Wood County, Texas Population 2022

Wood County, Texas's estimated population is 46,685 with a growth rate of 0.83% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wood County, Texas is the 75th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 41,977 and has seen a growth of 11.22% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18604,9680.00%
18706,8941,92638.77%
188011,2124,31862.63%
189013,9322,72024.26%
190021,0487,11651.08%
191023,4172,36911.26%
192027,7074,29018.32%
193024,183-3,524-12.72%
194024,3601770.73%
195021,308-3,052-12.53%
196017,653-3,655-17.15%
197018,5899365.30%
198024,6976,10832.86%
199029,3804,68318.96%
201041,97712,59742.88%
201142,0921150.27%
201242,3832910.69%
201342,346-37-0.09%
201442,7644180.99%
201543,1173530.83%
201643,7536361.48%
201744,2635101.17%
201845,1578942.02%
201945,5393820.85%
202045,9213820.84%
202146,3033820.83%
202246,6853820.83%
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Wood County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,78088.29%
Black or African American2,2164.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native4200.93%
Asian2740.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander410.09%
Some Other Race1,2572.79%
Two or More Races1,0662.37%
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Wood County, Texas Population by Race

Wood County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Wood County, Texas Median Age

48.3


Total

47.3


Male

50


Female

Wood County, Texas Adults

There are 36,405 adults, (12,045 of whom are seniors) in Wood County, Texas.

Wood County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wood County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

22,728

50.45%

Male

22,326

49.55%

Wood County, Texas Population by Age

Wood County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wood County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All81.4%18.6%
Non Family74.9%25.1%
Female66.8%33.2%
Male60.3%39.7%

81.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wood County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,7162.681.4
Married9,592388.6
Male7304.2560.3
Female1,4454.166.8
Non Family4,9491.1474.9

3.14

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Wood County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9165.85%
9th to 12th Grade2,7888.51%
High School Graduate10,83133.05%
Some College8,58426.20%
Associates Degree2,3677.22%
Bachelors Degree3,99212.18%
Graduate Degree2,2916.99%
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Wood County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wood County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian15114341
White28,52925,5285,896
Native American21820139
Other Race74340095
Black1,299923140
Hispanic2,2901,010139
2+ Races47832715
Islander4141

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.15%.

Wood County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,198$41,929$30,240
Less Than 9th Grade$28,958$35,270$17,438
High School Graduate$29,587$38,295$25,513
Some College$36,553$45,689$30,921
Bachelors Degree$42,590$46,379$39,667
Graduate Degree$69,886$76,429$68,864

$35,198

Average Earnings

$41,929

Average Male

$30,240

Average Female

Wood County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wood County, Texas Language by Age

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Wood County, Texas Language

90.59% of Wood County, Texas residents speak only English, while 9.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.97% of the population.

Wood County, Texas Language

Wood County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,69341524.51%
Multiple92622223.97%
Hispanic4,29998022.80%
White36,2433,98110.98%
Asian21983.65%
Other314NaN%

12.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.82%

Male Poverty Rate

13.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wood County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wood County, Texas is Black, with 24.51% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.18%.

Wood County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.92%
High School14.50%
Some College6.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.65%

Wood County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.53%
Male Unemployed36.93%
Female Employed7.82%
Female Unemployed19.94%

Wood County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wood County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,749$77,104
Families$67,181$91,446
Married Families$79,704-
Non Families$26,711$40,364
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Income by Household Type

Wood County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wood County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Wood 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 45-54.

Wood County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Wood County, Texas Marital Status

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4,076

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War441
First Gulf War676
Vietnam2,033
Korea443
World War II71

Wood County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34146
35 to 54688
55 to 64617
65 to 741,527
75+1,098

Wood County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,80711.75%
Black1648.82%
Native American2811.16%
Asian21.05%
Other Race363.75%
2+ Races395.55%
Hispanic1204.02%

Wood County, Texas Veterans by Race

Wood County, Texas Veterans by Education

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7.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wood County, Texas Veterans by Education

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47.1%

Labor Force Participation

44.7%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Wood County, Texas Employment by Age

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Wood County, Texas Employment by Race

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Wood 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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69.09%

Born in Wood County, Texas

95.88%

Native Born

4.12%

Foreign Born

2.86%

Non Citizen

1.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.88% of Wood County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 69.09% having been born in Texas. 2.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wood 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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