Erath County, TX Demographic Data

Erath County, TX Summary

Erath County is located in Texas
  • Population: 38,743
  • Area: 1,089.81 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 1,083.07 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 6.74 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 35.55 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 1,279.53 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Erath County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
20,347
51%
50.8
Male
19,692
49%
49.2
Total Population
40,039
 
321,419,000

Erath County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
2,525
6.3% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
2,552
6.4% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
2,039
5.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
4,125
10.3% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
6,085
15.2% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
4,653
11.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
4,003
10.0% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
4,583
11.4% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
2,120
5.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,995
5.0% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
2,934
7.3% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
1,713
4.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
712
1.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
31,502
78.7%
77.1
Female
16,271
51.7%
51.4
Male
15,231
48.3%
48.6
21 Years and over
26,783
66.9%
72.9
62 Years and over
6,563
16.4%
18.3
65 Years and over
5,359
13.4%
14.9
Female
3,023
56.4%
55.9
Male
2,336
43.6%
44.1
Median Age (years)
30
NR
NR

Erath County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
39,232
98.0% 
96.9
White
36,382
90.9% 
73.1
Black or African American
585
1.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
233
0.6% 
0.8
Asian
271
0.7% 
5.4
Asian Indian
38
0.1% 
1.2
Chinese
2
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
37
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
9
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
12
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
173
0.4% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,761
4.4% 
4.8
Two or More Races
807
2.0% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
7,975
19.9% 
17.6
Mexican
6,804
17.0% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
105
0.3% 
1.7
Cuban
279
0.7% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
787
2.0% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
32,064
80.1% 
82.4

Erath County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,741
7.7% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,806
8.0% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
6,146
27.1% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
5,609
24.7% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
1,374
6.0% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
4,201
18.5% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
1,836
8.1% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
3,547
15.7%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
19,166
84.4%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
6,037
26.6%
30.6

Erath County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
12,349
37.5%
33.5%
Now Married
15,332
46.6%
47.5
Divorced
3,179
9.7%
11.0%
Separated
443
1.3%
2.1
Widowed
1,620
4.9
5.8%

Erath County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
30,268
80.7%
78.5%
Languages other than english
7,246
19.3%
21.5%
Spanish
6,891
18.4%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
126
0.3%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
217
0.6%
3.5%
Other Languages
12
0.0%
1.0%

Erath County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
2,183
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
997
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
1,611
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
1,705
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
2,194
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
2,494
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
1,477
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
1,230
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
372
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
309
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
41,416
 
55,775
Per capita income
21,903
 
29,979

Erath County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,870
9.7%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
1,879
9.7%
9.8
Construction
1,174
6.1%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
4,367
22.7%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
648
3.4%
6.5
Information
95
0.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
2,700
14.0%
10.3
Other services except public administration
1,057
5.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,568
8.1%
11.3
Public administration
609
3.2%
4.6
Retail trade
2,339
12.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
616
3.2%
5.1
Wholesale trade
353
1.8%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
2,498
13.0%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
5,769
29.9%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
3,084
16.0%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
4,177
21.7%
23.6%
Service occupations
3,747
19.4%
18.0%

Erath County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
18,949
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
15,289
80.7%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
2,140
11.3%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
71
0.4%
5.2
Walked
592
3.1%
2.8
Other means
183
1.0%
1.8
Worked at home
674
3.6%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
20.0
 
26.0

Erath County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
630
4.3%
8.9
1 vehicles
4,775
32.8%
33.5
2 vehicles
5,800
39.8%
37.2
3 or more
3,367
23.1%
20.3

Erath County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
14,572
84.5%
87.7
Owner Occupied
8,718
59.8%
63.0
Renter Occupied
5,854
40.2%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
2,679
15.5%
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

Erath County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
17,251
1 room
278
1.6%
2.3
2 rooms
376
2.2%
2.5
3 rooms
1,698
9.8%
9.0
4 rooms
3,174
18.4%
16.6
5 rooms
4,909
28.5%
20.0
6 rooms
3,149
18.3%
17.9
7 rooms
1,738
10.1%
12.1
8 rooms
1,048
6.1%
8.5
9 rooms or more
881
5.1%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Erath County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
17,251
 
 
1-unit, detached
10,858
62.9%
61.4
1-unit, attached
310
1.8%
5.8
2-units
350
2.0%
3.7
3 or 4 units
474
2.7%
4.5
5 to 9 units
659
3.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
512
3.0%
4.6
20 or more units
844
4.9%
8.8
Mobile home
3,162
18.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
82
0.5%
0.1

Erath County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,144
6.6%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
699
4.1%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
1,141
6.6%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
1,716
9.9%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
3,331
19.3%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
3,077
17.8%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
2,487
14.4%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
2,855
16.5%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
746
4.3%
2.5%
2014 or later
55
0.3%
0.5%

Erath County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,664
18.3%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
1,758
12.1%
4.7
Electricity
9,901
67.9%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
8
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
154
1.1%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
42
0.3%
0.5
No fuel used
45
0.3%
1.2

Erath County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
4,304
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
31
0.7%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
83
1.9%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
158
3.7%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
229
5.3%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
789
18.3%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
1,493
34.7%
29.2%
$500 to $999
1,521
35.3%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,767
42.0%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
588
14.0%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
624
14.8%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
319
7.6%
7.3%
35.0% or more
911
21.6%
22.3%
Not Computed
95
NR
NR

Erath County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
5,020 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
173
3.4%
11.0%
Less than $500
891
17.7%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
925
18.4%
27.9%
$500 to $999
3,031
60.4%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
834
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
703
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
677
14.0%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
615
12.7%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
443
9.1%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
534
11.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
213
4.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
2,370
48.8%
41.4%
Not Computed
1,002
NR
NR

Erath County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
8,718
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
1,429
16.4%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
2,147
24.6%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,450
16.6%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,179
13.5%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,311
15.0%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
765
8.8%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
325
3.7%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
112
1.3%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
121,700
 
194,500
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