Carson County, Texas Population 2024

5,936

Carson County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 5,936 with a growth rate of 1.3% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Carson County, Texas is the 192nd largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 6,164 and has seen a growth of -3.7% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,316761.22%
20286,240761.23%
20276,164761.25%
20266,088761.26%
20256,012761.28%
20245,936761.3%
20235,860761.31%
20225,784761.33%
20215,708-83-1.43%
20205,791-76-1.3%
20195,867-99-1.66%
20185,966-37-0.62%
20176,003-90-1.48%
20166,093791.31%
20156,014-21-0.35%
20146,035470.78%
20135,988-102-1.67%
20126,090-150-2.4%
20116,240761.23%
20106,164
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%
1890356-5,960-94.36%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.3% (76)
County Website
Carson County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
6,164
Area
920 mi²
Density
6 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-3.7% (-228)
Founded
1888

Carson County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,28491.09%
Native American1482.55%
Other race1362.34%
Two or more races1272.19%
Black or African American691.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander290.5%
Asian80.14%
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Carson County, Texas Population by Race

Carson County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Carson County, Texas Median Age

41.3

Total

42.3

Male

40.8

Female

Carson County, Texas Adults

There are 4,430 adults, (1,218 of whom are seniors) in Carson County, Texas.

Carson County, Texas Age Dependency

80.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Carson County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female2,91150.18%
Male2,89049.82%

Carson County, Texas Population by Age

Carson County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,2602.5483.816.2
Married1,2163.1587.612.4
Non Family7941.2484.115.9
Female1953.773.326.7
Male553.5130.969.1
showing: 5 rows

3.19

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

83.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Carson 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

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

Carson 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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75%.

Carson County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$55,305

Average Earnings

$71,343

Average Male

$39,254

Average Female

Carson County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Carson County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Carson County, Texas Language

96.79% of Carson County, Texas residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.86% of the population.

Carson County, Texas Language

Carson County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,8173537.33%
Hispanic6087912.99%
Other13696.62%
Multiple11810.85%
showing: 4 rows

7.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.74%

Male Poverty Rate

10.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Carson County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Carson County, Texas is Hispanic, with 12.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Carson County, Texas is Multiple, with 0.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.04%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.01%.

Carson County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.02%
Some College6.01%
High School5.64%
Bachelors or Greater1.02%
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Carson County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed25.53%
Female Employed3.92%
Male Employed0.52%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Carson County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Carson County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Carson County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Carson County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Carson 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 55-64.

Carson County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Carson County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

425

Number of Veterans

376

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

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Carson County, Texas Veterans by War

count

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Carson County, Texas Veterans by Age

count

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Carson County, Texas Veterans by Race

Carson County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Carson County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Carson County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Carson County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Carson 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

75.73%

Born in Carson County, Texas

97.66%

Native Born

2.34%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

2.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.66% of Carson County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 75.73% having been born in Texas. 0.31% 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

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