Taylor County, Texas Population 2021

Taylor County, Texas's estimated population is 139,514 with a growth rate of 0.53% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Taylor County, Texas is the 33rd largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 131,835 and has seen a growth of 5.82% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021139,5147400.53%
2020138,7747400.54%
2019138,0347400.54%
2018137,2946600.48%
2017136,6343770.28%
2016136,2571240.09%
2015136,1331,1460.85%
2014134,9871,0600.79%
2013133,927-157-0.12%
2012134,0841,2310.93%
2011132,8531,0180.77%
2010131,83512,18010.18%
1990119,6558,7237.86%
1980110,93213,07913.37%
197097,853-3,225-3.19%
1960101,07837,70859.50%
195063,37019,22343.54%
194044,1473,1247.62%
193041,02316,94270.35%
192024,081-2,212-8.41%
191026,29315,794150.43%
190010,4993,54250.91%
18906,9575,221300.75%
18801,7360.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.53%
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State
Founded
1878
County Seat
2010 Population
131,835
Growth Since 2010
5.82%
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Taylor County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White104,98976.71%
Some Other Race13,4749.84%
Black or African American10,9468.00%
Two or More Races3,3822.47%
Asian3,0022.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0330.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander440.03%
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Taylor County, Texas Population by Race

Taylor County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Taylor County, Texas Median Age

32.5


Total

30.9


Male

33.9


Female

Taylor County, Texas Adults

There are 102,988 adults, (19,482 of whom are seniors) in Taylor County, Texas.

Taylor County, Texas Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Taylor County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

70,113

51.23%

Male

66,757

48.77%

Taylor County, Texas Population by Age

Taylor County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Taylor County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.7%26.3%
All58.4%41.6%
Male52.3%47.7%
Non Family44.3%55.7%
Female41.2%58.8%

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Taylor County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All49,8682.6158.4
Married23,9303.2273.7
Non Family17,1281.3544.3
Female6,7303.441.2
Male2,0803.3352.3

3.18

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Taylor County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,4714.16%
9th to 12th Grade5,4446.52%
High School Graduate25,86530.97%
Some College20,69924.78%
Associates Degree6,9558.33%
Bachelors Degree13,66116.36%
Graduate Degree7,4238.89%
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Taylor County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Taylor County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White57,25753,68916,978
Hispanic17,32912,9541,792
Other Race7,2915,145512
Black5,7225,031985
Asian1,9421,685918
2+ Races1,1841,054237
Native American595575172
Islander2525

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 47.27%.

Taylor County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,803$42,574$27,810
Less Than 9th Grade$21,880$29,275$15,601
High School Graduate$27,332$33,468$21,534
Some College$33,597$41,114$28,411
Bachelors Degree$47,611$59,503$41,436
Graduate Degree$65,122$75,128$54,347

$34,803

Average Earnings

$42,574

Average Male

$27,810

Average Female

Taylor County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Taylor County, Texas Language by Age

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Taylor County, Texas Language

82.66% of Taylor County, Texas residents speak only English, while 17.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.44% of the population.

Taylor County, Texas Language

Taylor County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White83,0419,48911.43%
Hispanic32,2956,94321.50%
Other12,9872,93322.58%
Black9,8842,50925.38%
Asian2,90348816.81%
Native98631632.05%
Multiple3,01431510.45%
Islander433990.70%

15.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.50%

Male Poverty Rate

16.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Taylor County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Taylor County, Texas is Islander, with 90.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taylor County, Texas is Multiple, with 10.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.29%.

Taylor County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.33%
High School14.75%
Some College8.53%
Bachelors or Greater4.73%

Taylor County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.61%
Male Unemployed20.87%
Female Employed11.88%
Male Employed6.89%

Taylor County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Taylor County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,143$71,506
Families$65,192$83,594
Married Families$78,780$97,723
Non Families$31,952$44,135
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Income by Household Type

Taylor County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

45.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Taylor County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Taylor 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.

Taylor County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Taylor County, Texas Marital Status

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10,564

Number of Veterans

9,404

Male Veterans

1,160

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War3,643
Vietnam3,261
First Gulf War2,684
Korea596
World War II300

Taylor County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,758
65 to 742,106
55 to 641,983
18 to 341,903
75+1,814

Taylor County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,83911.30%
Hispanic1,3916.49%
Black85012.00%
Other Race5436.12%
2+ Races1508.92%
Native American11215.38%
Asian703.05%

Taylor County, Texas Veterans by Race

Taylor County, Texas Veterans by Education

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6.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taylor County, Texas Veterans by Education

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65.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Taylor County, Texas Employment by Age

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Taylor County, Texas Employment by Race

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Taylor 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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66.72%

Born in Taylor County, Texas

93.65%

Native Born

6.35%

Foreign Born

3.47%

Non Citizen

2.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.65% of Taylor County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 66.72% having been born in Texas. 3.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Taylor 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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