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As of 2010-2014, the total population of De Witt County is 20,397, which is 1.92% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 25.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The De Witt County population density is 22.40 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 97.14 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in De Witt County is white, which represent 70.04% of the total population. The average De Witt County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 20,397. #117

Population Growth Since 2000, #154

De Witt County

Population Density, #123

De Witt County
22.40 per square mile
97.14 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:14,286 (70.04%, #238)
Black:1,992 (9.77%, #59)
Hispanic:6,788 (33.28%, #102)
Asian:21 (0.10%, #198)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):24 (0.12%, #208)
One Race, Other:3,603 (17.66%, see rank)
Two or More Races:471 (2.31%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:6,382 (94.02%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:17 (0.25%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:40 (0.59%, see rank)
South American:18 (0.27%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

18,884 (92.58%) out of the total population of 20,397 reported first ancestry.

 De Witt County% of the Total PopulationTexasU.S.
Arab120.06%, see rank0.41%0.56%
Czech7513.68%, see rank0.78%0.47%
Danish630.31%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch1800.88%, see rank0.82%1.40%
English1,2536.14%, see rank6.41%8.02%
French4842.37%, see rank2.40%3.34%
German5,32826.12%, see rank10.11%15.03%
Greek100.05%, see rank0.18%0.41%
Hungarian30.01%, see rank0.15%0.46%
Irish1,8008.82%, see rank7.15%10.80%
Italian930.46%, see rank1.91%5.52%
Norwegian290.14%, see rank0.51%1.42%
Polish7043.45%, see rank1.09%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.12%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.31%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1910.94%, see rank1.03%0.99%
Scottish1660.81%, see rank1.41%1.72%
Subsaharan African160.08%, see rank0.98%0.95%
Swedish830.41%, see rank0.57%1.27%
Swiss240.12%, see rank0.12%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.08%0.31%
American9994.90%, see rank5.70%7.12%
Welsh300.15%, see rank0.37%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 10,771 (52.81%, see rank)
Females: 9,626 (47.19%, see rank)

De Witt County
Male: 52.81%
Female: 47.19%
Male: 49.63%
Female: 50.37%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
De Witt County
41.90 years old
33.90 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
De Witt County
40.20 years old
32.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
De Witt County
46.00 years old
35.00 years old
38.80 years old

 De Witt County% of the Total PopulationTexasU.S.
Under 5 years1,2546.15%, see rank7.44%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,2456.10%, see rank7.58%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,2386.07%, see rank7.42%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,1965.86%, see rank7.25%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,1265.52%, see rank7.36%7.13%
25 to 34 years2,26911.12%, see rank14.44%13.47%
35 to 44 years2,46312.08%, see rank13.63%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,00314.72%, see rank13.23%14.09%
55 to 64 years2,71813.33%, see rank10.74%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,8979.30%, see rank6.32%7.64%
75 to 84 1,2946.34%, see rank3.33%4.25%
85 years and over6943.40%, see rank1.27%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 De Witt CountyTexasU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population14,338, 100%16,426,730209,056,129
Less Than High School3,417, 23.83%, see rank18.42%13.67%
High School Graduate5,295, 36.93%, see rank25.24%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree3,724, 25.97%, see rank29.26%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,318, 9.19%, see rank17.95%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree584, 4.07%, see rank9.14%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.22, see rank13.2113.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 De Witt County TexasU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten66689.64%10.36%77.20%22.80%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,02096.68%, see rank3.32%, see rank93.58%6.42%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)98192.35%, see rank7.65%, see rank93.90%6.10%90.60%9.40%
College46686.70%, see rank13.30%, see rank85.12%14.88%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School10298.04%, see rank1.96%, see rank72.33%27.67%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 De Witt CountyTexasU.S.
Total Households6,921, 100%9,013,582116,211,092
Average Household Size2.69, see rank2.832.63
1 Person Households2,093, 30.24%, see rank24.94%27.57%
2 or More Person Households4,828, 69.76%, see rank75.06%72.43%
Family Households (Families)4,706, 68.00%, see rank69.65%66.22%
Average Family Size3.46, see rank3.513.32
Married-Couple Family3,415, 49.34%, see rank50.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,215, 32.00%, see rank30.35%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 De Witt County%TexasU.S.
15 Years and Over Total16,660see rank20,238,160252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over8,732100%, see rank9,961,996123,281,364
Never Married2,70630.99%, see rank34.84%35.77%
Married4,41050.50%, see rank53.50%52.04%
Widowed3994.57%, see rank2.24%2.57%
Divorced1,21713.94%, see rank9.43%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over7,928100%, see rank10,276,164129,692,771
Never Married1,54519.49%, see rank28.43%29.48%
Married4,18452.77%, see rank51.21%49.19%
Widowed1,23415.57%, see rank8.06%9.16%
Divorced96512.17%, see rank12.30%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 De Witt County%TexasU.S.
Native19,74996.82%, see rank83.53%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence17,48485.72%, see rank60.31%58.73%
Born in Different State2,11510.37%, see rank21.93%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1500.74%, see rank1.29%1.42%
Foreign Born6483.18%, see rank16.47%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1820.89%, see rank5.58%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship4662.28%, see rank10.89%7.09%
Born In Europe490.24%, see rank0.71%1.53%
Born In Asia210.10%, see rank3.19%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.61%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America5742.81%, see rank11.74%6.83%
Born In Northern America40.02%, see rank0.18%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 De Witt County%TexasU.S.
English5,51679.70%, see rank65.20%79.39%
Spanish1,30618.87%, see rank28.41%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages751.08%, see rank2.71%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages80.12%, see rank2.87%3.36%
Other160.23%, see rank0.81%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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