Alvarado, Texas Population 2021

4,922
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Alvarado is a city located in Johnson County Texas. With a 2020 population of 4,922, it is the 368th largest city in Texas and the 4811th largest city in the United States . Alvarado is currently growing at a rate of 4.15% annually and its population has increased by 30.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,785 in 2010. Alvarado reached it's highest population of 4,922 in 2021. Spanning over 5 miles, Alvarado has a population density of 1,185 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alvarado is $59,578 with a poverty rate of 9.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $867 per month, and the median house value is $111,800. The median age in Alvarado is 34.1 years, 29.9 years for males, and 34.4 years for females.

Alvarado Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alvarado was:

  • White: 84.05%
  • Black or African American: 6.86%
  • Other race: 5.44%
  • Two or more races: 3.66%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Alvarado, Texas is 4,922 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,334.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,785.

Alvarado, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,49384.05%
Black or African American2856.86%
Some Other Race2265.44%
Two or More Races1523.66%
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Alvarado Population by Race

Alvarado Population Pyramid $2021

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Alvarado Median Age

34.1


Total

29.9


Male

34.4


Female

Alvarado Adults

There are 2,865 adults, (450 of whom are seniors) in Alvarado.

Alvarado Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

18.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Alvarado Sex Ratio

Female

2,286

55.00%

Male

1,870

45.00%

Alvarado Population by Age

Alvarado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alvarado Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.8%28.2%
All57.2%42.8%
Female41.2%58.8%
Non Family40.6%59.4%
Male23.3%76.7%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alvarado Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4242.8457.2
Married7743.6771.8
Non Family3181.0340.6
Female2892.7241.2
Male432.1923.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Alvarado Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1887.05%
9th to 12th Grade29310.99%
High School Graduate1,18644.49%
Some College60322.62%
Associates Degree431.61%
Bachelors Degree2639.86%
Graduate Degree903.38%
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Alvarado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alvarado Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9221,599332
Hispanic6284709
Black104104
Other Race9595
2+ Races422412

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 28.57%.

Alvarado Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,352$48,819$36,319
Less Than 9th Grade$31,116$$31,914
High School Graduate$44,276$47,874$38,672
Some College$51,140$53,848$32,172
Bachelors Degree$43,375$$36,917
Graduate Degree$65,833$$

$43,352

Average Earnings

$48,819

Average Male

$36,319

Average Female

Alvarado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alvarado Language by Age

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Alvarado Language

85.70% of Alvarado residents speak only English, while 14.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.57% of the population.

Alvarado Language

Alvarado Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,56334913.62%
Hispanic1,079393.61%

9.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.98%

Male Poverty Rate

11.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alvarado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alvarado is White, with 13.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alvarado is Hispanic, with 3.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.69%.

Alvarado Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School18.24%
Less Than 9th Grade11.45%
Some College10.74%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%

Alvarado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed2.41%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed8.07%

Alvarado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alvarado Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,697$59,578
Families$58,849$65,887
Married Families$75,469-
Non Families$20,263$32,495
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Income by Household Type

Alvarado Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Alvarado Married by Age and Sex

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Alvarado Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Alvarado Marital Status by Race

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Alvarado Marital Status

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142

Number of Veterans

142

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam71
First Gulf War48
Second Gulf War36
World War II
Korea

Alvarado Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7461
75+45
35 to 5436
55 to 64
18 to 34

Alvarado Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1425.59%
Hispanic121.84%

Alvarado Veterans by Race

Alvarado Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alvarado Veterans by Education

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57.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.9%

Employment Rate

0.9%

Unemployment Rate

Alvarado Employment by Age

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Alvarado Employment by Race

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Alvarado Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.93%

Born in Alvarado

98.05%

Native Born

1.95%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

1.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.05% of Alvarado residents were born in the United States, with 79.93% having been born in Texas. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Alvarado Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,9221964.15%
20204,7261964.33%
20194,5301964.52%
20184,3342466.02%
20174,0881634.15%
20163,925140.36%
20153,911932.44%
20143,818661.76%
20133,75250.13%
20123,74720.05%
20113,745-16-0.43%
20103,7614731.35%
20003,2883701.20%
19902,9182170.78%
19802,7010.00%

Alvarado Population by Year