East Texas Population

East Texas is commonly divided into three areas, with these Census 2020 population numbers:

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 as of 2020 stands at over 1.9 million residents.

Texas has a population of 29,145,505 (2020 by Census Bureau).The most populous county is Harris County with 4,731,145 residents. Loving County in West Texas has the least population, with only 64 residents.

Population of East Texas Cities and Towns (2020)

Shown below is the population of selected East Texas cities and towns as of 2020, 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

115,282

Tyler, Texas

105,995

Longview, Texas

81,638

Port Arthur, Texas

56,039

Huntsville, Texas

45,941

Texarkana, Texas

36,193

Lufkin, Texas

34,143

Nacogdoches, Texas

32,147

Big Spring, Texas

26,144

Paris, Texas

24,476

Marshall, Texas

23,392

Orange, Texas

19,324

Nederland, Texas

18,856

Palestine, Texas

18,544

Mount Pleasant, Texas

16,047

Sulphur Springs, Texas

15,941

Jacksonville, Texas

13,997

Port Neches, Texas

13,692

Lumberton, Texas

13,554

Henderson, Texas

13,271

Athens, Texas

12,857

Vidor, Texas

9,789

Bridge City, Texas

9,546

Lamesa, Texas

8,674

Whitehouse, Texas

8,257

Hillsboro, Texas

8,221

Silsbee, Texas

6,935

Jasper, Texas

6,884

Carthage, Texas

6,569

Crockett, Texas

6,332

Gun Barrel City, Texas

6,190

Gladewater, Texas

6,134

Lindale, Texas

6,059

Bridgeport, Texas

5,923

Livingston, Texas

5,640

Atlanta, Texas

5,433

Rusk, Texas

5,285

Center, Texas

5,221

Gilmer, Texas

4,843

Mineola, Texas

4,823

New Boston, Texas

4,612

Diboll, Texas

4,457

Madisonville, Texas

4,420

Pittsburg, Texas

4,335

Hallsville, Texas

4,277

Canton, Texas

4,229

Mabank, Texas

4,050

Wills Point, Texas

3,747

West Orange, Texas

3,459

Winnsboro, Texas

3,455

Bullard, Texas

3,318

Chandler, Texas

3,275

Hideaway, Texas

3,201

Grand Saline, Texas

3,107

Onalaska, Texas

3,020

Lake Cherokee, Texas

2,920

Clarksville, Texas

2,857

Van, Texas

2,664

Daingerfield, Texas

2,522

Hooks, Texas

2,518

Mount Vernon, Texas

2,491

Woodville, Texas

2,403

Overton, Texas

2,275

Kountze, Texas

2,116

Malakoff, Texas

2,179

Kirbyville, Texas

2,036

Huntington, Texas

2,025

Troup, Texas

2,006

Quitman, Texas

1,942

San Augustine, Texas

1,920

Waskom, Texas

1,910

West Tawakoni, Texas

1,895

Jefferson, Texas

1,875

Linden, Texas

1,825

Newton, Texas

1,633

Hughes Springs, Texas

1,575

Grapeland, Texas

1,427

Lone Star, Texas

1,400

Tatum, Texas

1,342

Elkhart, Texas

1,287

Hawkins, Texas

1,274

Big Sandy, Texas

1,231

Brownsboro, Texas

1,212

Eustace, Texas

1,137

Frankston, Texas

1,126

Hemphill, Texas

1,029

Alto, Texas

1,027

Tenaha, Texas

989

Timpson, Texas

989

New London, Texas

958

Groveton, Texas

918

Centerville, Texas

905

East Mountain, Texas

899

Arp, Texas

892

New Summerfield, Texas

843

Berryville, Texas

824

East Tawakoni, Texas

824

Coldspring, Texas

819

Winona, Texas

623

New Chapel Hill, Texas

620

Noonday, Texas

612

Zavalla, Texas

603

Murchison, Texas

516

Snook, Texas

506

Alba, Texas

473

Yantis, Texas

405

Avinger, Texas

371

Edom, Texas

339

Reklaw, Texas

332

Gallatin, Texas

321

Coffee City, Texas

249

Uncertain, Texas

85

 

Population of East Texas Counties (2020)

The following is a list of the 38 counties and county seats in East Texas, with 2020 population counts:

County Name
County Seat
Population
Area
Anderson Palestine 57,922 Upper East Texas
Angelina Lufkin 86,395 Deep East Texas
Bowie New Boston 92,893 Upper East Texas
Camp Pittsburg 12,464 Upper East Texas
Cass Linden 28,454 Upper East Texas
Cherokee Rusk 50,412 Upper East Texas
Delta Cooper 5,230 Upper East Texas
Franklin Mt. Vernon 10,359 Upper East Texas
Gregg Longview 124,239 Upper East Texas
Hardin Kountze 56,231 South East Texas
Harrison Marshall 68,839 Upper East Texas
Henderson Athens 82,150 Upper East Texas
Hopkins Sulphur Springs 36,787 Upper East Texas
Houston Crockett 22,066 Deep East Texas
Jasper Jasper 32,980 Deep East Texas
Jefferson Beaumont 256,526 South East Texas
Lamar Paris 50,088 Upper East Texas
Marion Jefferson 9,725 Upper East Texas
Morris Daingerfield 11,973 Upper East Texas
Nacogdoches Nacogdoches 64,653 Deep East Texas
Newton Newton 12,217 Deep East Texas
Orange Orange 84,808 South East Texas
Panola Carthage 22,491 Upper East Texas
Polk Livingston 50,123 Deep East Texas
Rains Emory 12,164 Upper East Texas
Red River Clarksville 11,587 Upper East Texas
Rusk Henderson 52,214 Upper East Texas
Sabine Hemphill 9,984 Deep East Texas
San Augustine San Augustine 7,918 Deep East Texas
San Jacinto Coldspring 27,402 Deep East Texas
Shelby Center 24,022 Deep East Texas
Smith Tyler 233,479 Upper East Texas
Titus Mt. Pleasant 31,247 Upper East Texas
Trinity Groveton 13,602 Deep East Texas
Tyler Woodville 19,798 Deep East Texas
Upshur Gilmer 40,892 Upper East Texas
Van Zandt Canton 59,541 Upper East Texas
Wood Quitman 44,843 Upper East Texas
Total - 38 Counties   1,918,718 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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