Lamb County, Texas Population 2021

Lamb County, Texas's estimated population is 12,473 with a growth rate of -1.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lamb County, Texas is the 151st largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 13,993 and has seen a growth of -10.86% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202112,473-210-1.66%
202012,683-210-1.63%
201912,893-210-1.60%
201813,103-62-0.47%
201713,165-30-0.23%
201613,195-64-0.48%
201513,259-225-1.67%
201413,484-179-1.31%
201313,663-200-1.44%
201213,863-196-1.39%
201114,059660.47%
201013,993-1,079-7.16%
199015,072-3,597-19.27%
198018,6698995.06%
197017,770-4,126-18.84%
196021,8961,8819.40%
195020,0152,40913.68%
194017,6061540.88%
193017,45216,2771385.28%
19201,175635117.59%
19105405091641.94%
19003127675.00%
189040.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.66%
County Website
State
Founded
1908
County Seat
2010 Population
13,993
Growth Since 2010
-10.86%
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Lamb County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,81990.06%
Black or African American5153.92%
Two or More Races3462.64%
Some Other Race3202.44%
Asian730.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.38%
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Lamb County, Texas Population by Race

Lamb County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Lamb County, Texas Median Age

36.4


Total

34


Male

38.3


Female

Lamb County, Texas Adults

There are 9,457 adults, (2,169 of whom are seniors) in Lamb County, Texas.

Lamb County, Texas Age Dependency

80.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lamb County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

6,540

49.84%

Male

6,583

50.16%

Lamb County, Texas Population by Age

Lamb County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lamb County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.7%16.3%
All71.5%28.5%
Non Family66.8%33.2%
Female51.3%48.7%
Male38.1%61.9%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lamb County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7282.7371.5
Married2,3573.3583.7
Non Family1,4631.166.8
Female6383.9251.3
Male2703.4138.1

3.36

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

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Lamb County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,13513.63%
9th to 12th Grade95611.48%
High School Graduate2,70132.43%
Some College1,77821.35%
Associates Degree5636.76%
Bachelors Degree88710.65%
Graduate Degree3093.71%
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Lamb County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lamb County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic4,0642,541247
White3,8563,361900
Black29724128
Other Race210127
2+ Races1508533
Asian606026
Native American342913

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.33%.

Lamb County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,940$40,019$22,062
Less Than 9th Grade$21,753$35,019$12,276
High School Graduate$31,943$37,694$20,575
Some College$33,795$46,346$25,995
Bachelors Degree$47,205$51,771$44,432
Graduate Degree$53,594$54,375$45,938

$32,940

Average Earnings

$40,019

Average Male

$22,062

Average Female

Lamb County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lamb County, Texas Language by Age

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Lamb County, Texas Language

58.91% of Lamb County, Texas residents speak only English, while 41.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 40.49% of the population.

Lamb County, Texas Language

Lamb County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,2501,51820.94%
White4,99877215.45%
Black49216433.33%
Multiple34612235.26%
Other3134113.10%

19.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.91%

Male Poverty Rate

23.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lamb County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lamb County, Texas is Multiple, with 35.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lamb County, Texas is Other, with 13.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.02%.

Lamb County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.42%
Some College13.16%
High School10.94%
Bachelors or Greater4.24%

Lamb County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed27.66%
Female Employed15.72%
Female Unemployed12.12%
Male Employed7.29%

Lamb County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lamb County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,111$59,521
Families$57,060$68,077
Married Families$66,559-
Non Families$25,194$34,461
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Income by Household Type

Lamb County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Lamb County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Lamb 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.

Lamb County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Lamb County, Texas Marital Status

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491

Number of Veterans

459

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War128
Vietnam118
Second Gulf War85
Korea66
World War II29

Lamb County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+170
35 to 54122
65 to 7489
55 to 6479
18 to 3431

Lamb County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4575.33%
Hispanic891.86%
Other Race155.77%
Black123.46%
Asian711.67%

Lamb County, Texas Veterans by Race

Lamb County, Texas Veterans by Education

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10.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lamb County, Texas Veterans by Education

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59.2%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lamb County, Texas Employment by Age

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Lamb County, Texas Employment by Race

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Lamb 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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77.54%

Born in Lamb County, Texas

90.44%

Native Born

9.56%

Foreign Born

6.26%

Non Citizen

3.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.44% of Lamb County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 77.54% having been born in Texas. 6.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lamb 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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