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
13,843,700
50.4%
50.8
Male
13,625,400
49.6%
49.2
Total Population
27,469,100
 
 

Texas Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
1,966,710
7.2% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
2,052,120
7.5% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
2,003,720
7.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
1,968,660
7.2% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
2,005,050
7.3% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
3,977,860
14.5% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
3,725,440
13.6% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
3,496,530
12.7% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
1,631,950
5.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,419,580
5.2% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
1,928,710
7.0% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
935,127
3.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
357,671
1.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
20,260,300
73.8%
77.1
Female
10,309,500
50.9%
51.4%
Male
9,950,860
49.1%
48.6%
21 Years and over
19,062,400
69.4%
72.9
62 Years and over
4,031,280
14.7%
18.3
65 Years and over
3,221,510
11.7%
14.9
Female
1,793,400
55.7%
55.9%
Male
1,428,110
44.3%
44.1%
Median Age (years)
34

Texas Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
26,777,800
97.5% 
96.9
White
20,587,900
74.9% 
73.1
Black or African American
3,298,170
12.0% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
132,948
0.5% 
0.8
Asian
1,248,820
4.5% 
5.4
Asian Indian
359,426
1.3% 
1.2
Chinese
209,129
0.8% 
1.3
Filipino
126,264
0.5% 
0.9
Japanese
24,795
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
66,136
0.2% 
0.5
Vietnamese
247,843
0.9% 
0.5
Other Asian
215,230
0.8% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
20,071
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
4,272
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
5,255
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
4,365
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
6,179
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,489,860
5.4% 
4.8
Two or More Races
691,327
2.5% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
10,672,200
38.9% 
17.6
Mexican
9,260,980
33.7% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
183,658
0.7% 
1.7
Cuban
64,845
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,162,740
4.2% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
16,796,900
61.1% 
82.4

Texas Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,559,570
8.9% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,511,570
8.7% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
4,425,650
25.3% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
3,816,470
21.8% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
1,204,220
6.9% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
3,266,270
18.7% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
1,689,110
9.7% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
3,071,140
17.6%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
14,401,720
82.4%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
4,955,380
28.4%
30.6

Texas Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
7,023,210
32.7%
33.5
Now Married
10,457,830
48.8%
47.5
Divorced
2,320,994
10.8%
11.0
Separated
545,961
2.5%
2.1
Widowed
1,098,572
5.1%
5.8

Texas Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
16,475,000
64.6%
78.5%
Languages other than english
9,027,390
35.4%
21.5%
Spanish
7,521,240
29.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
566,606
2.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
722,507
2.8%
3.5%
Other Languages
217,035
0.9%
1.0%

Texas Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
621,647
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
438,819
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
971,742
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
949,768
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
1,272,090
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
1,693,600
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
1,127,400
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
1,273,200
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
510,402
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
562,740
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
55,653
 
55,775
Per capita income
28,210
 
29,979

Texas Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
434,422
3.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
1,158,080
9.1%
9.8
Construction
1,032,810
8.1%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
2,692,660
21.2%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
831,946
6.6%
6.5
Information
228,993
1.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,102,390
8.7%
10.3
Other services except public administration
654,384
5.2%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,444,740
11.4%
11.3
Public administration
516,571
4.1%
4.6
Retail trade
1,483,750
11.7%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
727,529
5.7%
5.1
Wholesale trade
385,618
3.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,386,420
10.9%
9.0
Management, professional, and related occupations
4,483,040
35.3%
37.1
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,543,110
12.2%
12.3
Sales and office occupations
3,073,810
24.2%
23.6
Service occupations
2,207,520
17.4%
18.0

Texas Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
12,556,700
 
148,324,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
10,145,700
80.8%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,276,950
10.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
189,234
1.5%
5.2
Walked
195,341
1.6%
2.8
Other means
200,494
1.6%
1.8
Worked at home
548,949
4.4%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
26.0
 
26.0

Texas Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
528,135
5.6%
8.9
1 vehicles
3,183,310
33.8%
33.5
2 vehicles
3,761,280
39.9%
37.2
3 or more
1,948,680
20.7%
20.3

Texas Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
9,421,410
89.0%
87.7
Owner Occupied
5,752,830
61.1%
63.0
Renter Occupied
3,668,590
38.9%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
1,166,820
11.0%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Texas Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
10,588,200
1 room
227,915
2.2%
2.3
2 rooms
309,071
2.9%
2.5
3 rooms
1,091,510
10.3%
9.0
4 rooms
1,756,490
16.6%
16.6
5 rooms
2,241,950
21.2%
20.0
6 rooms
1,922,630
18.2%
17.9
7 rooms
1,209,940
11.4%
12.1
8 rooms
821,239
7.8%
8.5
9 rooms or more
1,007,500
9.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Texas Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
10,588,200
134,794,000
1-unit, detached
6,884,560
65.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
274,619
2.6%
5.8
2-units
210,858
2.0%
3.7
3 or 4 units
349,463
3.3%
4.5
5 to 9 units
514,777
4.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
700,745
6.6%
4.6
20 or more units
873,859
8.3%
8.8
Mobile home
763,428
7.2%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
15,923
0.2%
0.1

Texas Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
390,948
3.7%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
364,531
3.4%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
868,278
8.2%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
994,881
9.4%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
1,704,560
16.1%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
1,763,120
16.7%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
1,661,830
15.7%
14.0%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Texas Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
3,390,920
36.0%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
293,458
3.1%
4.7
Electricity
5,637,230
59.8%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
9,351
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
620
0.0%
0.1
Wood
35,322
0.4%
2.0
Solar energy
2,021
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
12,897
0.1%
0.5
No fuel used
39,592
0.4%
1.2

Texas Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
3,334,400
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
33,124
1.0%
11.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
200,346
6.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
254,127
7.6%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
358,348
10.7%
4.1%
$500 to $999
619,129
18.6%
42.7%
$1,500 to 1,999
749,477
22.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
1,119,850
33.6%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,535,240
46.3%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
545,352
16.4%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
345,205
10.4%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
222,341
6.7%
7.3%
35.0% or more
669,468
20.2%
22.3%
Not Computed
16,795
NR
NR

Texas Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
3,472,960 
 
41,410,200 
$1,000 to $1,499
1,036,020
29.8%
27.9%
$1,500 to $1,999
311,213
9.0%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
81,060
2.3%
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
26,816
0.8%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
26,278
0.8%
1.5%
$500 to $999
1,710,470
49.3%
42.7%
Less than $500
281,100
8.1%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
195,625
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
932
NR
959
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
469,609
13.9%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
453,918
13.4%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
461,044
13.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
391,938
11.6%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
307,233
9.1%
9.2%
35.0% or more
1,304,000
38.5%
41.4%
Not Computed
280,841
NR
NR

Texas Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
5,752,830
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
585,282
10.2%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,139,090
19.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,107,220
19.2%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
922,741
16.0%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
963,988
16.8%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
679,525
11.8%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
277,671
4.8%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
77,315
1.3%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
152,000
 
194,500
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