East Texas Population

East Texas is commonly divided into three areas:

In East Texas, there are a number of cities and small towns located in 38 counties, as shown on the maps on this website. The population of East Texas today stands at over 1.9 million residents.

The population of the entire State of Texas was estimated at 28.3 million as of 2017. The smallest county population in 2017 was 134 residents in Loving County in West Texas.

Estimated Population of East Texas Cities and Towns (2017)

Shown below is the estimated population of selected East Texas cities and towns as of July 1, 2017, as published by the U.S. Census Bureau. For details of this data, visit the website of Census.gov

 

City or Town Population

Beaumont, Texas

119,114

Tyler, Texas

104,991

Longview, Texas

81,522

Port Arthur, Texas

55,498

Huntsville, Texas

41,277

Texarkana, Texas

37,333

Lufkin, Texas

35,837

Nacogdoches, Texas

33,614

Big Spring, Texas

27,905

Paris, Texas

24,800

Marshall, Texas

23,195

Orange, Texas

19,072

Palestine, Texas

18,306

Nederland, Texas

17,491

Mount Pleasant, Texas

16,257

Sulphur Springs, Texas

16,029

Jacksonville, Texas

14,910

Henderson, Texas

13,300

Port Neches, Texas

12,898

Lumberton, Texas

12,829

Athens, Texas

12,704

Vidor, Texas

10,854

Lamesa, Texas

9,211

Hillsboro, Texas

8,425

Bridge City, Texas

8,162

Jasper, Texas

7,604

Silsbee, Texas

6,724

Bridgeport, Texas

6,596

Carthage, Texas

6,581

Crockett, Texas

6,526

Gun Barrel City, Texas

6,102

Lindale, Texas

6,066

Rusk, Texas

5,541

Atlanta, Texas

5,487

Center, Texas

5,326

Diboll, Texas

5,303

Gilmer, Texas

5,184

Livingston, Texas

5,144

Mineola, Texas

4,686

Madisonville, Texas

4,672

New Boston, Texas

4,661

Pittsburg, Texas

4,651

Hallsville, Texas

4,243

Canton, Texas

3,878

Mabank, Texas

3,446

West Orange, Texas

3,419

Winnsboro, Texas

3,329

Bullard, Texas

3,287

Clarksville, Texas

3,191

Hideaway, Texas

3,127

Grand Saline, Texas

3,122

Chandler, Texas

3,014

Hooks, Texas

2,743

Mount Vernon, Texas

2,741

Van, Texas

2,728

Overton, Texas

2,498

Daingerfield, Texas

2,413

Newton, Texas

2,387

Malakoff, Texas

2,302

Waskom, Texas

2,184

Troup, Texas

2,000

Jefferson, Texas

1,967

Linden, Texas

1,934

West Tawakoni, Texas

1,895

San Augustine, Texas

1,886

Quitman, Texas

1,824

Hughes Springs, Texas

1,737

Big Sandy, Texas

1,384

Hawkins, Texas

1,305

Alto, Texas

1,230

Brownsboro, Texas

1,229

Hemphill, Texas

1,210

Frankston, Texas

1,189

Tenaha, Texas

1,158

New Summerfield, Texas

1,148

Timpson, Texas

1,143

Groveton, Texas

1,034

Arp, Texas

1,004

New London, Texas

994

Eustace, Texas

992

East Tawakoni, Texas

937

Coldspring, Texas

923

Clarksville, Texas

915

Centerville, Texas

899

East Mountain, Texas

824

Noonday, Texas

719

Zavalla, Texas

719

New Chapel Hill, Texas

627

Winona, Texas

601

Murchison, Texas

599

Snook, Texas

529

Gallatin, Texas

435

Yantis, Texas

405

Edom, Texas

391

Uncertain, Texas

94

 

List of East Texas Counties, County Seats and Population

The following is a list of the 38 counties and county seats in East Texas, with estimated 2017 population counts:

County Name
County Seat
Population
Area
Anderson Palestine 57,741 Upper East Texas
Angelina Lufkin 87,805 Deep East Texas
Bowie New Boston 94,012 Upper East Texas
Camp Pittsburg 12,855 Upper East Texas
Cass Linden 30,012 Upper East Texas
Cherokee Rusk 52,240 Upper East Texas
Delta Cooper 5,298 Upper East Texas
Franklin Mt. Vernon 10,767 Upper East Texas
Gregg Longview 123,367 Upper East Texas
Hardin Kountze 57,139 South East Texas
Harrison Marshall 66,661 Upper East Texas
Henderson Athens 81,064 Upper East Texas
Hopkins Sulphur Springs 36,496 Upper East Texas
Houston Crockett 23,021 Deep East Texas
Jasper Jasper 35,561 Deep East Texas
Jefferson Beaumont 256,299 South East Texas
Lamar Paris 49,587 Upper East Texas
Marion Jefferson 10,064 Upper East Texas
Morris Daingerfield 12,467 Upper East Texas
Nacogdoches Nacogdoches 65,580 Deep East Texas
Newton Newton 13,952 Deep East Texas
Orange Orange 85,047 South East Texas
Panola Carthage 23,243 Upper East Texas
Polk Livingston 49,162 Deep East Texas
Rains Emory 11,762 Upper East Texas
Red River Clarksville 12,229 Upper East Texas
Rusk Henderson 52,833 Upper East Texas
Sabine Hemphill 10,461 Deep East Texas
San Augustine San Augustine 8,253 Deep East Texas
San Jacinto Coldspring 28,270 Deep East Texas
Shelby Center 25,513 Deep East Texas
Smith Tyler 227,727 Upper East Texas
Titus Mt. Pleasant 32,904 Upper East Texas
Trinity Groveton 14,667 Deep East Texas
Tyler Woodville 21,539 Deep East Texas
Upshur Gilmer 41,281 Upper East Texas
Van Zandt Canton 55,182 Upper East Texas
Wood Quitman 44,314 Upper East Texas
Total - 38 Counties   1,926,375 East Texas


NOTE: Some entities define East Texas as being comprised of 41 counties. The 2010 US Census showed a population figure for these counties at 2,057,518 residents.


Map of East Texas Counties and Larger Cities

Map of East Texas Counties and Larger Cities

 

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