Texas Demographic Data

Texas Demographic Summary

  • Population: 26,059,203
  • Area: 268,597.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 261,226.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 7,371.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 97.01 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 1,873.36 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Texas Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
14,031,600
50.4%
50.8
Male
13,831,000
49.6%
49.2
Total Population
27,862,600
 
 

Texas Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
2,006,910
7.2% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
2,031,250
7.3% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
2,051,490
7.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
2,005,740
7.2% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
1,991,930
7.1% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
4,061,590
14.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
3,748,840
13.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
3,500,660
12.6% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
1,668,560
6.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,442,790
5.2% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
2,011,710
7.2% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
965,638
3.5% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
375,498
1.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
20,570,900
73.8%
77.2
Female
10,463,600
50.9%
51.3%
Male
10,107,400
49.1%
48.7%
21 Years and over
19,357,500
69.5%
73.1
62 Years and over
4,185,420
15.0%
18.8
65 Years and over
3,352,840
12.0%
15.2
Female
1,864,540
55.6%
55.8%
Male
1,488,310
44.4%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
35
0.0%
0.0

Texas Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
27,147,900
97.4% 
96.8
White
20,702,700
74.3% 
72.6
Black or African American
3,362,280
12.1% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
135,275
0.5% 
0.8
Asian
1,300,300
4.7% 
5.4
Asian Indian
376,935
1.4% 
1.2
Chinese
208,156
0.7% 
1.3
Filipino
130,600
0.5% 
0.9
Japanese
19,282
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
69,710
0.3% 
0.4
Vietnamese
276,609
1.0% 
0.6
Other Asian
219,008
0.8% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
25,228
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
7,130
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
7,894
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
4,403
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
5,801
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,622,090
5.8% 
5.1
Two or More Races
714,714
2.6% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
10,883,300
39.1% 
17.8
Mexican
9,427,200
33.8% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
196,460
0.7% 
1.7
Cuban
90,376
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,169,240
4.2% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
16,979,300
60.9% 
82.2

Texas Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,529,630
8.6% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,506,380
8.5% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
4,474,710
25.2% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
3,869,300
21.8% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
1,259,570
7.1% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
3,362,680
18.9% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
1,773,010
10.0% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
3,036,010
17.1%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
14,739,270
83.0%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
5,135,690
28.9%
31.2

Texas Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
7,216,630
33.1%
33.7
Now Married
10,598,580
48.7%
47.5
Divorced
2,304,221
10.6%
11.0
Separated
538,215
2.5%
2.0
Widowed
1,115,293
5.1%
5.8

Texas Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
16,638,900
64.4%
78.4%
Languages other than english
9,216,810
35.6%
21.6%
Spanish
7,657,880
29.6%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
555,005
2.1%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
763,470
3.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
240,458
0.9%
1.1%

Texas Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
620,911
6.5%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
441,878
4.6%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
936,594
9.8%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
950,732
10.0%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
1,263,610
13.3%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
1,718,270
18.0%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
1,135,590
11.9%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
1,324,480
13.9%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
536,320
5.6%
5.8
$200,000 or more
607,227
6.4%
6.4
Median household income
56,565
 
57,617
Per capita income
28,714
 
31,128

Texas Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
354,801
2.7%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
1,204,190
9.3%
9.8
Construction
1,121,390
8.7%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
2,826,330
21.9%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
870,728
6.7%
6.6
Information
230,634
1.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,082,510
8.4%
10.1
Other services except public administration
682,935
5.3%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,471,880
11.4%
11.4
Public administration
507,590
3.9%
4.6
Retail trade
1,479,680
11.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
714,666
5.5%
5.2
Wholesale trade
380,131
2.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,416,920
11.0%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
4,649,880
36.0%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,507,400
11.7%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
3,053,290
23.6%
23.3
Service occupations
2,299,970
17.8%
18.1

Texas Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
12,783,000
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
10,294,900
80.5%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,289,250
10.1%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
183,385
1.4%
5.1
Walked
201,154
1.6%
2.7
Other means
196,199
1.5%
1.8
Worked at home
618,147
4.8%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
26.5
 
26.6

Texas Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
499,935
5.2%
8.7
1 vehicles
3,203,800
33.6%
33.2
2 vehicles
3,790,480
39.8%
37.1
3 or more
2,041,390
21.4%
21.0

Texas Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
9,535,610
88.7%
87.6
Owner Occupied
5,825,470
61.1%
63.1
Renter Occupied
3,710,140
38.9%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
1,218,660
11.3%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
8
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.5

Texas Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
10,754,300
1 room
224,355
2.1%
2.4
2 rooms
331,049
3.1%
2.7
3 rooms
1,140,600
10.6%
9.1
4 rooms
1,787,470
16.6%
16.5
5 rooms
2,263,310
21.0%
19.8
6 rooms
1,940,310
18.0%
17.8
7 rooms
1,234,670
11.5%
12.0
8 rooms
816,515
7.6%
8.6
9 rooms or more
1,015,980
9.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Texas Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
10,754,300
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
6,983,190
64.9%
61.5
1-unit, attached
284,598
2.6%
5.9
2-units
197,853
1.8%
3.6
3 or 4 units
351,466
3.3%
4.4
5 to 9 units
507,305
4.7%
4.8
10 to 19 units
674,135
6.3%
4.4
20 or more units
955,316
8.9%
9.0
Mobile home
785,584
7.3%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
14,825
0.1%
0.1

Texas Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
392,088
3.6%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
386,705
3.6%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
882,231
8.2%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
978,117
9.1%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
1,690,300
15.7%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
1,744,660
16.2%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
1,626,980
15.1%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Texas Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
3,407,000
35.7%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
273,637
2.9%
4.7
Electricity
5,754,930
60.4%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
8,943
0.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
1,272
0.0%
0.1
Wood
32,735
0.3%
1.9
Solar energy
4,028
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
14,285
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
38,784
0.4%
1.1

Texas Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
3,366,380
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
38,180
1.1%
10.7%
$2,500 to $2,999
212,988
6.3%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
287,264
8.5%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
376,999
11.2%
4.4%
$500 to $999
623,250
18.5%
41.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
739,183
22.0%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
1,088,510
32.3%
28.3%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,579,320
47.2%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
529,710
15.8%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
350,279
10.5%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
228,610
6.8%
7.0%
35.0% or more
659,767
19.7%
21.3%
Not Computed
18,695
0.0%
0.0%

Texas Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
3,519,320 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
1,087,250
30.9%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
366,651
10.4%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
83,101
2.4%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
29,810
0.8%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
25,325
0.7%
1.8%
$500 to $999
1,650,980
46.9%
41.0%
Less than $500
276,205
7.8%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
190,818
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
956
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
469,387
13.6%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
468,553
13.6%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
462,011
13.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
411,830
12.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
304,264
8.8%
9.0%
35.0% or more
1,323,460
38.5%
40.7%
Not Computed
270,631
0.0%
0.0%

Texas Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
5,825,470
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
562,918
9.7%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,091,750
18.7%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,007,080
17.3%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
925,833
15.9%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,049,110
18.0%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
792,131
13.6%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
310,027
5.3%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
86,634
1.5%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
161,500
 
205,000
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