Beaumont, Texas Population 2021

115,141
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Beaumont is a city located in Jefferson County Texas. It is also the county seat of Jefferson County. With a 2020 population of 115,141, it is the 34th largest city in Texas and the 256th largest city in the United States . Beaumont is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -2.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 118,296 in 2010. Beaumont reached it's highest population of 119,175 in 1960. Spanning over 85 miles, Beaumont has a population density of 1,398 people per square mile.

The average household income in Beaumont is $70,579 with a poverty rate of 18.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $868 per month, and the median house value is $113,600. The median age in Beaumont is 33.9 years, 32 years for males, and 36.6 years for females.

Beaumont Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 46.88%
  • White: 45.97%
  • Asian: 3.18%
  • Other race: 2.21%
  • Two or more races: 1.41%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Beaumont, Texas is 115,141 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 117,667.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 118,296.

Beaumont, Texas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021390,059-1,252-0.32%
2020391,311-1,252-0.32%
2019392,563-1,252-0.32%
2018393,815-4,314-1.10%
2017398,1291,5900.40%
2016396,5391,7140.43%
2015394,8253,1740.80%
2014391,6514560.12%
2013391,1951,5810.40%
2012389,614-1,291-0.33%
2011390,9051,6540.42%
2010389,2510.00%

Beaumont Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American55,38646.88%
White54,30945.97%
Asian3,7583.18%
Some Other Race2,6102.21%
Two or More Races1,6651.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native3850.33%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander380.03%
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Beaumont Population by Race

Beaumont Population Pyramid $2021

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Beaumont Median Age

33.9


Total

32


Male

36.6


Female

Beaumont Adults

There are 88,666 adults, (16,711 of whom are seniors) in Beaumont.

Beaumont Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Beaumont Sex Ratio

Female

60,811

51.47%

Male

57,340

48.53%

Beaumont Population by Age

Beaumont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Beaumont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.9%24.1%
All54%46%
Male46.9%53.1%
Non Family40.5%59.5%
Female36.5%63.5%

54.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Beaumont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All45,8392.4954
Married18,0133.275.9
Non Family17,3621.2140.5
Female8,3443.3836.5
Male2,1203.3846.9

3.19

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Beaumont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,7626.29%
9th to 12th Grade5,6857.51%
High School Graduate22,80530.14%
Some College18,72624.75%
Associates Degree5,1366.79%
Bachelors Degree12,02215.89%
Graduate Degree6,5328.63%
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Beaumont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Beaumont Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black33,69329,8055,180
White28,77026,96610,686
Hispanic10,1575,6601,059
Asian2,5912,1971,342
Other Race1,414598176
2+ Races632554251
Native American26426117
Islander383813

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.79%.

Beaumont Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,142$43,415$31,040
Less Than 9th Grade$25,138$29,905$17,532
High School Graduate$27,889$33,450$22,462
Some College$33,757$45,291$30,370
Bachelors Degree$53,901$64,426$47,000
Graduate Degree$61,557$81,833$51,226

$37,142

Average Earnings

$43,415

Average Male

$31,040

Average Female

Beaumont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Beaumont Language by Age

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Beaumont Language

80.66% of Beaumont residents speak only English, while 19.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.65% of the population.

Beaumont Language

Beaumont Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black53,21411,94422.45%
Hispanic19,7924,42222.34%
White36,3353,1788.75%
Asian3,6861,29235.05%
Other2,60572627.87%
Multiple1,66549829.91%
Native3826918.06%

18.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.49%

Male Poverty Rate

20.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Beaumont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Beaumont is Asian, with 35.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Beaumont is White, with 8.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.99%.

Beaumont Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.55%
High School17.82%
Some College11.86%
Bachelors or Greater5.61%

Beaumont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.39%
Male Unemployed24.07%
Female Employed10.70%
Male Employed7.54%

Beaumont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Beaumont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$50,632$70,579
Families$61,069$83,769
Married Families$78,239$104,136
Non Families$29,415$46,142
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Income by Household Type

Beaumont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Beaumont Married by Age and Sex

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Beaumont Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Beaumont Marital Status by Race

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Beaumont Marital Status

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7,026

Number of Veterans

6,402

Male Veterans

624

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,764
First Gulf War1,571
Second Gulf War1,128
World War II353
Korea338

Beaumont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,801
35 to 541,764
75+1,409
55 to 641,318
18 to 34734

Beaumont Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black3,3758.34%
White3,3697.98%
Hispanic5674.46%
2+ Races10112.01%
Asian892.91%
Other Race824.93%
Native American103.04%

Beaumont Veterans by Race

Beaumont Veterans by Education

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6.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Beaumont Veterans by Education

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60.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Beaumont Employment by Age

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Beaumont Employment by Race

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Beaumont 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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69.93%

Born in Beaumont

89.48%

Native Born

10.52%

Foreign Born

6.93%

Non Citizen

3.60%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.48% of Beaumont residents were born in the United States, with 69.93% having been born in Texas. 6.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Beaumont Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021115,141-842-0.73%
2020115,983-842-0.72%
2019116,825-842-0.72%
2018117,667-1,286-1.08%
2017118,9532190.18%
2016118,7341310.11%
2015118,6037910.67%
2014117,812-256-0.22%
2013118,0681,0350.88%
2012117,033-875-0.74%
2011117,9085300.45%
2010117,3783,5120.30%
2000113,866-457-0.04%
1990114,323-3,779-0.32%
1980118,1025540.05%
1970117,548-1,627-0.14%
1960119,17525,1612.40%
195094,01434,9534.76%
194059,0611,3290.23%
193057,73217,3103.63%
192040,42219,7826.95%
191020,64011,2138.15%
19009,4276,13111.08%
18903,2960.00%

Beaumont Population by Year