Gillespie County, Texas Population 2018

Gillespie County, Texas's estimated population is 26,646 with a growth rate of 3.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gillespie County, Texas is the 100th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201726,6469143.55%
201625,732-573-2.18%
201626,3053461.33%
201525,9594941.94%
201425,4651450.57%
201325,3201680.67%
201225,1521140.46%
201125,0381530.61%
201024,8857,68144.65%
199017,2043,67227.14%
198013,5322,97928.23%
197010,5535055.03%
196010,048-472-4.49%
195010,520-150-1.41%
194010,670-350-3.18%
193011,0201,00510.03%
192010,0155686.01%
19109,4471,21814.80%
19008,2291,17316.62%
18907,0561,82834.97%
18805,2281,66246.61%
18703,56683030.34%
18602,7361,496120.65%
18501,2400.00%

Gillespie County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White24,205
Two or More Races857
American Indian and Alaska Native336
Some Other Race211
Asian69
Black or African American54

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

Gillespie County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Gillespie County, Texas Median Age

50.1


Total

47.9


Male

52.4


Female

Gillespie County, Texas Adults

There are 20,637 adults, (7,308 of which are seniors) in Gillespie County, Texas.

Gillespie County, Texas Age Dependency

93.1

Age Dependency Ratio

54.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gillespie County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

13,182

51.23%

Male

12,550

48.77%

Gillespie County, Texas Households and Families

Gillespie County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gillespie County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
All77%23%
Non Family67.3%32.7%
Female64.6%35.4%
Male55.4%44.6%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gillespie County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4982.4177
Married5,8812.9286
Non Family3,2681.1267.3
Female9253.4864.6
Male4243.0155.4

2.96

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

2.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gillespie County, Texas Households

Gillespie County, Texas Education

Gillespie County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0705.67%
9th to 12th Grade9545.06%
High School Graduate5,27227.95%
Some College4,04721.46%
Associates Degree1,0785.72%
Bachelors Degree4,50523.88%
Graduate Degree1,93610.26%

Gillespie County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,64714,8716,171
Hispanic2,8991,678161
Multiple Races50945685
Other Race1218928
Native American1134913
Asian69516
Black545218

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 39.44%.

Gillespie County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,835$35,223$25,356
Less Than High School$21,071$24,668$13,470
High School Grad$22,085$25,031$21,417
Some College$26,804$34,886$23,961
Bachelors Degree$40,285$50,206$35,691
Graduate Degree$57,105$72,708$43,194

$29,835

Average Earnings

$35,223

Average Male

$25,356

Average Female

Gillespie County, Texas Language

Gillespie County, Texas Language by Age

Gillespie County, Texas Language

78.92% of Gillespie County, Texas residents speak only English, while 21.08% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.59% of the population.

Gillespie County, Texas Poverty

Gillespie County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White19,3071,4917.72%
Hispanic5,5401,22322.08%
Other2109344.29%
Native3368625.60%
Multiple857151.75%
Black5323.77%
Asian6611.52%

10.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.68%

Male Poverty Rate

9.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gillespie County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gillespie County, Texas is Other, with 44.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gillespie County, Texas is Asian, with 1.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.32%.

Gillespie County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.34%
High School9.62%
Some College8.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.30%

Gillespie County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.31%
Male Unemployed24.51%
Male Employed8.58%
Female Employed6.19%

Gillespie County, Texas Income

Gillespie County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$55,850$73,485
Families$68,743$84,994
Married Families$75,643$
Non Families$31,250$47,291

Gillespie County, Texas Marital Status

Gillespie County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Gillespie County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Gillespie County, Texas 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 45To54.

Gillespie County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Gillespie County, Texas Veterans

Gillespie County, Texas Veterans by War

2,224

Number of Veterans

2,067

Male Veterans

157

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam865
Korea354
First Gulf War251
World War II217
Second Gulf War163

Gillespie County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+979
65 to 74630
55 to 64350
35 to 54240
18 to 3425

Gillespie County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,17811.13%
2 or More284.77%
Black1833.33%
Hispanic20.05%

Gillespie County, Texas Veterans by Education

3.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.10%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gillespie County, Texas Employment Status

Gillespie County, Texas Employment by Age

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

53%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Gillespie County, Texas Employment by Race

Gillespie County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Gillespie County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fredericksburg10530113828528.09%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990