According to the 2000 Census, Nolan County, Texas has a population of 15,802 people. Of those, 12,397 (80%) are White, 739 (4%) are Black, and 4,431 (27%) are Latino. However, 134 (or 1% of the 15,802 people) are not residents by choice but are people in prison.
A more accurate description would not include the prisoners. This would give Nolan County a population of 15,668 with a demographic that is 79% White, 4% Black, and 28% Latino.