Ward County, Texas Population 2021

Ward County, Texas's estimated population is 12,576 with a growth rate of 2.35% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Ward County, Texas is the 159th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 10,594 and has seen a growth of 18.71% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202112,5762892.35%
202012,2872892.41%
201911,9982892.47%
201811,7093262.86%
201711,383-188-1.62%
201611,571-60-0.52%
201511,631600.52%
201411,5713663.27%
201311,2053823.53%
201210,8231521.42%
201110,671770.73%
201010,594-2,521-19.22%
199013,115-861-6.16%
198013,9769577.35%
197013,019-1,898-12.72%
196014,9171,57111.77%
195013,3463,77139.38%
19409,5754,976108.20%
19304,5991,98475.87%
19202,6152269.46%
19102,38993864.65%
19001,4511,3741784.42%
1890770.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.35%
County Website
State
Founded
1892
County Seat
2010 Population
10,594
Growth Since 2010
18.71%
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Ward County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,05286.22%
Some Other Race6745.78%
Black or African American4694.02%
Two or More Races1801.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native1721.48%
Asian1110.95%
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Ward County, Texas Population by Race

Ward County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Ward County, Texas Median Age

33.9


Total

34.3


Male

33.7


Female

Ward County, Texas Adults

There are 8,436 adults, (1,606 of whom are seniors) in Ward County, Texas.

Ward County, Texas Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ward County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

5,846

50.15%

Male

5,812

49.85%

Ward County, Texas Population by Age

Ward County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Ward County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
All71.5%28.5%
Male70.7%29.3%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
Female58.6%41.4%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Ward County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9782.971.5
Married2,2233.6879.2
Non Family1,1561.2961.2
Female3703.2158.6
Male2293.0270.7

3.51

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

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Ward County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade75910.30%
9th to 12th Grade81611.07%
High School Graduate2,67136.25%
Some College1,82624.78%
Associates Degree3795.14%
Bachelors Degree6759.16%
Graduate Degree2433.30%
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Ward County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ward County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic3,6292,327201
White3,2353,004524
Other Race54231934
Black380380158
Native American12983
Asian754527
2+ Races57478

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 41.58%.

Ward County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,484$53,513$30,275
Less Than 9th Grade$30,521$49,236$17,227
High School Graduate$40,621$53,611$20,319
Some College$45,795$61,299$31,122
Bachelors Degree$50,071$51,953$48,472
Graduate Degree$51,034$$50,841

$42,484

Average Earnings

$53,513

Average Male

$30,275

Average Female

Ward County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ward County, Texas Language by Age

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Ward County, Texas Language

63.82% of Ward County, Texas residents speak only English, while 36.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.12% of the population.

Ward County, Texas Language

Ward County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,2301,07717.29%
White4,5933166.88%
Other671517.60%
Black461449.54%
Native1701710.00%
Multiple180147.78%

12.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.46%

Male Poverty Rate

16.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Ward County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Ward County, Texas is Hispanic, with 17.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Ward County, Texas is White, with 6.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.55%.

Ward County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.11%
High School12.26%
Some College7.54%
Bachelors or Greater2.09%

Ward County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed52.54%
Male Unemployed9.69%
Female Employed5.73%
Male Employed4.81%

Ward County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ward County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,986$73,249
Families$68,491$80,844
Married Families$78,735-
Non Families$40,000$51,178
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Income by Household Type

Ward County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Ward County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Ward County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Ward County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Ward County, Texas Marital Status

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517

Number of Veterans

512

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam188
First Gulf War167
Second Gulf War59
Korea34
World War II13

Ward County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54172
65 to 74133
55 to 64102
75+57
18 to 3453

Ward County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4486.39%
Hispanic1433.36%
Black6013.48%
Other Race91.48%

Ward County, Texas Veterans by Race

Ward County, Texas Veterans by Education

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2.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ward County, Texas Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Ward County, Texas Employment by Age

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Ward County, Texas Employment by Race

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Ward 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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68.60%

Born in Ward County, Texas

91.05%

Native Born

8.95%

Foreign Born

5.26%

Non Citizen

3.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.05% of Ward County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 68.60% having been born in Texas. 5.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Ward 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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