Jones County, Texas Population 2021

Jones County, Texas's estimated population is 20,517 with a growth rate of 1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jones County, Texas is the 125th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 20,238 and has seen a growth of 1.38% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202120,5172171.07%
202020,3002171.08%
201920,0832171.09%
201819,866390.20%
201719,827-144-0.72%
201619,97150.03%
201519,9661160.58%
201419,850-194-0.97%
201320,0441740.88%
201219,870-400-1.97%
201120,270320.16%
201020,2383,74822.73%
199016,490-778-4.51%
198017,2681,1627.21%
197016,106-3,193-16.54%
196019,299-2,848-12.86%
195022,147-1,231-5.27%
194023,378-855-3.53%
193024,2331,9108.56%
192022,323-1,976-8.13%
191024,29917,246244.52%
19007,0533,25685.75%
18903,7973,251595.42%
18805460.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.07%
County Website
State
Founded
1881
County Seat
2010 Population
20,238
Growth (since 2010)
1.38%
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Jones County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,99270.16%
Black or African American2,88914.49%
Some Other Race1,7198.62%
Two or More Races1,1425.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native1240.62%
Asian770.39%
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Jones County, Texas Population by Race

Jones County, Texas Population Pyramid 2021

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Jones County, Texas Median Age

38.2


Total

36.6


Male

43.5


Female

Jones County, Texas Adults

There are 16,461 adults, (3,036 of whom are seniors) in Jones County, Texas.

Jones County, Texas Age Dependency

48.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Jones County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

7,416

37.19%

Male

12,527

62.81%

Jones County, Texas Population by Age

Jones County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jones County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male84%16%
Married80%20%
All74.6%25.4%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Female59%41%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jones County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6962.2474.6
Married3,0602.8280
Non Family1,6771.1569.4
Female6712.359
Male2882.3284

2.65

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Jones County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8435.73%
9th to 12th Grade2,34115.91%
High School Graduate5,67538.58%
Some College3,45823.51%
Associates Degree6694.55%
Bachelors Degree1,3439.13%
Graduate Degree3812.59%
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Jones County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jones County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,9637,0261,542
Hispanic3,7952,475124
Black2,4181,61243
Other Race1,38977146
Multiple Races8286195
Native American94702
Asian77488

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.36%.

Jones County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,289$32,691$26,912
Less Than High School$16,771$17,313$14,856
High School Grad$26,505$32,953$22,785
Some College$31,837$39,667$29,113
Bachelors Degree$45,675$53,365$39,167
Graduate Degree$51,723$58,393$51,182

$30,289

Average Earnings

$32,691

Average Male

$26,912

Average Female

Jones County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jones County, Texas Language by Age

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Jones County, Texas Language

81.48% of Jones County, Texas residents speak only English, while 18.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.50% of the population.

Jones County, Texas Language

Jones County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,84990210.19%
Hispanic3,23170521.82%
Black40115638.90%
Other61012620.66%
Multiple4025012.44%
Native171270.59%

13.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.78%

Male Poverty Rate

14.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jones County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Texas is Native, with 70.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jones County, Texas is White, with 10.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.23%.

Jones County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.67%
High School11.73%
Some College11.03%
Bachelors or Greater6.55%

Jones County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.10%
Female Unemployed18.10%
Male Employed8.45%
Female Employed6.16%

Jones County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jones County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,344$67,098
Families$62,553$79,454
Married Families$71,420-
Non Families$25,829$34,843
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Income by Household Type

Jones County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.2%

Male Marriage Rate

63.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Jones County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Jones 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 55-64.

Jones County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Jones County, Texas Marital Status

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1,238

Number of Veterans

1,144

Male Veterans

94

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam425
First Gulf War260
Second Gulf War149
Korea97
World War II49

Jones County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54336
55 to 64293
75+292
65 to 74282
18 to 3435

Jones County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9838.92%
Black1505.47%
Hispanic1363.16%
2 or More535.65%
Other503.24%
Indian21.61%

Jones County, Texas Veterans by Race

Jones County, Texas Veterans by Education

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9.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jones County, Texas Veterans by Education

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30.6%

Labor Force Participation

29.5%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Jones County, Texas Employment by Age

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Jones County, Texas Employment by Race

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Jones 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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77.71%

Born in Texas

96.46%

Native Born

3.54%

Foreign Born

2.65%

Non Citizen

0.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.46% of Jones County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 77.71% having been born in Texas. 2.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jones 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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