United States and Texas Populations
1850-2012
 

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PLEASE NOTE:

From 1930 forward, the official count date for the U.S. decennial census is April 1. Census estimates reflect July 1 populations in the given year.

  Official U.S.

Census Count

Official U.S.

Census Estimate

YEAR Texas U.S. Texas U.S.
1850 212592 23191876    
1860 604215 31443321    
1870 818579 38558371    
1880 1591749 50189209    
1890 2235527 62979766    
1900 3048710 76212168 3055000 76094000
1901     3132000 77585000
1902     3210000 79160000
1903     3291000 80632000
1904     3374000 82165000
1905     3459000 83820000
1906     3546000 85437000
1907     3636000 87000000
1908     3727000 88709000
1909     3821000 90492000
1910 3896542 92228496 3922000 92407000
1911     4016000 93868000
1912     4107000 95331000
1913     4207000 97227000
1914     4300000 99118000
1915     4368000 100549000
1916     4444000 101966000
1917     4563000 103266000
1918     4666000 103203000
1919     4631000 104512000
1920 4663228 106021537 4723000 106466000
1921     4853000 108541000
1922     4955000 110055000
1923     5077000 111950000
1924     5210000 114113000
1925     5332000 115832000
1926     5453000 117399000
1927     5577000 119038000
1928     5675000 120501000
1929     5762000 121770000
1930 5824715 123202624 5844000 123077000
1931     5907000 124040000
1932     5961000 124840000
1933     6014000 125579000
1934     6053000 126374000
1935     6123000 127250000
1936     6192000 128053000
1937     6250000 128825000
1938     6301000 129825000
1939     6360000 130880000
1940 6414824 132164569 6425000 131954000
1941     6585000 133121000
1942     6711000 133920000
1943     7012000 134245000
1944     6876000 132885000
1945     6826000 132481000
1946     7197000 140054000
1947     7388000 143446000
1948     7626000 146093000
1949     7623000 148665000
1950 7711194 151325798 7776000 151868000
1951     8111000 153982000
1952     8314000 156393000
1953     8336000 158956000
1954     8382000 161884000
1955     8660000 165069000
1956     8830000 168088000
1957     9070000 171187000
1958     9252000 174149000
1959     9405000 177135000
1960 9579677 179323175 9624000 179975000
1961     9820000 182973000
1962     10053000 185738000
1963     10159000 188438000
1964     10270000 191085000
1965     10378000 193460000
1966     10492000 195501000
1967     10599000 197374000
1968     10819000 199312000
1969     11045000 201306000
1970 11196730 203211926    
1971     11509848 206827026
1972     11759148 209283905
1973     12019543 211357481
1974     12268629 213341554
1975     12568843 215465255
1976     12904089 217562735
1977     13193050 219759869
1978     13500429 222095080
1979     13888371 224567241
1980 14229191 226545805    
1981     14746318 229465714
1982     15331415 231664458
1983     15751676 233791994
1984     16007086 235824902
1985     16272734 237923795
1986     16561113 240132887
1987     16621791 242288918
1988     16667022 244498982
1989     16806735 246819230
1990 16986335 248765170 17044714 249464396
1991     17339904 252153092
1992     17650479 255029699
1993     17996764 257782608
1994     18338319 260327021
1995     18679706 262803276
1996     19006240 265228572
1997     19355427 267783607
1998     19712389 270248003
1999     20044141 272690813
2000 20851820 281421906 20949316 282192162
2001     21334855 285102075
2002     21723220 287941220
2003     22103374 290788976
2004     22490022 293655404
2005     22928508 296507061
2006     23507783 299398484
2007     23904380 301621157
2008     24326974 304059724
2009     24782302 307006550
2010 25145561 308745538 25253466 309330219
2011     25674681 311591917
2012     26059203 313914040

SOURCES:

Forstall, Richard L. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1990. U.S. Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC, 1996.

Historical Annual Time Series of State Population Estimates and Demographic Components of Change 1900 to 1990 Total Population Estimates. Source: Population Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census. Note: the 1900 through 1989 estimates provided in the table above were taken from a now defunct Census page which had been located at http://eire.census.gov/popest/archives/state/st_stts.php. You may wish to attempt to access the page through http://www.waybackmachine.org. Sources for the defunct posting were listed as Current Population Reports, P-25, nos.139, 304, 460, 957, and 1106.

With each new issue of July 1 estimates, the Census Bureau revises estimates for years back to the last census. Previously published estimates are superseded and archived. Researchers may wish to review the more detailed U.S. estimates for the period 1900 through 1999 posted on the Census Bureau Web site at http://www.census.gov/popest/archives/pre-1980/

State Population Estimates: Annual Time Series, July 1, 1990 to July 1, 1999 (ST-99-3). Source: Population Estimates Program, Population Division, U.S. Census Bureau. Internet Release Date: December 29, 1999. http://www.census.gov/population/estimates/state/st-99-3.txt

Table 1: Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (NST-EST 2000-01). Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Release Date: December 2009.
http://www.census.gov/popest/states/NST-ann-est.html

U.S. Census Bureau Release CB10-CN.93, U.S. Census Bureau Announces 2010 Census Population Counts Apportionment Counts Delivered to President.
http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/2010_census/cb10-cn93.html

Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011 (NST-EST2011-01)
http://www.census.gov/popest/data/state/totals/2011/index.html

Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012 (NST-EST2012-01)
http://www.census.gov/popest/data/state/totals/2012/

 

 

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