Childress demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)7389791
Median age32.034.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.4:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%56%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1841%48%43%
Speak English85%65%79%
Speak Spanish14%30%13%
Childress, TX has a population of 6,093 and is the 5,705th largest city in the United States. The population density is 738 per sq mi which is 661% higher than the Texas average and 714% higher than the national average. The median age in Childress is 32 which is approximately 6% lower than the Texas average of 34. In Childress, 51% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 85% speak English and 14% speak Spanish. 70% of Childress residents were born in Texas, 24% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 5% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Childress is 661% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Childress is 6% lower than Texas.
  • In Childress 82.42% of the population is White.
  • In Childress 7.88% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Childress 1.56% of the population is Asian.

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Childress population breakdown by race

Black or African American7.88%11.95%12.63%
American Indian1.08%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian4.10%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race0.90%2.50%3.06%
Other race2.05%5.79%4.75%
In Childress, 20.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Childress, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).