• Health Currents - Demographic Measures

    Geography Selected: Texas, Non-Metro Counties, Metro Counties [change selection]

    Report was generated on: Saturday, April 19, 2014


    Population
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Total Population 2009 24,782,302 3,050,229 21,732,073
    Male Population 2009 12,431,061 1,548,147 10,882,914
    Female Population 2009 12,351,241 1,502,082 10,849,159
    Median Age 2009 33.5 37.8 33.0
    Population Rank Among Counties 2009 NA NA NA
    Population Per Square Mile 2009 94.7 15.8 318.5
    Area in Square Miles 2000 261,797.1 193,567.7 68,230.9
    Population Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Marriage and Divorce
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Marriages 2008 177,030 21,559 155,471
    Divorces 2008 79,438 9,590 69,848
    Marriage Rate per 1,000 Residents 2008 7.3 7.1 7.3
    Divorce Rate per 1,000 Residents 2008 3.3 3.2 3.3
    Marriage and Divorce Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Population Change
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Census Population 2000 20,851,820 2,907,272 17,944,548
    Change Since Census 2000-2009 3,930,482 142,957 3,787,525
    Change Since Census (%) 2000-2009 18.8% 4.9% 21.1%
    Population Projection 2015 28,015,550 3,251,101 24,764,449
    Projected Change 2009-2015 3,233,248 200,872 3,032,376
    Projected Change (%) 2009-2015 13.0% 6.6% 14.0%
    Population Change Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Population by Race/Ethnicity
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Total Anglo 2009 11,362,445 1,838,703 9,523,742
    Total Black 2009 2,862,310 261,226 2,601,084
    Total Hispanic 2009 9,461,097 921,982 8,539,115
    Total Other 2009 1,096,450 28,318 1,068,132
    Total Anglo (%) 2009 45.8% 60.3% 43.8%
    Total Black (%) 2009 11.5% 8.6% 12.0%
    Total Hispanic (%) 2009 38.2% 30.2% 39.3%
    Total Other (%) 2009 4.4% 0.9% 4.9%
    Population by Race/Ethnicity Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Population by Select Age Groups
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Age 0-4 2009 1,948,201 211,765 1,736,436
    Age 5-14 2009 3,500,868 395,028 3,105,840
    Age 15-44 2009 11,041,617 1,176,026 9,865,591
    Age 45-64 2009 5,817,827 770,441 5,047,386
    Age 65+ 2009 2,473,789 496,969 1,976,820
    Age 13-17 2009 1,808,514 212,166 1,596,348
    Age 13-19 2009 2,583,076 307,851 2,275,225
    Age <18 2009 6,557,436 738,163 5,819,273
    Age 85+ 2009 297,259 61,857 235,402
    Population by Select Age Groups Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Population by Percent of Total Population for Select Age Groups
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Age 0-4 (%) 2009 7.9% 6.9% 8.0%
    Age 5-14 (%) 2009 14.1% 13.0% 14.3%
    Age 15-44 (%) 2009 44.6% 38.6% 45.4%
    Age 45-64 (%) 2009 23.5% 25.3% 23.2%
    Age 65+ (%) 2009 10.0% 16.3% 9.1%
    Age 13-17 (%) 2009 7.3% 7.0% 7.3%
    Age 13-19 (%) 2009 10.4% 10.1% 10.5%
    Age <18 (%) 2009 26.5% 24.2% 26.8%
    Age 85+ (%) 2009 1.2% 2.0% 1.1%
    Population by Percent Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Foreign Born Population by Region and Selected Countries of Origin
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Total Foreign Born Population (ACS) 2005-2009 3,765,037 257,652 3,507,385
    Total Foreign Born Population (ACS %) 2005-2009 15.8% 8.7% 16.8%
    Total Foreign Born Population 2000 2,899,642 213,632 2,686,010
    Total Foreign Born Population (%) 2000 13.9% 7.3% 15.0%
    Africa 2005-2009 112,754 1,997 110,757
       Nigeria 2005-2009 33,285 307 32,978
    Asia 2005-2009 632,224 12,030 620,194
       China 2005-2009 56,796 672 56,124
       Taiwan 2005-2009 27,670 324 27,346
       Japan 2005-2009 12,687 436 12,251
       Korea 2005-2009 47,021 789 46,232
       India 2005-2009 124,610 1,932 122,678
       Iran 2005-2009 20,511 168 20,343
       Pakistan 2005-2009 38,034 337 37,697
       Phillipines 2005-2009 68,324 2,717 65,607
       Vietnam 2005-2009 126,893 2,309 124,584
    Australia and New Zealand Subregion 2005-2009 6,042 281 5,761
    Caribbean 2005-2009 50,952 1,369 49,583
       Cuba 2005-2009 18,932 510 18,422
    Central America 2005-2009 2,638,592 230,085 2,408,507
       Mexico 2005-2009 2,333,387 221,419 2,111,968
       El Salvador 2005-2009 158,902 3,801 155,101
       Guatemala 2005-2009 49,200 1,456 47,744
       Honduras 2005-2009 68,922 2,412 66,510
    Europe 2005-2009 171,082 7,414 163,668
       United Kingdom 2005-2009 43,200 2,065 41,135
       Germany 2005-2009 35,928 2,138 33,790
    North America 2005-2009 43,302 2,209 41,093
       Canada 2005-2009 43,031 2,169 40,862
    South America 2005-2009 106,597 2,147 104,450
       Colombia 2005-2009 33,696 717 32,979
    Foreign Born by Region and Selected Countries Sources and Links to More Detailed Data




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