Alvarado, Texas Population 2024

6,891

Alvarado is a city located in Johnson County Texas. Alvarado has a 2024 population of 6,891. Alvarado is currently growing at a rate of 7.67% annually and its population has increased by 39.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,929 in 2020.

The average household income in Alvarado is $91,718 with a poverty rate of 7.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alvarado is 32 years, 35.3 years for males, and 27.5 years for females.

Alvarado Demographics

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

  • White: 73.15%
  • Black or African American: 12.53%
  • Two or more races: 9.32%
  • Other race: 3.99%
  • Native American: 1%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
5.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,264.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
39.81% (1,962)
The current population of Alvarado, Texas is 6,891 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,929.

Alvarado, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,73673.15%
Black or African American64012.53%
Two or more races4769.32%
Other race2043.99%
Native American511%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alvarado Population by Race

Alvarado Population Pyramid 2024

Alvarado Median Age

32

Total

35.3

Male

27.5

Female

Alvarado Adults

There are 3,630 adults, (698 of whom are seniors) in Alvarado.

Alvarado Age Dependency

74.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Alvarado Sex Ratio

Female2,58450.6%
Male2,52349.4%

Alvarado Population by Age

Alvarado Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5853.1562.737.3
Married9513.6274.825.2
Female2613.274951
Non Family2141.2349.150.9
Male1592.7831.468.6

3.37

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alvarado Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2517.92%
9th to 12th Grade50215.84%
High School Graduate1,32441.78%
Some College31710%
Associates Degree2899.12%
Bachelors Degree41913.22%
Graduate Degree672.11%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alvarado Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alvarado Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,7931,495288
Hispanic1,022628165
Black34121222
2+ Races24019811
Other Race83400
Native American181818

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Alvarado Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$50,163$51,008$45,833
Less Than 9th Grade$34,792$35,475$0
High School Graduate$40,945$41,286$32,128
Some College$60,587$62,321$45,139
Bachelors Degree$59,956$0$59,950
Graduate Degree$182,802$0$0

$50,163

Average Earnings

$51,008

Average Male

$45,833

Average Female

Alvarado Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alvarado Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alvarado Language

79.32% of Alvarado residents speak only English, while 20.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.23% of the population.

Alvarado Language

Alvarado Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,53230211.93%
Black6347511.83%
Multiple426143.29%

7.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.11%

Male Poverty Rate

10.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alvarado

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alvarado is White, with 11.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alvarado is Multiple, with 3.29% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.24%.

Alvarado Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.32%
High School10.21%
Bachelors or Greater6.88%
Some College5.42%

Alvarado Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed5.2%
Male Employed1.81%

Alvarado Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alvarado Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$86,083$91,718
Families$91,031$95,223
Married Families$119,067$-999,999,999
Non Families$28,092$62,221

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alvarado Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Alvarado Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alvarado Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

220

Number of Veterans

176

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War133
First Gulf War115
Vietnam32
Korea0
World War II0

Alvarado Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5490
18 to 3472
75+22
55 to 6419
65 to 7417

Alvarado Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1033.54%
2+ Races6125.42%
Hispanic534.62%
Black3811.14%
Native American18100%

Alvarado Veterans by Race

Alvarado Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alvarado Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Alvarado Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alvarado Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alvarado Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

80.99%

Born in Alvarado

92.91%

Native Born

7.09%

Foreign Born

5.48%

Non Citizen

1.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.91% of Alvarado residents were born in the United States, with 80.99% having been born in Texas. 5.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alvarado Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,3434905.53%
20288,8534915.87%
20278,3624906.22%
20267,8724916.65%
20257,3814907.11%
20246,8914917.67%
20236,4004908.29%
20225,91062611.85%
20215,2843557.2%
20204,9294139.15%
20194,5162004.63%
20184,3162415.91%
20174,0751624.14%
20163,913160.41%
20153,897902.36%
20143,807621.66%
20133,74520.05%
20123,74320.05%
20113,741-16-0.43%
20103,75746914.26%
20003,28837012.68%
19902,9182178.03%
19802,70100%

Alvarado Population by Year