Dickens County, Texas Population 2024

1,710

Dickens County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 1,710 with a growth rate of -0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dickens County, Texas is the 236th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 2,447 and has seen a growth of -30.12% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,670-8-0.48%
20281,678-8-0.47%
20271,686-8-0.47%
20261,694-8-0.47%
20251,702-8-0.47%
20241,710-8-0.47%
20231,718-8-0.46%
20221,726-8-0.46%
20211,734-24-1.37%
20201,758-427-19.54%
20192,185-15-0.68%
20182,20080.36%
20172,19210.05%
20162,191-12-0.54%
20152,203-11-0.5%
20142,214-85-3.7%
20132,299-25-1.08%
20122,324-78-3.25%
20112,402-45-1.84%
20102,447
19902,571-968-27.35%
19803,539-198-5.3%
19703,737-1,226-24.7%
19604,963-2,214-30.85%
19507,177-670-8.54%
19407,847-754-8.77%
19308,6012,72546.38%
19205,8762,78490.04%
19103,0921,941168.64%
19001,151856290.17%
1890295267953.57%
188028-1,642-98.32%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.47% (-8)
County Website
Dickens County
State
Texas
County Seat
2020 Population
1,758
Area
902 mi²
Density
2 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-2.73% (-48)
Founded
1891

Dickens County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,27581.21%
Other race17411.08%
Two or more races744.71%
Black or African American301.91%
Asian70.45%
Native American50.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander50.32%
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dickens County, Texas Population by Race

Dickens County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Dickens County, Texas Median Age

47.9

Total

49.3

Male

45

Female

Dickens County, Texas Adults

There are 1,261 adults, (376 of whom are seniors) in Dickens County, Texas.

Dickens County, Texas Age Dependency

77.4

Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickens County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female83152.93%
Male73947.07%

Dickens County, Texas Population by Age

Dickens County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6382.3482.917.1
Married3173.0687.412.6
Non Family2471.058119
Female493.3365.334.7
Male254.048020
showing: 5 rows

3.12

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

82.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dickens County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Dickens County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dickens County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.14%.

Dickens County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,036

Average Earnings

$41,484

Average Male

$32,857

Average Female

Dickens County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dickens County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dickens County, Texas Language

83.93% of Dickens County, Texas residents speak only English, while 16.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.25% of the population.

Dickens County, Texas Language

Dickens County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic55810418.64%
White913727.89%
Other1746436.78%
Multiple741216.22%
Black66100%
Asian7114.29%
showing: 6 rows

12.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.29%

Male Poverty Rate

13.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickens County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickens County, Texas is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickens County, Texas is White, with 7.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.6%.

Dickens County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.52%
High School18.42%
Some College7.9%
Bachelors or Greater3.38%
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Dickens County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed68.75%
Male Unemployed42.55%
Male Employed3.17%
Female Employed2.07%
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Dickens County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dickens County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dickens County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

55.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Dickens County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Dickens 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 20-34.

Dickens County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dickens County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

63

Number of Veterans

47

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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Dickens County, Texas Veterans by War

count

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Dickens County, Texas Veterans by Age

count

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Dickens County, Texas Veterans by Race

Dickens County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

22.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickens County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.4%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dickens County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dickens County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dickens County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.76%

Born in Dickens County, Texas

94.97%

Native Born

5.03%

Foreign Born

3.12%

Non Citizen

1.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.97% of Dickens County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 80.76% having been born in Texas. 3.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dickens County, Texas Place of Birth

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