Ector County, TX Demographic Data

Ector County, TX Summary

Ector County is located in Texas
  • Population: 144,325
  • Area: 901.78 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 897.69 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 4.09 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 160.04 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 3,018.37 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Ector County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
78,043
49%
50.8
Male
81,393
51%
49.2
Total Population
159,436
 
321,419,000

Ector County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
14,285
9.0% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
11,973
7.5% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
14,188
8.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
11,680
7.3% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
13,533
8.5% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
26,025
16.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
19,582
12.3% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
17,621
11.1% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
8,106
5.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
7,591
4.8% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
8,655
5.4% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
4,147
2.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
2,050
1.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
111,668
70.0%
77.1
Female
55,421
49.6%
51.4
Male
56,247
50.4%
48.6
21 Years and over
104,095
65.3%
72.9
62 Years and over
19,005
11.9%
18.3
65 Years and over
14,852
9.3%
14.9
Female
8,259
55.6%
55.9
Male
6,593
44.4%
44.1
Median Age (years)
30
NR
NR

Ector County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
155,069
97.3% 
96.9
White
140,664
88.2% 
73.1
Black or African American
6,503
4.1% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
335
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
1,531
1.0% 
5.4
Asian Indian
NR
NR 
1.2
Chinese
NR
NR 
1.3
Filipino
NR
NR 
0.9
Japanese
NR
NR 
0.2
Korean
NR
NR 
0.5
Vietnamese
NR
NR 
0.5
Other Asian
NR
NR 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
6,036
3.8% 
4.8
Two or More Races
4,367
2.7% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
93,639
58.7% 
17.6
Mexican
NR
NR 
11.1
Puerto Rican
NR
NR 
1.7
Cuban
NR
NR 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
NR
NR 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
65,797
41.3% 
82.4

Ector County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
8,393
8.9% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
13,305
14.2% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
27,733
29.6% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
22,661
24.2% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
6,487
6.9% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
11,324
12.1% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
3,874
4.1% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
21,698
23.1%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
72,079
76.9%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
15,198
16.2%
30.6

Ector County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
36,720
30.9%
33.5%
Now Married
57,793
48.6%
47.5
Divorced
16,175
13.6%
11.0%
Separated
2,604
2.2%
2.1
Widowed
5,698
4.8
5.8%

Ector County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
78,509
54.1%
78.5%
Languages other than english
66,642
45.9%
21.5%
Spanish
NR
NR
13.3
Other indo-european languages
NR
NR
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
NR
NR
3.5
Other Languages
NR
NR
1

Ector County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
2,321
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
2,540
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
4,635
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
4,860
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
5,552
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
9,961
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
7,176
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
9,213
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
3,059
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
2,706
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
65,454
 
55,775
Per capita income
27,328
 
29,979

Ector County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
11,145
14.8%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
7,043
9.4%
9.8
Construction
7,411
9.9%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
12,239
16.3%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
4,299
5.7%
6.5
Information
803
1.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
4,082
5.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
5,693
7.6%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
4,259
5.7%
11.3
Public administration
1,789
2.4%
4.6
Retail trade
8,540
11.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
4,383
5.8%
5.1
Wholesale trade
3,445
4.6%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
12,211
16.3%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
18,035
24.0%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
13,212
17.6%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
20,220
26.9%
23.6%
Service occupations
11,453
15.2%
18.0%

Ector County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
73,929
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
62,658
84.8%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
8,821
11.9%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
153
0.2%
5.2
Walked
546
0.7%
2.8
Other means
218
0.3%
1.8
Worked at home
1,533
2.1%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
21.0
 
26.0

Ector County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
2,061
4.0%
8.9
1 vehicles
17,129
32.9%
33.5
2 vehicles
20,200
38.8%
37.2
3 or more
12,633
24.3%
20.3

Ector County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
52,023
91.2%
87.7
Owner Occupied
35,752
68.7%
63.0
Renter Occupied
16,271
31.3%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
5,001
8.8%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
0
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
13
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

Ector County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
57,024
1 room
742
1.3%
2.3
2 rooms
1,901
3.3%
2.5
3 rooms
5,837
10.2%
9.0
4 rooms
10,620
18.6%
16.6
5 rooms
12,290
21.6%
20.0
6 rooms
11,780
20.7%
17.9
7 rooms
5,811
10.2%
12.1
8 rooms
3,712
6.5%
8.5
9 rooms or more
4,331
7.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Ector County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
57,024
 
 
1-unit, detached
34,773
61.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
1,598
2.8%
5.8
2-units
496
0.9%
3.7
3 or 4 units
1,501
2.6%
4.5
5 to 9 units
3,084
5.4%
4.8
10 to 19 units
3,822
6.7%
4.6
20 or more units
2,610
4.6%
8.8
Mobile home
8,732
15.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
408
0.7%
0.1

Ector County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
723
1.3%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
3,170
5.6%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
12,351
21.7%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
7,844
13.8%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
10,631
18.6%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
7,953
13.9%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
4,327
7.6%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
5,791
10.2%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
2,644
4.6%
2.5%
2014 or later
1,590
2.8%
0.5%

Ector County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
NR
NR
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
NR
NR
4.7
Electricity
NR
NR
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
NR
NR
5.1
Coal or coke
NR
NR
0.1
Wood
NR
NR
2.0
Solar energy
NR
NR
0.1
Other fuel
NR
NR
0.5
No fuel used
NR
NR
1.2

Ector County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
18,130
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
254
1.4%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
436
2.4%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
837
4.6%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
1,598
8.8%
11.8%
$500 to $999
3,855
21.3%
20.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
4,520
24.9%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
6,630
36.6%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
10,803
59.7%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
2,171
12.0%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
805
4.5%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
528
2.9%
7.3%
35.0% or more
3,776
20.9%
22.3%
Not Computed
47
NR
NR

Ector County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
NR 
 
41,410,200 
Less than $500
NR
NR
11.0%
$500 to $999
NR
NR
42.7%
$3,000 or more
NR
NR
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
NR
NR
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
NR
NR
4.1%
$2,500 to $2,999
NR
NR
1.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
NR
NR
27.9%
No Cash Rent
NR
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,045
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
3,093
21.3%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
2,133
14.7%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
2,786
19.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,486
10.2%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,127
7.8%
9.2%
35.0% or more
3,875
26.7%
41.4%
Not Computed
1,771
NR
NR

Ector County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
35,752
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
5,257
14.7%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
7,633
21.3%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
8,213
23.0%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
6,375
17.8%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
5,621
15.7%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,471
4.1%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
993
2.8%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
189
0.5%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
126,100
 
194,500
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