Mills County, Texas Population 2021

Mills County, Texas's estimated population is 4,853 with a growth rate of -0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Mills County, Texas is the 207th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 4,968 and has seen a growth of -2.31% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20214,853-10-0.21%
20204,863-10-0.21%
20194,873-10-0.20%
20184,883-34-0.69%
20174,917330.68%
20164,884-5-0.10%
20154,889170.35%
20144,8720.00%
20134,872400.83%
20124,832-51-1.04%
20114,883-85-1.71%
20104,9684379.64%
19904,531541.21%
19804,4772656.29%
19704,212-255-5.71%
19604,467-1,532-25.54%
19505,999-1,952-24.55%
19407,951-342-4.12%
19308,293-726-8.05%
19209,019-675-6.96%
19109,6941,84323.47%
19007,8512,35842.93%
18905,4930.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.21%
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State
Founded
1887
County Seat
2010 Population
4,968
Growth Since 2010
-2.31%
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Mills County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,80498.26%
Some Other Race450.92%
Black or African American190.39%
Asian110.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.18%
Two or More Races10.02%
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Mills County, Texas Population by Race

Mills County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Mills County, Texas Median Age

52.1


Total

50.1


Male

52.4


Female

Mills County, Texas Adults

There are 3,952 adults, (1,504 of whom are seniors) in Mills County, Texas.

Mills County, Texas Age Dependency

99.7

Age Dependency Ratio

61.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Mills County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

2,513

51.40%

Male

2,376

48.60%

Mills County, Texas Population by Age

Mills County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mills County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married94.1%5.9%
All85.1%14.9%
Female75.1%24.9%
Non Family73.7%26.3%

85.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mills County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7902.6385.1
Married9553.1194.1
Non Family6301.1173.7
Female1815.2475.1
Male244.04100

3.31

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Mills County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade37810.57%
9th to 12th Grade2316.46%
High School Graduate1,14231.94%
Some College82323.02%
Associates Degree3489.73%
Bachelors Degree49513.85%
Graduate Degree1584.42%
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Mills County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mills County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,9972,675618
Hispanic56527835
Other Race3326
Black1010
Asian22
Native American11

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.62%.

Mills County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,203$36,055$23,307
Less Than 9th Grade$15,636$16,653$6,765
High School Graduate$37,763$50,982$23,208
Some College$23,197$24,890$20,833
Bachelors Degree$51,058$$46,875
Graduate Degree$92,143$141,667$47,188

$29,203

Average Earnings

$36,055

Average Male

$23,307

Average Female

Mills County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mills County, Texas Language by Age

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Mills County, Texas Language

86.76% of Mills County, Texas residents speak only English, while 13.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.09% of the population.

Mills County, Texas Language

Mills County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,69149813.49%
Hispanic99523423.52%
Asian11218.18%

15.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.57%

Male Poverty Rate

18.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mills County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mills County, Texas is Hispanic, with 23.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mills County, Texas is White, with 13.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.65%.

Mills County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.82%
High School11.83%
Some College8.10%
Bachelors or Greater2.31%

Mills County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed18.19%
Male Employed6.33%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Mills County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mills County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,306$66,818
Families$62,167$85,124
Married Families$69,528-
Non Families$21,333$31,736
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Income by Household Type

Mills County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Mills County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Mills 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.

Mills County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Mills County, Texas Marital Status

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437

Number of Veterans

382

Male Veterans

55

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea115
Vietnam113
First Gulf War100
World War II63
Second Gulf War17

Mills County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+204
35 to 54106
65 to 7484
55 to 6434
18 to 349

Mills County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White41510.65%
Hispanic547.41%
Other Race2266.67%

Mills County, Texas Veterans by Race

Mills County, Texas Veterans by Education

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1.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mills County, Texas Veterans by Education

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48.8%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Mills County, Texas Employment by Age

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Mills County, Texas Employment by Race

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Mills 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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79.03%

Born in Mills County, Texas

92.86%

Native Born

7.14%

Foreign Born

3.89%

Non Citizen

3.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.86% of Mills County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 79.03% having been born in Texas. 3.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mills 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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