Matagorda County, Texas's estimated population is 36,874 with a growth rate of 0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Matagorda County, Texas is the 87th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 36,709 and has seen a growth of 0.45% since this time.
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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 asian people with a rate of 30.21%.
69.98% of Matagorda County, Texas residents speak only English, while 30.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 28.35% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Matagorda County, Texas is Islander, with 82.08% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Matagorda County, Texas is Multiple, with 8.09% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.78%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Matagorda County, Texas
89.97% of Matagorda County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 76.11% having been born in Texas. 6.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.