Pecos County, Texas Population 2024

14,535

Pecos County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 14,535 with a growth rate of -0.6% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pecos County, Texas is the 140th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 15,521 and has seen a growth of -6.35% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,095-88-0.62%
202814,183-88-0.62%
202714,271-88-0.61%
202614,359-88-0.61%
202514,447-88-0.61%
202414,535-88-0.6%
202314,623-88-0.6%
202214,711-406-2.69%
202115,117-70-0.46%
202015,187-570-3.62%
201915,757840.54%
201815,673470.3%
201715,626-226-1.43%
201615,852-170-1.06%
201516,0222041.29%
201415,8181621.03%
201315,656930.6%
201215,563-75-0.48%
201115,6381170.75%
201015,52100%
199014,675570.39%
198014,6188706.33%
197013,7481,79114.98%
196011,9572,01820.3%
19509,9391,75421.43%
19408,1853734.77%
19307,8123,955102.54%
19203,8571,78686.24%
19102,071-289-12.25%
19002,3601,03477.98%
18901,326-481-26.62%
18801,807-12,288-87.18%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.6% (-88)
County Website
Pecos County
State
Texas
County Seat
2020 Population
15,187
Area
4764 mi²
Density
3 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-4.29% (-652)
Founded
1875

Pecos County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,10266.84%
Two or more races2,52416.7%
Other race1,56510.35%
Black or African American6864.54%
Asian1911.26%
Native American230.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander230.15%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Pecos County, Texas Population by Race

Pecos County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Pecos County, Texas Median Age

36.7

Total

37.3

Male

35.5

Female

Pecos County, Texas Adults

There are 11,403 adults, (2,048 of whom are seniors) in Pecos County, Texas.

Pecos County, Texas Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Pecos County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female6,64543.97%
Male8,46956.03%

Pecos County, Texas Population by Age

Pecos County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,0702.5370.629.4
Married2,2103.2689.510.5
Non Family1,5771.0951.548.5
Female9742.836040
Male3093.716733

3.06

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

70.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Pecos County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,06010.31%
9th to 12th Grade1,41813.79%
High School Graduate3,77036.65%
Some College2,32322.58%
Associates Degree5355.2%
Bachelors Degree7146.94%
Graduate Degree4664.53%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Pecos County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pecos County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic6,6164,597496
White2,8412,595501
2+ Races1,7651,292160
Other Race92150937
Black57040170
Asian191175113
Islander23230
Native American23100

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.16%.

Pecos County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$42,292$62,449$33,992
Less Than 9th Grade$25,455$33,731$25,067
High School Graduate$41,119$48,438$37,763
Some College$44,052$81,422$32,841
Bachelors Degree$59,671$84,063$55,854
Graduate Degree$62,218$0$64,018

$42,292

Average Earnings

$62,449

Average Male

$33,992

Average Female

Pecos County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pecos County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Pecos County, Texas Language

48.9% of Pecos County, Texas residents speak only English, while 51.1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 49.28% of the population.

Pecos County, Texas Language

Pecos County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,3122,52827.15%
Other1,43661142.55%
White3,01339813.21%
Multiple1,87824913.26%

22.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.21%

Male Poverty Rate

21.79%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pecos County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pecos County, Texas is Other, with 42.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pecos County, Texas is White, with 13.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.41%.

Pecos County, Texas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.72%
High School21.08%
Some College11.12%
Bachelors or Greater4.18%

Pecos County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed48.15%
Female Employed12.86%
Male Unemployed10.42%
Male Employed3.19%

Pecos County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pecos County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$59,325$85,884
Families$65,248$85,720
Married Families$76,583$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,133$81,982

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Pecos County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Pecos County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Pecos 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.

Pecos County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Pecos County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

626

Number of Veterans

535

Male Veterans

91

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War215
First Gulf War182
Vietnam87
Korea16
World War II0

Pecos County, Texas Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54328
65 to 74105
55 to 6484
75+60
18 to 3449

Pecos County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4776.39%
Hispanic1762.34%
2+ Races924.76%
Black284.26%
Islander1565.22%
Other Race141.29%

Pecos County, Texas Veterans by Race

Pecos County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pecos County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.2%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Pecos County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Pecos County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Pecos County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.92%

Born in Pecos County, Texas

87.87%

Native Born

12.13%

Foreign Born

5.88%

Non Citizen

6.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.87% of Pecos County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 73.92% having been born in Texas. 5.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pecos County, Texas Place of Birth

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