DeWitt County, Texas Population 2021

DeWitt County, Texas's estimated population is 20,268 with a growth rate of 0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. DeWitt County, Texas is the 123rd largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 20,054 and has seen a growth of 1.07% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202120,268540.27%
202020,214540.27%
201920,160540.27%
201820,106-74-0.37%
201720,180-443-2.15%
201620,623-9-0.04%
201520,6321140.56%
201420,5181410.69%
201320,377190.09%
201220,3581530.76%
201120,2051510.75%
201020,0541,2146.44%
199018,840-63-0.33%
198018,9032431.30%
197018,660-2,023-9.78%
196020,683-2,290-9.97%
195022,973-1,962-7.87%
194024,935-2,506-9.13%
193027,441-530-1.89%
192027,9714,47019.02%
191023,5012,19010.28%
190021,3117,00448.96%
189014,3074,22541.91%
188010,0823,63956.48%
18706,4431,33526.14%
18605,1083,392197.67%
18501,7160.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.27%
County Website
State
Founded
1846
County Seat
2010 Population
20,054
Growth Since 2010
1.07%
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DeWitt County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,15964.70%
Some Other Race4,78823.54%
Black or African American1,9009.34%
Two or More Races2471.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native2421.19%
Asian40.02%
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DeWitt County, Texas Population by Race

DeWitt County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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DeWitt County, Texas Median Age

41


Total

40.4


Male

42.4


Female

DeWitt County, Texas Adults

There are 15,733 adults, (3,943 of whom are seniors) in DeWitt County, Texas.

DeWitt County, Texas Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

DeWitt County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

9,766

48.01%

Male

10,574

51.99%

DeWitt County, Texas Population by Age

DeWitt County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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DeWitt County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
Male74.9%25.1%
All72.8%27.2%
Non Family60.8%39.2%
Female58.1%41.9%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

DeWitt County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,0482.6272.8
Married4,0303.1280.8
Non Family2,0531.2460.8
Female5753.958.1
Male3902.6774.9

3.11

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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DeWitt County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1938.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,57510.95%
High School Graduate5,62539.10%
Some College3,23622.50%
Associates Degree9456.57%
Bachelors Degree1,3189.16%
Graduate Degree4933.43%
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DeWitt County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

DeWitt County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,5097,6021,638
Hispanic4,4152,806102
Other Race2,7321,63976
Black1,4291,17962
2+ Races80543
Native American67485
Asian441

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 25.00%.

DeWitt County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,878$45,163$27,278
Less Than 9th Grade$26,643$31,191$15,880
High School Graduate$31,313$43,373$21,505
Some College$36,630$49,761$29,929
Bachelors Degree$52,853$68,177$45,515
Graduate Degree$54,107$48,594$57,000

$35,878

Average Earnings

$45,163

Average Male

$27,278

Average Female

DeWitt County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

DeWitt County, Texas Language by Age

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DeWitt County, Texas Language

80.61% of DeWitt County, Texas residents speak only English, while 19.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.78% of the population.

DeWitt County, Texas Language

DeWitt County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,2171,48323.85%
White10,4711,18111.28%
Other4,2101,05925.15%
Black1,60229118.16%
Multiple2475823.48%
Asian4125.00%

16.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.86%

Male Poverty Rate

17.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in DeWitt County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in DeWitt County, Texas is Other, with 25.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in DeWitt County, Texas is White, with 11.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.77%.

DeWitt County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.23%
High School18.42%
Some College7.09%
Bachelors or Greater6.48%

DeWitt County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed46.55%
Female Unemployed29.53%
Female Employed6.19%
Male Employed4.87%

DeWitt County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

DeWitt County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,357$82,821
Families$70,672$92,857
Married Families$78,051-
Non Families$21,903$55,099
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Income by Household Type

DeWitt County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.4%

Female Marriage Rate

DeWitt County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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DeWitt 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.

DeWitt County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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DeWitt County, Texas Marital Status

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1,091

Number of Veterans

1,016

Male Veterans

75

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam441
Second Gulf War196
First Gulf War153
Korea89
World War II25

DeWitt County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74341
75+283
18 to 34178
35 to 54155
55 to 64134

DeWitt County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9628.86%
Hispanic1773.52%
Other Race732.33%
Black553.75%
2+ Races11.01%

DeWitt County, Texas Veterans by Race

DeWitt County, Texas Veterans by Education

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6.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

DeWitt County, Texas Veterans by Education

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51.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

DeWitt County, Texas Employment by Age

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DeWitt County, Texas Employment by Race

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DeWitt 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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85.69%

Born in DeWitt County, Texas

96.32%

Native Born

3.68%

Foreign Born

2.81%

Non Citizen

0.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.32% of DeWitt County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 85.69% having been born in Texas. 2.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

DeWitt 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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