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Texas Counties by Population

Below are the 254 Texas counties sorted by population from 1 to 253 (there are some ties). The population data are from the 2021 Population Estimates Program and 2020 American Community Survey. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

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Rank County Population
1 Harris County 4,728,030
2 Dallas County 2,586,050
3 Tarrant County 2,126,477
4 Bexar County 2,028,236
5 Travis County 1,305,154
6 Collin County 1,109,462
7 Denton County 941,647
8 Hidalgo County 880,356
9 El Paso County 867,947
10 Fort Bend County 858,527
11 Montgomery County 648,886
12 Williamson County 643,026
13 Cameron County 423,029
14 Brazoria County 379,689
15 Bell County 379,617
16 Galveston County 355,062
17 Nueces County 353,079
18 Lubbock County 314,451
19 Webb County 267,945
20 McLennan County 263,115
21 Hays County 255,397
22 Jefferson County 253,704
23 Smith County 237,186
24 Brazos County 237,032
25 Ellis County 202,678
26 Johnson County 187,280
27 Guadalupe County 177,036
28 Comal County 174,986
29 Midland County 167,969
30 Ector County 161,091
31 Kaufman County 157,768
32 Parker County 156,764
33 Randall County 143,854
34 Taylor County 143,326
35 Grayson County 139,336
36 Wichita County 130,069
37 Gregg County 124,201
38 Tom Green County 119,411
39 Potter County 116,547
40 Rockwall County 116,381
41 Hunt County 103,394
42 Bastrop County 102,058
43 Liberty County 97,621
44 Bowie County 92,581
45 Victoria County 90,964
46 Angelina County 86,506
47 Orange County 84,742
48 Coryell County 84,232
49 Henderson County 83,667
50 Walker County 77,977
51 Wise County 71,714
52 San Patricio County 69,699
53 Harrison County 69,150
54 Starr County 66,049
55 Nacogdoches County 64,668
56 Hood County 64,222
57 Van Zandt County 61,275
58 Waller County 59,781
59 Anderson County 58,402
60 Maverick County 58,056
61 Hardin County 56,973
62 Navarro County 53,591
63 Kerr County 53,161
64 Rusk County 52,743
65 Medina County 51,981
66 Polk County 51,899
67 Wilson County 51,257
68 Cherokee County 51,097
69 Burnet County 50,954
70 Lamar County 50,098
71 Atascosa County 49,939
72 Chambers County 48,865
73 Val Verde County 47,564
74 Caldwell County 46,791
75 Kendall County 46,788
76 Wood County 45,875
77 Erath County 43,378
78 Cooke County 42,244
79 Upshur County 41,774
80 Wharton County 41,721
81 Jim Wells County 38,847
82 Brown County 38,192
83 Hopkins County 37,211
84 Fannin County 36,569
85 Hill County 36,471
86 Matagorda County 36,344
87 Washington County 35,891
88 Howard County 34,128
89 Jasper County 32,975
90 Hale County 32,220
91 Titus County 31,183
92 Bee County 30,924
93 Kleberg County 30,635
94 Austin County 30,380
95 Grimes County 30,287
96 Palo Pinto County 28,686
97 Cass County 28,560
98 San Jacinto County 27,878
99 Gillespie County 27,297
100 Milam County 25,106
101 Uvalde County 24,729
102 Fayette County 24,687
103 Aransas County 24,510
104 Shelby County 23,939
105 Panola County 22,675
106 Lampasas County 22,252
107 Houston County 22,241
108 Limestone County 22,119
109 Llano County 21,978
110 Gaines County 21,895
111 Bandera County 21,565
112 Hockley County 21,363
113 Moore County 21,118
114 Gray County 21,030
115 Colorado County 20,630
116 Lavaca County 20,544
117 Hutchinson County 20,495
118 Montague County 20,409
119 Willacy County 20,316
120 Tyler County 20,077
121 DeWitt County 19,918
122 Jones County 19,873
123 Freestone County 19,774
