New Braunfels, Texas Population 2019
New Braunfels is a city located in the state of Texas. It is located in both Guadalupe County and Comal County, where it serves as the county seat. New Braunfels was first established in 1845, and since that time it has grown at a slow but steady rate.
The last official population was 57,740 at the time of the 2010 census. This number has risen to approximately 79,000 according to recent estimated from the Census Bureau.
City Size and Population Density of New Braunfels, TX
The city’s total area is almost 45 square miles with a population density of 1,513 people per square mile.
Population Statistics in New Braunfels
People between the ages of 25 and 44 make up the largest age group or 28.4% of the population. Over one-quarter of the population is under 18, while almost 17% are at least 65.
There are just 91.9 males for every 100 females residing in New Braunfels. Almost 11% of the population lives below the federal poverty line.
New Braunfels Population Growth
The city has experienced substantial growth since the mid-19th century. The most recent estimates show that the population is up over 28% since the census was taken in 2010. At this rate, it will only be a short time before this growing city hits a total population of over 100,000 residents.
New Braunfels Demographics
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of New Braunfels was:
- White: 90.27%
- Other race: 3.50%
- Black or African American: 2.33%
- Two or more races: 2.24%
- Asian: 1.47%
- Native American: 0.18%
- Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
New Braunfels, Texas's estimated population is 84,612 according to the most recent United States census estimates. New Braunfels, Texas is the 45th largest city in Texas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.
The population density is 1879.88 people/mi² (725.82 people/km²), with a household density of 237.90 people/km² (616.16 people/mi²).
The overall median age is 36.1 years, 35.2 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.7 males.
Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 27,733 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.8%, with a median rent of $1099/month. The median house has 5.5 rooms, and has a value of $186,000.
The median income for households in New Braunfels, Texas is $64,208, while the mean household income is $80,559.