Grimes County, Texas Population 2021

Grimes County, Texas's estimated population is 30,058 with a growth rate of 2.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Grimes County, Texas is the 98th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 26,616 and has seen a growth of 12.93% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202130,0585892.00%
202029,4695892.04%
201928,8805892.08%
201828,2913361.20%
201727,9554611.68%
201627,4941950.71%
201527,2993021.12%
201426,9972050.77%
201326,7921130.42%
201226,679240.09%
201126,655390.15%
201026,6167,78841.36%
199018,8285,24838.65%
198013,5801,72514.55%
197011,855-854-6.72%
196012,709-2,426-16.03%
195015,135-6,825-31.08%
194021,960-682-3.01%
193022,642-459-1.99%
192023,1011,8968.94%
191021,205-4,901-18.77%
190026,1064,79422.49%
189021,3122,70914.56%
188018,6035,38540.74%
187013,2182,91128.24%
186010,3076,299157.16%
18504,0080.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.00%
County Website
State
Founded
1846
County Seat
2010 Population
26,616
Growth Since 2010
12.93%
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Grimes County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White21,75677.74%
Black or African American4,24415.17%
Some Other Race1,0033.58%
Two or More Races7892.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native1370.49%
Asian550.20%
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Grimes County, Texas Population by Race

Grimes County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Grimes County, Texas Median Age

40.4


Total

40.1


Male

41


Female

Grimes County, Texas Adults

There are 21,675 adults, (4,741 of whom are seniors) in Grimes County, Texas.

Grimes County, Texas Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Grimes County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

12,813

45.79%

Male

15,171

54.21%

Grimes County, Texas Population by Age

Grimes County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Grimes County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All76.5%23.5%
Non Family72.6%27.4%
Male65.6%34.4%
Female51.1%48.9%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Grimes County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0112.7276.5
Married4,8033.2186
Non Family2,5511.2772.6
Female1,2243.6251.1
Male4333.2465.6

3.23

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Grimes County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4337.47%
9th to 12th Grade2,28411.90%
High School Graduate6,68534.84%
Some College4,71324.56%
Associates Degree1,0525.48%
Bachelors Degree1,8819.80%
Graduate Degree1,1385.93%
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Grimes County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Grimes County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,39111,0372,603
Hispanic3,6671,97588
Black2,8282,182297
Other Race507253
2+ Races25522411
Native American9967
Asian554720

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.36%.

Grimes County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,758$40,287$24,508
Less Than 9th Grade$25,229$33,704$18,090
High School Graduate$30,676$36,236$24,314
Some College$32,500$41,387$23,671
Bachelors Degree$47,250$49,926$44,000
Graduate Degree$64,574$79,450$58,603

$32,758

Average Earnings

$40,287

Average Male

$24,508

Average Female

Grimes County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Grimes County, Texas Language by Age

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Grimes County, Texas Language

81.04% of Grimes County, Texas residents speak only English, while 18.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.12% of the population.

Grimes County, Texas Language

Grimes County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,9131,80512.10%
Hispanic5,7581,38224.00%
Black3,23086226.69%
Other78732641.42%
Multiple61810216.50%
Native12975.43%

16.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.77%

Male Poverty Rate

19.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Grimes County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Grimes County, Texas is Other, with 41.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Grimes County, Texas is Native, with 5.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.05%.

Grimes County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.51%
High School12.24%
Some College11.57%
Bachelors or Greater4.33%

Grimes County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed21.59%
Male Unemployed17.87%
Female Employed9.42%
Male Employed4.92%

Grimes County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Grimes County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,913$77,395
Families$59,948$83,145
Married Families$78,643-
Non Families$29,208$60,280
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Income by Household Type

Grimes County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Grimes County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Grimes 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.

Grimes County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Grimes County, Texas Marital Status

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1,901

Number of Veterans

1,773

Male Veterans

128

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam732
First Gulf War310
Second Gulf War211
Korea169
World War II35

Grimes County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64511
65 to 74508
35 to 54442
75+370
18 to 3470

Grimes County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5038.78%
Black3319.66%
Hispanic1312.91%
2+ Races319.66%
Native American2121.21%
Other Race152.30%

Grimes County, Texas Veterans by Race

Grimes County, Texas Veterans by Education

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7.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Grimes County, Texas Veterans by Education

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50.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Grimes County, Texas Employment by Age

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Grimes County, Texas Employment by Race

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Grimes 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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73.87%

Born in Grimes County, Texas

93.20%

Native Born

6.80%

Foreign Born

4.80%

Non Citizen

2.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.20% of Grimes County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 73.87% having been born in Texas. 4.80% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Grimes 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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