Cooke County, Texas Population 2021

Cooke County, Texas's estimated population is 42,763 with a growth rate of 1.79% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Cooke County, Texas is the 81st largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 38,472 and has seen a growth of 11.15% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202142,7637531.79%
202042,0107531.83%
201941,2577531.86%
201840,5045721.43%
201739,9325891.50%
201639,3431730.44%
201539,1704061.05%
201438,7643080.80%
201338,456-261-0.67%
201238,7172740.71%
201138,443-29-0.08%
201038,4727,69525.00%
199030,7773,12111.29%
198027,6564,18517.83%
197023,4719114.04%
196022,5604141.87%
195022,146-2,763-11.09%
194024,9097733.20%
193024,136-1,531-5.96%
192025,667-936-3.52%
191026,603-891-3.24%
190027,4942,79811.33%
189024,6964,30521.11%
188020,39115,076283.65%
18705,3151,55541.36%
18603,7603,5401609.09%
18502200.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.79%
County Website
State
Founded
1849
County Seat
2010 Population
38,472
Growth Since 2010
11.15%
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Cooke County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,71991.70%
Two or More Races1,1322.83%
Black or African American1,1252.81%
Some Other Race3700.92%
Asian3440.86%
American Indian and Alaska Native3200.80%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.08%
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Cooke County, Texas Population by Race

Cooke County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Cooke County, Texas Median Age

40.7


Total

39.3


Male

41.8


Female

Cooke County, Texas Adults

There are 30,491 adults, (7,269 of whom are seniors) in Cooke County, Texas.

Cooke County, Texas Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Cooke County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

20,170

50.37%

Male

19,871

49.63%

Cooke County, Texas Population by Age

Cooke County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cooke County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All69.3%30.7%
Non Family59.2%40.8%
Female43.9%56.1%
Male43%57%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cooke County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,3512.5769.3
Married8,4213.0982.1
Non Family4,5311.2859.2
Female1,6713.0943.9
Male7283.2643

3.03

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Cooke County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3525.00%
9th to 12th Grade2,4148.93%
High School Graduate8,50731.48%
Some College6,71524.85%
Associates Degree2,3988.87%
Bachelors Degree3,80014.06%
Graduate Degree1,8396.80%
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Cooke County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cooke County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22,10320,1665,260
Hispanic3,3551,779182
Black75864239
2+ Races36436339
Asian27219357
Native American20615735
Other Race1709927
Islander31

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 99.73%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.80%.

Cooke County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,478$46,877$30,013
Less Than 9th Grade$25,845$33,474$14,208
High School Graduate$31,929$40,769$25,566
Some College$39,736$51,287$30,057
Bachelors Degree$55,781$77,696$42,357
Graduate Degree$61,523$75,375$60,446

$38,478

Average Earnings

$46,877

Average Male

$30,013

Average Female

Cooke County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cooke County, Texas Language by Age

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Cooke County, Texas Language

85.15% of Cooke County, Texas residents speak only English, while 14.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.24% of the population.

Cooke County, Texas Language

Cooke County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White29,5222,5788.73%
Hispanic7,1801,82425.40%
Black97836036.81%
Multiple1,10829326.44%
Native2927927.05%
Other3553910.99%
Asian33272.11%
Islander31722.58%

12.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.62%

Male Poverty Rate

15.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cooke County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cooke County, Texas is Black, with 36.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cooke County, Texas is Asian, with 2.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.90%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.36%.

Cooke County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.51%
High School9.56%
Some College9.09%
Bachelors or Greater1.62%

Cooke County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.07%
Male Unemployed28.78%
Female Employed8.84%
Male Employed4.96%

Cooke County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cooke County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,202$78,698
Families$73,036$91,361
Married Families$83,132-
Non Families$34,423$44,529
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Income by Household Type

Cooke County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Cooke County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Cooke 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 35-44.

Cooke County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Cooke County, Texas Marital Status

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2,459

Number of Veterans

2,296

Male Veterans

163

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,040
Second Gulf War416
First Gulf War363
Korea289
World War II71

Cooke County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74821
75+668
35 to 54407
18 to 34290
55 to 64273

Cooke County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2557.94%
2+ Races9620.25%
Hispanic691.57%
Black607.30%
Native American197.31%
Other Race188.87%
Asian113.70%

Cooke County, Texas Veterans by Race

Cooke County, Texas Veterans by Education

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4.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cooke County, Texas Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Cooke County, Texas Employment by Age

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Cooke County, Texas Employment by Race

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Cooke 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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68.03%

Born in Cooke County, Texas

91.13%

Native Born

8.87%

Foreign Born

6.46%

Non Citizen

2.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.13% of Cooke County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 68.03% having been born in Texas. 6.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cooke 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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