Bastrop, Texas Population 2021

9,516
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Bastrop is a city located in Bastrop County Texas. It is also the county seat of Bastrop County. With a 2020 population of 9,516, it is the 246th largest city in Texas and the 3208th largest city in the United States . Bastrop is currently growing at a rate of 1.46% annually and its population has increased by 31.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,218 in 2010. Bastrop reached it's highest population of 9,516 in 2021. Spanning over 11 miles, Bastrop has a population density of 876 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bastrop is $76,831 with a poverty rate of 13.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $970 per month, and the median house value is $196,400. The median age in Bastrop is 36.1 years, 34.4 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Bastrop Demographics

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

  • White: 87.67%
  • Black or African American: 4.19%
  • Two or more races: 3.44%
  • Asian: 2.26%
  • Other race: 2.11%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bastrop, Texas is 9,516 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,105.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,218.

Bastrop, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,69487.67%
Black or African American3684.19%
Two or More Races3023.44%
Asian1982.26%
Some Other Race1852.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.33%
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Bastrop Population by Race

Bastrop Population Pyramid $2021

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Bastrop Median Age

36.1


Total

34.4


Male

39


Female

Bastrop Adults

There are 6,612 adults, (1,555 of whom are seniors) in Bastrop.

Bastrop Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Bastrop Sex Ratio

Female

4,396

50.09%

Male

4,380

49.91%

Bastrop Population by Age

Bastrop Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bastrop Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75.4%24.6%
Married74.8%25.2%
All59.4%40.6%
Non Family41.5%58.5%
Female40.3%59.7%

59.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bastrop Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1092.6359.4
Married1,6123.4774.8
Non Family1,0581.1641.5
Female3703.1240.3
Male693.1275.4

3.34

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Bastrop Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1212.10%
9th to 12th Grade2854.95%
High School Graduate1,41024.48%
Some College1,67929.15%
Associates Degree3616.27%
Bachelors Degree1,29022.40%
Graduate Degree61410.66%
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Bastrop Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bastrop Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,4484,2421,443
Hispanic929793349
Black23916923
Other Race1731161
2+ Races16916961
Asian573828
Native American2929

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 asian people with a rate of 49.12%.

Bastrop Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,713$42,433$30,417
Less Than 9th Grade$$49,643$
High School Graduate$31,961$33,596$28,393
Some College$32,656$40,552$25,709
Bachelors Degree$53,150$68,952$42,826
Graduate Degree$74,894$105,015$67,260

$40,713

Average Earnings

$42,433

Average Male

$30,417

Average Female

Bastrop Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bastrop Language by Age

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Bastrop Language

87.77% of Bastrop residents speak only English, while 12.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.04% of the population.

Bastrop Language

Bastrop Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,73874012.90%
Hispanic1,93028614.82%
Multiple30212140.07%
Black2613212.26%

13.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.39%

Male Poverty Rate

12.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bastrop

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bastrop is Multiple, with 40.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bastrop is Black, with 12.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.38%.

Bastrop Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College22.15%
Less Than 9th Grade12.61%
High School8.04%
Bachelors or Greater1.12%

Bastrop Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.04%
Male Unemployed10.43%
Female Employed9.48%
Male Employed1.70%

Bastrop Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bastrop Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,425$76,831
Families$75,878$96,058
Married Families$83,478-
Non Families$26,223$37,969
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Income by Household Type

Bastrop Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Bastrop Married by Age and Sex

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Bastrop 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 45-54.

Bastrop Marital Status by Race

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Bastrop Marital Status

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811

Number of Veterans

747

Male Veterans

64

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War368
First Gulf War202
Vietnam157
Korea59
World War II31

Bastrop Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54228
18 to 34215
75+148
65 to 74120
55 to 64100

Bastrop Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White72812.78%
Hispanic877.40%
2+ Races4920.42%
Native American1448.28%
Black133.99%
Other Race73.78%

Bastrop Veterans by Race

Bastrop Veterans by Education

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25.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bastrop Veterans by Education

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55.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.1%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bastrop Employment by Age

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Bastrop Employment by Race

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Bastrop 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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71.48%

Born in Bastrop

95.42%

Native Born

4.58%

Foreign Born

3.12%

Non Citizen

1.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.42% of Bastrop residents were born in the United States, with 71.48% having been born in Texas. 3.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bastrop Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,5161371.46%
20209,3791371.48%
20199,2421371.50%
20189,1052683.03%
20178,8373834.53%
20168,4542092.53%
20158,2454625.94%
20147,7831842.42%
20137,5991351.81%
20127,4641101.50%
20117,354-17-0.23%
20107,3712,0313.28%
20005,3401,2962.82%
19904,0442550.65%
19803,7896771.99%
19703,1121110.36%
19603,001-175-0.57%
19503,1760.00%

Bastrop Population by Year