|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Plainview is 19,739. Plainview, Texas is the 1,891st largest city in the US.
Plainview is located entirely in Hale County.
The peak population of Plainview was in 2000, when its population was 22,331. In 2000, Plainview was the 1,424th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,891st largest city in the US. Plainview is currently 11.6% smaller than it was in 2000.
Plainview has shrunk 11.6% since the year 2000. Plainview, Texas's growth is extremely below average. 93% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Plainview has a population density of 1,608.7 people per square mile.
|1885||Agoura Hills, California||19,825||-4.2%|
|1886||Universal City, Texas||19,808||36.9%|
|1887||Lackawanna, New York||19,803||4.0%|
|1888||Forest Park, Georgia||19,798||-7.6%|
|1893||Broadview Heights, Ohio||19,686||23.0%|
|1895||Lake Zurich, Illinois||19,660||5.9%|
The total voting age population of Plainview, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 13,187. The voting age population is 47.4% male and 52.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.6% of the residents of Plainview are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Plainview are 81.7% White, 6.0% Black, 5.7% Two or more races, 5.2% Other, 0.9% American Indian and 0.5% Asian. Additionally, 64.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Plainview, 16.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.4%. On a per-household basis, 12.9% of families are below the poverty line in Plainview.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.7% of Plainview residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 76.0% of Plainview residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.3% have a bachelor's degree and 6.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Plainview residents aged 5 and older, 40.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 38.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Plainview is 5.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Plainview, 16.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Plainview is $48,430.
In Plainview, 56.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 43.7% of housing units in Plainview.
Of all the housing units in Plainview, 9.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Plainview, 4.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 380 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Plainview is $645.
In Plainview, 77.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.