Carson County, Texas Population 2021

Carson County, Texas's estimated population is 5,764 with a growth rate of -1.39% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carson County, Texas is the 196th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 6,162 and has seen a growth of -6.46% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20215,764-81-1.39%
20205,845-81-1.37%
20195,926-81-1.35%
20186,00720.03%
20176,005-91-1.49%
20166,096831.38%
20156,013-23-0.38%
20146,036480.80%
20135,988-101-1.66%
20126,089-149-2.39%
20116,238761.23%
20106,162-414-6.30%
19906,576-96-1.44%
19806,6723144.94%
19706,358-1,423-18.29%
19607,78192913.56%
19506,8522283.44%
19406,624-1,121-14.47%
19307,7454,667151.62%
19203,07895144.71%
19102,1271,658353.52%
190046911331.74%
18903560.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.39%
County Website
State
Founded
1888
County Seat
2010 Population
6,162
Growth Since 2010
-6.46%
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Carson County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,65794.14%
Two or More Races1252.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native971.61%
Some Other Race601.00%
Black or African American480.80%
Asian220.37%
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Carson County, Texas Population by Race

Carson County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Carson County, Texas Median Age

40.6


Total

42.6


Male

39


Female

Carson County, Texas Adults

There are 4,533 adults, (1,098 of whom are seniors) in Carson County, Texas.

Carson County, Texas Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43

Child Dependency Ratio

Carson County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

3,112

51.79%

Male

2,897

48.21%

Carson County, Texas Population by Age

Carson County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Carson County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male84.6%15.4%
Married84.5%15.5%
All81%19%
Non Family76.2%23.8%
Female69.8%30.2%

81.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Carson County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2882.681
Married1,4173.0784.5
Non Family6861.2976.2
Female1593.8969.8
Male263.5884.6

3.13

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Carson County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade491.19%
9th to 12th Grade2255.46%
High School Graduate1,31731.98%
Some College99724.21%
Associates Degree3598.72%
Bachelors Degree81819.86%
Graduate Degree3538.57%
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Carson County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Carson County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,6243,4301,065
Hispanic34228159
2+ Races62622
Other Race56516
Native American543521
Asian222218
Black16166

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 81.82%.

Carson County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$47,224$57,500$34,979
Less Than 9th Grade$24,485$57,031$21,250
High School Graduate$39,279$50,114$23,482
Some College$40,759$64,427$32,989
Bachelors Degree$56,777$81,288$46,895
Graduate Degree$75,375$76,375$61,957

$47,224

Average Earnings

$57,500

Average Male

$34,979

Average Female

Carson County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carson County, Texas Language by Age

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Carson County, Texas Language

93.17% of Carson County, Texas residents speak only English, while 6.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.12% of the population.

Carson County, Texas Language

Carson County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,1203907.62%
Hispanic589508.49%
Multiple953738.95%
Asian211257.14%
Other6058.33%
Black4648.70%

8.30%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.35%

Male Poverty Rate

11.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carson County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carson County, Texas is Asian, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carson County, Texas is White, with 7.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.48%.

Carson County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.45%
High School6.21%
Some College5.86%
Bachelors or Greater2.39%

Carson County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed25.76%
Female Employed4.15%
Male Employed0.96%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Carson County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carson County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$74,872$89,245
Families$96,535$106,961
Married Families$104,219-
Non Families$35,556$45,781
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Income by Household Type

Carson County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Carson County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Carson County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Carson County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Carson County, Texas Marital Status

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387

Number of Veterans

374

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam191
Second Gulf War72
First Gulf War43
World War II16
Korea8

Carson County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74172
75+84
35 to 5471
55 to 6449
18 to 3411

Carson County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3588.32%
Hispanic266.40%
2+ Races2235.48%
Other Race610.71%
Native American11.56%

Carson County, Texas Veterans by Race

Carson County, Texas Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carson County, Texas Veterans by Education

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63.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Carson County, Texas Employment by Age

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Carson County, Texas Employment by Race

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Carson 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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75.65%

Born in Carson County, Texas

98.09%

Native Born

1.91%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.09% of Carson County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 75.65% having been born in Texas. 1.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Carson 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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