Jim Wells County, TX Demographics

The total population of Jim Wells County is estimated to be 39,060 with 19,461 males (49.82%) and 19,599 females (50.18%). There are 138 more females than males in Jim Wells County.
The median household income in Jim Wells County was $51,483 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 479(0.92%) from $51,962 in 2020. This income is 69.01% 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, Jim Wells County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $60,258. Overall, the median household income for the county of Jim Wells County stands at $51,483.
In Jim Wells County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $35,223 for males and $21,793 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $60,258 for males and $34,710 for females.
In Jim Wells County, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, Some Other Race households report a median household income of $64,990, followed by White households at $51,532, and Two or More Races households with a median household income of $42,847.
In 2022, the population of Jim Wells County was 38,826, a 0.25% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Jim Wells County's population was 38,923, an increase of 0.12% compared to a population of 38,877 in 2020.
The median age in Jim Wells County, TX is 35.8, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 22.93% were under the age of 15, 19.32% aged 15 to 29, 42.27% aged 30 to 64, 13.62% aged 65 to 84, and 1.86% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Jim Wells County population: 90.53% are White, 0.84% are Black or African American, 0.65% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.09% are Asian, 0.40% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 2.23% are some other race and 5.25% are multiracial.