Bexar County, Texas Population 2021

Bexar County, Texas's estimated population is 2,048,290 with a growth rate of 1.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Bexar County, Texas is the 5th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 1,722,840 and has seen a growth of 18.89% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,048,29022,3701.10%
20202,025,92022,3701.12%
20192,003,55022,3601.13%
20181,981,19024,2001.24%
20171,956,99029,3401.52%
20161,927,65032,8201.73%
20151,894,83036,8301.98%
20141,858,00036,6702.01%
20131,821,33032,5901.82%
20121,788,74033,3801.90%
20111,755,36032,5201.89%
20101,722,840537,45045.34%
19901,185,390196,59019.88%
1980988,800158,34019.07%
1970830,460143,30920.86%
1960687,151186,69137.30%
1950500,460162,28447.99%
1940338,17645,64315.60%
1930292,53390,43744.75%
1920202,09682,42068.87%
1910119,67650,25472.39%
190069,42220,15640.91%
189049,26618,79661.69%
188030,47014,42789.93%
187016,0431,58910.99%
186014,4548,402138.83%
18506,0520.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.10%
County Website
State
Founded
December 20, 1836
County Seat
2010 Population
1,722,840
Growth Since 2010
18.89%
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Bexar County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,549,70679.36%
Black or African American149,7067.67%
Some Other Race115,3345.91%
Two or More Races66,0153.38%
Asian55,7422.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native14,0540.72%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,2880.12%
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Bexar County, Texas Population by Race

Bexar County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Bexar County, Texas Median Age

33.6


Total

32.4


Male

34.9


Female

Bexar County, Texas Adults

There are 1,450,480 adults, (231,377 of whom are seniors) in Bexar County, Texas.

Bexar County, Texas Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Bexar County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

988,664

50.63%

Male

964,179

49.37%

Bexar County, Texas Population by Age

Bexar County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bexar County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.5%25.5%
All58.5%41.5%
Male53.6%46.4%
Female49.4%50.6%
Non Family42.2%57.8%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bexar County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All636,2453.0258.5
Married287,0333.7874.5
Non Family214,9881.3242.2
Female100,8084.1649.4
Male33,4164.0453.6

3.78

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

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Bexar County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade91,4127.33%
9th to 12th Grade105,9828.50%
High School Graduate316,36425.36%
Some College283,45222.72%
Associates Degree100,7678.08%
Bachelors Degree221,42717.75%
Graduate Degree128,02410.26%
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Bexar County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bexar County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic702,686535,451124,196
White393,765376,528171,830
Black95,02087,61026,220
Other Race75,33654,23711,449
Asian39,05134,28220,314
2+ Races30,58127,1519,588
Native American8,8426,8231,808
Islander1,6401,587627

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.77%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.02%.

Bexar County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,909$40,340$31,516
Less Than 9th Grade$21,932$26,305$16,583
High School Graduate$28,698$31,758$24,387
Some College$34,663$40,365$30,607
Bachelors Degree$53,029$59,999$48,170
Graduate Degree$66,917$81,717$59,494

$35,909

Average Earnings

$40,340

Average Male

$31,516

Average Female

Bexar County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bexar County, Texas Language by Age

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Bexar County, Texas Language

60.38% of Bexar County, Texas residents speak only English, while 39.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.67% of the population.

Bexar County, Texas Language

Bexar County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,159,090215,25718.57%
White530,44750,1439.45%
Black145,20026,29818.11%
Other112,78819,49917.29%
Multiple64,5088,66413.43%
Asian54,5387,33613.45%
Native13,7553,76127.34%
Islander2,23032714.66%

15.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.80%

Male Poverty Rate

16.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bexar County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bexar County, Texas is Native, with 27.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bexar County, Texas is White, with 9.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.38%.

Bexar County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.08%
High School15.12%
Some College10.13%
Bachelors or Greater4.63%

Bexar County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.83%
Male Unemployed27.01%
Female Employed8.38%
Male Employed6.50%

Bexar County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bexar County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,157$78,311
Families$68,037$90,079
Married Families$83,850$107,461
Non Families$37,551$51,228
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Income by Household Type

Bexar County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bexar County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Bexar 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.

Bexar County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Bexar County, Texas Marital Status

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145,733

Number of Veterans

122,828

Male Veterans

22,905

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War51,089
First Gulf War48,900
Vietnam43,190
Korea7,278
World War II2,972

Bexar County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5448,059
65 to 7428,146
55 to 6427,484
75+21,347
18 to 3420,697

Bexar County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White112,2449.81%
Hispanic52,2796.30%
Black20,48718.73%
Other Race5,6566.48%
2+ Races4,11411.14%
Asian2,1514.91%
Native American8868.50%
Islander19510.89%

Bexar County, Texas Veterans by Race

Bexar County, Texas Veterans by Education

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6.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bexar County, Texas Veterans by Education

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64.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Bexar County, Texas Employment by Age

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Bexar County, Texas Employment by Race

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Bexar 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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63.36%

Born in Bexar County, Texas

86.76%

Native Born

13.24%

Foreign Born

7.75%

Non Citizen

5.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.76% of Bexar County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 63.36% having been born in Texas. 7.75% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bexar 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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