Upton County, Texas Population 2021

Upton County, Texas's estimated population is 3,697 with a growth rate of 0.54% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Upton County, Texas is the 218th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 3,338 and has seen a growth of 10.75% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20213,697200.54%
20203,677200.55%
20193,657200.55%
20183,637-21-0.57%
20173,658-32-0.87%
20163,690381.04%
20153,6521704.88%
20143,482962.84%
20133,3861233.77%
20123,263-21-0.64%
20113,284-54-1.62%
20103,338-1,109-24.94%
19904,447-172-3.72%
19804,619-78-1.66%
19704,697-1,542-24.72%
19606,23993217.56%
19505,3071,01023.50%
19404,297-1,671-28.00%
19305,9685,7152258.89%
1920253-248-49.50%
1910501453943.75%
190048-4-7.69%
1890520.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.54%
County Website
State
Founded
1910
County Seat
2010 Population
3,338
Growth Since 2010
10.75%
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Upton County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Some Other Race1,74147.58%
White1,64845.04%
Black or African American2206.01%
Asian260.71%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.57%
Two or More Races30.08%
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Upton County, Texas Population by Race

Upton County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Upton County, Texas Median Age

39.6


Total

39.6


Male

39.7


Female

Upton County, Texas Adults

There are 2,701 adults, (611 of whom are seniors) in Upton County, Texas.

Upton County, Texas Age Dependency

75.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Upton County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

1,758

48.05%

Male

1,901

51.95%

Upton County, Texas Population by Age

Upton County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Upton County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.2%14.8%
All73%27%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Male60%40%
Female57.3%42.7%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Upton County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3322.773
Married7013.3785.2
Non Family4691.1460.1
Female1174.5157.3
Male453.860

3.5

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Upton County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30912.72%
9th to 12th Grade28511.73%
High School Graduate1,00141.19%
Some College50320.70%
Associates Degree984.03%
Bachelors Degree1516.21%
Graduate Degree833.42%
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Upton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Upton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,25379038
Other Race1,11370927
White1,037930151
Black937713
Asian261814
Native American212118
2+ Races3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 85.71%.

Upton County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,309$52,125$21,163
Less Than 9th Grade$28,214$42,607$
High School Graduate$26,641$46,339$18,281
Some College$42,292$57,407$26,161
Bachelors Degree$62,917$64,271$61,528
Graduate Degree$48,875$$48,125

$33,309

Average Earnings

$52,125

Average Male

$21,163

Average Female

Upton County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Upton County, Texas Language by Age

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Upton County, Texas Language

61.15% of Upton County, Texas residents speak only English, while 38.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.32% of the population.

Upton County, Texas Language

Upton County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,94838319.66%
Other1,74137521.54%
White1,4001228.71%

14.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.16%

Male Poverty Rate

13.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Upton County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Upton County, Texas is Other, with 21.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Upton County, Texas is White, with 8.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.04%.

Upton County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.86%
Some College10.14%
High School6.80%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Upton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed80.77%
Female Employed7.66%
Male Employed5.45%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Upton County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Upton County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,171$65,771
Families$71,679$82,534
Married Families$72,464-
Non Families$29,896$34,184
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Income by Household Type

Upton County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.9%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Upton County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Upton 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.

Upton County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Upton County, Texas Marital Status

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176

Number of Veterans

176

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam79
Second Gulf War38
Korea30
World War II29
First Gulf War12

Upton County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+63
65 to 7453
35 to 5450
55 to 6410
18 to 34

Upton County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Hispanic845.89%
White836.40%
Other Race766.02%
Black1718.28%

Upton County, Texas Veterans by Race

Upton County, Texas Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Upton County, Texas Veterans by Education

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53%

Labor Force Participation

50.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Upton County, Texas Employment by Age

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Upton County, Texas Employment by Race

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Upton 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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72.51%

Born in Upton County, Texas

88.33%

Native Born

11.67%

Foreign Born

8.44%

Non Citizen

3.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.33% of Upton County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 72.51% having been born in Texas. 8.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Upton 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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