Ward County vs. Pecos County

Ward County (TX)Pecos County (TX)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)11,72015,673
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)10.0%1.1%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)10,65815,507
Population, Census, April 1, 201010,65815,507
Persons under 5 years, percent7.6%6.5%
Persons under 18 years, percent28.7%24.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent14.0%13.4%
Female persons, percent49.7%43.1%
White alone, percent90.8%91.5%
Black or African American alone, percent5.0%4.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent1.5%1.4%
Asian alone, percent0.6%1.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent2.0%1.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent54.3%68.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent39.4%25.0%
Veterans, 2014-2018533852
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-20188.7%13.7%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)4,8085,749
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201871.0%71.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$86,100$75,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,052$1,119
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$381$391
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$891$872
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201310.6%13.1%
Building permits, 201815
Households, 2014-20183,9564,557
Persons per household, 2014-20182.902.99
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201882.7%85.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201835.8%53.6%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201881.2%77.5%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201868.6%60.5%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201878.7%69.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201813.6%9.8%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-20188.3%7.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent21.3%22.9%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201860.0%51.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201847.5%50.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)22,34336,556
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)15,89451,929
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)36,630135,633
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)105,397185,941
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$9,688$11,905
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201822.217.0
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$64,630$52,282
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$26,570$20,688
Persons in poverty, percent13.9%19.5%
Total employer establishments, 2017300329
Total employment, 20173,5003,619
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)186,262152,831
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20171.0%-7.1%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017721951
All firms, 2012666948
Men-owned firms, 2012424536
Women-owned firms, 2012115258
Minority-owned firms, 2012260521
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012335375
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012584804
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Women-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%15.0%
Population per square mile, 201012.83.3
Land area in square miles, 2010835.604,763.85

Source: United States Census Bureau

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