According to the 2000 Census, Caldwell County, Texas has a population of 32,194 people. Of those, 22,577 (69%) are White, 2,735 (6%) are Black, and 13,018 (41%) are Latino. However, 1,142 (or 4% of the 32,194 people) are not residents by choice but are people in prison.
A more accurate description would not include the prisoners. This would give Caldwell County a population of 31,052 with a demographic that is 71% White, 7% Black, and 41% Latino.