Bolivar Peninsula, Texas Population 2024

2,641

Bolivar Peninsula is a city located in Galveston County Texas. Bolivar Peninsula has a 2024 population of 2,641. Bolivar Peninsula is currently growing at a rate of 0.3% annually and its population has increased by 1.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,611 in 2020.

The average household income in Bolivar Peninsula is $68,527 with a poverty rate of 12.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Bolivar Peninsula is 64.9 years, 65.2 years for males, and 64.8 years for females.

Bolivar Peninsula Demographics

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

  • White: 91.09%
  • Black or African American: 6.78%
  • Two or more races: 2.02%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
42.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
62.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.15% (30)
The current population of Bolivar Peninsula, Texas is 2,641 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,611.

Bolivar Peninsula, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,39291.09%
Black or African American1786.78%
Two or more races532.02%
Native American30.11%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Bolivar Peninsula Population by Race

Bolivar Peninsula Population Pyramid 2024

Bolivar Peninsula Median Age

64.9

Total

65.2

Male

64.8

Female

Bolivar Peninsula Adults

There are 2,494 adults, (1,302 of whom are seniors) in Bolivar Peninsula.

Bolivar Peninsula Age Dependency

120.3

Age Dependency Ratio

109.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

11.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bolivar Peninsula Sex Ratio

Female1,46655.83%
Male1,16044.17%

Bolivar Peninsula Population by Age

Bolivar Peninsula Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,4391.8292.67.4
Married8192.392.27.8
Non Family5671.1392.47.6
Female441.891000
Male91.781000

2.28

Average Family Size

1.82

Average Household Size

92.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Bolivar Peninsula Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade80.32%
9th to 12th Grade1024.12%
High School Graduate1,03241.7%
Some College65926.63%
Associates Degree32513.13%
Bachelors Degree28511.52%
Graduate Degree642.59%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Bolivar Peninsula Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bolivar Peninsula Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0681,958349
Black1781780
Hispanic1731730
2+ Races53530
Native American330

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.88%.

Bolivar Peninsula Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$35,085$24,518$42,519
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$24,331$0
Some College$28,983$0$29,142
Bachelors Degree$75,987$0$75,132
Graduate Degree$78,929$0$0

$35,085

Average Earnings

$24,518

Average Male

$42,519

Average Female

Bolivar Peninsula Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bolivar Peninsula Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Bolivar Peninsula Language

91% of Bolivar Peninsula residents speak only English, while 9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.91% of the population.

Bolivar Peninsula Language

Bolivar Peninsula Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,11832415.3%
Hispanic27410.36%

12.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.48%

Male Poverty Rate

18.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bolivar Peninsula

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bolivar Peninsula is White, with 15.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bolivar Peninsula is Hispanic, with 0.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.67%.

Bolivar Peninsula Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Some College16.97%
High School15.21%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Bolivar Peninsula Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0.26%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed7.29%
Female Unemployed0%

Bolivar Peninsula Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bolivar Peninsula Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$62,207$68,527
Families$77,222$89,131
Married Families$89,375$-999,999,999
Non Families$23,859$36,839

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Bolivar Peninsula Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

86.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Bolivar Peninsula Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Bolivar Peninsula 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.

Bolivar Peninsula Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Bolivar Peninsula Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

462

Number of Veterans

295

Male Veterans

167

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam252
First Gulf War3
Second Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Bolivar Peninsula Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74258
55 to 64134
75+67
35 to 543
18 to 340

Bolivar Peninsula Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White46220.44%

Bolivar Peninsula Veterans by Race

Bolivar Peninsula Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

71.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bolivar Peninsula Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

36.7%

Labor Force Participation

36.7%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Bolivar Peninsula Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Bolivar Peninsula Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Bolivar Peninsula 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

51.68%

Born in Bolivar Peninsula

91.39%

Native Born

8.61%

Foreign Born

5.83%

Non Citizen

2.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.39% of Bolivar Peninsula residents were born in the United States, with 51.68% having been born in Texas. 5.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bolivar Peninsula Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,64180.3%
20232,63370.27%
20222,626-203-7.18%
20212,8292188.35%
20202,611622.43%
20192,5492169.26%
20182,3331436.53%
20172,190361.67%
20162,154-42-1.91%
20152,19623712.1%
20141,959-305-13.47%
20132,264-177-7.25%
20122,441220.91%
20112,41920.08%
20102,41700%

Bolivar Peninsula Population by Year