Dawson County, Texas Population 2022

Dawson County, Texas's estimated population is 13,097 with a growth rate of 0.95% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dawson County, Texas is the 153rd largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 13,826 and has seen a growth of -5.27% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
1880240.00%
189029520.83%
190037827.59%
19102,3202,2836170.27%
19204,3091,98985.73%
193013,5739,264214.99%
194015,3671,79413.22%
195019,1133,74624.38%
196019,185720.38%
197016,604-2,581-13.45%
198016,184-420-2.53%
199014,349-1,835-11.34%
201013,826-523-3.64%
201113,747-79-0.57%
201213,611-136-0.99%
201313,219-392-2.88%
201413,4452261.71%
201512,987-458-3.41%
201612,999120.09%
201712,744-255-1.96%
201812,605-139-1.09%
201912,7281230.98%
202012,8511230.97%
202112,9741230.96%
202213,0971230.95%
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Dawson County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,93669.55%
Black or African American1,0898.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native1150.90%
Asian150.12%
Some Other Race1,34210.44%
Two or More Races1,35210.52%
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Dawson County, Texas Population by Race

Dawson County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Dawson County, Texas Median Age

33.6


Total

31.3


Male

37.3


Female

Dawson County, Texas Adults

There are 9,529 adults, (1,896 of whom are seniors) in Dawson County, Texas.

Dawson County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Dawson County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

5,786

45.03%

Male

7,063

54.97%

Dawson County, Texas Population by Age

Dawson County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dawson County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
Male72%28%
All70%30%
Female67.9%32.1%
Non Family62.1%37.9%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dawson County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,4302.570
Married1,9203.2577.4
Male1932.9672
Female6723.5367.9
Non Family1,6451.1662.1

3.25

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Dawson County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,22715.15%
9th to 12th Grade1,07513.27%
High School Graduate2,72533.65%
Some College1,56319.30%
Associates Degree3374.16%
Bachelors Degree94211.63%
Graduate Degree2292.83%
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Dawson County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dawson County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,0282,658754
Other Race82141986
Hispanic4,2492,581380
Native American78476
2+ Races78158734
Black69242828
Asian1515

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 white people with a rate of 24.90%.

Dawson County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,467$39,490$21,537
Less Than 9th Grade$24,107$27,432$13,940
High School Graduate$27,500$35,059$21,453
Some College$30,580$51,509$20,947
Bachelors Degree$46,642$57,083$32,273
Graduate Degree$59,167$70,078$44,926

$31,467

Average Earnings

$39,490

Average Male

$21,537

Average Female

Dawson County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dawson County, Texas Language by Age

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Dawson County, Texas Language

63.79% of Dawson County, Texas residents speak only English, while 36.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.56% of the population.

Dawson County, Texas Language

Dawson County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,6381,91428.83%
Black3729224.73%
Multiple1,08026424.44%
White3,90946311.84%
Native88910.23%
Other594NaN%

22.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.01%

Male Poverty Rate

24.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dawson County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Texas is Hispanic, with 28.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dawson County, Texas is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.42%.

Dawson County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.65%
High School13.20%
Some College13.53%
Bachelors or Greater8.25%

Dawson County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.62%
Male Unemployed15.54%
Female Employed19.77%
Female Unemployed70.91%

Dawson County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dawson County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,469$62,021
Families$54,044$75,706
Married Families$67,197-
Non Families$20,461$36,199
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Income by Household Type

Dawson County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Dawson County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Dawson 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 55-64.

Dawson County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Dawson County, Texas Marital Status

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388

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War97
First Gulf War61
Vietnam135
Korea25
World War II22

Dawson County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3423
35 to 54105
55 to 6444
65 to 74109
75+107

Dawson County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3194.91%
Black454.60%
Native American55.43%
Other Race111.14%
2+ Races80.82%
Hispanic1232.38%

Dawson County, Texas Veterans by Race

Dawson County, Texas Veterans by Education

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12.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dawson County, Texas Veterans by Education

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49.3%

Labor Force Participation

45.7%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Dawson County, Texas Employment by Age

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Dawson County, Texas Employment by Race

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Dawson 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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83.10%

Born in Dawson County, Texas

94.44%

Native Born

5.56%

Foreign Born

3.70%

Non Citizen

1.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.44% of Dawson County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 83.10% having been born in Texas. 3.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dawson 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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