Caldwell County, Texas Population 2021

Caldwell County, Texas's estimated population is 44,670 with a growth rate of 1.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Caldwell County, Texas is the 77th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 38,127 and has seen a growth of 17.16% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202144,6705031.14%
202044,1675031.15%
201943,6645031.17%
201843,1618331.97%
201742,3281,1812.87%
201641,1477281.80%
201540,4197161.80%
201439,7035021.28%
201339,2015191.34%
201238,6822120.55%
201138,4703430.90%
201038,12711,73544.46%
199026,3922,75511.66%
198023,6372,45911.61%
197021,1783,95622.97%
196017,222-2,128-11.00%
195019,350-5,543-22.27%
194024,893-6,504-20.72%
193031,3976,23724.79%
192025,1609233.81%
191024,2372,47211.36%
190021,7655,99638.02%
189015,7694,01234.12%
188011,7575,18578.90%
18706,5722,09146.66%
18604,4813,152237.17%
18501,3290.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.14%
County Website
State
Founded
1848
County Seat
2010 Population
38,127
Growth Since 2010
17.16%
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Caldwell County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,06980.84%
Some Other Race4,21710.01%
Black or African American2,5616.08%
Two or More Races5741.36%
Asian4231.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native2470.59%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander530.13%
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Caldwell County, Texas Population by Race

Caldwell County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Caldwell County, Texas Median Age

35.9


Total

34


Male

37.8


Female

Caldwell County, Texas Adults

There are 31,996 adults, (5,771 of whom are seniors) in Caldwell County, Texas.

Caldwell County, Texas Age Dependency

60.7

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Caldwell County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

20,831

49.43%

Male

21,313

50.57%

Caldwell County, Texas Population by Age

Caldwell County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Caldwell County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77%23%
All67.4%32.6%
Male66.8%33.2%
Non Family57.1%42.9%
Female53.9%46.1%

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Caldwell County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,4602.8467.4
Married6,9003.4677
Non Family3,8411.2257.1
Female1,9563.6153.9
Male7633.4966.8

3.37

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Caldwell County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6299.63%
9th to 12th Grade3,31212.13%
High School Graduate10,33637.86%
Some College5,70920.91%
Associates Degree1,3184.83%
Bachelors Degree2,87410.53%
Graduate Degree1,1214.11%
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Caldwell County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Caldwell County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,64711,4483,085
Hispanic12,5358,069696
Other Race2,5891,675109
Black1,6011,350110
2+ Races34424258
Asian18315924
Native American12512123
Islander5353

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 white people with a rate of 24.39%.

Caldwell County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,040$39,897$27,087
Less Than 9th Grade$24,727$31,026$19,684
High School Graduate$32,320$41,838$25,511
Some College$37,207$41,909$31,904
Bachelors Degree$49,381$56,058$44,444
Graduate Degree$54,244$48,942$58,828

$34,040

Average Earnings

$39,897

Average Male

$27,087

Average Female

Caldwell County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Caldwell County, Texas Language by Age

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Caldwell County, Texas Language

63.78% of Caldwell County, Texas residents speak only English, while 36.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.19% of the population.

Caldwell County, Texas Language

Caldwell County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic21,1934,70522.20%
White15,8811,96312.36%
Other4,1231,12127.19%
Black2,06282640.06%
Multiple52910820.42%
Native24752.02%

18.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.53%

Male Poverty Rate

20.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Caldwell County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Caldwell County, Texas is Black, with 40.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Caldwell County, Texas is Native, with 2.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.53%.

Caldwell County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.59%
High School13.19%
Some College10.52%
Bachelors or Greater4.77%

Caldwell County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed23.68%
Female Unemployed22.82%
Female Employed9.20%
Male Employed6.52%

Caldwell County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Caldwell County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,152$73,546
Families$62,105$80,519
Married Families$76,255-
Non Families$31,069$44,563
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Income by Household Type

Caldwell County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Caldwell County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Caldwell County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Caldwell County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Caldwell County, Texas Marital Status

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2,163

Number of Veterans

1,980

Male Veterans

183

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam899
First Gulf War521
Second Gulf War438
Korea127
World War II57

Caldwell County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74611
35 to 54572
75+417
55 to 64390
18 to 34173

Caldwell County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9427.41%
Hispanic3562.33%
Black884.25%
Other Race762.59%
2+ Races5714.07%

Caldwell County, Texas Veterans by Race

Caldwell County, Texas Veterans by Education

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9.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Caldwell County, Texas Veterans by Education

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57%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Caldwell County, Texas Employment by Age

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Caldwell County, Texas Employment by Race

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Caldwell 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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71.28%

Born in Caldwell County, Texas

88.82%

Native Born

11.18%

Foreign Born

7.87%

Non Citizen

3.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.82% of Caldwell County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 71.28% having been born in Texas. 7.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Caldwell 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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