Gaines County, TX Demographic Data

Gaines County, TX Summary

Gaines County is located in Texas
  • Population: 17,572
  • Area: 1,502.86 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 1,502.38 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.49 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 11.69 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 3,313.65 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Gaines County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
9,360
50%
50.8
Male
9,556
51%
49.2
Total Population
18,916
 
321,419,000

Gaines County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
1,893
10.0% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
1,581
8.4% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
2,094
11.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
1,660
8.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
1,003
5.3% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
2,711
14.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
2,268
12.0% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
2,227
11.8% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
988
5.2% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
719
3.8% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
930
4.9% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
580
3.1% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
262
1.4% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
12,365
65.4%
77.1
Female
6,110
49.4%
51.4
Male
6,255
50.6%
48.6
21 Years and over
11,503
60.8%
72.9
62 Years and over
2,269
12.0%
18.3
65 Years and over
1,772
9.4%
14.9
Female
934
52.7%
55.9
Male
838
47.3%
44.1
Median Age (years)
29
NR
NR

Gaines County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
18,697
98.8% 
96.9
White
17,295
91.4% 
73.1
Black or African American
349
1.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
80
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
95
0.5% 
5.4
Asian Indian
17
0.1% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
1
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
8
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
69
0.4% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
59
0.3% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
8
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
51
0.3% 
0.1
Some Other Race
819
4.3% 
4.8
Two or More Races
219
1.2% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
7,412
39.2% 
17.6
Mexican
7,136
37.7% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
0
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
276
1.5% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
11,504
60.8% 
82.4

Gaines County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
2,763
25.9% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,444
13.5% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
2,982
27.9% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
1,590
14.9% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
640
6.0% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
905
8.5% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
361
3.4% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
4,207
39.4%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
6,478
60.7%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,266
11.9%
30.6

Gaines County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
3,061
22.9%
33.5%
Now Married
8,093
60.6%
47.5
Divorced
1,105
8.3%
11.0%
Separated
245
1.8%
2.1
Widowed
844
6.3
5.8%

Gaines County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
8,186
48.1%
78.5%
Languages other than english
8,837
51.9%
21.5%
Spanish
4,759
28.0%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
3,943
23.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
119
0.7%
3.5%
Other Languages
16
0.1%
1.0%

Gaines County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
383
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
226
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
539
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
425
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
800
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
1,169
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
918
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
781
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
204
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
170
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
57,635
 
55,775
Per capita income
22,744
 
29,979

Gaines County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,765
22.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
462
5.9%
9.8
Construction
1,094
13.9%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,492
19.0%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
107
1.4%
6.5
Information
55
0.7%
2.1
Manufacturing
295
3.7%
10.3
Other services except public administration
585
7.4%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
313
4.0%
11.3
Public administration
144
1.8%
4.6
Retail trade
618
7.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
782
9.9%
5.1
Wholesale trade
156
2.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
2,120
26.9%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,913
24.3%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,364
17.3%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
1,530
19.4%
23.6%
Service occupations
941
12.0%
18.0%

Gaines County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
7,697
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
5,918
76.9%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,322
17.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.2
Walked
310
4.0%
2.8
Other means
29
0.4%
1.8
Worked at home
118
1.5%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
16.0
 
26.0

Gaines County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
293
5.2%
8.9
1 vehicles
1,310
23.3%
33.5
2 vehicles
2,452
43.7%
37.2
3 or more
1,560
27.8%
20.3

Gaines County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
5,615
88.6%
87.7
Owner Occupied
4,320
76.9%
63.0
Renter Occupied
1,295
23.1%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
725
11.4%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
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

Gaines County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
6,340
1 room
169
2.7%
2.3
2 rooms
53
0.8%
2.5
3 rooms
494
7.8%
9.0
4 rooms
1,400
22.1%
16.6
5 rooms
1,525
24.1%
20.0
6 rooms
1,063
16.8%
17.9
7 rooms
591
9.3%
12.1
8 rooms
466
7.4%
8.5
9 rooms or more
579
9.1%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Gaines County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
6,340
 
 
1-unit, detached
4,651
73.4%
61.4
1-unit, attached
95
1.5%
5.8
2-units
108
1.7%
3.7
3 or 4 units
104
1.6%
4.5
5 to 9 units
0
0.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
2
0.0%
4.6
20 or more units
59
0.9%
8.8
Mobile home
1,267
20.0%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
54
0.9%
0.1

Gaines County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
136
2.1%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
255
4.0%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
877
13.8%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
838
13.2%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
1,295
20.4%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
817
12.9%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
742
11.7%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
1,044
16.5%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
336
5.3%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Gaines County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
1,816
32.3%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
415
7.4%
4.7
Electricity
3,253
57.9%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
25
0.4%
5.1
Coal or coke
5
0.1%
0.1
Wood
0
0.0%
2.0
Solar energy
39
0.7%
0.1
Other fuel
2
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
60
1.1%
1.2

Gaines County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,912
 
47140700.0
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
18
0.9%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
57
3.0%
11.8%
Less than $500
75
3.9%
1.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
196
10.3%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
551
28.8%
29.2%
$500 to $999
1,015
53.1%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,136
60.1%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
296
15.7%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
159
8.4%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
73
3.9%
7.3%
35.0% or more
226
12.0%
22.3%
Not Computed
22
NR
NR

Gaines County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
993 
 
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
57
5.7%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
135
13.6%
27.9%
Less than $500
248
25.0%
11.0%
$500 to $999
553
55.7%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
302
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
753
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
309
33.2%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
185
19.9%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
102
11.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
66
7.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
85
9.1%
9.2%
35.0% or more
183
19.7%
41.4%
Not Computed
365
NR
NR

Gaines County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
4,320
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
1,003
23.2%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,361
31.5%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
641
14.8%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
367
8.5%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
663
15.3%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
190
4.4%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
77
1.8%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
18
0.4%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
92,600
 
194,500
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