Balcones Heights, Texas Population 2024

2,678

Balcones Heights is a city located in Bexar County Texas. Balcones Heights has a 2024 population of 2,678. Balcones Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.59% annually and its population has decreased by -2.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,744 in 2020.

The average household income in Balcones Heights is $38,147 with a poverty rate of 44.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Balcones Heights is 35.6 years, 37.2 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Balcones Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 54.16%
  • Two or more races: 21.29%
  • Black or African American: 11.32%
  • Other race: 9.64%
  • Native American: 3.59%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
0.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
4,091.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.41% (-66)
The current population of Balcones Heights, Texas is 2,678 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,744.

Balcones Heights, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,47854.16%
Two or more races58121.29%
Black or African American30911.32%
Other race2639.64%
Native American983.59%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Balcones Heights Population by Race

Balcones Heights Population Pyramid 2024

Balcones Heights Median Age

35.6

Total

37.2

Male

34

Female

Balcones Heights Adults

There are 2,239 adults, (336 of whom are seniors) in Balcones Heights.

Balcones Heights Age Dependency

43.4

Age Dependency Ratio

17.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Balcones Heights Sex Ratio

Female1,29647.49%
Male1,43352.51%

Balcones Heights Population by Age

Balcones Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4431.8918.681.4
Non Family8961.229.390.7
Married2312.9120.879.2
Female1673.2540.159.9
Male1492.844753

2.74

Average Family Size

1.89

Average Household Size

18.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Balcones Heights Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade522.74%
9th to 12th Grade1357.11%
High School Graduate77040.55%
Some College61232.23%
Associates Degree1266.64%
Bachelors Degree1417.42%
Graduate Degree633.32%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Balcones Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Balcones Heights Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic1,2931,14067
2+ Races39332616
White36133780
Black23022057
Other Race1361300
Native American30140

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 24.78%.

Balcones Heights Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$25,707$29,398$20,625
Less Than 9th Grade$47,882$48,438$0
High School Graduate$21,925$0$0
Some College$23,036$21,691$0
Bachelors Degree$46,429$47,381$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$25,707

Average Earnings

$29,398

Average Male

$20,625

Average Female

Balcones Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Balcones Heights Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Balcones Heights Language

56.42% of Balcones Heights residents speak only English, while 43.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.18% of the population.

Balcones Heights Language

Balcones Heights Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,96089545.66%
Multiple58126445.44%
White44515534.83%
Black30914647.25%
Other2635420.53%

44.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.1%

Male Poverty Rate

50.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Balcones Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Balcones Heights is Black, with 47.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Balcones Heights is Other, with 20.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 20.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 54.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 58.84%.

Balcones Heights Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
High School52.6%
Some College40.24%
Less Than 9th Grade20.86%
Bachelors or Greater3.43%

Balcones Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed88.24%
Male Unemployed32.43%
Male Employed29.19%
Female Employed25.97%

Balcones Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Balcones Heights Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$28,184$38,147
Families$36,607$48,149
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$19,967$29,079

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Balcones Heights Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

23.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.1%

Male Marriage Rate

21.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Balcones Heights Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Balcones Heights 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 20-34.

Balcones Heights Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Balcones Heights Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

152

Number of Veterans

152

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam91
First Gulf War34
Second Gulf War30
Korea8
World War II8

Balcones Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7464
55 to 6431
75+27
18 to 3418
35 to 5412

Balcones Heights Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1128.83%
Hispanic483.11%
Black186.32%
2+ Races153.59%
Other Race73.2%

Balcones Heights Veterans by Race

Balcones Heights Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

25.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Balcones Heights Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Balcones Heights Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Balcones Heights Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Balcones Heights 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

69.7%

Born in Balcones Heights

88.31%

Native Born

11.69%

Foreign Born

9.09%

Non Citizen

2.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.31% of Balcones Heights residents were born in the United States, with 69.7% having been born in Texas. 9.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Balcones Heights Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,595-17-0.65%
20282,612-16-0.61%
20272,628-17-0.64%
20262,645-16-0.6%
20252,661-17-0.63%
20242,678-16-0.59%
20232,694-17-0.63%
20222,711-16-0.59%
20212,727-17-0.62%
20202,744-385-12.3%
20193,12910.03%
20183,12870.22%
20173,121110.35%
20163,110321.04%
20153,07834212.5%
20142,736391.45%
20132,697240.9%
20122,673291.1%
20112,644311.19%
20102,613-403-13.36%
20003,016-6-0.2%
19903,02246618.23%
19802,556522.08%
19702,50400%

Balcones Heights Population by Year