Terry County, Texas Population 2021

Terry County, Texas's estimated population is 12,323 with a growth rate of -0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Terry County, Texas is the 156th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 12,682 and has seen a growth of -2.83% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202112,323-7-0.06%
202012,330-7-0.06%
201912,337-7-0.06%
201812,344-85-0.68%
201712,429-341-2.67%
201612,770110.09%
201512,759-36-0.28%
201412,795820.65%
201312,713810.64%
201212,632-29-0.23%
201112,661-21-0.17%
201012,682-536-4.06%
199013,218-1,363-9.35%
198014,5814633.28%
197014,118-2,168-13.31%
196016,2863,17924.25%
195013,1071,94717.45%
194011,1602,27725.63%
19308,8836,647297.27%
19202,23676251.70%
19101,4741,4262970.83%
19004827128.57%
1890210.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.06%
County Website
State
Founded
1904
County Seat
2010 Population
12,682
Growth Since 2010
-2.83%
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Terry County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,41891.14%
Black or African American6094.86%
Some Other Race2902.31%
Two or More Races1911.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.14%
Asian20.02%
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Terry County, Texas Population by Race

Terry County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Terry County, Texas Median Age

34.6


Total

34.7


Male

34.4


Female

Terry County, Texas Adults

There are 9,078 adults, (1,889 of whom are seniors) in Terry County, Texas.

Terry County, Texas Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48

Child Dependency Ratio

Terry County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

6,108

48.75%

Male

6,420

51.25%

Terry County, Texas Population by Age

Terry County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Terry County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.4%15.6%
All69.6%30.4%
Male69.1%30.9%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Female48.1%51.9%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Terry County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0612.8469.6
Married2,1113.5684.4
Non Family1,1861.1453.9
Female5763.0748.1
Male1884.7669.1

3.47

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Terry County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,36017.02%
9th to 12th Grade1,16614.59%
High School Graduate2,52931.65%
Some College1,75822.00%
Associates Degree2673.34%
Bachelors Degree6738.42%
Graduate Degree2372.97%
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Terry County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Terry County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic3,9121,914136
White3,6433,145722
Black38538052
Other Race22411615
2+ Races4425
Native American183
Asian222

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Terry County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,848$33,098$22,903
Less Than 9th Grade$21,065$29,713$13,103
High School Graduate$27,683$44,327$20,560
Some College$39,891$48,299$32,235
Bachelors Degree$53,589$$53,750
Graduate Degree$28,844$$28,313

$29,848

Average Earnings

$33,098

Average Male

$22,903

Average Female

Terry County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Terry County, Texas Language by Age

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Terry County, Texas Language

59.94% of Terry County, Texas residents speak only English, while 40.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.66% of the population.

Terry County, Texas Language

Terry County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,3851,47523.10%
White4,61965614.20%
Black4348018.43%
Multiple1837239.34%
Other273114.03%
Native18316.67%

19.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.58%

Male Poverty Rate

23.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Terry County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Terry County, Texas is Multiple, with 39.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Terry County, Texas is Other, with 4.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.50%.

Terry County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.26%
High School14.99%
Some College4.01%
Bachelors or Greater2.53%

Terry County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.29%
Male Unemployed12.70%
Female Employed11.95%
Male Employed8.98%

Terry County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Terry County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,627$62,202
Families$49,328$69,028
Married Families$64,185-
Non Families$28,263$40,902
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Income by Household Type

Terry County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Terry County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Terry County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Terry County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Terry County, Texas Marital Status

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381

Number of Veterans

380

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam128
Second Gulf War87
World War II33
Korea6
First Gulf War

Terry County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74118
35 to 5478
75+76
18 to 3455
55 to 6454

Terry County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2993.60%
Hispanic801.72%
Black7315.50%
2+ Races715.91%
Asian2100.00%

Terry County, Texas Veterans by Race

Terry County, Texas Veterans by Education

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0.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Terry County, Texas Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Terry County, Texas Employment by Age

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Terry County, Texas Employment by Race

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Terry 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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77.51%

Born in Terry County, Texas

89.28%

Native Born

10.72%

Foreign Born

7.63%

Non Citizen

3.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.28% of Terry County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 77.51% having been born in Texas. 7.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Terry 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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