Childress County, Texas Population 2021

Childress County, Texas's estimated population is 7,288 with a growth rate of -0.12% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Childress County, Texas is the 187th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 7,070 and has seen a growth of 3.08% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20217,288-9-0.12%
20207,297-9-0.12%
20197,306-9-0.12%
20187,315460.63%
20177,269650.90%
20167,204350.49%
20157,169-27-0.38%
20147,1961412.00%
20137,055-45-0.63%
20127,100731.04%
20117,027-43-0.61%
20107,0701,11718.76%
19905,953-997-14.35%
19806,9503455.22%
19706,605-1,816-21.57%
19608,421-3,702-30.54%
195012,123-26-0.21%
194012,149-3,895-24.28%
193016,0445,11146.75%
192010,9331,39514.63%
19109,5387,400346.12%
19002,13896381.96%
18901,1751,1504600.00%
1880250.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.12%
County Website
State
Founded
1887
County Seat
2010 Population
7,070
Growth Since 2010
3.08%
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Childress County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,18985.33%
Black or African American5838.04%
Some Other Race2413.32%
Two or More Races1642.26%
Asian761.05%
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Childress County, Texas Population by Race

Childress County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Childress County, Texas Median Age

34.5


Total

30.8


Male

42.1


Female

Childress County, Texas Adults

There are 5,967 adults, (1,004 of whom are seniors) in Childress County, Texas.

Childress County, Texas Age Dependency

46.1

Age Dependency Ratio

20.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Childress County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

2,811

38.76%

Male

4,442

61.24%

Childress County, Texas Population by Age

Childress County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Childress County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.9%22.1%
Male72.2%27.8%
All59.9%40.1%
Female54.2%45.8%
Non Family35.3%64.7%

59.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Childress County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4072.3959.9
Married1,129377.9
Non Family8601.1335.3
Female2493.2954.2
Male1693.3472.2

3.03

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Childress County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3166.10%
9th to 12th Grade61711.92%
High School Graduate1,80534.86%
Some College1,20023.17%
Associates Degree2955.70%
Bachelors Degree73814.25%
Graduate Degree2074.00%
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Childress County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Childress County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,1622,917751
Hispanic1,513915126
Black36232332
Other Race241137
2+ Races1245923
Asian494913

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 26.53%.

Childress County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,472$35,638$25,173
Less Than 9th Grade$17,000$27,699$15,324
High School Graduate$22,090$23,146$20,911
Some College$32,175$35,909$31,154
Bachelors Degree$44,573$43,750$50,655
Graduate Degree$51,991$50,324$84,500

$30,472

Average Earnings

$35,638

Average Male

$25,173

Average Female

Childress County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Childress County, Texas Language by Age

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Childress County, Texas Language

76.59% of Childress County, Texas residents speak only English, while 23.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.04% of the population.

Childress County, Texas Language

Childress County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,77939610.48%
Hispanic1,62730118.50%
Other2415924.48%
Multiple1235141.46%
Asian762634.21%
Black1842513.59%

13.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.77%

Male Poverty Rate

17.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Childress County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Childress County, Texas is Multiple, with 41.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Childress County, Texas is White, with 10.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.93%.

Childress County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.26%
High School11.67%
Some College10.12%
Bachelors or Greater3.57%

Childress County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed76.53%
Male Unemployed41.94%
Female Employed10.46%
Male Employed8.40%

Childress County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Childress County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,181$61,372
Families$63,298$71,183
Married Families$66,696-
Non Families$30,956$41,043
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Income by Household Type

Childress County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Childress County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Childress 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 55-64.

Childress County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Childress County, Texas Marital Status

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326

Number of Veterans

326

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War90
Second Gulf War85
Vietnam53
Korea26
World War II

Childress County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54133
18 to 3460
75+57
55 to 6441
65 to 7435

Childress County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3206.43%
Hispanic482.77%
Black61.07%

Childress County, Texas Veterans by Race

Childress County, Texas Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Childress County, Texas Veterans by Education

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51%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Childress County, Texas Employment by Age

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Childress County, Texas Employment by Race

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Childress 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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68.48%

Born in Childress County, Texas

89.89%

Native Born

10.11%

Foreign Born

7.03%

Non Citizen

3.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.89% of Childress County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 68.48% having been born in Texas. 7.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Childress 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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