Balch Springs, Texas Population 2021

24,625
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Balch Springs is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 24,625, it is the 123rd largest city in Texas and the 1566th largest city in the United States . Balch Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.77% annually but its population has increased by 3.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,728 in 2010. Balch Springs reached it's highest population of 25,314 in 2017. Spanning over 9 miles, Balch Springs has a population density of 2,729 people per square mile.

The average household income in Balch Springs is $60,801 with a poverty rate of 19.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,059 per month, and the median house value is $106,000. The median age in Balch Springs is 28.3 years, 28.3 years for males, and 28.2 years for females.

Balch Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 71.02%
  • Black or African American: 23.22%
  • Other race: 4.01%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Two or more races: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Balch Springs, Texas is 24,625 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,198.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,728.

Balch Springs, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,89171.02%
Black or African American5,85023.22%
Some Other Race1,0104.01%
Asian2651.05%
Two or More Races1510.60%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.09%
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Balch Springs Population by Race

Balch Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Balch Springs Median Age

28.3


Total

28.3


Male

28.2


Female

Balch Springs Adults

There are 16,590 adults, (1,715 of whom are seniors) in Balch Springs.

Balch Springs Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

11.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Balch Springs Sex Ratio

Female

12,281

48.75%

Male

12,909

51.25%

Balch Springs Population by Age

Balch Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Balch Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.8%28.2%
All61.2%38.8%
Non Family57.7%42.3%
Male53%47%
Female43.4%56.6%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Balch Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6653.7661.2
Married3,2594.3471.8
Female1,3264.2243.4
Non Family1,3121.357.7
Male7684.7353

4.22

Average Family Size

3.76

Average Household Size

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Balch Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,61118.72%
9th to 12th Grade3,14722.56%
High School Graduate3,57825.65%
Some College2,96321.24%
Associates Degree6434.61%
Bachelors Degree7215.17%
Graduate Degree2852.04%
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Balch Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Balch Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic7,0392,550240
White3,6282,742254
Black3,0582,728473
Other Race58828217
Asian22016739
2+ Races7661
Native American232310

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 43.48%.

Balch Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,522$32,495$24,736
Less Than 9th Grade$26,824$30,499$18,821
High School Graduate$30,940$32,944$21,167
Some College$31,398$39,003$27,491
Bachelors Degree$44,239$34,583$50,139
Graduate Degree$58,952$76,324$47,262

$30,522

Average Earnings

$32,495

Average Male

$24,736

Average Female

Balch Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Balch Springs Language by Age

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Balch Springs Language

46.87% of Balch Springs residents speak only English, while 53.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 51.64% of the population.

Balch Springs Language

Balch Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic14,3633,16122.01%
Black5,85091115.57%
White4,84077315.97%
Other1,01014314.16%
Multiple15111475.50%
Asian259228.49%

19.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.95%

Male Poverty Rate

20.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Balch Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Balch Springs is Multiple, with 75.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Balch Springs is Asian, with 8.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.48%.

Balch Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.56%
Some College14.92%
High School11.74%
Bachelors or Greater4.57%

Balch Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed23.29%
Female Employed15.69%
Male Unemployed12.62%
Male Employed8.07%

Balch Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Balch Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,446$60,801
Families$52,352$62,092
Married Families$59,659-
Non Families$34,050$42,061
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Income by Household Type

Balch Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Balch Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Balch Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Balch Springs Marital Status by Race

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Balch Springs Marital Status

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581

Number of Veterans

486

Male Veterans

95

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War239
Vietnam149
Second Gulf War67
Korea19
World War II

Balch Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54247
55 to 64155
65 to 74110
75+51
18 to 3418

Balch Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3372.84%
Black2055.52%
Hispanic1261.45%
2+ Races2222.68%
Native American1356.52%
Other Race40.61%

Balch Springs Veterans by Race

Balch Springs Veterans by Education

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1.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Balch Springs Veterans by Education

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70.4%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Balch Springs Employment by Age

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Balch Springs Employment by Race

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Balch Springs 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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60.47%

Born in Balch Springs

71.68%

Native Born

28.32%

Foreign Born

23.39%

Non Citizen

4.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

71.68% of Balch Springs residents were born in the United States, with 60.47% having been born in Texas. 23.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Balch Springs Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202124,625-191-0.77%
202024,816-191-0.76%
201925,007-191-0.76%
201825,198-116-0.46%
201725,3141570.62%
201625,157-77-0.31%
201525,2341200.48%
201425,114910.36%
201325,0232080.84%
201224,8154952.04%
201124,3204721.98%
201023,8484,4732.10%
200019,3751,9691.08%
199017,4063,6602.39%
198013,7463,2822.77%
197010,4643,6434.37%
19606,8210.00%

Balch Springs Population by Year