Potter County, Texas Population 2022

Potter County, Texas's estimated population is 113,527 with a growth rate of -1.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Potter County, Texas is the 40th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 121,371 and has seen a growth of -6.46% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
1880280.00%
18908498212932.14%
19001,820971114.37%
191012,42410,604582.64%
192016,7104,28634.50%
193046,08029,370175.76%
194054,2658,18517.76%
195073,36619,10135.20%
1960115,58042,21457.54%
197090,511-25,069-21.69%
198098,6378,1268.98%
199097,874-763-0.77%
2010121,37123,49724.01%
2011122,3059340.77%
2012122,7394340.35%
2013122,127-612-0.50%
2014122,061-66-0.05%
2015121,272-789-0.65%
2016120,632-640-0.53%
2017120,340-292-0.24%
2018118,711-1,629-1.35%
2019117,415-1,296-1.09%
2020116,119-1,296-1.10%
2021114,823-1,296-1.12%
2022113,527-1,296-1.13%
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Potter County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White89,51175.65%
Black or African American12,08110.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native8460.71%
Asian6,0835.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander930.08%
Some Other Race3,0772.60%
Two or More Races6,6325.60%
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Potter County, Texas Population by Race

Potter County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Potter County, Texas Median Age

34.1


Total

33.9


Male

34.4


Female

Potter County, Texas Adults

There are 85,926 adults, (14,871 of whom are seniors) in Potter County, Texas.

Potter County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Potter County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

57,360

48.48%

Male

60,963

51.52%

Potter County, Texas Population by Age

Potter County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Potter County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.5%27.5%
All54.7%45.3%
Male43.9%56.1%
Non Family41%59%
Female39.9%60.1%

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Potter County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,9572.5454.7
Married19,0463.3572.5
Male2,9242.7943.9
Female6,6753.2539.9
Non Family15,3121.1641

3.2

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Potter County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,20310.92%
9th to 12th Grade8,92511.88%
High School Graduate24,40832.50%
Some College16,35821.78%
Associates Degree5,6597.53%
Bachelors Degree7,98910.64%
Graduate Degree3,5624.74%
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Potter County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Potter County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander604729
White38,22334,5688,847
Native American652539121
2+ Races3,1432,283356
Asian3,4631,363392
Other Race1,9491,129135
Black7,4855,634449
Hispanic24,62315,3971,464

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 48.33%.

Potter County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,924$38,159$26,402
Less Than 9th Grade$26,199$29,851$21,651
High School Graduate$29,517$35,294$22,650
Some College$32,341$44,510$27,190
Bachelors Degree$53,200$67,966$45,570
Graduate Degree$62,083$72,843$60,310

$31,924

Average Earnings

$38,159

Average Male

$26,402

Average Female

Potter County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Potter County, Texas Language by Age

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Potter County, Texas Language

67.72% of Potter County, Texas residents speak only English, while 32.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.11% of the population.

Potter County, Texas Language

Potter County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander936165.59%
Black10,0493,37333.57%
Hispanic43,97710,58324.06%
Multiple6,1291,42023.17%
Asian6,0221,27521.17%
Native79111915.04%
White48,8596,35413.00%
Other792NaN%

20.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.69%

Male Poverty Rate

21.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Potter County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Potter County, Texas is Islander, with 65.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Potter County, Texas is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.42%.

Potter County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.04%
High School19.48%
Some College13.72%
Bachelors or Greater5.48%

Potter County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.64%
Male Unemployed27.89%
Female Employed12.55%
Female Unemployed26.58%

Potter County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Potter County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,652$62,451
Families$53,819$72,264
Married Families$67,248$88,350
Non Families$26,684$41,424
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Income by Household Type

Potter County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Potter County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Potter 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 35-44.

Potter County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Potter County, Texas Marital Status

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6,134

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,253
First Gulf War1,367
Vietnam1,735
Korea491
World War II251

Potter County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34595
35 to 541,637
55 to 641,306
65 to 741,344
75+1,252

Potter County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,2958.00%
Black4815.53%
Native American10214.11%
Asian260.64%
Other Race873.78%
2+ Races1433.77%
Hispanic8012.67%

Potter County, Texas Veterans by Race

Potter County, Texas Veterans by Education

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13.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Potter County, Texas Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Potter County, Texas Employment by Age

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Potter County, Texas Employment by Race

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Potter 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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62.62%

Born in Potter County, Texas

83.93%

Native Born

16.07%

Foreign Born

11.47%

Non Citizen

4.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.93% of Potter County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 62.62% having been born in Texas. 11.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Potter 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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