Young County, Texas Population 2021

Young County, Texas's estimated population is 18,058 with a growth rate of 0.13% 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 18,522 and has seen a growth of -2.51% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202118,058240.13%
202018,034240.13%
201918,010240.13%
201817,986640.36%
201717,922-176-0.97%
201618,098-65-0.36%
201518,163-111-0.61%
201418,274-80-0.44%
201318,354760.42%
201218,278-77-0.42%
201118,355-167-0.90%
201018,5223962.18%
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%
1870135-457-77.20%
18605920.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.13%
County Website
State
Founded
1874
County Seat
2010 Population
18,522
Growth Since 2010
-2.51%
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Young County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,26495.72%
Black or African American3792.10%
Some Other Race1400.78%
American Indian and Alaska Native1340.74%
Two or More Races710.39%
Asian480.27%
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Young County, Texas Population by Race

Young County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Young County, Texas Median Age

41.1


Total

40.9


Male

41.5


Female

Young County, Texas Adults

There are 13,660 adults, (3,681 of whom are seniors) in Young County, Texas.

Young County, Texas Age Dependency

80.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Young County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

9,251

51.29%

Male

8,785

48.71%

Young County, Texas Population by Age

Young County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Young County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All75.6%24.4%
Male73.4%26.6%
Non Family61.8%38.2%
Female50.6%49.4%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Young County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3072.4375.6
Married4,0162.8987.7
Non Family2,1291.1861.8
Female7453.1250.6
Male4173.1473.4

2.86

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Young County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5824.67%
9th to 12th Grade1,54112.35%
High School Graduate4,20133.68%
Some College3,13225.11%
Associates Degree6154.93%
Bachelors Degree1,67613.44%
Graduate Degree7265.82%
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Young County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Young County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White10,2668,8482,175
Hispanic1,8171,129154
Black23522221
Native American12111710
Other Race8449
Asian464629
2+ Races353513

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 63.04%.

Young County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,702$49,508$24,604
Less Than 9th Grade$24,810$43,110$13,171
High School Graduate$32,089$48,333$20,885
Some College$31,656$50,089$21,974
Bachelors Degree$46,183$52,813$45,101
Graduate Degree$61,715$64,125$51,058

$37,702

Average Earnings

$49,508

Average Male

$24,604

Average Female

Young County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Young County, Texas Language by Age

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Young County, Texas Language

86.02% of Young County, Texas residents speak only English, while 13.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.37% of the population.

Young County, Texas Language

Young County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,8621,45310.48%
Hispanic3,30258917.84%
Black3124213.46%
Other1263930.95%
Asian483470.83%
Native1341712.69%
Multiple711521.13%

12.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.53%

Male Poverty Rate

13.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Young County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Young County, Texas is Asian, with 70.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Young County, Texas is White, with 10.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.52%.

Young County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.29%
High School12.45%
Some College9.16%
Bachelors or Greater3.13%

Young County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed72.46%
Female Unemployed24.62%
Female Employed6.90%
Male Employed4.31%

Young County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Young County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,635$67,391
Families$66,381$80,689
Married Families$77,030-
Non Families$22,146$31,985
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Income by Household Type

Young County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Young County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Young 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 55-64.

Young County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Young County, Texas Marital Status

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1,208

Number of Veterans

1,127

Male Veterans

81

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam555
Second Gulf War206
First Gulf War74
World War II69
Korea67

Young County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74439
75+307
55 to 64175
35 to 54167
18 to 34120

Young County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1548.81%
Black3213.11%
Hispanic281.35%
Native American108.26%
2+ Races720.00%
Other Race33.19%
Asian24.17%

Young County, Texas Veterans by Race

Young County, Texas Veterans by Education

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5.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Young County, Texas Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Young County, Texas Employment by Age

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Young County, Texas Employment by Race

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Young 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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75.08%

Born in Young County, Texas

94.16%

Native Born

5.84%

Foreign Born

4.14%

Non Citizen

1.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.16% of Young County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 75.08% having been born in Texas. 4.14% 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

  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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