Bee County, Texas Population 2024

29,526

Bee County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 29,526 with a growth rate of -1.45% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bee County, Texas is the 96th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 31,862 and has seen a growth of -7.33% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202927,356-434-1.56%
202827,790-434-1.54%
202728,224-434-1.51%
202628,658-434-1.49%
202529,092-434-1.47%
202429,526-434-1.45%
202329,960-434-1.43%
202230,394-434-1.41%
202130,828-221-0.71%
202031,049-1,569-4.81%
201932,6181240.38%
201832,494-104-0.32%
201732,598-225-0.69%
201632,8232030.62%
201532,620-227-0.69%
201432,847360.11%
201332,8113251%
201232,4861700.53%
201132,3164541.42%
201031,862
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%
18701,08217218.9%
1860910-26,446-96.67%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.45% (-434)
County Website
Bee County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
31,862
Area
880 mi²
Density
34 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-7.33% (-2,336)
Founded
1858

Bee County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White20,14865.04%
Two or more races6,61621.36%
Black or African American1,9996.45%
Other race1,8495.97%
Asian1960.63%
Native American1690.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Bee County, Texas Population by Race

Bee County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Bee County, Texas Median Age

35.6

Total

35.3

Male

36.4

Female

Bee County, Texas Adults

There are 24,711 adults, (3,895 of whom are seniors) in Bee County, Texas.

Bee County, Texas Age Dependency

48.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bee County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female11,75937.96%
Male19,21862.04%

Bee County, Texas Population by Age

Bee County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8,5632.7667.332.7
Married3,9623.6781.818.2
Non Family2,8961.2352.247.8
Female1,1883.3952.347.7
Male5172.9175.824.2
showing: 5 rows

3.47

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

67.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bee County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.41%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 39.38%.

Bee County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,321

Average Earnings

$47,210

Average Male

$26,992

Average Female

Bee County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bee County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bee County, Texas Language

64.62% of Bee County, Texas residents speak only English, while 35.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.21% of the population.

Bee County, Texas Language

Bee County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic15,1703,78124.92%
Multiple4,1091,01924.8%
White7,6217179.41%
Other1,62446328.51%
Black39612732.07%
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19.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.44%

Male Poverty Rate

23.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bee County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bee County, Texas is Black, with 32.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bee County, Texas is White, with 9.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.48%.

Bee County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.88%
High School20.09%
Some College10.88%
Bachelors or Greater6.41%
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Bee County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed33%
Female Employed11.12%
Male Employed7.81%
Male Unemployed4.41%
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Bee County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bee County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bee County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

37.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Bee County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bee County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,929

Number of Veterans

1,807

Male Veterans

122

Female Veterans

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Bee County, Texas Veterans by War

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Bee County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Bee County, Texas Veterans by Race

Bee County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bee County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

43.5%

Labor Force Participation

40.7%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bee County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bee County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bee County, Texas 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

81.94%

Born in Bee County, Texas

95.84%

Native Born

4.16%

Foreign Born

2.31%

Non Citizen

1.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.84% of Bee County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 81.94% having been born in Texas. 2.31% 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

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