Atascosa County, Texas Population 2021

Atascosa County, Texas's estimated population is 52,815 with a growth rate of 1.60% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Atascosa County, Texas is the 68th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 44,965 and has seen a growth of 17.46% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202152,8158311.60%
202051,9848311.62%
201951,1538311.65%
201850,3221,2392.52%
201749,0833630.75%
201648,7203570.74%
201548,3636481.36%
201447,7156941.48%
201347,0215831.26%
201246,4389342.05%
201145,5045391.20%
201044,96514,43247.27%
199030,5335,47821.86%
198025,0556,35934.01%
197018,696-132-0.70%
196018,828-1,220-6.09%
195020,0487734.01%
194019,2753,62123.13%
193015,6542,95223.24%
192012,7022,69826.97%
191010,0042,86140.05%
19007,14368410.59%
18906,4592,24253.17%
18804,2171,30244.67%
18702,9151,33784.73%
18601,5780.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.60%
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State
Founded
1856
County Seat
2010 Population
44,965
Growth Since 2010
17.46%
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Atascosa County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,76192.39%
Two or More Races2,3454.73%
Some Other Race9922.00%
Asian1730.35%
Black or African American1350.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native1220.25%
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Atascosa County, Texas Population by Race

Atascosa County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Atascosa County, Texas Median Age

35.4


Total

34.4


Male

36.3


Female

Atascosa County, Texas Adults

There are 35,910 adults, (7,099 of whom are seniors) in Atascosa County, Texas.

Atascosa County, Texas Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Atascosa County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

24,795

50.06%

Male

24,733

49.94%

Atascosa County, Texas Population by Age

Atascosa County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Atascosa County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All75.3%24.7%
Non Family68.5%31.5%
Female67.4%32.6%
Male59.6%40.4%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Atascosa County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,5463.1675.3
Married8,1573.6983.1
Non Family3,7041.2768.5
Female2,5523.9667.4
Male1,1333.7159.6

3.66

Average Family Size

3.16

Average Household Size

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Atascosa County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,46111.01%
9th to 12th Grade3,74411.91%
High School Graduate12,16838.71%
Some College6,05519.26%
Associates Degree1,4704.68%
Bachelors Degree3,19310.16%
Graduate Degree1,3404.26%
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Atascosa County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Atascosa County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic18,86312,7531,516
White11,89610,8382,860
2+ Races1,213976218
Other Race67252882
Black12411834
Asian878745
Native American5329

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.72%.

Atascosa County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,470$42,189$24,199
Less Than 9th Grade$24,444$31,322$18,272
High School Graduate$27,270$37,667$20,117
Some College$37,776$43,667$27,675
Bachelors Degree$53,240$65,065$50,583
Graduate Degree$62,083$76,875$57,854

$32,470

Average Earnings

$42,189

Average Male

$24,199

Average Female

Atascosa County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Atascosa County, Texas Language by Age

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Atascosa County, Texas Language

61.50% of Atascosa County, Texas residents speak only English, while 38.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 37.84% of the population.

Atascosa County, Texas Language

Atascosa County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic31,3575,33817.02%
White16,1921,69210.45%
Multiple2,3451837.80%
Other98510510.66%
Native1227662.30%
Black109109.17%

14.77%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.73%

Male Poverty Rate

16.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atascosa County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atascosa County, Texas is Native, with 62.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atascosa County, Texas is Multiple, with 7.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.04%.

Atascosa County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.31%
High School12.09%
Some College6.62%
Bachelors or Greater2.48%

Atascosa County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.98%
Male Unemployed21.54%
Female Employed8.54%
Male Employed4.90%

Atascosa County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Atascosa County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,366$72,059
Families$60,968$78,815
Married Families$77,742-
Non Families$30,405$46,233
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Income by Household Type

Atascosa County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Atascosa County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Atascosa County, Texas 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.

Atascosa County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Atascosa County, Texas Marital Status

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3,194

Number of Veterans

2,954

Male Veterans

240

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,268
Second Gulf War867
First Gulf War834
Korea229
World War II56

Atascosa County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74789
35 to 54740
75+708
55 to 64588
18 to 34369

Atascosa County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,9248.76%
Hispanic1,3406.05%
2+ Races21415.77%
Other Race465.64%
Black107.46%

Atascosa County, Texas Veterans by Race

Atascosa County, Texas Veterans by Education

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4.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atascosa County, Texas Veterans by Education

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58.6%

Labor Force Participation

53.2%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Atascosa County, Texas Employment by Age

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Atascosa County, Texas Employment by Race

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Atascosa County, Texas 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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80.27%

Born in Atascosa County, Texas

93.12%

Native Born

6.88%

Foreign Born

5.02%

Non Citizen

1.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.12% of Atascosa County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 80.27% having been born in Texas. 5.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Atascosa County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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