Wood County, Texas Population 2021

Wood County, Texas's estimated population is 46,303 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 10.31% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202146,3033820.83%
202045,9213820.84%
201945,5393820.85%
201845,1578942.02%
201744,2635101.17%
201643,7536361.48%
201543,1173530.83%
201442,7644180.99%
201342,346-37-0.09%
201242,3832910.69%
201142,0921150.27%
201041,97712,59742.88%
199029,3804,68318.96%
198024,6976,10832.86%
197018,5899365.30%
196017,653-3,655-17.15%
195021,308-3,052-12.53%
194024,3601770.73%
193024,183-3,524-12.72%
192027,7074,29018.32%
191023,4172,36911.26%
190021,0487,11651.08%
189013,9322,72024.26%
188011,2124,31862.63%
18706,8941,92638.77%
18604,9680.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.83%
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State
Founded
1850
County Seat
2010 Population
41,977
Growth Since 2010
10.31%
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Wood County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White39,62289.31%
Black or African American2,2245.01%
Some Other Race1,1532.60%
Two or More Races6471.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native3970.89%
Asian2860.64%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander370.08%
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Wood County, Texas Population by Race

Wood County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Wood County, Texas Median Age

47.9


Total

46.6


Male

49.7


Female

Wood County, Texas Adults

There are 35,751 adults, (11,858 of whom are seniors) in Wood County, Texas.

Wood County, Texas Age Dependency

85.7

Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wood County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

22,307

50.28%

Male

22,059

49.72%

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
Married88.4%11.6%
All80.2%19.8%
Non Family72%28%
Male68.8%31.3%
Female62.5%37.5%

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wood County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,5102.5980.2
Married9,3572.9488.4
Non Family4,8681.1272
Female1,5974.1762.5
Male6884.6268.8

3.13

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Wood County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0226.27%
9th to 12th Grade2,9049.00%
High School Graduate10,76333.37%
Some College8,89527.58%
Associates Degree2,3047.14%
Bachelors Degree3,78811.74%
Graduate Degree1,5784.89%
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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
White28,14324,9015,021
Hispanic2,20077171
Black1,3831,152175
Other Race69923114
Native American22620735
2+ Races18316315
Asian12812449
Islander3737

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 38.28%.

Wood County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,098$43,636$26,427
Less Than 9th Grade$26,103$33,798$16,701
High School Graduate$30,638$37,513$24,026
Some College$36,662$53,125$26,570
Bachelors Degree$44,308$52,549$39,850
Graduate Degree$67,333$84,559$52,222

$34,098

Average Earnings

$43,636

Average Male

$26,427

Average Female

Wood County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wood County, Texas Language by Age

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Wood County, Texas Language

91.12% of Wood County, Texas residents speak only English, while 8.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.55% of the population.

Wood County, Texas Language

Wood County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White35,8414,55012.69%
Hispanic4,20789521.27%
Black1,65757734.82%
Other1,04234533.11%
Multiple58417229.45%
Native3857218.70%
Asian23041.74%

14.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.30%

Male Poverty Rate

14.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wood County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wood County, Texas is Black, with 34.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wood County, Texas is Asian, with 1.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.08%.

Wood County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.50%
High School15.55%
Some College8.07%
Bachelors or Greater5.66%

Wood County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed45.76%
Female Unemployed27.13%
Female Employed9.72%
Male Employed5.18%

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$53,394$70,971
Families$64,187$83,430
Married Families$73,341-
Non Families$25,540$38,779
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Income by Household Type

Wood County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

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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4,153

Number of Veterans

3,965

Male Veterans

188

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,094
First Gulf War608
Korea567
Second Gulf War493
World War II139

Wood County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,463
75+1,326
55 to 64603
35 to 54567
18 to 34194

Wood County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,91112.13%
Black1427.44%
Hispanic1314.59%
2+ Races4012.78%
Other Race384.63%
Native American227.86%

Wood County, Texas Veterans by Race

Wood County, Texas Veterans by Education

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9.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wood County, Texas Veterans by Education

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47.2%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

5.5%

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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70.75%

Born in Wood County, Texas

96.43%

Native Born

3.57%

Foreign Born

1.90%

Non Citizen

1.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.43% of Wood County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 70.75% having been born in Texas. 1.90% 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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