McLennan County, Texas Population 2022

McLennan County, Texas's estimated population is 263,904 with a growth rate of 0.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. McLennan County, Texas is the 21st largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 235,917 and has seen a growth of 11.86% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18606,2060.00%
187013,5007,294117.53%
188026,93413,43499.51%
189039,20412,27045.56%
190059,77220,56852.46%
191073,25013,47822.55%
192082,9219,67113.20%
193098,68215,76119.01%
1940101,8983,2163.26%
1950130,19428,29627.77%
1960150,09119,89715.28%
1970147,553-2,538-1.69%
1980170,75523,20215.72%
1990189,12318,36810.76%
2010235,91746,79424.74%
2011237,8521,9350.82%
2012239,3681,5160.64%
2013241,4432,0750.87%
2014243,1661,7230.71%
2015245,4442,2780.94%
2016247,5532,1090.86%
2017251,6314,0781.65%
2018254,1962,5651.02%
2019256,6232,4270.95%
2020259,0502,4270.95%
2021261,4772,4270.94%
2022263,9042,4270.93%
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McLennan County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White190,23174.88%
Black or African American36,54214.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native9600.38%
Asian4,2361.67%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1500.06%
Some Other Race6,8792.71%
Two or More Races15,0475.92%
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McLennan County, Texas Population by Race

McLennan County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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McLennan County, Texas Median Age

33.6


Total

31.9


Male

34.8


Female

McLennan County, Texas Adults

There are 191,573 adults, (36,669 of whom are seniors) in McLennan County, Texas.

McLennan County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

McLennan County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

130,061

51.20%

Male

123,984

48.80%

McLennan County, Texas Population by Age

McLennan County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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McLennan County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
All59.2%40.8%
Male56.1%43.9%
Female45.1%54.9%
Non Family40.7%59.3%

59.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

McLennan County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All91,4222.6759.2
Married41,6563.3178.4
Male4,1103.2856.1
Female14,0633.4945.1
Non Family31,5931.440.7

3.26

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

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McLennan County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9,0625.85%
9th to 12th Grade13,5078.73%
High School Graduate42,80727.66%
Some College35,09522.67%
Associates Degree15,57510.06%
Bachelors Degree24,55815.87%
Graduate Degree14,1749.16%
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McLennan County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McLennan County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,1531,6801,130
Islander1107243
White95,02889,07631,609
Native American54438287
Other Race3,9602,660468
2+ Races6,9364,975788
Black21,33718,2702,397
Hispanic34,21721,3202,935

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.74%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.48%.

McLennan County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,175$41,954$31,198
Less Than 9th Grade$23,214$27,082$18,166
High School Graduate$30,993$36,803$23,156
Some College$35,459$41,274$31,008
Bachelors Degree$51,149$59,736$44,114
Graduate Degree$65,584$84,806$54,877

$36,175

Average Earnings

$41,954

Average Male

$31,198

Average Female

McLennan County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

McLennan County, Texas Language by Age

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McLennan County, Texas Language

80.56% of McLennan County, Texas residents speak only English, while 19.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.15% of the population.

McLennan County, Texas Language

McLennan County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native91937741.02%
Black34,74111,88034.20%
Asian3,62988824.47%
Hispanic65,53815,03222.94%
White135,21616,37112.11%
Other1,693NaN%
Multiple14,5992,37016.23%

18.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.16%

Male Poverty Rate

19.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McLennan County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in McLennan County, Texas is Native, with 41.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McLennan County, Texas is Multiple, with 16.23% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.59%.

McLennan County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.54%
High School14.44%
Some College9.79%
Bachelors or Greater4.56%

McLennan County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.40%
Male Unemployed34.11%
Female Employed11.61%
Female Unemployed36.24%

McLennan County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McLennan County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,210$71,637
Families$67,793$86,366
Married Families$85,043$103,460
Non Families$27,838$39,792
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Income by Household Type

McLennan County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

McLennan County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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McLennan 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 45-54.

McLennan County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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McLennan County, Texas Marital Status

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13,604

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,858
First Gulf War3,105
Vietnam4,551
Korea1,086
World War II345

McLennan County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,384
35 to 543,239
55 to 642,641
65 to 743,010
75+3,330

McLennan County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White11,1757.62%
Black1,8416.92%
Native American466.73%
Asian381.12%
Islander3935.45%
Other Race1853.75%
2+ Races2803.13%
Hispanic1,6133.68%

McLennan County, Texas Veterans by Race

McLennan County, Texas Veterans by Education

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6.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

McLennan County, Texas Veterans by Education

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

McLennan County, Texas Employment by Age

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McLennan County, Texas Employment by Race

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McLennan 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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71.15%

Born in McLennan County, Texas

91.43%

Native Born

8.57%

Foreign Born

6.14%

Non Citizen

2.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.43% of McLennan County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 71.15% having been born in Texas. 6.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

McLennan 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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