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Demographics

Forbes.com recognized Pecos as the “No. 2 Fastest Growing Small Town Nationally” in December 2012. And we’ve kept on growing ever since. In fact, Pecos grew 52 percent between 2010 and 2016, and the median income went up an impressive 14 percent.

Pecos Texas Demographic Summary

    2017 2016 2015 2013
Employees   3,678 4,030 3,511 3,288
Establishments     386 374 395


Total Population   15,200 13,376 13,160 13,315
Total Households   4,348 3,571 3,546 3,601
Female Population     5,240 5,146 5,275
--% Female      39.2% 39.1% 39.6%
Male Population     8,136 8,014 8,040
--% Male      60.8% 60.9% 60.4%
Population Density (per Sq. Mi.)     7.25 7.14 6.08


Age 0 - 4     5.8% 5.8% 6.5%
Age 5 - 14     12.8% 12.5% 11.7%
Age 15 - 19     6.1% 6.1% 6.6%
Age 20 - 24     10.3% 10.3% 9.4%
Age 25 - 34     16.5% 16.1% 15.5%
Age 35 - 44     15.3% 15.2% 14.8%
Age 45 - 54     12.5% 12.8% 13.7%
Age 55 - 64     9.4% 9.6% 10.0%
Age 65 - 74     6.2% 6.2% 6.3%
Age 75 - 84     3.7% 3.9% 4.0%
Age 85 +     1.4% 1.4% 1.5%
Median Age   37.5 34.1 34.5 35.2


Hispanic Ethnicity     74.4% 74.5% 73.6%
Not of Hispanic Ethnicity     25.6% 25.5% 26.4%


Income $ 0 - $9,999     10.9% 10.9% 12.2%
Income $ 10,000 - $14,999     9.4% 9.6% 10.6%
Income $ 15,000 - $24,999     12.7% 11.9% 13.7%
Income $ 25,000 - $34,999     12.4% 12.1% 14.2%
Income $ 35,000 - $49,999     16.6% 17.4% 17.0%
Income $ 50,000 - $74,999     17.0% 18.6% 17.0%
Income $ 75,000 - $99,999     11.4% 10.3% 7.9%
Income $100,000 - $124,999     6.6% 6.3% 5.0%
Income $125,000 - $149,999     1.4% 1.3% 1.3%
Income $150,000 +     1.7% 1.6% 1.1%
         
Average Household Income   $70,757 $49,881 $49,568 $44,874
Median Household Income   $55,630 $40,753 $39,621 $34,432
Per Capita Income     $16,572 $16,229 $14,513


Total Housing Units     4,099 4,061 4,014
Occupied Housing Units     87.9% 87.3% 85.4%
Vacant Housing Units     12.1% 12.7% 14.6%


Owner Occupied free and clear     72.9% 71.7% 53.9%
Owner Occupied with a mortgage or loan     27.1% 28.3% 21.8%
Renter Occupied Housing Units     926 906 817


Age 15 + Population     10,886 10,747 10,135
Divorced     10.9% 11.1% 9.9%
Never Married     35.2% 35.3% 31.1%
Now Married     48.8% 48.4% 52.4%
Now Married - Separated     5.0% 5.3% 5.1%
Widowed     5.1% 5.3% 6.6%


Total Population Age 25+     8,691 8,581 8,361
Grade K - 8     18.1% 17.9% 18.5%
Grade 9 - 12     17.9% 18.1% 18.3%
High School Graduate     29.3% 28.7% 28.5%
Associates Degree     3.1% 2.8% 2.4%
Bachelor's Degree     4.7% 5.0% 5.4%
Graduate Degree     1.6% 1.6% 1.7%
Some College, No Degree     17.1% 16.8% 15.8%


Source: SBDC Net National Information Clearing House

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