Irion County, Texas Population 2021

Irion County, Texas's estimated population is 1,576 with a growth rate of 1.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Irion County, Texas is the 240th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 1,607 and has seen a growth of -1.93% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,576201.29%
20201,556201.30%
20191,536201.32%
20181,51640.26%
20171,512-50-3.20%
20161,562191.23%
20151,543-31-1.97%
20141,574-36-2.24%
20131,610372.35%
20121,573-19-1.19%
20111,592-15-0.93%
20101,607-22-1.35%
19901,62924317.53%
19801,38631629.53%
19701,070-113-9.55%
19601,183-407-25.60%
19501,590-373-19.00%
19401,963-86-4.20%
19302,04943927.27%
19201,61032725.49%
19101,28343551.30%
1900848-22-2.53%
18908700.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.29%
County Website
State
Founded
1889
County Seat
2010 Population
1,607
Growth Since 2010
-1.93%
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Irion County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,23376.11%
Some Other Race30718.95%
Black or African American664.07%
Two or More Races140.86%
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Irion County, Texas Population by Race

Irion County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Irion County, Texas Median Age

42.7


Total

40.3


Male

43.5


Female

Irion County, Texas Adults

There are 1,195 adults, (273 of whom are seniors) in Irion County, Texas.

Irion County, Texas Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Irion County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

782

48.27%

Male

838

51.73%

Irion County, Texas Population by Age

Irion County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Irion County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All77.6%22.4%
Non Family75.1%24.9%
Male71.9%28.1%
Female44.4%55.6%

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Irion County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6822.3877.6
Married3592.984.7
Non Family2371.0775.1
Female543.544.4
Male324.2571.9

3.01

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Irion County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade252.41%
9th to 12th Grade464.43%
High School Graduate39137.63%
Some College28927.82%
Associates Degree13212.70%
Bachelors Degree12211.74%
Graduate Degree343.27%
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Irion County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Irion County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White789731137
Hispanic22721415
Other Race1851728
Black1515
2+ Races14144

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 28.57%.

Irion County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,859$54,866$29,375
Less Than 9th Grade$87,656$$
High School Graduate$34,432$50,469$23,958
Some College$36,827$63,000$26,750
Bachelors Degree$52,813$$44,750
Graduate Degree$$$

$38,859

Average Earnings

$54,866

Average Male

$29,375

Average Female

Irion County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Irion County, Texas Language by Age

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Irion County, Texas Language

80.69% of Irion County, Texas residents speak only English, while 19.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.31% of the population.

Irion County, Texas Language

Irion County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,1321119.81%
Black6666100.00%
Hispanic4146415.46%
Other307175.54%

14.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.95%

Male Poverty Rate

12.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Irion County, Texas

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Irion County, Texas is Other, with 5.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.47%.

Irion County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.07%
Less Than 9th Grade8.45%
Bachelors or Greater6.41%
Some College4.51%

Irion County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed12.45%
Male Employed10.32%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Irion County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Irion County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,500$66,890
Families$70,972$83,564
Married Families$78,958-
Non Families$30,335$30,963
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Income by Household Type

Irion County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Irion County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Irion 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 55-64.

Irion County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Irion County, Texas Marital Status

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97

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam26
Korea15
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War8
World War II5

Irion County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+32
35 to 5430
65 to 7423
55 to 6412
18 to 34

Irion County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9310.31%
2+ Races428.57%

Irion County, Texas Veterans by Race

Irion County, Texas Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Irion County, Texas Veterans by Education

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59.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Irion County, Texas Employment by Age

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Irion County, Texas Employment by Race

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Irion 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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76.73%

Born in Irion County, Texas

96.60%

Native Born

3.40%

Foreign Born

0.43%

Non Citizen

2.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.60% of Irion County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 76.73% having been born in Texas. 0.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Irion 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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