Travis County, Texas Population 2021

Travis County, Texas's estimated population is 1,328,720 with a growth rate of 2.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Travis County, Texas is the 6th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 1,030,500 and has seen a growth of 28.94% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,328,72027,3802.10%
20201,301,34027,3902.15%
20191,273,95027,3802.20%
20181,246,57018,9901.55%
20171,227,58021,4701.78%
20161,206,11026,3102.23%
20151,179,80027,5402.39%
20141,152,26030,0102.67%
20131,122,25025,3602.31%
20121,096,89035,1803.31%
20111,061,71031,2103.03%
20101,030,500454,09378.78%
1990576,407156,83437.38%
1980419,573124,05741.98%
1970295,51683,38039.30%
1960212,13651,15631.78%
1950160,98049,92744.96%
1940111,05333,27642.78%
193077,77720,16134.99%
192057,6161,9963.59%
191055,6208,23417.38%
190047,38611,06430.46%
189036,3229,29434.39%
188027,02813,875105.49%
187013,1535,07362.78%
18608,0804,942157.49%
18503,1380.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.10%
County Website
State
Founded
1840
County Seat
2010 Population
1,030,500
Growth Since 2010
28.94%
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Travis County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White889,04672.47%
Black or African American101,9558.31%
Some Other Race101,0618.24%
Asian82,2576.70%
Two or More Races44,1203.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native7,7160.63%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander6500.05%
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Travis County, Texas Population by Race

Travis County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Travis County, Texas Median Age

34.2


Total

33.8


Male

34.7


Female

Travis County, Texas Adults

There are 956,830 adults, (116,483 of whom are seniors) in Travis County, Texas.

Travis County, Texas Age Dependency

46

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Travis County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

607,176

49.49%

Male

619,629

50.51%

Travis County, Texas Population by Age

Travis County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Travis County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.6%26.4%
All52.4%47.6%
Male46.1%53.9%
Female42.6%57.4%
Non Family33.8%66.2%

52.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Travis County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All472,3612.5452.4
Married204,5933.2873.6
Non Family203,0661.4933.8
Female45,3053.5242.6
Male19,3973.5646.1

3.25

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Travis County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade49,3075.85%
9th to 12th Grade40,6244.82%
High School Graduate139,01416.49%
Some College144,98017.20%
Associates Degree47,7455.66%
Bachelors Degree267,29731.71%
Graduate Degree154,06318.27%
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Travis County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Travis County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White459,718448,788291,108
Hispanic242,987175,33759,863
Black67,61061,14520,073
Other Race60,08738,5547,461
Asian57,86753,48642,179
2+ Races21,43919,60710,087
Native American5,2384,4151,780
Islander409387126

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.62%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.89%.

Travis County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,901$52,625$41,081
Less Than 9th Grade$24,767$28,201$18,384
High School Graduate$30,603$32,681$26,217
Some College$39,873$45,494$34,257
Bachelors Degree$57,053$69,678$49,545
Graduate Degree$77,664$97,814$61,474

$46,901

Average Earnings

$52,625

Average Male

$41,081

Average Female

Travis County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Travis County, Texas Language by Age

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Travis County, Texas Language

68.85% of Travis County, Texas residents speak only English, while 31.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.11% of the population.

Travis County, Texas Language

Travis County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic408,41070,85117.35%
White588,45841,8617.11%
Other99,86719,45219.48%
Black97,24218,45718.98%
Asian80,94310,03812.40%
Multiple43,5314,63110.64%
Native7,5811,32517.48%
Islander60314924.71%

11.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.95%

Male Poverty Rate

13.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Travis County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Travis County, Texas is Islander, with 24.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Travis County, Texas is White, with 7.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.06%.

Travis County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.14%
High School13.13%
Some College8.05%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%

Travis County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed29.34%
Female Unemployed29.32%
Female Employed7.00%
Male Employed5.26%

Travis County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Travis County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,887$108,994
Families$96,847$132,559
Married Families$115,720$153,716
Non Families$54,419$74,542
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Income by Household Type

Travis County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Travis County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Travis 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.

Travis County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Travis County, Texas Marital Status

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51,361

Number of Veterans

45,600

Male Veterans

5,761

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15,961
Second Gulf War14,867
First Gulf War13,643
Korea2,960
World War II1,313

Travis County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5415,263
65 to 7410,646
55 to 649,115
75+8,648
18 to 347,689

Travis County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White40,0035.65%
Hispanic9,9823.45%
Black6,3298.06%
Other Race1,9702.80%
2+ Races1,6916.58%
Asian9131.35%
Native American3996.49%
Islander5610.61%

Travis County, Texas Veterans by Race

Travis County, Texas Veterans by Education

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7.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

Travis County, Texas Veterans by Education

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72.7%

Labor Force Participation

69.9%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Travis County, Texas Employment by Age

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Travis County, Texas Employment by Race

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Travis 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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52.23%

Born in Travis County, Texas

82.22%

Native Born

17.78%

Foreign Born

11.50%

Non Citizen

6.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.22% of Travis County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 52.23% having been born in Texas. 11.50% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Travis 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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