Young County, Texas Population 2024

18,064

Young County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 18,064 with a growth rate of 0.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Young County, Texas is the 133rd largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 18,523 and has seen a growth of -2.48% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202918,319510.28%
202818,268510.28%
202718,217510.28%
202618,166510.28%
202518,115510.28%
202418,064510.28%
202318,013510.28%
202217,962510.28%
202117,911640.36%
202017,847-90-0.5%
201917,937-16-0.09%
201817,953370.21%
201717,916-179-0.99%
201618,095-59-0.32%
201518,154-113-0.62%
201418,267-86-0.47%
201318,353800.44%
201218,273-81-0.44%
201118,354-169-0.91%
201018,523
199018,126-957-5.01%
198019,0833,68323.92%
197015,400-1,854-10.75%
196017,2544442.64%
195016,810-2,194-11.54%
194019,004-1,124-5.58%
193020,1286,74950.44%
192013,379-278-2.04%
191013,6577,117108.82%
19006,5401,49129.53%
18905,0493236.83%
18804,7264,5913400.74%
1870135-457-77.2%
1860592-17,727-96.77%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.28% (51)
County Website
Young County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
18,523
Area
914 mi²
Density
20 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-2.48% (-459)
Founded
1874

Young County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,79888.24%
Two or more races1,2046.73%
Other race4382.45%
Black or African American3301.84%
Native American710.4%
Asian620.35%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Young County, Texas Population by Race

Young County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Young County, Texas Median Age

40.3

Total

39.6

Male

41.5

Female

Young County, Texas Adults

There are 13,627 adults, (3,733 of whom are seniors) in Young County, Texas.

Young County, Texas Age Dependency

80.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Young County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female9,08150.72%
Male8,82249.28%

Young County, Texas Population by Age

Young County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7,5652.3373.726.3
Married3,7412.9186.413.6
Non Family2,6291.1764.135.9
Female8052.984852
Male3903.2268.531.5
showing: 5 rows

2.85

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

73.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Young County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Young County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Young County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Young County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,065

Average Earnings

$57,676

Average Male

$29,902

Average Female

Young County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Young County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Young County, Texas Language

84.95% of Young County, Texas residents speak only English, while 15.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.01% of the population.

Young County, Texas Language

Young County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White13,4522,11515.72%
Hispanic3,45549314.27%
Multiple1,19332327.07%
Other41716439.33%
Black2943311.22%
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15.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.66%

Male Poverty Rate

18.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Young County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Young County, Texas is Other, with 39.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Young County, Texas is Black, with 11.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.82%.

Young County, Texas Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.91%
High School12.18%
Some College11.2%
Bachelors or Greater6.26%
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Young County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed56.91%
Female Unemployed20.2%
Female Employed12.91%
Male Employed4.87%
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Young County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Young County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Young County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Young County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Young 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 45-54.

Young County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Young County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,120

Number of Veterans

1,004

Male Veterans

116

Female Veterans

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Young County, Texas Veterans by War

count

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Young County, Texas Veterans by Age

count

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Young County, Texas Veterans by Race

Young County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Young County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Young County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Young County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Young County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

72.55%

Born in Young County, Texas

92.32%

Native Born

7.68%

Foreign Born

5.24%

Non Citizen

2.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.32% of Young County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 72.55% having been born in Texas. 5.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Young County, Texas Place of Birth

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