Erath County, Texas Population 2021

Erath County, Texas's estimated population is 43,648 with a growth rate of 1.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Erath County, Texas is the 78th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 37,912 and has seen a growth of 15.13% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202143,6484751.10%
202043,1734751.11%
201942,6984751.12%
201842,2235001.20%
201741,7233510.85%
201641,3721810.44%
201541,1916771.67%
201440,5146281.57%
201339,8864811.22%
201239,4054831.24%
201138,9221,0102.66%
201037,9129,92135.44%
199027,9915,43124.07%
198022,5604,41924.36%
197018,1411,90511.73%
196016,236-2,198-11.92%
195018,434-2,326-11.20%
194020,760-44-0.21%
193020,804-7,581-26.71%
192028,385-3,710-11.56%
191032,0952,1297.10%
190029,9668,37238.77%
189021,5949,79883.06%
188011,7969,995554.97%
18701,801-624-25.73%
18602,4250.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.10%
County Website
State
Founded
1856
County Seat
2010 Population
37,912
Growth Since 2010
15.13%
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Erath County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37,18688.87%
Some Other Race1,9284.61%
Black or African American7991.91%
Two or More Races7761.85%
American Indian and Alaska Native6791.62%
Asian3880.93%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander850.20%
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Erath County, Texas Population by Race

Erath County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Erath County, Texas Median Age

30.4


Total

30.2


Male

30.8


Female

Erath County, Texas Adults

There are 33,090 adults, (5,875 of whom are seniors) in Erath County, Texas.

Erath County, Texas Age Dependency

53.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Erath County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

21,494

51.37%

Male

20,347

48.63%

Erath County, Texas Population by Age

Erath County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Erath County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.2%19.8%
All63.4%36.6%
Male60.4%39.6%
Female52%48%
Non Family40.7%59.3%

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Erath County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,5952.9263.4
Married7,3183.4780.2
Non Family4,9051.6740.7
Female8704.3752
Male5024.6760.4

3.53

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

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Erath County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2685.23%
9th to 12th Grade1,5766.50%
High School Graduate6,37926.32%
Some College5,52122.78%
Associates Degree1,8647.69%
Bachelors Degree5,38722.23%
Graduate Degree2,2389.24%
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Erath County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Erath County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,12917,7676,686
Hispanic4,3382,940693
Other Race747538112
Native American445445155
Black30126329
2+ Races22116682
Asian161160117
Islander858527

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 72.67%.

Erath County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,643$43,615$30,973
Less Than 9th Grade$26,169$29,298$14,228
High School Graduate$31,635$33,567$26,400
Some College$30,874$44,792$19,768
Bachelors Degree$50,041$55,441$38,603
Graduate Degree$56,424$73,320$44,838

$36,643

Average Earnings

$43,615

Average Male

$30,973

Average Female

Erath County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Erath County, Texas Language by Age

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Erath County, Texas Language

84.25% of Erath County, Texas residents speak only English, while 15.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.21% of the population.

Erath County, Texas Language

Erath County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White30,0345,06116.85%
Hispanic8,3881,69920.26%
Other1,87674339.61%
Multiple64635755.26%
Black52919035.92%
Islander855868.24%
Native674517.57%

18.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.63%

Male Poverty Rate

21.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Erath County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Erath County, Texas is Islander, with 68.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Erath County, Texas is Native, with 7.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.14%.

Erath County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.10%
High School14.91%
Some College14.23%
Bachelors or Greater1.91%

Erath County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed52.94%
Female Employed20.05%
Male Unemployed12.43%
Male Employed10.41%

Erath County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Erath County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,742$74,589
Families$74,085$94,945
Married Families$79,746-
Non Families$25,187$35,233
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Income by Household Type

Erath County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Erath County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Erath County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Erath County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Erath County, Texas Marital Status

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2,500

Number of Veterans

2,343

Male Veterans

157

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam861
First Gulf War537
Second Gulf War415
Korea273
World War II102

Erath County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54695
65 to 74692
75+591
55 to 64363
18 to 34159

Erath County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3857.90%
Hispanic3485.95%
2+ Races6113.99%
Islander2731.76%
Other Race171.70%
Asian103.62%

Erath County, Texas Veterans by Race

Erath County, Texas Veterans by Education

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4.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Erath County, Texas Veterans by Education

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61.1%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Erath County, Texas Employment by Age

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Erath County, Texas Employment by Race

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Erath 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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70.02%

Born in Erath County, Texas

91.34%

Native Born

8.66%

Foreign Born

6.31%

Non Citizen

2.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.34% of Erath County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 70.02% having been born in Texas. 6.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Erath 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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