According to the most recent Lynn County Texas demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Lynn County depicts it has a Population 2021 of 5,587 which is less than most other counties in the greater region. The county with the highest population in the area is Lubbock County which shows a population of 308,580 ( considerably bigger). Figure 3 uses the Lynn County population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Lynn County Texas depicts a decline of 328 (6%).
The total Lynn County Texas greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Lynn County shows it has a Population Change of -5.5% which is the second most population percent change of all the counties in the greater Lynn County region.
Looking at the Lynn County population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Lynn County Texas shows it has 6 people per square mile which is less than most other counties in the metro area. The next higher in terms of population density is Garza County only slightly larger with population density of 6. The county with the highest population density in the area is Lubbock County which shows a people per square mile of 345 ( quite a bit bigger). Figure 6 provides Lynn County demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Lynn County depicts it has a Median Age of 37.1 which is in the center range of other counties in the local area. The county with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Garza County which depicts an age of 43.5 (17.3% larger). Figure 9 shows the Lynn County Texas Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Lynn County shows it has a Hispanic or Latino of 46.4% which is less than most other counties in the metro area.
Lynn County Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. Lynn County has the smallest proportion of never married percent at 6% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of percent divorced at 7% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Lynn County households. Lynn County depicts it has a Family Size of 3.2 which is the second smallest in terms of average family size of all the other counties in the metro area. The county with the highest average family size in the area is Terry County which shows an average family size of 3.5 (10.0% larger).
Looking at Lynn County households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Lynn County depicts it has a Married-couple family of 82% which is the third most husband and wife family percent of all other counties in the greater Lynn County region. The county with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Garza County which depicts a husband and wife family percent of 88% (8.0% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Lynn County depicts it has a Birth Rate of 7.0% which is the highest of all counties in the greater Lynn County region. Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and it has one of the largest proportions of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 19% of the total and is ranked #3. Only #2 Dawson County (23%), and #1 Lubbock County (27%) are larger.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Lynn County households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Lynn County shows it has a Total Single People of 37% which is the second smallest in terms of percent of people who are single for any reason of all the other counties in the local area. The county with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the area is Dawson County which depicts a percent single of 56% (52.6% larger). Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Lynn County is approximately three-fourths the size. Also, benchmarked against the state of Texas, percent of people who are single for any reason of 48%, Lynn County is approximately three-fourths the size.
Lynn County Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. it has one of the largest proportions of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 at 32% of the total and is ranked #3. Only #2 Crosby County (34%), and #1 Dawson County (35%) are larger. Second, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 31% of the total and is ranked #1.
Lynn County Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
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