Nueces County, TX Demographics

The total population of Nueces County is estimated to be 353,245 with 176,105 males (49.85%) and 177,140 females (50.15%). There are 1,035 more females than males in Nueces County.
The median household income in Nueces County was $64,289 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 55(0.09%) from $64,344 in 2020. This income is 86.17% 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, Nueces County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $76,615. Overall, the median household income for the county of Nueces County stands at $60,361.
In Nueces County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $41,273 for males and $25,246 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $57,596 for males and $41,152 for females.
In Nueces County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 6 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $86,802, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $50,330.
In 2022, the population of Nueces County was 351,674, a 0.44% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Nueces County's population was 353,230, a decline of 0.04% compared to a population of 353,376 in 2020.
The median age in Nueces County, TX is 36.0, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.31% were under the age of 15, 21.33% aged 15 to 29, 43.84% aged 30 to 64, 12.85% aged 65 to 84, and 1.67% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Nueces County population: 72.27% are White, 3.64% are Black or African American, 0.26% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.14% are Asian, 0.03% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.49% are some other race and 18.17% are multiracial.