Deaf Smith County, Texas Population 2021

Deaf Smith County, Texas's estimated population is 18,216 with a growth rate of -0.90% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Deaf Smith County, Texas is the 130th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 19,467 and has seen a growth of -6.43% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202118,216-165-0.90%
202018,381-165-0.89%
201918,546-165-0.88%
201818,711-42-0.22%
201718,753-93-0.49%
201618,846210.11%
201518,825-298-1.56%
201419,123-57-0.30%
201319,180-193-1.00%
201219,373-149-0.76%
201119,522550.28%
201019,4673141.64%
199019,153-2,012-9.51%
198021,1652,16611.40%
197018,9995,81244.07%
196013,1874,07644.74%
19509,1113,05550.45%
19406,056771.29%
19305,9792,23259.57%
19203,747-195-4.95%
19103,9423,099367.62%
1900843664370.95%
1890179141371.05%
1880380.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.90%
County Website
State
Founded
1890
County Seat
2010 Population
19,467
Growth Since 2010
-6.43%
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Deaf Smith County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White16,79989.66%
Some Other Race8034.29%
Two or More Races6843.65%
Black or African American1911.02%
American Indian and Alaska Native1230.66%
Asian1180.63%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.10%
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Deaf Smith County, Texas Population by Race

Deaf Smith County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Deaf Smith County, Texas Median Age

31.9


Total

30.3


Male

32.9


Female

Deaf Smith County, Texas Adults

There are 12,870 adults, (2,336 of whom are seniors) in Deaf Smith County, Texas.

Deaf Smith County, Texas Age Dependency

77.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Deaf Smith County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

9,349

49.90%

Male

9,387

50.10%

Deaf Smith County, Texas Population by Age

Deaf Smith County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Deaf Smith County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.2%23.8%
All64%36%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
Female43.3%56.7%
Male41%59%

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Deaf Smith County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,145364
Married3,3683.676.2
Non Family1,6231.1954.2
Female6693.6843.3
Male4853.9641

3.59

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Deaf Smith County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,78016.18%
9th to 12th Grade1,0979.97%
High School Graduate4,02236.57%
Some College2,23320.30%
Associates Degree5494.99%
Bachelors Degree1,0209.27%
Graduate Degree2982.71%
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Deaf Smith County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Deaf Smith County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic7,1834,638392
White3,5323,295850
Other Race60535421
2+ Races34815235
Black1037717
Native American967121
Asian58354
Islander1818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.07%.

Deaf Smith County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,136$43,445$26,770
Less Than 9th Grade$27,872$37,610$22,023
High School Graduate$37,845$45,787$24,907
Some College$36,838$48,906$27,035
Bachelors Degree$43,425$53,990$42,333
Graduate Degree$64,630$99,464$59,408

$37,136

Average Earnings

$43,445

Average Male

$26,770

Average Female

Deaf Smith County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Deaf Smith County, Texas Language by Age

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Deaf Smith County, Texas Language

44.49% of Deaf Smith County, Texas residents speak only English, while 55.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 54.63% of the population.

Deaf Smith County, Texas Language

Deaf Smith County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,4852,43018.02%
White4,53747010.36%
Other7659011.76%
Multiple681588.52%
Black1693621.30%
Asian1182924.58%
Native1202218.33%

16.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.69%

Male Poverty Rate

18.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Deaf Smith County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Deaf Smith County, Texas is Asian, with 24.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Deaf Smith County, Texas is Multiple, with 8.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.62%.

Deaf Smith County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.29%
High School9.83%
Some College9.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.72%

Deaf Smith County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed18.18%
Female Employed9.04%
Male Employed7.98%
Male Unemployed5.00%

Deaf Smith County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Deaf Smith County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,701$62,666
Families$55,694$68,600
Married Families$70,618-
Non Families$32,047$42,242
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Income by Household Type

Deaf Smith County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Deaf Smith County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Deaf Smith 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 45-54.

Deaf Smith County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Deaf Smith County, Texas Marital Status

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537

Number of Veterans

483

Male Veterans

54

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War138
Vietnam118
First Gulf War112
World War II30
Korea15

Deaf Smith County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54144
75+115
18 to 34113
55 to 6493
65 to 7472

Deaf Smith County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5104.48%
Hispanic2222.54%
Other Race243.42%
Black32.44%

Deaf Smith County, Texas Veterans by Race

Deaf Smith County, Texas Veterans by Education

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2.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Deaf Smith County, Texas Veterans by Education

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65.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Deaf Smith County, Texas Employment by Age

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Deaf Smith County, Texas Employment by Race

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Deaf Smith 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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67.82%

Born in Deaf Smith County, Texas

83.14%

Native Born

16.86%

Foreign Born

12.70%

Non Citizen

4.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.14% of Deaf Smith County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 67.82% having been born in Texas. 12.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Deaf Smith 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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