Texas Population 1900-2018

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the state of Texas from 1900 to 2018.
  • The population of Texas in 2018 was 28,701,845, a 1.34% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Texas in 2017 was 28,322,717, a 1.38% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Texas in 2016 was 27,937,492, a 1.64% increase from 2015.
  • The population of Texas in 2015 was 27,486,814, a 1.89% increase from 2014.
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates

MLA Citation:
State Population Ranking
State Name Population
California 39,557,045
Texas 28,701,845
Florida 21,299,325
New York 19,542,209
Pennsylvania 12,807,060
Illinois 12,741,080
Ohio 11,689,442
Georgia 10,519,475
North Carolina 10,383,620
Michigan 9,995,915
New Jersey 8,908,520
Virginia 8,517,685
Washington 7,535,591
Arizona 7,171,646
Massachusetts 6,902,149
Tennessee 6,770,010
Indiana 6,691,878
Missouri 6,126,452
Maryland 6,042,718
Wisconsin 5,813,568
Colorado 5,695,564
Minnesota 5,611,179
South Carolina 5,084,127
Alabama 4,887,871
Louisiana 4,659,978
Kentucky 4,468,402
Oregon 4,190,712
Oklahoma 3,943,079
Connecticut 3,572,665
Utah 3,161,105
Iowa 3,156,145
Nevada 3,034,392
Arkansas 3,013,825
Mississippi 2,986,530
Kansas 2,911,505
New Mexico 2,095,428
Nebraska 1,929,268
West Virginia 1,805,832
Idaho 1,754,208
Hawaii 1,420,491
New Hampshire 1,356,458
Maine 1,338,404
Montana 1,062,305
Rhode Island 1,057,315
Delaware 967,171
North Dakota 760,077
Alaska 737,438
Wyoming 577,737
Texas - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2018 28,701,845 1.34%
2017 28,322,717 1.38%
2016 27,937,492 1.64%
2015 27,486,814 1.89%
2014 26,977,142 1.84%
2013 26,489,464 1.53%
2012 26,089,620 1.73%
2011 25,646,227 1.60%
2010 25,242,679 1.78%
2009 24,801,761 2.03%
2008 24,309,039 2.00%
2007 23,831,983 2.02%
2006 23,359,580 2.55%
2005 22,778,123 1.72%
2004 22,394,023 1.65%
2003 22,030,931 1.57%
2002 21,690,325 1.74%
2001 21,319,622 1.79%
2000 20,944,499 4.49%
1999 20,044,141 1.68%
1998 19,712,389 1.84%
1997 19,355,427 1.84%
1996 19,006,240 1.75%
1995 18,679,706 1.86%
1994 18,338,319 1.90%
1993 17,996,764 1.96%
1992 17,650,479 1.79%
1991 17,339,904 1.73%
1990 17,044,714 1.42%
1989 16,806,735 0.84%
1988 16,667,022 0.27%
1987 16,621,791 0.37%
1986 16,561,113 1.77%
1985 16,272,734 1.66%
1984 16,007,086 1.62%
1983 15,751,676 2.74%
1982 15,331,415 3.97%
1981 14,746,318 2.85%
1980 14,338,208 3.24%
1979 13,888,371 2.87%
1978 13,500,429 2.33%
1977 13,193,050 2.24%
1976 12,904,089 2.67%
1975 12,568,843 2.45%
1974 12,268,629 2.07%
1973 12,019,543 2.21%
1972 11,759,148 2.17%
1971 11,509,848 2.78%
1970 11,198,655 1.39%
1969 11,045,000 2.09%
1968 10,819,000 2.08%
1967 10,599,000 1.02%
1966 10,492,000 1.10%
1965 10,378,000 1.05%
1964 10,270,000 1.09%
1963 10,159,000 1.05%
1962 10,053,000 2.37%
1961 9,820,000 2.04%
1960 9,624,000 2.33%
1959 9,405,000 1.65%
1958 9,252,000 2.01%
1957 9,070,000 2.72%
1956 8,830,000 1.96%
1955 8,660,000 3.32%
1954 8,382,000 0.55%
1953 8,336,000 0.26%
1952 8,314,000 2.50%
1951 8,111,000 4.31%
1950 7,776,000 2.01%
1949 7,623,000 -0.04%
1948 7,626,000 3.22%
1947 7,388,000 2.65%
1946 7,197,000 5.44%
1945 6,826,000 -0.73%
1944 6,876,000 -1.94%
1943 7,012,000 4.49%
1942 6,711,000 1.91%
1941 6,585,000 2.49%
1940 6,425,000 1.02%
1939 6,360,000 0.94%
1938 6,301,000 0.82%
1937 6,250,000 0.94%
1936 6,192,000 1.13%
1935 6,123,000 1.16%
1934 6,053,000 0.65%
1933 6,014,000 0.89%
1932 5,961,000 0.91%
1931 5,907,000 1.08%
1930 5,844,000 1.42%
1929 5,762,000 1.53%
1928 5,675,000 1.76%
1927 5,577,000 2.27%
1926 5,453,000 2.27%
1925 5,332,000 2.34%
1924 5,210,000 2.62%
1923 5,077,000 2.46%
1922 4,955,000 2.10%
1921 4,853,000 2.75%
1920 4,723,000 1.99%
1919 4,631,000 -0.75%
1918 4,666,000 2.26%
1917 4,563,000 2.68%
1916 4,444,000 1.74%
1915 4,368,000 1.58%
1914 4,300,000 2.21%
1913 4,207,000 2.43%
1912 4,107,000 2.27%
1911 4,016,000 2.40%
1910 3,922,000 2.64%
1909 3,821,000 2.52%
1908 3,727,000 2.50%
1907 3,636,000 2.54%
1906 3,546,000 2.52%
1905 3,459,000 2.52%
1904 3,374,000 2.52%
1903 3,291,000 2.52%
1902 3,210,000 2.49%
1901 3,132,000 2.52%
1900 3,055,000 0.00%