Texas Population 1900-2019

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the state of Texas from 1900 to 2019.
  • The population of Texas in 2019 was 28,995,881, a 1.28% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Texas in 2018 was 28,628,666, a 1.18% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Texas in 2017 was 28,295,273, a 1.36% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Texas in 2016 was 27,914,410, a 1.62% increase from 2015.
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates

MLA Citation:
State Population Ranking
State Name Population
California 39,512,223
Texas 28,995,881
Florida 21,477,737
New York 19,453,561
Pennsylvania 12,801,989
Illinois 12,671,821
Ohio 11,689,100
Georgia 10,617,423
North Carolina 10,488,084
Michigan 9,986,857
New Jersey 8,882,190
Virginia 8,535,519
Washington 7,614,893
Arizona 7,278,717
Massachusetts 6,892,503
Tennessee 6,829,174
Indiana 6,732,219
Missouri 6,137,428
Maryland 6,045,680
Wisconsin 5,822,434
Colorado 5,758,736
Minnesota 5,639,632
South Carolina 5,148,714
Alabama 4,903,185
Louisiana 4,648,794
Kentucky 4,467,673
Oregon 4,217,737
Oklahoma 3,956,971
Connecticut 3,565,287
Utah 3,205,958
Iowa 3,155,070
Nevada 3,080,156
Arkansas 3,017,804
Mississippi 2,976,149
Kansas 2,913,314
New Mexico 2,096,829
Nebraska 1,934,408
West Virginia 1,792,147
Idaho 1,787,065
Hawaii 1,415,872
New Hampshire 1,359,711
Maine 1,344,212
Montana 1,068,778
Rhode Island 1,059,361
Delaware 973,764
North Dakota 762,062
Alaska 731,545
Wyoming 578,759
Texas - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 28,995,881 1.28%
2018 28,628,666 1.18%
2017 28,295,273 1.36%
2016 27,914,410 1.62%
2015 27,470,056 1.88%
2014 26,964,333 1.83%
2013 26,480,266 1.52%
2012 26,084,481 1.71%
2011 25,645,629 1.60%
2010 25,241,971 1.77%
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%