Webb County, Texas Population 2021

Webb County, Texas's estimated population is 279,716 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Webb County, Texas is the 20th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 251,370 and has seen a growth of 11.28% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021279,7161,5320.55%
2020278,1841,5320.55%
2019276,6521,5320.56%
2018275,1201,4290.52%
2017273,6911,3900.51%
2016272,3012,4360.90%
2015269,8652,4000.90%
2014267,4653,0351.15%
2013264,4303,8351.47%
2012260,5954,6601.82%
2011255,9354,5651.82%
2010251,370118,13188.66%
1990133,23933,98134.24%
198099,25826,39936.23%
197072,8598,06812.45%
196064,7918,65015.41%
195056,14110,22522.27%
194045,9163,7888.99%
193042,12812,97644.51%
192029,1526,64929.55%
191022,5036522.98%
190021,8517,00947.22%
189014,8429,569181.47%
18805,2732,658101.64%
18702,6151,21887.19%
18601,3970.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.55%
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State
Founded
1848
County Seat
2010 Population
251,370
Growth Since 2010
11.28%
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Webb County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White262,24495.88%
Some Other Race6,6532.43%
Two or More Races1,4160.52%
Asian1,3870.51%
Black or African American1,2150.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native5800.21%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander310.01%
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Webb County, Texas Population by Race

Webb County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Webb County, Texas Median Age

28.8


Total

27.5


Male

30


Female

Webb County, Texas Adults

There are 182,613 adults, (25,141 of whom are seniors) in Webb County, Texas.

Webb County, Texas Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

16

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Webb County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

139,578

51.03%

Male

133,948

48.97%

Webb County, Texas Population by Age

Webb County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Webb County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.3%26.7%
All62.2%37.8%
Male52.2%47.8%
Non Family50.8%49.2%
Female49.1%50.9%

62.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Webb County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All74,7893.6162.2
Married38,7974.2873.3
Female15,8734.2449.1
Non Family14,8531.1750.8
Male5,2663.7452.2

4.13

Average Family Size

3.61

Average Household Size

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Webb County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade27,48218.16%
9th to 12th Grade21,60514.28%
High School Graduate38,29225.30%
Some College24,90016.45%
Associates Degree10,3956.87%
Bachelors Degree20,68613.67%
Graduate Degree7,9645.26%
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Webb County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Webb County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic142,86594,88125,156
White6,7985,8872,630
Other Race4,5823,284947
Asian1,021916644
2+ Races70746894
Black571489170
Native American422406154

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 96.21%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.08%.

Webb County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,191$36,040$22,249
Less Than 9th Grade$18,679$24,075$14,089
High School Graduate$26,387$31,729$19,255
Some College$32,236$42,119$24,632
Bachelors Degree$50,065$52,130$46,730
Graduate Degree$64,193$77,265$56,102

$30,191

Average Earnings

$36,040

Average Male

$22,249

Average Female

Webb County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Webb County, Texas Language by Age

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Webb County, Texas Language

10.13% of Webb County, Texas residents speak only English, while 89.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 89.26% of the population.

Webb County, Texas Language

Webb County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic257,99972,63828.15%
Other6,5951,31920.00%
White9,4691,10311.65%
Multiple1,37639028.34%
Asian1,37123216.92%
Black1,15421318.46%
Native58014925.69%

27.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.28%

Male Poverty Rate

29.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Webb County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Webb County, Texas is Multiple, with 28.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Webb County, Texas is White, with 11.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.05%.

Webb County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.75%
High School23.01%
Some College12.85%
Bachelors or Greater4.78%

Webb County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed38.54%
Male Unemployed24.61%
Female Employed14.86%
Male Employed11.26%

Webb County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Webb County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,475$63,769
Families$49,968$68,110
Married Families$63,934$82,600
Non Families$23,903$40,085
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Income by Household Type

Webb County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Webb County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Webb County, Texas Marriage

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

Webb County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Webb County, Texas Marital Status

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4,910

Number of Veterans

4,543

Male Veterans

367

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,749
Second Gulf War931
First Gulf War879
Korea448
World War II149

Webb County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,281
65 to 741,247
75+1,115
55 to 64842
18 to 34425

Webb County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,6752.69%
Hispanic3,9582.29%
Other Race1332.55%
Black608.13%
2+ Races323.34%
Native American91.89%
Asian10.09%

Webb County, Texas Veterans by Race

Webb County, Texas Veterans by Education

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10.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Webb County, Texas Veterans by Education

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59.8%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Webb County, Texas Employment by Age

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Webb County, Texas Employment by Race

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Webb 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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67.06%

Born in Webb County, Texas

74.13%

Native Born

25.87%

Foreign Born

18.17%

Non Citizen

7.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.13% of Webb County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 67.06% having been born in Texas. 18.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Webb 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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