Gregg County, Texas Population 2021

Gregg County, Texas's estimated population is 125,333 with a growth rate of 0.56% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gregg County, Texas is the 38th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 121,984 and has seen a growth of 2.75% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021125,3336940.56%
2020124,6396940.56%
2019123,9456940.56%
2018123,2513990.32%
2017122,852-515-0.42%
2016123,367-433-0.35%
2015123,8006540.53%
2014123,146-87-0.07%
2013123,2331440.12%
2012123,0894330.35%
2011122,6566720.55%
2010121,98417,03616.23%
1990104,9485,4615.49%
198099,48723,55831.03%
197075,9296,4939.35%
196069,4368,17813.35%
195061,2583,2315.57%
194058,02742,249267.77%
193015,778-989-5.90%
192016,7672,62718.58%
191014,1401,79714.56%
190012,3432,94131.28%
18909,40287210.22%
18808,5300.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.56%
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State
Founded
1873
County Seat
2010 Population
121,984
Growth Since 2010
2.75%
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Gregg County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White92,08674.60%
Black or African American24,70720.01%
Two or More Races3,3672.73%
Asian1,5861.28%
Some Other Race1,2961.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native2710.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1300.11%
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Gregg County, Texas Population by Race

Gregg County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Gregg County, Texas Median Age

35.6


Total

34


Male

37.2


Female

Gregg County, Texas Adults

There are 91,508 adults, (18,617 of whom are seniors) in Gregg County, Texas.

Gregg County, Texas Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Gregg County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

63,338

51.31%

Male

60,105

48.69%

Gregg County, Texas Population by Age

Gregg County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gregg County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80%20%
All59.1%40.9%
Male48.2%51.8%
Female44%56%
Non Family40.3%59.7%

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gregg County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All45,4602.6159.1
Married20,4803.3180
Non Family15,8331.2440.3
Female7,0663.4544
Male2,0813.3348.2

3.26

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Gregg County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,0536.33%
9th to 12th Grade7,6589.59%
High School Graduate22,48028.16%
Some College21,11626.45%
Associates Degree6,5068.15%
Bachelors Degree11,53414.45%
Graduate Degree5,4746.86%
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Gregg County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gregg County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White51,01646,44813,408
Black15,38813,0792,234
Hispanic10,9755,459568
2+ Races1,1781,021120
Asian1,125956532
Other Race623417143
Native American218210113
Islander130130

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 native american people with a rate of 51.83%.

Gregg County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,476$42,456$26,507
Less Than 9th Grade$23,415$27,490$14,389
High School Graduate$27,604$37,198$20,784
Some College$33,949$48,190$27,399
Bachelors Degree$44,803$56,601$40,557
Graduate Degree$63,066$86,642$49,362

$33,476

Average Earnings

$42,456

Average Male

$26,507

Average Female

Gregg County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gregg County, Texas Language by Age

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Gregg County, Texas Language

83.38% of Gregg County, Texas residents speak only English, while 16.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.94% of the population.

Gregg County, Texas Language

Gregg County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White68,3687,47810.94%
Black23,6397,20030.46%
Hispanic22,8355,88425.77%
Multiple3,30371421.62%
Asian1,49761541.08%
Other1,2761017.92%
Native270134.81%

18.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.67%

Male Poverty Rate

20.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gregg County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gregg County, Texas is Asian, with 41.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gregg County, Texas is Native, with 4.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.71%.

Gregg County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.30%
High School15.22%
Some College12.75%
Bachelors or Greater4.32%

Gregg County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.27%
Male Unemployed31.41%
Female Employed11.07%
Male Employed6.54%

Gregg County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gregg County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,180$69,786
Families$61,112$81,763
Married Families$77,202$98,375
Non Families$31,431$43,725
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Income by Household Type

Gregg County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gregg County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Gregg 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.

Gregg County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Gregg County, Texas Marital Status

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7,449

Number of Veterans

6,866

Male Veterans

583

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,721
Second Gulf War1,461
First Gulf War1,439
Korea628
World War II322

Gregg County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,925
65 to 741,812
55 to 641,462
35 to 541,385
18 to 34865

Gregg County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6,1268.84%
Black1,0956.04%
Hispanic3512.59%
2+ Races1077.38%
Islander7255.38%
Other Race435.07%
Asian40.31%
Native American20.85%

Gregg County, Texas Veterans by Race

Gregg County, Texas Veterans by Education

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9.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gregg County, Texas Veterans by Education

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61%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Gregg County, Texas Employment by Age

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Gregg County, Texas Employment by Race

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Gregg 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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69.68%

Born in Gregg County, Texas

90.97%

Native Born

9.03%

Foreign Born

6.34%

Non Citizen

2.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.97% of Gregg County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 69.68% having been born in Texas. 6.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gregg 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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