Swisher County, Texas Population 2024

6,651

Swisher County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 6,651 with a growth rate of -1.7% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Swisher County, Texas is the 188th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 7,919 and has seen a growth of -16.01% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,076-115-1.86%
20286,191-115-1.82%
20276,306-115-1.79%
20266,421-115-1.76%
20256,536-115-1.73%
20246,651-115-1.7%
20236,766-115-1.67%
20226,881-115-1.64%
20216,996500.72%
20206,946-453-6.12%
20197,399-1-0.01%
20187,400-40-0.54%
20177,44030.04%
20167,437-40-0.53%
20157,477-76-1.01%
20147,553-171-2.21%
20137,724-125-1.59%
20127,849440.56%
20117,805-114-1.44%
20107,919
19908,133-1,590-16.35%
19809,723-650-6.27%
197010,373-234-2.21%
196010,6072,35828.59%
19508,2491,72126.36%
19406,528-815-11.1%
19307,3432,95567.34%
19204,3883769.37%
19104,0122,785226.98%
19001,2271,1271127%
1890100962400%
18804-6,072-99.93%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.7% (-115)
County Website
Swisher County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
7,919
Area
890 mi²
Density
7 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-16.01% (-1,268)
Founded
1890

Swisher County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,14573.62%
Two or more races90212.91%
Black or African American5688.13%
Other race2603.72%
Asian781.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander200.29%
Native American160.23%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Swisher County, Texas Population by Race

Swisher County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Swisher County, Texas Median Age

35.9

Total

34.6

Male

40.1

Female

Swisher County, Texas Adults

There are 5,241 adults, (1,208 of whom are seniors) in Swisher County, Texas.

Swisher County, Texas Age Dependency

73.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Swisher County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female3,14144.94%
Male3,84855.06%

Swisher County, Texas Population by Age

Swisher County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4012.6468.631.4
Married1,0823.6378.521.5
Non Family1,0111.2666.933.1
Female1823.940.159.9
Male1263.4539.760.3
showing: 5 rows

3.54

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Swisher County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Swisher County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 75%.

Swisher County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,465

Average Earnings

$40,166

Average Male

$27,114

Average Female

Swisher County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Swisher County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Swisher County, Texas Language

70.05% of Swisher County, Texas residents speak only English, while 29.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.86% of the population.

Swisher County, Texas Language

Swisher County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,0311,25141.27%
White2,73630211.04%
Black39329575.06%
Multiple71818726.04%
Asian785874.36%
Other2385723.95%
Native16425%
showing: 7 rows

29.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.52%

Male Poverty Rate

32.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Swisher County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Swisher County, Texas is Black, with 75.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Swisher County, Texas is White, with 11.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 36.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.01%.

Swisher County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade55.21%
High School22.05%
Some College14.56%
Bachelors or Greater7.88%
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Swisher County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed25.51%
Male Unemployed16.91%
Female Unemployed10%
Male Employed7.99%
showing: 4 rows

Swisher County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Swisher County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Swisher County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Swisher County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Swisher 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.

Swisher County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Swisher County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

228

Number of Veterans

222

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

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Swisher County, Texas Veterans by War

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Swisher County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Swisher County, Texas Veterans by Race

Swisher County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.2%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Swisher County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.3%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Swisher County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Swisher County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Swisher 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

78.27%

Born in Swisher County, Texas

89.76%

Native Born

10.24%

Foreign Born

8%

Non Citizen

2.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.76% of Swisher County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 78.27% having been born in Texas. 8% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Swisher County, Texas Place of Birth

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