Married8133.7994.15.9
Non Family3361.1585.414.6
Female1413.3496.53.5
Male733.41000

3.59

Average Family Size

3.07

Average Household Size

92.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Venus Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade3359.9%
Associates Degree1424.2%
Bachelors Degree3319.78%
Graduate Degree1985.85%
High School Graduate1,37540.64%
Less Than 9th Grade1093.22%
Some College89326.4%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Venus Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Venus Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,7781,643304
Hispanic82061261
Black677584151
2+ Races35629068
Other Race1741276
Asian29290
Native American2880

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 22.3%.

Venus Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$61,641$85,329$61,477
Graduate Degree$65,313$63,796$85,694
High School Graduate$41,190$50,167$33,750
Less Than 9th Grade$0$40,764$0
Overall$56,366$55,430$57,672
Some College$63,247$70,631$62,500

$56,366

Average Earnings

$55,430

Average Male

$57,672

Average Female

Venus Earnings by Educational Attainment

Venus Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Venus Language

81.01% of Venus residents speak only English, while 18.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.52% of the population.

Venus Language

Venus Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic96314414.95%
White2,5251365.39%
Multiple34411734.01%
Black5358816.45%
Other26372.66%

8.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

8%

Male Poverty Rate

9.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Venus

The race most likely to be in poverty in Venus is Multiple, with 34.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Venus is Other, with 2.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.7%.

Venus Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.03%
Bachelors or Greater21.11%
High School11.09%
Some College1.67%

Venus Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed3.3%
Female Employed2.3%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Venus Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Venus Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$111,917$104,629
Households$94,612$93,362
Married Families$113,583$-999,999,999
Non Families$37,708$50,921

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Venus Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Venus Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Venus 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.

Venus Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Venus Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

184

Number of Veterans

184

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War132
Vietnam18
First Gulf War12
Korea6
World War II0

Venus Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 34121
35 to 5423
55 to 6416
65 to 7413
75+11

Venus Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1716.46%
Hispanic242.48%
Black70.92%
2+ Races61.55%

Venus Veterans by Race

Venus Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Venus Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Venus Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Venus Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Venus 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

70.49%

Born in Venus

94.67%

Native Born

5.33%

Foreign Born

3.47%

Non Citizen

1.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.67% of Venus residents were born in the United States, with 70.49% having been born in Texas. 3.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Venus Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202913,3989797.88%
202812,4199788.55%
202711,4419789.35%
202610,46397910.32%
20259,48497811.5%
20248,50697812.99%
20237,52877111.41%
20226,75762110.12%
20216,1361,54333.59%
20204,5932134.86%
20194,38057014.96%
20183,8102787.87%
20173,5321384.07%
20163,3941755.44%
20153,219692.19%
20143,150933.04%
20133,057471.56%
20123,010511.72%
20112,959401.37%
20102,91900%

Venus Population by Year