Scurry County, Texas Population 2021

Scurry County, Texas's estimated population is 16,485 with a growth rate of -0.66% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scurry County, Texas is the 138th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 16,928 and has seen a growth of -2.62% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202116,485-109-0.66%
202016,594-109-0.65%
201916,703-109-0.65%
201816,812-191-1.12%
201717,003-391-2.25%
201617,394-176-1.00%
201517,5701931.11%
201417,3771050.61%
201317,2721470.86%
201217,1252571.52%
201116,868-60-0.35%
201016,928-1,706-9.16%
199018,6344422.43%
198018,1922,43215.43%
197015,760-4,609-22.63%
196020,369-2,410-10.58%
195022,77911,23497.31%
194011,545-643-5.28%
193012,1883,18535.38%
19209,003-1,921-17.59%
191010,9246,766162.72%
19004,1582,743193.85%
18901,4151,3131287.25%
18801020.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.66%
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State
Founded
1884
County Seat
2010 Population
16,928
Growth Since 2010
-2.62%
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Scurry County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,72186.11%
Some Other Race1,0035.87%
Black or African American7924.63%
Two or More Races4902.87%
Asian510.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.23%
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Scurry County, Texas Population by Race

Scurry County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Scurry County, Texas Median Age

36.4


Total

36.4


Male

36.3


Female

Scurry County, Texas Adults

There are 12,797 adults, (2,578 of whom are seniors) in Scurry County, Texas.

Scurry County, Texas Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Scurry County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

7,819

45.74%

Male

9,277

54.26%

Scurry County, Texas Population by Age

Scurry County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scurry County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
Male76.3%23.7%
All75.2%24.8%
Non Family63.7%36.3%
Female47.8%52.2%

75.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scurry County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9412.5575.2
Married3,1903.1185.7
Non Family1,9371.1863.7
Female4253.5347.8
Male3893.7676.3

3.13

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Scurry County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0819.70%
9th to 12th Grade1,29711.64%
High School Graduate3,82134.30%
Some College2,55722.95%
Associates Degree5765.17%
Bachelors Degree1,21110.87%
Graduate Degree5985.37%
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Scurry County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scurry County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,5365,9121,489
Hispanic3,7972,271164
Black621420156
Other Race5933852
2+ Races23617918
Native American2721
Asian2121

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 25.12%.

Scurry County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,182$48,700$26,344
Less Than 9th Grade$34,225$36,481$27,583
High School Graduate$26,871$32,432$21,034
Some College$39,185$70,341$22,260
Bachelors Degree$38,075$60,875$32,702
Graduate Degree$50,714$51,064$49,545

$35,182

Average Earnings

$48,700

Average Male

$26,344

Average Female

Scurry County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scurry County, Texas Language by Age

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Scurry County, Texas Language

73.71% of Scurry County, Texas residents speak only English, while 26.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.72% of the population.

Scurry County, Texas Language

Scurry County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,2101,23019.81%
White8,17885010.39%
Multiple26811643.28%
Other6317111.25%
Black4765110.71%

14.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.66%

Male Poverty Rate

14.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scurry County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scurry County, Texas is Multiple, with 43.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scurry County, Texas is White, with 10.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.78%.

Scurry County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.13%
High School14.44%
Some College7.68%
Bachelors or Greater2.92%

Scurry County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed68.75%
Male Unemployed27.14%
Female Employed10.76%
Male Employed9.08%

Scurry County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scurry County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,326$69,818
Families$67,450$80,722
Married Families$72,479-
Non Families$32,012$43,351
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Income by Household Type

Scurry County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Scurry County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Scurry 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.

Scurry County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Scurry County, Texas Marital Status

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794

Number of Veterans

770

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War271
Vietnam206
Second Gulf War96
Korea61
World War II45

Scurry County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54234
75+173
55 to 64162
65 to 74131
18 to 3494

Scurry County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7226.57%
Hispanic1092.38%
2+ Races308.85%
Asian2141.18%
Other Race131.90%
Native American410.26%
Black40.58%

Scurry County, Texas Veterans by Race

Scurry County, Texas Veterans by Education

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3.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scurry County, Texas Veterans by Education

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Scurry County, Texas Employment by Age

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Scurry County, Texas Employment by Race

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Scurry 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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77.92%

Born in Scurry County, Texas

93.55%

Native Born

6.45%

Foreign Born

3.41%

Non Citizen

3.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.55% of Scurry County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 77.92% having been born in Texas. 3.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Scurry 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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