Winkler County, Texas Population 2021

Winkler County, Texas's estimated population is 8,474 with a growth rate of 2.81% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Winkler County, Texas is the 181st largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 7,085 and has seen a growth of 19.60% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20218,4742322.81%
20208,2422322.90%
20198,0102322.98%
20187,7781732.27%
20177,605-310-3.92%
20167,915-112-1.40%
20158,0272082.66%
20147,8191842.41%
20137,6352643.58%
20127,3712062.88%
20117,165801.13%
20107,085-1,541-17.86%
19908,626-1,318-13.25%
19809,9443043.15%
19709,640-4,012-29.39%
196013,6523,58835.65%
195010,0643,92363.88%
19406,141-643-9.48%
19306,7846,7038275.31%
192081-361-81.67%
1910442382636.67%
19006042233.33%
1890180.00%
2021 Growth Rate
2.81%
County Website
State
Founded
1910
County Seat
2010 Population
7,085
Growth Since 2010
19.60%
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Winkler County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,90987.82%
Black or African American3935.00%
Two or More Races2793.55%
Some Other Race1722.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native1141.45%
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Winkler County, Texas Population by Race

Winkler County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Winkler County, Texas Median Age

33.1


Total

32.6


Male

33.6


Female

Winkler County, Texas Adults

There are 5,515 adults, (906 of whom are seniors) in Winkler County, Texas.

Winkler County, Texas Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

Winkler County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

3,818

48.53%

Male

4,049

51.47%

Winkler County, Texas Population by Age

Winkler County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Winkler County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.7%13.3%
All79.6%20.4%
Non Family76.7%23.3%
Female60.2%39.8%
Male39.2%60.8%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Winkler County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6192.9779.6
Married1,5043.7286.7
Non Family7671.1276.7
Female2693.7360.2
Male793.9139.2

3.63

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

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Winkler County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade61613.36%
9th to 12th Grade80517.45%
High School Graduate1,39630.27%
Some College1,13324.57%
Associates Degree2826.11%
Bachelors Degree2665.77%
Graduate Degree1142.47%
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Winkler County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Winkler County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,5541,396156
White1,9211,660224
Black119117
Other Race11430
2+ Races796716
Native American4941

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.32%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 20.25%.

Winkler County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,075$54,931$24,024
Less Than 9th Grade$40,500$52,575$14,592
High School Graduate$40,496$49,276$15,461
Some College$42,383$68,828$27,593
Bachelors Degree$58,750$62,903$55,991
Graduate Degree$41,250$37,083$

$42,075

Average Earnings

$54,931

Average Male

$24,024

Average Female

Winkler County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Winkler County, Texas Language by Age

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Winkler County, Texas Language

61.19% of Winkler County, Texas residents speak only English, while 38.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.81% of the population.

Winkler County, Texas Language

Winkler County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,74473115.41%
White2,73041915.35%
Multiple2798931.90%
Other1684526.79%

15.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.04%

Male Poverty Rate

16.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winkler County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winkler County, Texas is Multiple, with 31.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winkler County, Texas is White, with 15.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.10%.

Winkler County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.16%
High School13.47%
Some College6.74%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Winkler County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed77.27%
Male Unemployed42.99%
Female Employed14.64%
Male Employed5.83%

Winkler County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Winkler County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$60,366$71,503
Families$62,958$75,730
Married Families$73,355-
Non Families$38,125$56,908
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Income by Household Type

Winkler County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Winkler County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Winkler County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Winkler County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Winkler County, Texas Marital Status

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303

Number of Veterans

233

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam111
Second Gulf War64
First Gulf War59
World War II16
Korea9

Winkler County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7482
35 to 5472
55 to 6464
18 to 3448
75+37

Winkler County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2314.61%
Hispanic993.12%
2+ Races2819.86%
Black2613.33%
Other Race1412.28%
Native American47.55%

Winkler County, Texas Veterans by Race

Winkler County, Texas Veterans by Education

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7.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winkler County, Texas Veterans by Education

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59.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Winkler County, Texas Employment by Age

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Winkler County, Texas Employment by Race

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Winkler 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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68.98%

Born in Winkler County, Texas

86.59%

Native Born

13.41%

Foreign Born

8.61%

Non Citizen

4.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.59% of Winkler County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 68.98% having been born in Texas. 8.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Winkler 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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