Gray County, Texas Population 2021

Gray County, Texas's estimated population is 21,556 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gray County, Texas is the 111th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 22,470 and has seen a growth of -4.07% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202121,556-165-0.76%
202021,721-165-0.75%
201921,886-165-0.75%
201822,051-55-0.25%
201722,106-635-2.79%
201622,741-524-2.25%
201523,265-167-0.71%
201423,4324361.90%
201322,996760.33%
201222,9202591.14%
201122,6611910.85%
201022,470-1,497-6.25%
199023,967-2,419-9.17%
198026,386-563-2.09%
197026,949-4,586-14.54%
196031,5356,80727.53%
195024,7288173.42%
194023,9111,8218.24%
193022,09017,427373.73%
19204,6631,25836.95%
19103,4052,925609.38%
1900480277136.45%
1890203147262.50%
1880560.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.76%
County Website
State
Founded
1902
County Seat
2010 Population
22,470
Growth Since 2010
-4.07%
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Gray County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White19,08985.18%
Some Other Race1,2125.41%
Black or African American1,0074.49%
Two or More Races6212.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native2861.28%
Asian1500.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander450.20%
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Gray County, Texas Population by Race

Gray County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Gray County, Texas Median Age

36.5


Total

36.2


Male

36.9


Female

Gray County, Texas Adults

There are 16,675 adults, (3,546 of whom are seniors) in Gray County, Texas.

Gray County, Texas Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Gray County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

10,591

47.26%

Male

11,819

52.74%

Gray County, Texas Population by Age

Gray County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gray County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All73.5%26.5%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Male64.8%35.2%
Female51.5%48.5%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gray County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,8842.6473.5
Married3,9263.3784.3
Non Family2,7181.1766.4
Female9083.5551.5
Male3323.5264.8

3.29

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Gray County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1207.57%
9th to 12th Grade1,81212.25%
High School Graduate4,84132.72%
Some College3,84425.98%
Associates Degree1,1197.56%
Bachelors Degree1,4109.53%
Graduate Degree6484.38%
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Gray County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gray County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,2729,0041,789
Hispanic3,3351,933205
Black87167428
Other Race58434022
2+ Races26422239
Native American1197513
Asian595123
Islander99

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 asian people with a rate of 38.98%.

Gray County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,189$44,336$26,809
Less Than 9th Grade$22,875$31,324$17,530
High School Graduate$30,303$37,287$21,484
Some College$34,765$52,113$28,750
Bachelors Degree$55,058$83,750$35,610
Graduate Degree$65,370$64,861$65,453

$34,189

Average Earnings

$44,336

Average Male

$26,809

Average Female

Gray County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gray County, Texas Language by Age

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Gray County, Texas Language

80.00% of Gray County, Texas residents speak only English, while 20.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.99% of the population.

Gray County, Texas Language

Gray County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,4971,68212.46%
Hispanic5,8951,44724.55%
Other1,20521617.93%
Black57216829.37%
Native28615052.45%
Multiple60214023.26%

16.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.43%

Male Poverty Rate

18.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gray County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gray County, Texas is Native, with 52.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gray County, Texas is White, with 12.46% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.43%.

Gray County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.10%
High School14.04%
Some College7.07%
Bachelors or Greater3.50%

Gray County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed46.36%
Male Unemployed31.91%
Male Employed8.60%
Female Employed7.76%

Gray County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gray County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,952$66,482
Families$62,078$79,815
Married Families$73,237-
Non Families$30,721$37,633
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Income by Household Type

Gray County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gray County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Gray 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.

Gray County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Gray County, Texas Marital Status

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1,156

Number of Veterans

1,087

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam411
First Gulf War270
Second Gulf War186
Korea90
World War II65

Gray County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54359
65 to 74326
75+262
55 to 64121
18 to 3488

Gray County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,0377.22%
Hispanic1212.92%
Black565.87%
2+ Races339.32%
Native American2214.86%
Other Race81.03%

Gray County, Texas Veterans by Race

Gray County, Texas Veterans by Education

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4.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gray County, Texas Veterans by Education

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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gray County, Texas Employment by Age

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Gray County, Texas Employment by Race

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Gray 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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67.76%

Born in Gray County, Texas

90.13%

Native Born

9.87%

Foreign Born

6.02%

Non Citizen

3.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.13% of Gray County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 67.76% having been born in Texas. 6.02% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gray 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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