Leon County, Texas Population 2022

Leon County, Texas's estimated population is 17,836 with a growth rate of 0.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Leon County, Texas is the 134th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 16,723 and has seen a growth of 6.66% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18501,9460.00%
18606,7814,835248.46%
18706,523-258-3.80%
188012,8176,29496.49%
189013,8411,0247.99%
190018,0724,23130.57%
191016,583-1,489-8.24%
192018,2861,70310.27%
193019,8981,6128.82%
194017,733-2,165-10.88%
195012,024-5,709-32.19%
19609,951-2,073-17.24%
19708,738-1,213-12.19%
19809,5948569.80%
199012,6653,07132.01%
201016,7234,05832.04%
201116,8291060.63%
201216,741-88-0.52%
201316,620-121-0.72%
201416,7301100.66%
201517,0282981.78%
201617,2001721.01%
201717,235350.20%
201817,260250.15%
201917,4041440.83%
202017,5481440.83%
202117,6921440.82%
202217,8361440.81%
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Leon County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,89885.99%
Black or African American1,1736.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.22%
Asian1450.84%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander370.21%
Some Other Race7714.45%
Two or More Races2631.52%
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Leon County, Texas Population by Race

Leon County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Leon County, Texas Median Age

44.7


Total

43


Male

46.3


Female

Leon County, Texas Adults

There are 13,412 adults, (4,261 of whom are seniors) in Leon County, Texas.

Leon County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Leon County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

8,744

50.47%

Male

8,581

49.53%

Leon County, Texas Population by Age

Leon County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Leon County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All78.1%21.9%
Non Family74.9%25.1%
Male69%31%
Female55%45%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Leon County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,8372.5278.1
Married3,7942.9585.3
Male1713.769
Female8313.6255
Non Family2,0411.1874.9

3.04

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Leon County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8586.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,38411.17%
High School Graduate4,83739.04%
Some College2,79822.58%
Associates Degree6565.29%
Bachelors Degree1,39611.27%
Graduate Degree4623.73%
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Leon County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Leon County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander373720
Asian643518
2+ Races1689244
Black825732152
White9,8938,6411,540
Other Race48714333
Hispanic1,38759784
Native American3221

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 islander people with a rate of 54.05%.

Leon County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,189$41,511$23,158
Less Than 9th Grade$17,750$25,849$10,982
High School Graduate$34,141$39,288$20,164
Some College$42,853$70,741$34,591
Bachelors Degree$41,110$55,000$40,442
Graduate Degree$42,074$58,487$

$35,189

Average Earnings

$41,511

Average Male

$23,158

Average Female

Leon County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Leon County, Texas Language by Age

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Leon County, Texas Language

87.11% of Leon County, Texas residents speak only English, while 12.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.41% of the population.

Leon County, Texas Language

Leon County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple25812950.00%
Black1,15546240.00%
Hispanic2,53993436.79%
White13,0901,53211.70%
Other377NaN%

17.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.62%

Male Poverty Rate

18.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Leon County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Leon County, Texas is Multiple, with 50.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.58%.

Leon County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.87%
High School12.72%
Some College7.87%
Bachelors or Greater3.08%

Leon County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.39%
Male Unemployed27.59%
Female Employed12.47%
Female Unemployed10.97%

Leon County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Leon County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,392$71,055
Families$58,953$75,737
Married Families$64,461-
Non Families$28,355$57,876
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Income by Household Type

Leon County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Leon County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Leon 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 35-44.

Leon County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Leon County, Texas Marital Status

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1,258

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War98
First Gulf War52
Vietnam754
Korea181
World War II39

Leon County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3438
35 to 5495
55 to 64181
65 to 74539
75+405

Leon County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,20510.38%
Black353.61%
2+ Races1810.71%
Hispanic261.67%

Leon County, Texas Veterans by Race

Leon County, Texas Veterans by Education

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2.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Leon County, Texas Veterans by Education

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51.1%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Leon County, Texas Employment by Age

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Leon County, Texas Employment by Race

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Leon 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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76.68%

Born in Leon County, Texas

93.89%

Native Born

6.11%

Foreign Born

4.56%

Non Citizen

1.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.89% of Leon County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 76.68% having been born in Texas. 4.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Leon 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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