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
White63,476
Some Other Race2,461
Black or African American1,635
Two or More Races1,575
Asian1,033
American Indian and Alaska Native126
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander11

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

New Braunfels Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,5003,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

New Braunfels Median Age

36.1


Total

35.2


Male

37.2


Female

New Braunfels Adults

There are 52,000 adults, (10,064 of whom are seniors) in New Braunfels.

New Braunfels Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

New Braunfels Sex Ratio

Female

36,490

51.89%

Male

33,827

48.11%

New Braunfels Households and Families

New Braunfels Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

New Braunfels Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.4%22.6%
All65.5%34.5%
Non Family51.9%48.1%
Male51.8%48.2%
Female47.8%52.2%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Braunfels Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,0222.7765.5
Married13,7993.3577.4
Non Family7,1421.2851.9
Female3,1643.447.8
Male9173.451.8

3.28

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

6.3%

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 Grade2,3995.17%
9th to 12th Grade2,1054.53%
High School Graduate12,56127.05%
Some College10,97323.63%
Associates Degree3,3867.29%
Bachelors Degree11,24724.22%
Graduate Degree3,7698.12%

New Braunfels Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,29029,15912,109
Hispanic13,83810,5931,781
Other Race1,7121,347209
Black991955365
Asian771697462
Multiple Races640609227
Native American11010320
Islander11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.37%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 59.92%.

New Braunfels Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,903$46,258$31,934
Less Than High School$21,142$24,594$15,313
High School Grad$31,993$36,793$25,156
Some College$36,507$42,535$30,142
Bachelors Degree$52,289$67,917$42,942
Graduate Degree$66,051$91,193$51,911

$38,903

Average Earnings

$46,258

Average Male

$31,934

Average Female

New Braunfels Language

New Braunfels Language by Age

New Braunfels Language

76.69% of New Braunfels residents speak only English, while 23.31% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.87% of the population.

New Braunfels Poverty

New Braunfels Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic23,6643,83516.21%
White42,1562,5055.94%
Other2,43431112.78%
Multiple1,56230719.65%
Black1,5961006.27%
Asian1,033343.29%
Native1122320.54%

9.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.65%

Male Poverty Rate

11.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Braunfels

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Braunfels is Native, with 20.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Braunfels is Asian, with 3.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.36%.

New Braunfels Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.83%
High School7.71%
Some College6.28%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%

New Braunfels Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed14.39%
Female Unemployed14.27%
Female Employed5.82%
Male Employed4.18%

New Braunfels Income

New Braunfels Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,208$80,559
Families$74,880$89,905
Married Families$89,218$
Non Families$41,360$53,026

New Braunfels Marital Status

New Braunfels Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

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


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

New Braunfels Veterans

New Braunfels Veterans by War

5,203

Number of Veterans

4,421

Male Veterans

782

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War1,851
Vietnam1,601
Second Gulf War1,348
Korea440
World War II257

New Braunfels Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 541,773
65 to 741,027
55 to 64963
75+932
18 to 34508

New Braunfels Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,75510.12%
Hispanic9425.72%
Black30125.42%
Other854.19%
Asian395.01%
2 or More232.95%

New Braunfels Veterans by Education

3.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Braunfels Employment Status

New Braunfels Employment by Age

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

64%

Employment Rate

3.7%

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

63.96%

Born in Texas

92.25%

Native Born

7.75%

Foreign Born

4.94%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.25% of New Braunfels residents were born in the United States, with 63.96% having been born in Texas. 4.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.