Smith County, Texas Population 2022

Smith County, Texas's estimated population is 241,757 with a growth rate of 1.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Smith County, Texas is the 23rd largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 210,408 and has seen a growth of 14.90% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18504,2920.00%
186013,3929,100212.02%
187016,5323,14023.45%
188021,8635,33132.25%
189028,3246,46129.55%
190037,3709,04631.94%
191041,7464,37611.71%
192046,7695,02312.03%
193053,1236,35413.59%
194069,09015,96730.06%
195074,7015,6118.12%
196086,35011,64915.59%
197097,09610,74612.44%
1980128,36631,27032.21%
1990151,30922,94317.87%
2010210,40859,09939.06%
2011212,7642,3561.12%
2012214,8112,0470.96%
2013216,4751,6640.77%
2014219,6423,1671.46%
2015222,3902,7481.25%
2016225,1612,7711.25%
2017227,1952,0340.90%
2018229,7492,5541.12%
2019232,7513,0021.31%
2020235,7533,0021.29%
2021238,7553,0021.27%
2022241,7573,0021.26%
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Smith County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White172,55374.96%
Black or African American39,34317.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native8370.36%
Asian3,7731.64%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1850.08%
Some Other Race5,9552.59%
Two or More Races7,5383.27%
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Smith County, Texas Population by Race

Smith County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Smith County, Texas Median Age

36.9


Total

35.3


Male

37.9


Female

Smith County, Texas Adults

There are 173,774 adults, (38,131 of whom are seniors) in Smith County, Texas.

Smith County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Smith County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

119,082

51.73%

Male

111,102

48.27%

Smith County, Texas Population by Age

Smith County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Smith County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.9%19.1%
All67.2%32.8%
Male58.4%41.6%
Non Family52%48%
Female47.6%52.4%

67.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Smith County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All77,8092.8867.2
Married41,7163.4680.9
Male2,9144.3458.4
Female9,3133.8947.6
Non Family23,8661.352

3.48

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

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Smith County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,1335.38%
9th to 12th Grade11,4007.54%
High School Graduate35,54723.50%
Some College40,40326.71%
Associates Degree14,8779.84%
Bachelors Degree27,61218.26%
Graduate Degree13,2818.78%
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Smith County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Smith County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,3202,1821,321
White99,12892,84332,624
Native American567437155
2+ Races2,7142,297678
Islander15414737
Black25,28322,2054,032
Other Race3,4141,748428
Hispanic22,60412,7032,298

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.94%.

Smith County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,116$43,267$31,290
Less Than 9th Grade$25,387$29,459$20,528
High School Graduate$29,415$35,688$23,760
Some College$35,304$40,991$30,700
Bachelors Degree$49,310$62,530$40,868
Graduate Degree$66,532$79,852$57,880

$37,116

Average Earnings

$43,267

Average Male

$31,290

Average Female

Smith County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Smith County, Texas Language by Age

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Smith County, Texas Language

82.88% of Smith County, Texas residents speak only English, while 17.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.11% of the population.

Smith County, Texas Language

Smith County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple7,2801,57821.68%
Hispanic44,7589,48721.20%
Black37,6927,09418.82%
Asian3,76162716.67%
White133,67213,0639.77%
Native819455.49%
Other1,073NaN%

13.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.39%

Male Poverty Rate

14.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Smith County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Smith County, Texas is Multiple, with 21.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Smith 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 3.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.34%.

Smith County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.23%
High School14.33%
Some College9.36%
Bachelors or Greater4.72%

Smith County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.08%
Male Unemployed33.59%
Female Employed5.97%
Female Unemployed55.12%

Smith County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Smith County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,450$79,716
Families$73,199$93,922
Married Families$85,747$107,216
Non Families$32,685$44,679
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Income by Household Type

Smith County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Smith County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Smith 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.

Smith County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Smith County, Texas Marital Status

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11,515

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,713
First Gulf War2,171
Vietnam4,521
Korea849
World War II189

Smith County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34872
35 to 542,367
55 to 641,887
65 to 743,489
75+2,900

Smith County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9,4477.15%
Black1,6175.35%
Native American8812.39%
Asian471.72%
Islander63.90%
Other Race40.09%
2+ Races3068.95%
Hispanic6092.15%

Smith County, Texas Veterans by Race

Smith County, Texas Veterans by Education

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10.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Smith County, Texas Veterans by Education

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61.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Smith County, Texas Employment by Age

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Smith County, Texas Employment by Race

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Smith 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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68.48%

Born in Smith County, Texas

90.91%

Native Born

9.09%

Foreign Born

5.25%

Non Citizen

3.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.91% of Smith County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 68.48% having been born in Texas. 5.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Smith 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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