Zapata County, Texas Population 2022

Zapata County, Texas's estimated population is 14,269 with a growth rate of 0.21% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Zapata County, Texas is the 146th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 14,087 and has seen a growth of 1.29% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18601,2480.00%
18701,48824019.23%
18803,6362,148144.35%
18903,562-74-2.04%
19004,7601,19833.63%
19103,809-951-19.98%
19202,929-880-23.10%
19302,867-62-2.12%
19403,9161,04936.59%
19504,40548912.49%
19604,393-12-0.27%
19704,352-41-0.93%
19806,6282,27652.30%
19909,2792,65140.00%
201014,0874,80851.82%
201114,2271400.99%
201214,276490.34%
201314,3851090.76%
201414,376-9-0.06%
201514,4931170.81%
201614,446-47-0.32%
201714,254-192-1.33%
201814,149-105-0.74%
201914,179300.21%
202014,209300.21%
202114,239300.21%
202214,269300.21%
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Zapata County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,44480.35%
Asian1711.20%
Some Other Race7615.34%
Two or More Races1,86713.11%
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Zapata County, Texas Population by Race

Zapata County, Texas Population Pyramid 2022

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Zapata County, Texas Median Age

30


Total

28.1


Male

32.3


Female

Zapata County, Texas Adults

There are 9,487 adults, (1,944 of whom are seniors) in Zapata County, Texas.

Zapata County, Texas Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Zapata County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

7,248

50.89%

Male

6,995

49.11%

Zapata County, Texas Population by Age

Zapata County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Zapata County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male95.9%4.1%
Married81.7%18.3%
All70.1%29.9%
Female62.4%37.6%
Non Family50%50%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Zapata County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6893.0370.1
Married1,7233.7981.7
Male6164.0495.9
Female9153.7862.4
Non Family1,4351.2150

3.67

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

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Zapata County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,72221.44%
9th to 12th Grade1,11413.87%
High School Graduate2,45830.60%
Some College1,34916.80%
Associates Degree4135.14%
Bachelors Degree89411.13%
Graduate Degree821.02%
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Zapata County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Zapata County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian777777
Other Race392246101
White51039992
Hispanic7,4134,688775
2+ Races85746279

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 100.00%.

Zapata County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,558$31,887$25,336
Less Than 9th Grade$17,697$20,687$11,983
High School Graduate$21,146$30,463$19,712
Some College$35,315$38,664$28,983
Bachelors Degree$58,378$177,936$54,779
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,558

Average Earnings

$31,887

Average Male

$25,336

Average Female

Zapata County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Zapata County, Texas Language by Age

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Zapata County, Texas Language

10.15% of Zapata County, Texas residents speak only English, while 89.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 88.71% of the population.

Zapata County, Texas Language

Zapata County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White55917330.95%
Other268NaN%
Hispanic13,2884,35132.74%
Multiple1,86555529.76%

32.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.97%

Male Poverty Rate

36.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Zapata County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Zapata County, Texas is White, with 30.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Zapata County, Texas is Multiple, with 29.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.16%.

Zapata County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.56%
High School22.66%
Some College10.14%
Bachelors or Greater9.09%

Zapata County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed11.93%
Male Unemployed35.42%
Female Employed16.79%
Female Unemployed74.78%

Zapata County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Zapata County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,945$56,743
Families$39,420$69,388
Married Families$51,037-
Non Families$14,719$24,334
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Income by Household Type

Zapata County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Zapata County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Zapata County, Texas Marriage

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

Zapata County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Zapata County, Texas Marital Status

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436

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War145
Vietnam192
Korea75
World War II

Zapata County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54137
55 to 6416
65 to 74101
75+182

Zapata County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3344.37%
Other Race162.54%
2+ Races867.52%
Hispanic3123.52%

Zapata County, Texas Veterans by Race

Zapata County, Texas Veterans by Education

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1.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Zapata County, Texas Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.6%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Zapata County, Texas Employment by Age

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Zapata County, Texas Employment by Race

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Zapata 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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70.82%

Born in Zapata County, Texas

76.52%

Native Born

23.48%

Foreign Born

16.89%

Non Citizen

6.59%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.52% of Zapata County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 70.82% having been born in Texas. 16.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Zapata 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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