Ward County vs. Ector County

Ward County (TX)Ector County (TX)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)11,720162,124
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)10.0%18.2%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)10,658137,136
Population, Census, April 1, 201010,658137,130
Persons under 5 years, percent7.6%9.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent28.7%30.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent14.0%9.7%
Female persons, percent49.7%49.1%
White alone, percent90.8%90.4%
Black or African American alone, percent5.0%5.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.5%1.4%
Asian alone, percent0.6%1.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.2%
Two or More Races, percent2.0%1.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent54.3%61.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent39.4%31.8%
Veterans, 2014-20185336,269
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20188.7%13.2%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)4,80858,680
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201871.0%65.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$86,100$133,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,052$1,421
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$381$456
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$891$1,013
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201310.6%19.9%
Building permits, 20181740
Households, 2014-20183,95651,954
Persons per household, 2014-20182.903.02
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201882.7%82.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201835.8%45.2%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201881.2%88.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201868.6%81.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201878.7%76.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201813.6%15.6%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20188.3%8.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent21.3%21.1%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201860.0%68.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201847.5%56.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)22,343388,952
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)15,894823,669
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)36,6303,608,834
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)105,3972,711,683
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$9,688$18,789
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.223.1
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$64,630$60,676
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$26,570$28,700
Persons in poverty, percent13.9%12.9%
Total employer establishments, 20173003,639
Total employment, 20173,50059,190
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)186,2623,218,370
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20171.0%3.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201772112,423
All firms, 201266614,829
Men-owned firms, 20124248,746
Women-owned firms, 20121154,279
Minority-owned firms, 20122606,629
Nonminority-owned firms, 20123357,448
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201258412,464
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%2.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%1.6%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%1.6%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%30.5%
Women-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%26.3%
Population per square mile, 201012.8152.8
Land area in square miles, 2010835.60897.69

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Ward county (TX) and Ector county (TX) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.