124 Calhoun County 19,727
125 Gonzales County 19,641
126 Bosque County 18,503
127 Andrews County 18,440
128 Frio County 18,436
129 Deaf Smith County 18,329
130 Burleson County 18,051
131 Young County 17,977
132 Eastland County 17,864
133 Lee County 17,706
134 Falls County 17,313
135 Robertson County 16,958
136 Scurry County 16,824
137 Leon County 15,959
138 Jackson County 15,121
139 Pecos County 15,118
140 Karnes County 14,754
141 Nolan County 14,597
142 Reeves County 14,487
143 Callahan County 14,115
144 Zapata County 13,908
145 Trinity County 13,827
146 Comanche County 13,775
147 Madison County 13,718
148 Lamb County 12,898
149 Wilbarger County 12,731
150 Camp County 12,616
151 Rains County 12,509
152 Dawson County 12,413
153 Newton County 12,241
154 Morris County 12,030
155 Blanco County 11,886
156 Terry County 11,754
157 Red River County 11,555
158 Live Oak County 11,377
159 Ward County 11,194
160 Franklin County 10,464
161 Clay County 10,263
162 Sabine County 10,039
163 Runnels County 9,943
164 Parmer County 9,813
165 Ochiltree County 9,782
166 Duval County 9,756
167 Marion County 9,645
168 Zavala County 9,534
169 Somervell County 9,469
170 Brewster County 9,450
171 Stephens County 9,173
172 Mitchell County 9,070
173 Jack County 8,712
174 Archer County 8,681
175 Dimmit County 8,473
176 Hamilton County 8,229
177 San Augustine County 7,922
178 Coleman County 7,735
179 Yoakum County 7,607
180 McCulloch County 7,533
181 Winkler County 7,415
182 Castro County 7,374
183 Dallam County 7,172
184 Goliad County 7,163
185 Swisher County 7,008
186 Brooks County 6,994
187 Bailey County 6,835
188 Refugio County 6,756
189 Childress County 6,736
190 La Salle County 6,670
191 Presidio County 6,140
192 Garza County 5,863
193 San Saba County 5,827
194 Carson County 5,746
195 Lynn County 5,688
196 Haskell County 5,411
197 Hartley County 5,397
198 Delta County 5,392
199 Floyd County 5,350
200 Martin County 5,211
201 Hansford County 5,159
202 Crosby County 5,106
203 Wheeler County 4,927
204 Jim Hogg County 4,801
205 Crane County 4,680
206 Mills County 4,480
207 Kimble County 4,365
208 Mason County 3,943
209 Fisher County 3,706
210 Hardeman County 3,552
211 Baylor County 3,477
212 Knox County 3,351
213 Concho County 3,341
214 Coke County 3,321
215 Sutton County 3,319
216 Hudspeth County 3,287
217 Hemphill County 3,271
218 Donley County 3,268
219 Upton County 3,265
220 Reagan County 3,253
221 Shackelford County 3,212
222 Kinney County 3,130
223 Crockett County 3,068
224 Lipscomb County 2,931
225 Hall County 2,845
226 Real County 2,826
227 Sherman County 2,798
228 Collingsworth County 2,615
229 Cochran County 2,516
230 Schleicher County 2,429
231 Culberson County 2,193
232 Menard County 1,982
233 Jeff Davis County 1,949
234 Armstrong County 1,839
235 Dickens County 1,740
236 Oldham County 1,717
237 Irion County 1,552
238 Throckmorton County 1,495
239 Edwards County 1,438
240 Briscoe County 1,403
241 TIE Sterling County and Cottle County 1,381
242 Stonewall County 1,217
243 Glasscock County 1,149
244 Foard County 1,080
245 Motley County 1,067
246 Roberts County 797
247 Kent County 749
248 Terrell County 724
249 Borden County 617
250 McMullen County 608
251 Kenedy County 340
252 King County 258
253 Loving County 57

United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 17 March 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2020 to July 1, 2021. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

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