Montgomery County, Texas Population 2021

Montgomery County, Texas's estimated population is 642,633 with a growth rate of 2.82% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Montgomery County, Texas is the null largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 459,208 and has seen a growth of 39.94% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021642,63317,6212.82%
2020625,01217,6212.90%
2019607,39117,6212.99%
2018589,77018,1553.18%
2017571,61516,3992.95%
2016555,21619,4633.63%
2015535,75318,6073.60%
2014517,14618,7543.76%
2013498,39213,8272.85%
2012484,56513,1502.79%
2011471,41512,2072.66%
2010459,208277,007152.03%
1990182,20153,71441.81%
1980128,48779,008159.68%
197049,47922,64084.35%
196026,8392,3359.53%
195024,5041,4496.28%
194023,0558,46758.04%
193014,588-2,746-15.84%
192017,3341,65510.56%
191015,679-1,388-8.13%
190017,0675,30245.07%
189011,7651,61115.87%
188010,1543,67156.63%
18706,4831,00418.32%
18605,4793,095129.82%
18502,3840.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.82%
County Website
State
Founded
1837
County Seat
2010 Population
459,208
Growth Since 2010
39.94%
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Montgomery County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White494,42286.45%
Black or African American28,3964.96%
Asian16,8682.95%
Two or More Races15,2632.67%
Some Other Race14,5772.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,1800.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2430.04%
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Montgomery County, Texas Population By Race

Montgomery County, Texas Population Pyramid 2021

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Montgomery County, Texas Median Age

37.1


Total

36.1


Male

37.8


Female

Montgomery County, Texas Adults

There are 420,620 adults, (73,352 of whom are seniors) in Montgomery County, Texas.

Montgomery County, Texas Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Montgomery County, Texas Sex Ratio

Mujer

288,832

50.50%

Masculino

283,117

49.50%

Montgomery County, Texas Population by Age

Montgomery County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Montgomery County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.9%18.1%
All71%29%
Masculino61.1%38.9%
Mujer54.2%45.8%
Non Family53.9%46.1%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Montgomery County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All198,6492.8771
Married119,1393.3881.9
Non Family50,1851.2553.9
Mujer20,4203.5554.2
Masculino8,9053.561.1

3.34

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Montgomery County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade18,9395.07%
9th to 12th Grade26,8417.19%
High School Graduate85,20122.82%
Some College85,29922.85%
Associates Degree28,1667.54%
Bachelors Degree85,94823.02%
Graduate Degree42,98011.51%
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Montgomery County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Montgomery County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White265,847249,18897,996
Hispanic72,77246,36815,731
Black17,74216,6416,569
Asian11,66210,4476,966
Other Race8,9145,8341,587
2+ Races6,0925,4451,826
Native American1,4821,121389
Islander21121152

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 59.73%.

Montgomery County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$50,253$61,976$37,187
Less Than 9th Grade$26,242$31,586$18,386
High School Graduate$36,134$46,116$26,465
Some College$45,678$62,600$34,441
Bachelors Degree$64,953$96,015$53,047
Graduate Degree$80,687$117,183$58,819

$50,253

Average Earnings

$61,976

Average Male

$37,187

Average Female

Montgomery County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Montgomery County, Texas Language by Age

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Montgomery County, Texas Language

76.98% of Montgomery County, Texas residents speak only English, while 23.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.96% of the population.

Montgomery County, Texas Language

Montgomery County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic137,56324,07717.50%
White375,08923,2136.19%
Black28,1053,96414.10%
Other14,5572,20615.15%
Multiple15,1231,78111.78%
Asian16,8675042.99%
Native2,1801275.83%
Islander2436827.98%

9.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.02%

Male Poverty Rate

10.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Montgomery County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Texas is Islander, with 27.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Montgomery County, Texas is Asian, with 2.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.94%.

Montgomery County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.43%
High School10.46%
Some College6.79%
Bachelors or Greater2.70%

Montgomery County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.85%
Male Unemployed19.56%
Female Employed5.50%
Male Employed3.64%

Montgomery County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Montgomery County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,902$115,218
Families$95,962$131,124
Married Families$110,561$148,110
Non Families$45,600$63,988
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Income by Household Type

Montgomery County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.9%

Male Marriage Rate

55.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Montgomery County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Montgomery 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.

Montgomery County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Montgomery County, Texas Marital Status

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31,634

Number of Veterans

28,629

Male Veterans

3,005

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9,888
First Gulf War8,166
Second Gulf War7,314
Korea2,031
World War II708

Montgomery County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 549,772
65 to 747,853
75+5,942
55 to 644,426
18 to 343,641

Montgomery County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White28,5777.78%
Hispanic2,9943.39%
Black1,6428.08%
2+ Races6688.65%
Asian2992.34%
Other Race2822.67%
Native American16610.25%

Montgomery County, Texas Veterans by Race

Montgomery County, Texas Veterans by Education

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4.10%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Montgomery County, Texas Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Montgomery County, Texas Employment by Age

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Montgomery County, Texas Employment by Race

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Montgomery 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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54.24%

Born in Montgomery County, Texas

86.49%

Native Born

13.51%

Foreign Born

8.73%

Non Citizen

4.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.49% of Montgomery County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 54.24% having been born in Texas. 8.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Montgomery 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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