The Texas Demographic Center produces annual estimates of the total population of counties and places in the state. Estimates of county populations by age, sex, and race/ethnicity are also available. The TDC annual estimates aid state and local governments, policymakers, and other stakeholders to gauge the growth and demographic composition of the state, counties, and places and access funding and resources for their area. [Download Estimates]
Recent studies conducted during the pandemic have helped to identify subsets of the population most impacted by the coronavirus and the pandemic-induced economic recession.
The latest brief from the Texas Demographic Center uses the recently released 2019 American Community Survey one-year summary file data to estimate Texas’s most vulnerable populations,
their share of the population, and explore some of their pre-existing challenges, specifically around housing and food insecurity and health insurance status.
The Texas Demographic Center produced a brief to summarize our 2018 population estimates. This brief includes: the estimated population of counties and places, the components of population change by county and county characteristics, and demographic shifts in age distribution and race/ethnicity composition. We also map the aging of the state and rank the fastest growing, and declining, cities in Texas. [View Report]
The Texas Demographic Center released updated population projections for the State and all its counties. In this brief, we summarize our most recent projections, employing migration patterns between 2010 and 2015, including a new race/ethnicity category—non-Hispanic Asian, and expanding the age distribution to 95 years and older. We provide information on the projected growth of the population by sex, select age groups, and race/ethnicity. We also include a list of the fastest growing and declining counties in the State. [View Report]
The Texas Demographic Center produces projections of the total population of the State and all its counties. Projections of populations are also available by age, sex, and race/ethnicity. TDC projections aid state and local governments, policymakers, and other stakeholders to anticipate and plan for population change and shifts in the demographic composition of the State and counties. [Download Projections]