Kaufman County, TX Demographics

The total population of Kaufman County is estimated to be 149,773 with 74,364 males (49.65%) and 75,409 females (50.35%). There are 1,045 more females than males in Kaufman County.
The median household income in Kaufman County was $81,271 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 518(0.63%) from $81,789 in 2020. This income is 108.93% 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, Kaufman County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $110,642. Overall, the median household income for the county of Kaufman County stands at $94,868.
In Kaufman County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $49,436 for males and $31,328 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $61,303 for males and $54,043 for females.
In Kaufman County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, American Indian and Alaska Native households have the highest median household income at $152,639, while Asian households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $54,941.
In 2022, the population of Kaufman County was 172,366, a 8.94% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Kaufman County's population was 158,216, an increase of 7.54% compared to a population of 147,126 in 2020.
The median age in Kaufman County, TX is 35.0, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 23.22% were under the age of 15, 19.33% aged 15 to 29, 45.96% aged 30 to 64, 10.34% aged 65 to 84, and 1.15% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Kaufman County population: 71.66% are White, 13.64% are Black or African American, 0.32% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.35% are Asian, 0.08% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.49% are some other race and 9.46% are multiracial.