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Grimes County Population and Races

 
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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Grimes County is 26,812, which is 13.84% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 25.13% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Grimes County population density is 33.45 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 Grimes County is white, which represent 74.59% of the total population. The average Grimes 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: 26,812. #98

Population Growth Since 2000, #68

Grimes County
13.84%
Texas
25.13%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #99

Grimes County
33.45 per square mile
Texas
97.14 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:19,999 (74.59%, #225)
Black:4,184 (15.60%, #33)
Hispanic:5,938 (22.15%, #147)
Asian:4 (0.01%, #217)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):371 (1.38%, #21)
One Race, Other:1,313 (4.90%, see rank)
Two or More Races:941 (3.51%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:5,725 (96.41%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:14 (0.24%, see rank)
Cuban:9 (0.15%, see rank)
Central American:83 (1.40%, see rank)
South American:46 (0.77%, see rank)
 

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

Population by First Ancestry

24,151 (90.08%) out of the total population of 26,812 reported first ancestry.

 Grimes County% of the Total PopulationTexasU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.41%0.56%
Czech3891.45%, see rank0.78%0.47%
Danish20.01%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch3771.41%, see rank0.82%1.40%
English2,5149.38%, see rank6.41%8.02%
French1,0794.02%, see rank2.40%3.34%
German4,44916.59%, see rank10.11%15.03%
Greek610.23%, see rank0.18%0.41%
Hungarian840.31%, see rank0.15%0.46%
Irish3,33012.42%, see rank7.15%10.80%
Italian4121.54%, see rank1.91%5.52%
Norwegian480.18%, see rank0.51%1.42%
Polish1,4075.25%, see rank1.09%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.12%0.44%
Russian720.27%, see rank0.31%0.92%
Scotch-Irish6032.25%, see rank1.03%0.99%
Scottish5281.97%, see rank1.41%1.72%
Subsaharan African670.25%, see rank0.98%0.95%
Swedish610.23%, see rank0.57%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.12%0.30%
Ukrainian40.01%, see rank0.08%0.31%
American1,8386.86%, see rank5.70%7.12%
Welsh740.28%, see rank0.37%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 14,400 (53.71%, see rank)
Females: 12,412 (46.29%, see rank)

Grimes County
Male: 53.71%
Female: 46.29%
Texas
Male: 49.63%
Female: 50.37%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

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

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Grimes County
39.20 years old
Texas
33.90 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Grimes County
38.90 years old
Texas
32.90 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Grimes County
39.60 years old
Texas
35.00 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Grimes County% of the Total PopulationTexasU.S.
Under 5 years1,5175.66%, see rank7.44%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,8096.75%, see rank7.58%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,8496.90%, see rank7.42%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,5185.66%, see rank7.25%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,6226.05%, see rank7.36%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,41312.73%, see rank14.44%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,50213.06%, see rank13.63%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,78214.11%, see rank13.23%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,63413.55%, see rank10.74%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,5019.33%, see rank6.32%7.64%
75 to 84 1,1894.43%, see rank3.33%4.25%
85 years and over4761.78%, see rank1.27%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Grimes CountyTexasU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population18,497, 100%16,426,730209,056,129
Less Than High School3,737, 20.20%, see rank18.42%13.67%
High School Graduate6,871, 37.15%, see rank25.24%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree5,743, 31.05%, see rank29.26%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,408, 7.61%, see rank17.95%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree738, 3.99%, see rank9.14%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.40, 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

 Grimes County TexasU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten52683.65%16.35%77.20%22.80%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,07296.65%, see rank3.35%, see rank93.58%6.42%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,39295.33%, see rank4.67%, see rank93.90%6.10%90.60%9.40%
College95283.51%, see rank16.49%, see rank85.12%14.88%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School9243.48%, see rank56.52%, see rank72.33%27.67%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Grimes CountyTexasU.S.
Total Households9,001, 100%9,013,582116,211,092
Average Household Size2.61, see rank2.832.63
1 Person Households2,438, 27.09%, see rank24.94%27.57%
2 or More Person Households6,563, 72.91%, see rank75.06%72.43%
Family Households (Families)6,244, 69.37%, see rank69.65%66.22%
Average Family Size3.26, see rank3.513.32
Married-Couple Family4,393, 48.81%, see rank50.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,757, 30.63%, see rank30.35%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Grimes County%TexasU.S.
15 Years and Over Total21,637see rank20,238,160252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over12,033100%, see rank9,961,996123,281,364
Never Married4,15134.50%, see rank34.84%35.77%
Married5,52945.95%, see rank53.50%52.04%
Widowed4393.65%, see rank2.24%2.57%
Divorced1,91415.91%, see rank9.43%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over9,604100%, see rank10,276,164129,692,771
Never Married2,40125.00%, see rank28.43%29.48%
Married5,03552.43%, see rank51.21%49.19%
Widowed1,09811.43%, see rank8.06%9.16%
Divorced1,07011.14%, see rank12.30%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Grimes County%TexasU.S.
Native24,47791.29%, see rank83.53%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence19,73473.60%, see rank60.31%58.73%
Born in Different State4,59617.14%, see rank21.93%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1470.55%, see rank1.29%1.42%
Foreign Born2,3358.71%, see rank16.47%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship6872.56%, see rank5.58%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1,6486.15%, see rank10.89%7.09%
Born In Europe1320.49%, see rank0.71%1.53%
Born In Asia40.01%, see rank3.19%3.82%
Born In Africa740.28%, see rank0.61%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America2,1257.93%, see rank11.74%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.18%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Grimes County%TexasU.S.
English7,47283.01%, see rank65.20%79.39%
Spanish1,39515.50%, see rank28.41%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages1041.16%, see rank2.71%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages140.16%, see rank2.87%3.36%
Other160.18%, see rank0.81%0.99%

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


 
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