New Braunfels, Texas Population 2018

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 66,394 according to recent estimated from the Census Bureau. The city’s total area is almost 45 square miles with a population density of 1,513 people per square mile.

The city’s population is 84.3% white, 1.37% black, 10.93% other races, 2.24% multiracial, and less than 1% for each race of Native American, Pacific Islander and Asian. People of Hispanic or Latino origin make up over 34% of the total population. 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. 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 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201779,1525,8337.96%
201673,3193,1834.54%
201570,1364,2146.39%
201465,9222,8574.53%
201363,0652,1473.52%
201260,9181,5542.62%
201159,3641,2552.16%
201058,10921,6154.76%
200036,4949,1602.93%
199027,3344,9322.01%
198022,4024,5432.29%
197017,8592,2281.34%
196015,6313,4212.50%
195012,2105,2345.76%
19406,9767341.12%
19306,2422,6525.69%
19203,5904251.27%
19103,1651,5657.06%
19001,6000.00%

New Braunfels Population in 2018Source: Larry D. Moore [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons

Population by Race

Race Population
White60,336
Some Other Race2,324
Black or African American1,788
Two or More Races1,636
Asian871
American Indian and Alaska Native130
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

New Braunfels Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

New Braunfels Median Age

35.4


Total

34.4


Male

36.5


Female

New Braunfels Adults

There are 49,115 adults, (9,326 of which are seniors) in New Braunfels.

New Braunfels Age Dependency

68.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Child Dependency Ratio

New Braunfels Sex Ratio

Female

34,995

52.16%

Male

32,102

47.84%

New Braunfels Households and Families

New Braunfels Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

New Braunfels Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77%23%
All64.9%35.1%
Non Family51.2%48.8%
Female47.9%52.1%
Male47.4%52.6%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Braunfels Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All23,3282.8364.9
Married12,9133.4177
Non Family6,4831.2951.2
Female3,1753.5147.9
Male7573.3947.4

3.35

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

New Braunfels Households

New Braunfels Education

New Braunfels Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5775.92%
9th to 12th Grade1,9144.40%
High School Graduate11,68326.86%
Some College10,39523.90%
Associates Degree3,6318.35%
Bachelors Degree9,83822.62%
Graduate Degree3,4567.95%

New Braunfels Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White28,27127,24610,783
Hispanic13,1099,8291,616
Other Race1,5901,230127
Black1,035992345
Multiple Races710648247
Asian619488323
Native American777739
Islander12

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 52.18%.

New Braunfels Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,618$43,004$30,601
Less Than High School$20,353$25,483$10,208
High School Grad$30,256$32,186$24,392
Some College$36,594$43,973$27,982
Bachelors Degree$50,462$61,631$41,531
Graduate Degree$62,095$88,672$51,140

$36,618

Average Earnings

$43,004

Average Male

$30,601

Average Female

New Braunfels Language

New Braunfels Language by Age

New Braunfels Language

75.72% of New Braunfels residents speak only English, while 24.28% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.94% of the population.

New Braunfels Poverty

New Braunfels Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic23,1353,72016.08%
White39,7062,3926.02%
Multiple1,63636322.19%
Other2,31125110.86%
Black1,7481126.41%
Asian871283.21%

9.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.39%

Male Poverty Rate

11.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Braunfels

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Braunfels is Multiple, with 22.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Braunfels is Asian, with 3.21% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.85%.

New Braunfels Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.64%
High School9.27%
Some College5.65%
Bachelors or Greater2.07%

New Braunfels Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.39%
Male Unemployed18.31%
Female Employed6.65%
Male Employed3.94%

New Braunfels Income

New Braunfels Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,618$75,880
Families$70,627$83,588
Married Families$83,946$
Non Families$41,371$52,567

New Braunfels Marital Status

New Braunfels Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

New Braunfels Married by Age and Sex

New Braunfels Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

New Braunfels Marital Status by Race

New Braunfels Veterans

New Braunfels Veterans by War

5,533

Number of Veterans

4,733

Male Veterans

800

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War2,009
Vietnam1,574
Second Gulf War1,351
Korea460
World War II277

New Braunfels Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 542,023
55 to 641,049
65 to 74950
75+935
18 to 34576

New Braunfels Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,02311.36%
Hispanic8965.65%
Black34927.52%
Other532.77%
2 or More505.99%
Asian294.65%
Indian2937.66%

New Braunfels Veterans by Education

2.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Braunfels Employment Status

New Braunfels Employment by Age

66.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

New Braunfels Employment by Race

New Braunfels Employment by Education

New Braunfels Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

63.69%

Born in Texas

92.14%

Native Born

7.86%

Foreign Born

5.12%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.14% of New Braunfels residents were born in the United States, with 63.69% having been born in Texas. 5.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.