Pecos County, Texas Population 2021

Pecos County, Texas's estimated population is 16,051 with a growth rate of 0.72% 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 15,523 and has seen a growth of 3.40% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202116,0511140.72%
202015,9371140.72%
201915,8231140.73%
201815,709750.48%
201715,634-247-1.56%
201615,881-149-0.93%
201516,0302021.28%
201415,8281681.07%
201315,660920.59%
201215,568-75-0.48%
201115,6431200.77%
201015,5238485.78%
199014,675570.39%
198014,6188706.33%
197013,7481,79114.98%
196011,9572,01820.30%
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%
18801,8070.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.72%
County Website
State
Founded
1875
County Seat
2010 Population
15,523
Growth Since 2010
3.40%
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Pecos County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,05982.57%
Some Other Race1,67510.59%
Black or African American5563.52%
Two or More Races2311.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native1741.10%
Asian960.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.15%
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Pecos County, Texas Population by Race

Pecos County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Pecos County, Texas Median Age

35.9


Total

36.2


Male

35.3


Female

Pecos County, Texas Adults

There are 11,927 adults, (2,012 of whom are seniors) in Pecos County, Texas.

Pecos County, Texas Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Pecos County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

6,849

43.31%

Male

8,966

56.69%

Pecos County, Texas Population by Age

Pecos County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pecos County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All72.2%27.8%
Male66.7%33.3%
Non Family59%41%
Female54.8%45.2%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pecos County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6562.8972.2
Married2,4683.5784.2
Non Family1,3171.1359
Female6133.2354.8
Male2584.5766.7

3.52

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

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Pecos County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,80717.14%
9th to 12th Grade1,45013.75%
High School Graduate3,78835.93%
Some College2,11920.10%
Associates Degree3433.25%
Bachelors Degree6315.98%
Graduate Degree4063.85%
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Pecos County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pecos County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic6,6903,887392
White3,0652,847539
Other Race1,07156852
Black51332751
2+ Races1439927
Native American10289
Asian917736
Islander2424

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 39.56%.

Pecos County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,670$41,789$26,134
Less Than 9th Grade$25,000$40,429$15,750
High School Graduate$35,417$41,436$21,250
Some College$33,115$40,034$27,140
Bachelors Degree$50,795$57,500$43,235
Graduate Degree$33,036$$39,375

$34,670

Average Earnings

$41,789

Average Male

$26,134

Average Female

Pecos County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pecos County, Texas Language by Age

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Pecos County, Texas Language

46.95% of Pecos County, Texas residents speak only English, while 53.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 51.43% of the population.

Pecos County, Texas Language

Pecos County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,7311,84919.00%
Other1,58035322.34%
White3,4351644.77%
Black1112825.23%

15.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.89%

Male Poverty Rate

16.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pecos County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pecos County, Texas is Black, with 25.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pecos County, Texas is White, with 4.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.14%.

Pecos County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.65%
Some College8.98%
High School8.89%
Bachelors or Greater1.54%

Pecos County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed14.41%
Female Employed8.50%
Male Employed5.26%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Pecos County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pecos County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,397$68,797
Families$61,183$72,882
Married Families$75,278-
Non Families$27,942$54,971
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Income by Household Type

Pecos County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Pecos County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Pecos County, Texas Marital Status

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802

Number of Veterans

774

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam264
Second Gulf War171
First Gulf War153
Korea47
World War II14

Pecos County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+181
65 to 74178
35 to 54176
55 to 64151
18 to 34116

Pecos County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6076.31%
Hispanic3654.73%
Other Race705.27%
Black6010.93%
Native American4128.47%
Islander1562.50%
2+ Races95.59%

Pecos County, Texas Veterans by Race

Pecos County, Texas Veterans by Education

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6.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pecos County, Texas Veterans by Education

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51.1%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Pecos County, Texas Employment by Age

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Pecos County, Texas Employment by Race

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Pecos 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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70.35%

Born in Pecos County, Texas

86.80%

Native Born

13.20%

Foreign Born

8.77%

Non Citizen

4.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.80% of Pecos County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 70.35% having been born in Texas. 8.77% 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

  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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