Willacy County, TX Demographic Data

Willacy County, TX Summary

Willacy County is located in Texas
  • Population: 22,096
  • Area: 784.27 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 590.55 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 193.71 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 28.17 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 22.97 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Willacy County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
10,055
46%
50.8
Male
11,947
54%
49.2
Total Population
22,002
 
321,419,000

Willacy County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
1,386
6.3% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
1,540
7.0% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
1,717
7.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
1,822
8.3% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
1,996
9.1% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
3,285
14.9% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
2,984
13.6% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
2,408
10.9% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
1,088
4.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
1,052
4.8% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
1,526
6.9% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
879
4.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
319
1.4% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
16,392
74.5%
77.1
Female
7,265
44.3%
51.4
Male
9,127
55.7%
48.6
21 Years and over
15,182
69.0%
72.9
62 Years and over
3,332
15.1%
18.3
65 Years and over
2,724
12.4%
14.9
Female
1,513
55.5%
55.9
Male
1,211
44.5%
44.1
Median Age (years)
32
NR
NR

Willacy County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
21,873
99.4% 
96.9
White
20,856
94.8% 
73.1
Black or African American
363
1.6% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
9
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
14
0.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
14
0.1% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
3
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
3
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
628
2.9% 
4.8
Two or More Races
129
0.6% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
19,254
87.5% 
17.6
Mexican
18,789
85.4% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
8
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
19
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
438
2.0% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
2,748
12.5% 
82.4

Willacy County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
3,334
24.6% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,696
12.5% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
4,808
35.5% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
2,163
16.0% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
418
3.1% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
864
6.4% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
258
1.9% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
5,030
37.1%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
8,511
62.9%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,122
8.3%
30.6

Willacy County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
6,277
36.2%
33.5%
Now Married
7,690
44.3%
47.5
Divorced
1,655
9.5%
11.0%
Separated
786
4.5%
2.1
Widowed
951
5.5
5.8%

Willacy County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
9,434
45.8%
78.5%
Languages other than english
11,182
54.2%
21.5%
Spanish
11,071
53.7%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
94
0.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
14
0.1%
3.5%
Other Languages
3
0.0%
1.0%

Willacy County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
1,299
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
547
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
833
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
612
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
741
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
715
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
292
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
385
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
73
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
56
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
26,495
 
55,775
Per capita income
11,413
 
29,979

Willacy County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
564
10.5%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
469
8.7%
9.8
Construction
307
5.7%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,575
29.4%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
136
2.5%
6.5
Information
74
1.4%
2.1
Manufacturing
227
4.2%
10.3
Other services except public administration
205
3.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
312
5.8%
11.3
Public administration
509
9.5%
4.6
Retail trade
497
9.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
360
6.7%
5.1
Wholesale trade
130
2.4%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
892
16.6%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,173
21.9%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
713
13.3%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
1,137
21.2%
23.6%
Service occupations
1,450
27.0%
18.0%

Willacy County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
5,326
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
4,680
87.9%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
310
5.8%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.2
Walked
139
2.6%
2.8
Other means
53
1.0%
1.8
Worked at home
144
2.7%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
23.0
 
26.0

Willacy County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
436
7.9%
8.9
1 vehicles
2,270
40.9%
33.5
2 vehicles
1,789
32.2%
37.2
3 or more
1,058
19.1%
20.3

Willacy County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
5,553
78.2%
87.7
Owner Occupied
4,298
77.4%
63.0
Renter Occupied
1,255
22.6%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
1,549
21.8%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
4.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Willacy County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
7,102
1 room
453
6.4%
2.3
2 rooms
170
2.4%
2.5
3 rooms
386
5.4%
9.0
4 rooms
1,319
18.6%
16.6
5 rooms
1,997
28.1%
20.0
6 rooms
1,605
22.6%
17.9
7 rooms
655
9.2%
12.1
8 rooms
319
4.5%
8.5
9 rooms or more
198
2.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Willacy County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
7,102
 
 
1-unit, detached
5,509
77.6%
61.4
1-unit, attached
97
1.4%
5.8
2-units
215
3.0%
3.7
3 or 4 units
239
3.4%
4.5
5 to 9 units
146
2.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
100
1.4%
4.6
20 or more units
13
0.2%
8.8
Mobile home
750
10.6%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
33
0.5%
0.1

Willacy County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
266
3.7%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
624
8.8%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
821
11.6%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
862
12.1%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
1,552
21.9%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
1,070
15.1%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
959
13.5%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
791
11.1%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
123
1.7%
2.5%
2014 or later
34
0.5%
0.5%

Willacy County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
912
16.4%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
393
7.1%
4.7
Electricity
4,147
74.7%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
1
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
6
0.1%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
11
0.2%
0.5
No fuel used
83
1.5%
1.2

Willacy County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,243
 
47140700.0
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
17
1.4%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
55
4.4%
20.3%
Less than $500
107
8.6%
1.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
383
30.8%
29.2%
$500 to $999
681
54.8%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
499
42.1%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
204
17.2%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
35
3.0%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
102
8.6%
7.3%
35.0% or more
344
29.1%
22.3%
Not Computed
59
NR
NR

Willacy County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,101 
 
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
9
0.8%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
84
7.6%
27.9%
$500 to $999
453
41.1%
42.7%
Less than $500
555
50.4%
11.0%
No Cash Rent
154
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
498
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
120
13.5%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
114
12.8%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
70
7.8%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
62
7.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
82
9.2%
9.2%
35.0% or more
444
49.8%
41.4%
Not Computed
363
NR
NR

Willacy County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
4,298
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
2,162
50.3%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
1,424
33.1%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
435
10.1%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
168
3.9%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
29
0.7%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
55
1.3%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
25
0.6%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
49,700
 
194,500
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