Ector County, TX Demographics

The total population of Ector County is estimated to be 162,300 with 83,509 males (51.45%) and 78,791 females (48.55%). There are 4,718 less females than males in Ector County.
The median household income in Ector County was $70,232 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 1,265(1.77%) from $71,497 in 2020. This income is 94.14% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Ector County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $96,218. Overall, the median household income for the county of Ector County stands at $68,071.
In Ector County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $49,893 for males and $26,871 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $63,874 for males and $44,034 for females.
In Ector County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $132,657, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $53,880.
In 2022, the population of Ector County was 160,869, a 0.07% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Ector County's population was 160,764, a decline of 2.85% compared to a population of 165,485 in 2020.
The median age in Ector County, TX is 30.7, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 25.95% were under the age of 15, 22.88% aged 15 to 29, 41.74% aged 30 to 64, 8.45% aged 65 to 84, and 0.98% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Ector County population: 65.96% are White, 4.85% are Black or African American, 0.75% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.16% are Asian, 0.07% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 15.94% are some other race and 11.29% are multiracial.