Wilson County, Texas Population 2021

Wilson County, Texas's estimated population is 52,818 with a growth rate of 1.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilson County, Texas is the 69th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 43,051 and has seen a growth of 22.69% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202152,8188741.68%
202051,9448741.71%
201951,0708741.74%
201850,1969852.00%
201749,2119992.07%
201648,2121,0342.19%
201547,1781,0332.24%
201446,1459282.05%
201345,2178641.95%
201244,3536861.57%
201143,6676161.43%
201043,05120,40190.07%
199022,6505,89435.18%
198016,7563,71528.49%
197013,041-226-1.70%
196013,267-1,405-9.58%
195014,672-2,394-14.03%
194017,066-540-3.07%
193017,6063171.83%
192017,2892231.31%
191017,0663,10522.24%
190013,9613,30631.03%
189010,6553,53749.69%
18807,1184,562178.48%
18702,5560.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.68%
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State
Founded
1860
County Seat
2010 Population
43,051
Growth Since 2010
22.69%
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Wilson County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,54892.63%
Two or More Races1,6193.29%
Some Other Race9211.87%
Black or African American6901.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native1820.37%
Asian1730.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander400.08%
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Wilson County, Texas Population by Race

Wilson County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Wilson County, Texas Median Age

40.2


Total

38.9


Male

41.3


Female

Wilson County, Texas Adults

There are 37,124 adults, (7,557 of whom are seniors) in Wilson County, Texas.

Wilson County, Texas Age Dependency

66.3

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilson County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

24,457

49.74%

Male

24,716

50.26%

Wilson County, Texas Population by Age

Wilson County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wilson County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.2%8.8%
All84.4%15.6%
Non Family72.6%27.4%
Male71.1%28.9%
Female68.1%31.9%

84.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wilson County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,7333.0984.4
Married10,3413.5191.2
Non Family3,2221.2672.6
Female1,4134.168.1
Male7573.2871.1

3.47

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

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Wilson County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6474.98%
9th to 12th Grade2,4677.46%
High School Graduate11,94036.09%
Some College7,40622.38%
Associates Degree2,4297.34%
Bachelors Degree4,85014.66%
Graduate Degree2,3477.09%
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Wilson County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilson County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,07118,4595,287
Hispanic12,0269,5991,623
2+ Races890696176
Other Race669455176
Black523511183
Native American1119547
Asian585832

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.17%.

Wilson County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,685$53,284$36,348
Less Than 9th Grade$24,570$29,219$15,545
High School Graduate$36,098$42,776$25,050
Some College$42,278$60,000$33,829
Bachelors Degree$57,514$77,958$52,861
Graduate Degree$64,495$74,042$61,979

$43,685

Average Earnings

$53,284

Average Male

$36,348

Average Female

Wilson County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilson County, Texas Language by Age

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Wilson County, Texas Language

79.41% of Wilson County, Texas residents speak only English, while 20.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.01% of the population.

Wilson County, Texas Language

Wilson County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic19,3352,54113.14%
White27,6011,7716.42%
Multiple1,60734021.16%
Black63516926.61%
Asian1735833.53%
Other920515.54%

9.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.25%

Male Poverty Rate

10.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilson County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Texas is Asian, with 33.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilson County, Texas is Other, with 5.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.47%.

Wilson County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.71%
High School10.31%
Some College5.74%
Bachelors or Greater1.77%

Wilson County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed14.04%
Female Unemployed13.81%
Male Employed5.95%
Female Employed3.63%

Wilson County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilson County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,692$96,088
Families$88,764$107,164
Married Families$98,750$118,020
Non Families$34,385$49,606
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Income by Household Type

Wilson County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilson County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Wilson 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 55-64.

Wilson County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Wilson County, Texas Marital Status

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4,588

Number of Veterans

3,910

Male Veterans

678

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,780
Vietnam1,687
Second Gulf War1,142
World War II186
Korea162

Wilson County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,313
65 to 741,200
55 to 641,132
75+723
18 to 34220

Wilson County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,18512.15%
Hispanic1,2118.65%
2+ Races19719.70%
Black13122.13%
Other Race557.28%
Native American2018.02%

Wilson County, Texas Veterans by Race

Wilson County, Texas Veterans by Education

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3.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilson County, Texas Veterans by Education

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59.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Wilson County, Texas Employment by Age

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Wilson County, Texas Employment by Race

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Wilson 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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77.34%

Born in Wilson County, Texas

96.26%

Native Born

3.74%

Foreign Born

1.89%

Non Citizen

1.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.26% of Wilson County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 77.34% having been born in Texas. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wilson 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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