Bee County, Texas Population 2021

Bee County, Texas's estimated population is 32,761 with a growth rate of 0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bee County, Texas is the 93rd largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 31,864 and has seen a growth of 2.82% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202132,761980.30%
202032,663980.30%
201932,565980.30%
201832,467-125-0.38%
201732,592-220-0.67%
201632,8121950.60%
201532,617-224-0.68%
201432,841310.09%
201332,8103301.02%
201232,4801620.50%
201132,3184541.42%
201031,8646,72926.77%
199025,135-895-3.44%
198026,0303,29314.48%
197022,737-1,018-4.29%
196023,7555,58130.71%
195018,1741,69310.27%
194016,4817604.83%
193015,7213,58429.53%
192012,137470.39%
191012,0904,37056.61%
19007,7204,000107.53%
18903,7201,42261.88%
18802,2981,216112.38%
18701,08217218.90%
18609100.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.30%
County Website
State
Founded
1858
County Seat
2010 Population
31,864
Growth Since 2010
2.82%
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Bee County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,17286.39%
Black or African American2,3997.36%
Two or More Races1,1353.48%
Some Other Race5611.72%
Asian1760.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native1640.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.01%
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Bee County, Texas Population by Race

Bee County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Bee County, Texas Median Age

35.3


Total

35.1


Male

36.2


Female

Bee County, Texas Adults

There are 25,709 adults, (3,905 of whom are seniors) in Bee County, Texas.

Bee County, Texas Age Dependency

49.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Bee County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

12,696

38.93%

Male

19,915

61.07%

Bee County, Texas Population by Age

Bee County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bee County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.4%19.6%
All62.7%37.3%
Non Family48.8%51.2%
Female42.2%57.8%
Male41.8%58.2%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bee County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,269362.7
Married4,0023.8480.4
Non Family2,5171.248.8
Female1,3703.6542.2
Male3803.8341.8

3.72

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Bee County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1799.90%
9th to 12th Grade3,22714.66%
High School Graduate7,53034.21%
Some College5,63325.59%
Associates Degree1,4746.70%
Bachelors Degree1,1315.14%
Graduate Degree8353.79%
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Bee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic11,6267,860543
White7,7827,0181,329
Black1,8681,17137
2+ Races85262917
Other Race25817517
Native American1359317
Asian1075923
Islander44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 21.50%.

Bee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,634$37,546$25,013
Less Than 9th Grade$16,612$20,057$15,265
High School Graduate$29,375$35,767$24,821
Some College$30,380$41,479$25,451
Bachelors Degree$53,700$57,367$42,128
Graduate Degree$84,063$84,681$83,060

$29,634

Average Earnings

$37,546

Average Male

$25,013

Average Female

Bee County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bee County, Texas Language by Age

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Bee County, Texas Language

65.35% of Bee County, Texas residents speak only English, while 34.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.44% of the population.

Bee County, Texas Language

Bee County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic15,8523,83924.22%
White8,4411,14713.59%
Other56124643.85%
Black40813633.33%
Multiple26513149.43%
Asian16563.64%

20.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.64%

Male Poverty Rate

24.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bee County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bee County, Texas is Multiple, with 49.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bee County, Texas is Asian, with 3.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.73%.

Bee County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.82%
High School17.43%
Some College12.72%
Bachelors or Greater4.77%

Bee County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.62%
Male Unemployed14.47%
Female Employed10.94%
Male Employed5.57%

Bee County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bee County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,578$63,623
Families$49,952$71,182
Married Families$61,333-
Non Families$28,894$42,243
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Income by Household Type

Bee County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.4%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bee County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Bee County, Texas 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.

Bee County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Bee County, Texas Marital Status

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2,276

Number of Veterans

2,152

Male Veterans

124

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam730
Second Gulf War559
First Gulf War528
Korea82
World War II31

Bee County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54593
55 to 64473
65 to 74468
75+376
18 to 34366

Bee County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0499.35%
Hispanic7475.34%
Black1346.05%
2+ Races353.66%
Native American3323.08%
Other Race216.07%
Asian43.08%

Bee County, Texas Veterans by Race

Bee County, Texas Veterans by Education

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5.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bee County, Texas Veterans by Education

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41.1%

Labor Force Participation

37.8%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Bee County, Texas Employment by Age

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Bee County, Texas Employment by Race

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Bee 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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82.00%

Born in Bee County, Texas

96.68%

Native Born

3.32%

Foreign Born

1.97%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.68% of Bee County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 82.00% having been born in Texas. 1.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bee 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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