Brooks County, Texas Population 2024

6,730

Brooks County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 6,730 with a growth rate of -1.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Brooks County, Texas is the 187th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 7,213 and has seen a growth of -6.7% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,290-88-1.38%
20286,378-88-1.36%
20276,466-88-1.34%
20266,554-88-1.32%
20256,642-88-1.31%
20246,730-88-1.29%
20236,818-88-1.27%
20226,906-88-1.26%
20216,994-63-0.89%
20207,057-36-0.51%
20197,09390.13%
20187,084-54-0.76%
20177,138-82-1.14%
20167,220170.24%
20157,203-34-0.47%
20147,237-29-0.4%
20137,266630.87%
20127,203-20-0.28%
20117,223100.14%
20107,213
19908,204-224-2.66%
19808,4284235.28%
19708,005-604-7.02%
19608,609-586-6.37%
19509,1952,83344.53%
19406,3624617.81%
19305,9011,34129.41%
19204,560-1,730-27.5%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.29% (-88)
County Website
Brooks County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
7,213
Area
943 mi²
Density
7 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-6.7% (-483)
Founded
1911

Brooks County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,28160.65%
Two or more races2,01828.59%
Other race70610%
Black or African American440.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander100.14%
Native American
Asian
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Asian

Brooks County, Texas Population by Race

Brooks County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Brooks County, Texas Median Age

38.3

Total

36.9

Male

44.1

Female

Brooks County, Texas Adults

There are 5,482 adults, (1,395 of whom are seniors) in Brooks County, Texas.

Brooks County, Texas Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brooks County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female3,67452.05%
Male3,38547.95%

Brooks County, Texas Population by Age

Brooks County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,6522.4761.238.8
Married1,1343.1770.929.1
Non Family1,1281.0847.752.3
Female3034.6467.332.7
Male873.8688.511.5
showing: 5 rows

3.36

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brooks 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

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

Brooks 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 islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 40.69%.

Brooks County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$26,353

Average Earnings

$38,110

Average Male

$23,821

Average Female

Brooks County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brooks County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brooks County, Texas Language

31.38% of Brooks County, Texas residents speak only English, while 68.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 67.59% of the population.

Brooks County, Texas Language

Brooks County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,8962,13436.19%
Multiple1,83267536.84%
Other63817226.96%
White518428.11%
showing: 4 rows

33.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.68%

Male Poverty Rate

30.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brooks County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brooks County, Texas is Multiple, with 36.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brooks County, Texas is White, with 8.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 52.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.62%.

Brooks County, Texas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade62.91%
Some College19.61%
High School15.01%
Bachelors or Greater
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Brooks County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed54.55%
Male Employed30.06%
Female Employed29.42%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Brooks County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brooks County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brooks County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Brooks County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brooks 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 55-64.

Brooks County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brooks County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

372

Number of Veterans

372

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Brooks County, Texas Veterans by War

count

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Brooks County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Brooks County, Texas Veterans by Race

Brooks County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brooks County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Brooks County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brooks County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brooks 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

85.25%

Born in Brooks County, Texas

90.92%

Native Born

9.08%

Foreign Born

6.13%

Non Citizen

2.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.92% of Brooks County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 85.25% having been born in Texas. 6.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brooks County, Texas Place of Birth

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