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2009 Poverty Estimates for 50 Largest Texas Counties

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau


Data compiled by Texas Food Bank Network

Total Pop. % Total Pop. Children in % Children Adults in % Adults Seniors in % Seniors in
in Poverty in Poverty Poverty in Poverty Poverty in Poverty Poverty Poverty
USA 42,868,163 14% 14,656,962 20% 24,618,252 13% 3,592,949 9%
Texas 4,150,242 17% 1,661,402 24% 2,201,653 15% 287,187 12%
Angelina 12,153 15% 4,980 22% 6,037 13% 1,136 10%
Bastrop 10,960 15% 4,079 21% 5,949 13% 932 12%
Bell 44,201 16% 18,848 22% 22,671 14% 2,682 10%
Bexar 287,077 18% 115,499 25% 151,264 15% 20,314 12%
Bowie 17,645 20% 6,517 29% 9,543 17% 1,585 13%
Brazoria 27,917 10% 11,099 13% 14,405 8% 2,413 9%
Brazos 53,724 32% 10,008 25% 42,534 37% 1,182 9%
Cameron 134,538 34% 62,760 46% 62,082 29% 9,696 23%
Collin 58,036 7% 18,337 8% 34,705 7% 4,994 8%
Coryell 9,908 14% 3,716 22% 5,499 12% 693 13%
Dallas 454,226 19% 189,266 28% 242,819 16% 22,141 11%
Denton 59,130 9% 16,779 9% 38,519 9% 3,832 9%
Ector 22,485 17% 9,295 25% 11,633 15% 1,557 11%
Ellis 16,797 11% 6,968 16% 8,641 9% 1,188 8%
El Paso 174,698 24% 76,383 33% 80,879 19% 17,436 22%
Fort Bend 38,632 7% 15,375 10% 19,653 6% 3,604 9%
Galveston 43,012 15% 14,494 20% 24,404 14% 4,114 13%
Grayson 16,132 14% 5,797 20% 9,022 13% 1,313 8%
Gregg 16,756 14% 6,725 21% 8,407 12% 1,624 11%
Guadalupe 13,471 11% 4,811 15% 7,155 10% 1,505 10%
Harris 691,820 17% 294,432 25% 360,743 14% 36,645 12%
Hays 32,987 22% 8,420 22% 23,508 24% 1,059 9%
Henderson 13,568 18% 4,752 27% 7,581 17% 1,235 9%
Hidalgo 260,644 35% 127,365 47% 114,891 29% 18,388 26%
Hunt 17,429 22% 5,895 29% 9,963 21% 1,571 15%
Jefferson 43,016 19% 15,825 27% 23,368 17% 3,823 12%
Johnson 17,365 11% 5,918 14% 10,409 11% 1,038 6%
Kaufman 13,639 14% 5,946 20% 6,920 11% 773 8%
Liberty 12,548 18% 5,154 26% 6,243 15% 1,151 15%
Lubbock 53,153 21% 15,065 23% 35,637 22% 2,451 8%
McLennan 52,708 23% 16,211 28% 34,529 24% 1,968 7%
Midland 16,072 12% 6,257 17% 8,519 11% 1,296 9%
Montgomery 51,378 12% 19,338 16% 28,691 10% 3,349 8%
Nueces 63,408 20% 25,020 29% 32,686 17% 5,702 15%
Orange 12,733 16% 4,504 22% 7,162 14% 1,067 10%
Parker 10,750 10% 4,723 16% 4,865 7% 1,162 9%
Potter 26,811 22% 9,663 29% 15,551 22% 1,597 11%
Randall 9,639 8% 2,051 7% 7,101 10% 487 4%
Rockwall 6,139 8% 2,632 11% 3,052 6% 455 6%
San Patricio 9,979 15% 4,424 24% 4,346 11% 1,209 13%
Smith 33,222 16% 13,236 25% 17,298 14% 2,688 9%
Tarrant 258,917 15% 110,914 22% 135,183 12% 12,820 9%
Taylor 17,487 14% 6,033 19% 10,392 14% 1,062 7%
Tom Green 16,306 16% 5,557 22% 9,545 15% 1,204 8%
Travis 163,630 16% 56,690 23% 101,077 14% 5,863 9%
Victoria 10,298 12% 3,392 14% 5,780 11% 1,126 10%
Webb 75,020 31% 39,426 44% 30,983 24% 4,611 24%
Wichita 17,092 15% 5,479 19% 10,310 15% 1,303 8%
Williamson 19,073 5% 8,250 7% 9,743 4% 1,080 3%