Potter County, TX Demographic Data

Potter County, TX Summary

Potter County is located in Texas
  • Population: 122,335
  • Area: 921.99 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 908.37 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 13.62 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 132.68 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 3,309.71 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Potter County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
58,895
48%
50.8
Male
62,907
52%
49.2
Total Population
121,802
 
321,419,000

Potter County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
10,253
8.4% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
10,454
8.6% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
8,024
6.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
7,483
6.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
8,743
7.2% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
17,904
14.7% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
16,004
13.1% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
15,014
12.3% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
7,453
6.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
6,217
5.1% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
7,919
6.5% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
3,916
3.2% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
2,418
2.0% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
88,414
72.6%
77.1
Female
42,834
48.4%
51.4
Male
45,580
51.6%
48.6
21 Years and over
83,769
68.8%
72.9
62 Years and over
17,889
14.7%
18.3
65 Years and over
14,253
11.7%
14.9
Female
8,007
56.2%
55.9
Male
6,246
43.8%
44.1
Median Age (years)
34
NR
NR

Potter County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
116,723
95.8% 
96.9
White
97,793
80.3% 
73.1
Black or African American
10,046
8.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
568
0.5% 
0.8
Asian
6,346
5.2% 
5.4
Asian Indian
264
0.2% 
1.2
Chinese
868
0.7% 
1.3
Filipino
295
0.2% 
0.9
Japanese
63
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
1,518
1.2% 
0.5
Other Asian
3,338
2.7% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
200
0.2% 
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
1,770
1.5% 
4.8
Two or More Races
5,079
4.2% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
45,863
37.7% 
17.6
Mexican
43,342
35.6% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
633
0.5% 
1.7
Cuban
192
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
1,696
1.4% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
75,939
62.3% 
82.4

Potter County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
8,202
10.7% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
9,767
12.7% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
21,383
27.8% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
19,722
25.7% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
5,717
7.4% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
8,809
11.5% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
3,245
4.2% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
17,969
23.4%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
58,876
76.6%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
12,054
15.7%
30.6

Potter County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
29,732
31.9%
33.5%
Now Married
41,143
44.2%
47.5
Divorced
13,761
14.8%
11.0%
Separated
3,240
3.5%
2.1
Widowed
5,195
5.6
5.8%

Potter County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
74,867
67.1%
78.5%
Languages other than english
36,682
32.9%
21.5%
Spanish
31,044
27.8%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
350
0.3%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
4,944
4.4%
3.5%
Other Languages
344
0.3%
1.0%

Potter County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
2,957
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
3,519
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
7,284
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
5,941
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
6,046
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
8,109
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
4,343
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
3,280
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
1,139
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
1,097
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
40,536
 
55,775
Per capita income
21,795
 
29,979

Potter County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
925
1.7%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
5,836
10.6%
9.8
Construction
5,383
9.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
12,207
22.2%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
2,695
4.9%
6.5
Information
978
1.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
4,633
8.4%
10.3
Other services except public administration
3,588
6.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
4,396
8.0%
11.3
Public administration
1,660
3.0%
4.6
Retail trade
8,120
14.8%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
2,303
4.2%
5.1
Wholesale trade
2,161
3.9%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
7,406
13.5%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
13,831
25.2%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
8,180
14.9%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
13,465
24.5%
23.6%
Service occupations
12,003
21.9%
18.0%

Potter County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
54,515
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
42,966
78.8%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
8,421
15.4%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
322
0.6%
5.2
Walked
780
1.4%
2.8
Other means
861
1.6%
1.8
Worked at home
1,165
2.1%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
17.0
 
26.0

Potter County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
3,787
8.7%
8.9
1 vehicles
17,490
40.0%
33.5
2 vehicles
15,410
35.3%
37.2
3 or more
7,028
16.1%
20.3

Potter County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
43,715
88.4%
87.7
Owner Occupied
24,720
56.5%
63.0
Renter Occupied
18,995
43.5%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
5,730
11.6%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
9
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Potter County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
49,445
1 room
2,091
4.2%
2.3
2 rooms
562
1.1%
2.5
3 rooms
4,419
8.9%
9.0
4 rooms
10,632
21.5%
16.6
5 rooms
13,496
27.3%
20.0
6 rooms
7,923
16.0%
17.9
7 rooms
5,188
10.5%
12.1
8 rooms
2,290
4.6%
8.5
9 rooms or more
2,844
5.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Potter County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
49,445
 
 
1-unit, detached
34,983
70.8%
61.4
1-unit, attached
822
1.7%
5.8
2-units
2,027
4.1%
3.7
3 or 4 units
1,360
2.8%
4.5
5 to 9 units
1,269
2.6%
4.8
10 to 19 units
1,813
3.7%
4.6
20 or more units
2,842
5.7%
8.8
Mobile home
4,329
8.8%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Potter County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
4,471
9.0%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
7,008
14.2%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
12,018
24.3%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
8,279
16.7%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
4,795
9.7%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
3,864
7.8%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
3,350
6.8%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
4,898
9.9%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
613
1.2%
2.5%
2014 or later
149
0.3%
0.5%

Potter 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

Potter County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
12,797
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
88
0.7%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
237
1.9%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
344
2.7%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
417
3.3%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
1,264
9.9%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
3,641
28.5%
29.2%
$500 to $999
6,806
53.2%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
5,909
46.9%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,704
13.5%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,871
14.8%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
442
3.5%
7.3%
35.0% or more
2,682
21.3%
22.3%
Not Computed
189
NR
NR

Potter County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
18,256 
 
41,410,200 
$2,000 to $2,499
69
0.4%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
69
0.4%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
267
1.5%
1.7%
$1,500 to $1,999
899
4.9%
11.0%
Less than $500
2,405
13.2%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
3,192
17.5%
27.9%
$500 to $999
11,355
62.2%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
739
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
736
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
2,866
16.0%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
1,584
8.8%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,618
9.0%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,059
11.5%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,685
9.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
8,109
45.2%
41.4%
Not Computed
1,074
NR
NR

Potter County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
24,720
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
3,349
13.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
10,788
43.6%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
4,705
19.0%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,978
8.0%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,930
7.8%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,339
5.4%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
484
2.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
147
0.6%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
91,300
 
194,500
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