College Station, Texas Population 2021

121,663
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College Station is a city located in Brazos County Texas. With a 2020 population of 121,663, it is the 32nd largest city in Texas and the 235th largest city in the United States . College Station is currently growing at a rate of 1.57% annually and its population has increased by 29.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 93,857 in 2010. College Station reached it's highest population of 121,663 in 2021. Spanning over 51 miles, College Station has a population density of 2,378 people per square mile.

The average household income in College Station is $73,853 with a poverty rate of 29.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $983 per month, and the median house value is $241,600. The median age in College Station is 23 years, 22.7 years for males, and 23.6 years for females.

College Station Demographics

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

  • White: 77.81%
  • Asian: 10.07%
  • Black or African American: 7.61%
  • Two or more races: 2.75%
  • Other race: 1.45%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of College Station, Texas is 121,663 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 116,035.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 93,857.

College Station, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White88,45477.81%
Asian11,44810.07%
Black or African American8,6547.61%
Two or More Races3,1242.75%
Some Other Race1,6541.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native3150.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander370.03%
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College Station Population by Race

College Station Population Pyramid $2021

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College Station Median Age

23


Total

22.7


Male

23.6


Female

College Station Adults

There are 95,235 adults, (7,762 of whom are seniors) in College Station.

College Station Age Dependency

30

Age Dependency Ratio

8.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Child Dependency Ratio

College Station Sex Ratio

Female

55,569

48.88%

Male

58,117

51.12%

College Station Population by Age

College Station Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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College Station Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.2%31.8%
All37.7%62.3%
Female32.6%67.4%
Male23.7%76.3%
Non Family18%82%

37.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

College Station Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All40,3572.5337.7
Non Family20,9781.9518
Married14,6783.1568.2
Female3,3913.1832.6
Male1,3103.123.7

3.05

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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College Station Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9331.84%
9th to 12th Grade1,9023.76%
High School Graduate5,75711.38%
Some College8,62217.05%
Associates Degree3,7377.39%
Bachelors Degree14,81429.29%
Graduate Degree14,81229.29%
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College Station Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

College Station Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White32,90331,81820,010
Asian6,2625,9615,068
Hispanic6,2395,3422,856
Black4,4473,9061,307
Other Race904793345
2+ Races886875548
Native American192192102
Islander2929

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 80.93%.

College Station Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,330$51,822$35,482
Less Than 9th Grade$20,814$25,986$16,109
High School Graduate$35,142$43,971$25,377
Some College$35,823$41,121$31,815
Bachelors Degree$44,987$57,070$40,397
Graduate Degree$61,268$76,663$49,038

$43,330

Average Earnings

$51,822

Average Male

$35,482

Average Female

College Station Earnings by Educational Attainment

College Station Language by Age

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College Station Language

78.91% of College Station residents speak only English, while 21.09% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.03% of the population.

College Station Language

College Station Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White66,09719,04728.82%
Hispanic15,2645,24234.34%
Asian10,3473,33432.22%
Black8,2192,07125.20%
Other1,48967645.40%
Multiple2,70866124.41%

29.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.59%

Male Poverty Rate

29.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in College Station

The race most likely to be in poverty in College Station is Other, with 45.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in College Station is Multiple, with 24.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 51.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.09%.

College Station Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.10%
High School21.06%
Some College11.67%
Bachelors or Greater7.77%

College Station Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed53.63%
Male Unemployed50.41%
Female Employed24.09%
Male Employed19.02%

College Station Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

College Station Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,820$73,853
Families$86,076$112,327
Married Families$104,703-
Non Families$24,442$36,691
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Income by Household Type

College Station Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.3%

Female Marriage Rate

College Station Married by Age and Sex

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College Station 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 55-64.

College Station Marital Status by Race

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College Station Marital Status

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3,888

Number of Veterans

3,568

Male Veterans

320

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,598
First Gulf War982
Vietnam968
Korea180
World War II64

College Station Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,087
35 to 541,026
65 to 74864
75+519
55 to 64392

College Station Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4134.55%
Hispanic3012.18%
Black2013.04%
2+ Races2009.14%
Asian420.44%
Other Race322.27%

College Station Veterans by Race

College Station Veterans by Education

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8.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

College Station Veterans by Education

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59.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

College Station Employment by Age

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College Station Employment by Race

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College Station 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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61.50%

Born in College Station

86.57%

Native Born

13.43%

Foreign Born

9.27%

Non Citizen

4.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.57% of College Station residents were born in the United States, with 61.50% having been born in Texas. 9.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

College Station Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021121,6631,8761.57%
2020119,7871,8761.59%
2019117,9111,8761.62%
2018116,0351,5521.36%
2017114,4833,4153.07%
2016111,0682,1161.94%
2015108,9525,4835.30%
2014103,4692,8682.85%
2013100,6012,8402.91%
201297,7612,0902.18%
201195,6711,0051.06%
201094,66626,7763.38%
200067,89015,4342.61%
199052,45615,1843.48%
198037,27219,5967.75%
197017,6766,2804.49%
196011,3963,4713.70%
19507,9255,72513.67%
19402,2000.00%

College Station Population by Year