Zavala County, Texas Population 2023

Zavala County, Texas's estimated 2023 population is 9,067 with a growth rate of -2.17% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Zavala County, Texas is the 170th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 11,677 and has seen a growth of -22.35% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Zavala County, Texas Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Zavala County, Texas Population by Race

Zavala County, Texas Population Pyramid 2023

Zavala County, Texas Median Age

32.8

Total

32.2

Male

34

Female

Zavala County, Texas Adults

There are 8,466 adults, (1,772 of whom are seniors) in Zavala County, Texas.

Zavala County, Texas Age Dependency

78.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Zavala County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female5,63047.19%
Male6,30052.81%

Zavala County, Texas Population by Age

Zavala County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.52

Average Family Size

3.21

Average Household Size

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Zavala County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Zavala County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.8%.

Zavala County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$22,864

Average Earnings

$34,965

Average Male

$16,304

Average Female

Zavala County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Zavala County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Zavala County, Texas Language

30.18% of Zavala County, Texas residents speak only English, while 69.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 69.73% of the population.

Zavala County, Texas Language

Zavala County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

46%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.24%

Male Poverty Rate

36.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Zavala County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Zavala County, Texas is Black, with 200% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Zavala County, Texas is Multiple, with 22.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.6%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.33%.

Zavala County, Texas Poverty

Zavala County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Zavala County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Zavala County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Zavala County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Zavala County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Zavala 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.

Zavala County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Zavala County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

458

Number of Veterans

458

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Zavala County, Texas Veterans by War

Zavala County, Texas Veterans by Age

count

Zavala County, Texas Veterans by Race

Zavala County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Zavala County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.1%

Labor Force Participation

54.6%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Zavala County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Zavala County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Zavala 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

107.82%

Born in Zavala County, Texas

116.47%

Native Born

6.9%

Foreign Born

3.91%

Non Citizen

2.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

116.47% of Zavala County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 107.82% having been born in Texas. 3.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Zavala County, Texas Place of Birth

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