Dickens County, Texas Population 2021

Dickens County, Texas's estimated population is 2,197 with a growth rate of -0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dickens County, Texas is the 233rd largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 2,447 and has seen a growth of -10.22% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,197-7-0.32%
20202,204-7-0.32%
20192,211-7-0.32%
20182,218281.28%
20172,190-3-0.14%
20162,193-11-0.50%
20152,204-11-0.50%
20142,215-82-3.57%
20132,297-25-1.08%
20122,322-79-3.29%
20112,401-46-1.88%
20102,447-124-4.82%
19902,571-968-27.35%
19803,539-198-5.30%
19703,737-1,226-24.70%
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%
1880280.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.32%
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State
Founded
1891
County Seat
2010 Population
2,447
Growth Since 2010
-10.22%
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Dickens County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,02391.83%
Some Other Race843.81%
Black or African American592.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.95%
Asian110.50%
Two or More Races50.23%
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Dickens County, Texas Population by Race

Dickens County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Dickens County, Texas Median Age

46


Total

41.6


Male

53


Female

Dickens County, Texas Adults

There are 1,761 adults, (524 of whom are seniors) in Dickens County, Texas.

Dickens County, Texas Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Dickens County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

1,119

50.79%

Male

1,084

49.21%

Dickens County, Texas Population by Age

Dickens County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dickens County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All76.7%23.3%
Non Family66.2%33.8%
Male64.7%35.3%
Female59.7%40.3%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dickens County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8452.4776.7
Married4083.1489.2
Non Family3431.2466.2
Female774.1359.7
Male173.4764.7

3.25

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Dickens County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade835.06%
9th to 12th Grade17210.49%
High School Graduate58735.81%
Some College41825.50%
Associates Degree764.64%
Bachelors Degree19111.65%
Graduate Degree1126.83%
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Dickens County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dickens County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,1611,018283
Hispanic41732415
Other Race77583
Black5037
Native American2121
Asian1155

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.45%.

Dickens County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,833$43,315$25,521
Less Than 9th Grade$12,589$22,159$10,250
High School Graduate$29,779$36,875$21,944
Some College$45,078$49,688$29,107
Bachelors Degree$37,614$43,958$26,250
Graduate Degree$52,083$48,125$54,167

$32,833

Average Earnings

$43,315

Average Male

$25,521

Average Female

Dickens County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dickens County, Texas Language by Age

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Dickens County, Texas Language

81.60% of Dickens County, Texas residents speak only English, while 18.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.01% of the population.

Dickens County, Texas Language

Dickens County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic57519533.91%
White1,43817612.24%
Other674770.15%
Black593966.10%
Multiple55100.00%

19.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.66%

Male Poverty Rate

25.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dickens County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dickens County, Texas is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dickens County, Texas is White, with 12.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.31%.

Dickens County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.47%
Some College21.04%
High School18.61%
Bachelors or Greater3.30%

Dickens County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed75.86%
Female Employed18.40%
Male Unemployed9.26%
Male Employed7.45%

Dickens County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dickens County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,540$59,602
Families$60,625$79,875
Married Families$75,887-
Non Families$19,659$29,672
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Income by Household Type

Dickens County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Dickens County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Dickens County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Dickens County, Texas Marital Status

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142

Number of Veterans

105

Male Veterans

37

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam47
First Gulf War5
Korea2
World War II
Second Gulf War

Dickens County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+65
55 to 6444
65 to 7420
35 to 5413
18 to 34

Dickens County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1408.74%
Hispanic428.97%
Other Race22.60%

Dickens County, Texas Veterans by Race

Dickens County, Texas Veterans by Education

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15.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dickens County, Texas Veterans by Education

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46.4%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Dickens County, Texas Employment by Age

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Dickens County, Texas Employment by Race

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Dickens 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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81.66%

Born in Dickens County, Texas

94.92%

Native Born

5.08%

Foreign Born

3.72%

Non Citizen

1.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.92% of Dickens County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 81.66% having been born in Texas. 3.72% 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

  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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