Webb County, Texas Population 2020

Webb County, Texas's estimated population is 279,766 with a growth rate of 0.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Webb County, Texas is the 19th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020279,7661,9280.69%
2019277,8381,9280.70%
2018275,9101,9280.70%
2017273,9821,4620.54%
2016272,5202,4000.89%
2015270,1202,3880.89%
2014267,7323,1001.17%
2013264,6323,9101.50%
2012260,7224,7411.85%
2011255,9814,5901.83%
2010251,391118,15288.68%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
0.69%
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Founded
1848
County Seat

Webb County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White259,61995.43%
Some Other Race7,8822.90%
Two or More Races1,5190.56%
Asian1,3610.50%
Black or African American1,1680.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native4710.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.01%

Webb County, Texas Population Pyramid 2020

Webb County, Texas Median Age

28.6


Total

27.2


Male

29.9


Female

Webb County, Texas Adults

There are 180,718 adults, (24,386 of whom are seniors) in Webb County, Texas.

Webb County, Texas Age Dependency

74

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Webb County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

139,147

51.15%

Male

132,906

48.85%

Webb County, Texas Households and Families

Webb County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Webb County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.8%27.2%
All62.5%37.5%
Male54.6%45.4%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
Female50.9%49.1%

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All73,6593.6562.5
Married37,7694.3172.8
Female16,1444.3450.9
Non Family14,8871.1951.4
Male4,8593.7454.6

4.19

Average Family Size

3.65

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Webb County, Texas Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade27,93518.68%
9th to 12th Grade21,00014.04%
High School Graduate39,42726.36%
Some College24,03516.07%
Associates Degree9,6076.42%
Bachelors Degree19,50413.04%
Graduate Degree8,0455.38%

Webb County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic141,16793,36924,131
White6,6875,7412,491
Other Race5,1523,440928
Asian1,005894583
Multiple Races679521105
Black630532283
Native American32026791

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 88.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 58.01%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,948$34,150$21,307
Less Than High School$17,480$22,345$13,743
High School Grad$24,668$30,291$18,283
Some College$32,260$41,728$24,868
Bachelors Degree$47,965$51,840$41,529
Graduate Degree$61,634$74,643$57,569

$27,948

Average Earnings

$34,150

Average Male

$21,307

Average Female

Webb County, Texas Language

Webb County, Texas Language by Age

Webb County, Texas Language

9.64% of Webb County, Texas residents speak only English, while 90.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 89.77% of the population.

Webb County, Texas Poverty

Webb County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic256,50379,01530.80%
Other7,8432,22728.39%
White9,3661,15712.35%
Multiple1,46939927.16%
Asian1,34534325.50%
Black1,11222520.23%
Native44821447.77%

30.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.92%

Male Poverty Rate

32.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Webb County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Webb County, Texas is Native, with 47.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Webb County, Texas is White, with 12.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.31%
High School25.93%
Some College14.40%
Bachelors or Greater5.01%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.17%
Male Unemployed25.42%
Female Employed15.88%
Male Employed12.49%

Webb County, Texas Income

Webb County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,293$59,917
Families$46,019$63,979
Married Families$58,763$77,618
Non Families$22,493$39,028

Webb County, Texas Marital Status

Webb County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Webb County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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

Webb County, Texas Veterans

5,143

Number of Veterans

4,721

Male Veterans

422

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,903
First Gulf War1,033
Second Gulf War829
Korea500
World War II110
Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,476
35 to 541,239
75+966
55 to 64918
18 to 34544
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,9122.87%
Hispanic4,1452.42%
Other1081.79%
Black527.31%
2 or More505.41%
Indian205.25%
Asian10.09%

$Webb County, Texas Veterans by Education

10.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Webb County, Texas Employment Status

59.1%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Webb County, Texas Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.08%

Born in Texas

73.76%

Native Born

26.24%

Foreign Born

18.77%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

73.76% of Webb County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 67.08% having been born in Texas. 18.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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