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Plainview Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Plainview Area is 35,925. The Plainview Area population density is 35.75 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 Plainview Area is white, which represent 83.74% of the total population. The average Plainview Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

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

Population in 2010-2014: 35,925. #722

Population Density, #697

Plainview Area
35.75 per square mile
97.14 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:30,083 (83.74%, #516)
Black:1,534 (4.27%, #406)
Hispanic:20,620 (57.40%, #24)
Asian:170 (0.47%, #720)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):174 (0.48%, #376)
One Race, Other:1,703 (4.74%, see rank)
Two or More Races:2,261 (6.29%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:19,112 (92.69%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:164 (0.80%, see rank)
Cuban:6 (0.03%, see rank)
Central American:150 (0.73%, see rank)
South American:16 (0.08%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

31,194 (86.83%) out of the total population of 35,925 reported first ancestry.

 Plainview Area% of the Total PopulationTexasU.S.
Arab110.03%, see rank0.41%0.56%
Czech390.11%, see rank0.78%0.47%
Danish270.08%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch2520.70%, see rank0.82%1.40%
English1,5924.43%, see rank6.41%8.02%
French5461.52%, see rank2.40%3.34%
German2,6987.51%, see rank10.11%15.03%
Greek90.03%, see rank0.18%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.15%0.46%
Irish2,4716.88%, see rank7.15%10.80%
Italian1720.48%, see rank1.91%5.52%
Norwegian1330.37%, see rank0.51%1.42%
Polish1060.30%, see rank1.09%3.01%
Portuguese70.02%, see rank0.12%0.44%
Russian1320.37%, see rank0.31%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1970.55%, see rank1.03%0.99%
Scottish4331.21%, see rank1.41%1.72%
Subsaharan African9362.61%, see rank0.98%0.95%
Swedish770.21%, see rank0.57%1.27%
Swiss260.07%, see rank0.12%0.30%
Ukrainian160.04%, see rank0.08%0.31%
American1,8035.02%, see rank5.70%7.12%
Welsh420.12%, see rank0.37%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 18,577 (51.71%, see rank)
Females: 17,348 (48.29%, see rank)

Plainview Area
Male: 51.71%
Female: 48.29%
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)
Plainview Area
32.40 years old
33.90 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Plainview Area
31.60 years old
32.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Plainview Area
33.40 years old
35.00 years old
38.80 years old

 Plainview Area% of the Total PopulationTexasU.S.
Under 5 years2,9438.19%, see rank7.44%6.36%
5 to 9 years2,7947.78%, see rank7.58%6.51%
10 to 14 years2,8677.98%, see rank7.42%6.59%
15 to 19 years2,8828.02%, see rank7.25%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,9008.07%, see rank7.36%7.13%
25 to 34 years4,80513.38%, see rank14.44%13.47%
35 to 44 years4,26511.87%, see rank13.63%12.96%
45 to 54 years4,48112.47%, see rank13.23%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,5679.93%, see rank10.74%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,3116.43%, see rank6.32%7.64%
75 to 84 1,6204.51%, see rank3.33%4.25%
85 years and over4901.36%, see rank1.27%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Plainview AreaTexasU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population21,539, 100%16,426,730209,056,129
Less Than High School6,279, 29.15%, see rank18.42%13.67%
High School Graduate6,899, 32.03%, see rank25.24%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree5,273, 24.48%, see rank29.26%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,915, 8.89%, see rank17.95%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,173, 5.45%, see rank9.14%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.06, 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

 Plainview Area TexasU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten98487.60%12.40%77.20%22.80%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)4,78197.22%, see rank2.78%, see rank93.58%6.42%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)2,36292.80%, see rank7.20%, see rank93.90%6.10%90.60%9.40%
College1,69457.67%, see rank42.33%, see rank85.12%14.88%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School19064.74%, see rank35.26%, see rank72.33%27.67%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Plainview AreaTexasU.S.
Total Households11,644, 100%9,013,582116,211,092
Average Household Size2.84, see rank2.832.63
1 Person Households2,867, 24.62%, see rank24.94%27.57%
2 or More Person Households8,777, 75.38%, see rank75.06%72.43%
Family Households (Families)8,408, 72.21%, see rank69.65%66.22%
Average Family Size3.48, see rank3.513.32
Married-Couple Family6,177, 53.05%, see rank50.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,236, 27.79%, see rank30.35%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Plainview Area%TexasU.S.
15 Years and Over Total27,321see rank20,238,160252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over14,234100%, see rank9,961,996123,281,364
Never Married4,48931.54%, see rank34.84%35.77%
Married7,49852.68%, see rank53.50%52.04%
Widowed4583.22%, see rank2.24%2.57%
Divorced1,78912.57%, see rank9.43%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over13,087100%, see rank10,276,164129,692,771
Never Married3,27225.00%, see rank28.43%29.48%
Married7,07354.05%, see rank51.21%49.19%
Widowed1,2249.35%, see rank8.06%9.16%
Divorced1,51811.60%, see rank12.30%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Plainview Area%TexasU.S.
Native32,09289.33%, see rank83.53%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence27,23175.80%, see rank60.31%58.73%
Born in Different State4,65112.95%, see rank21.93%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2100.58%, see rank1.29%1.42%
Foreign Born3,83310.67%, see rank16.47%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1,2623.51%, see rank5.58%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2,5717.16%, see rank10.89%7.09%
Born In Europe370.10%, see rank0.71%1.53%
Born In Asia1820.51%, see rank3.19%3.82%
Born In Africa50.01%, see rank0.61%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America3,5529.89%, see rank11.74%6.83%
Born In Northern America570.16%, see rank0.18%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Plainview Area%TexasU.S.
English6,08852.28%, see rank65.20%79.39%
Spanish5,44446.75%, see rank28.41%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages580.50%, see rank2.71%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages540.46%, see rank2.87%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.81%0.99%

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

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