Commerce, Texas Population 2021

9,960
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Commerce is a city located in Hunt County Texas. With a 2020 population of 9,960, it is the 244th largest city in Texas and the 3115th largest city in the United States . Commerce is currently growing at a rate of 1.43% annually and its population has increased by 23.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,078 in 2010. Commerce reached it's highest population of 9,960 in 2021. Spanning over 8 miles, Commerce has a population density of 1,195 people per square mile.

The average household income in Commerce is $45,036 with a poverty rate of 36.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $821 per month, and the median house value is $70,800. The median age in Commerce is 24.2 years, 25.8 years for males, and 23.1 years for females.

Commerce Demographics

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

  • White: 58.95%
  • Black or African American: 23.43%
  • Asian: 6.08%
  • Native American: 4.18%
  • Other race: 4.14%
  • Two or more races: 3.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Commerce, Texas is 9,960 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,540.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,078.

Commerce, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,47858.95%
Black or African American2,17723.43%
Asian5656.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native3884.18%
Some Other Race3854.14%
Two or More Races3003.23%
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Commerce Population by Race

Commerce Population Pyramid $2021

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Commerce Median Age

24.2


Total

25.8


Male

23.1


Female

Commerce Adults

There are 7,637 adults, (833 of whom are seniors) in Commerce.

Commerce Age Dependency

36.6

Age Dependency Ratio

12.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Commerce Sex Ratio

Female

4,998

53.78%

Male

4,295

46.22%

Commerce Population by Age

Commerce Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Commerce Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married62.9%37.1%
All36%64%
Male25.9%74.1%
Female23.6%76.4%
Non Family22.3%77.7%

36.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Commerce Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8372.6436
Non Family1,3431.722.3
Married9263.6462.9
Female3053.5423.6
Male2632.9425.9

3.39

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Commerce Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade992.25%
9th to 12th Grade3848.73%
High School Graduate1,40231.87%
Some College1,08124.57%
Associates Degree1693.84%
Bachelors Degree64114.57%
Graduate Degree62314.16%
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Commerce Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Commerce Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,7642,569880
Black1,029858141
Asian200186164
Hispanic19411619
Native American17117156
Other Race100549
2+ Races438

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 82.00%.

Commerce Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,188$28,950$21,721
Less Than 9th Grade$20,931$32,454$16,546
High School Graduate$22,473$22,500$22,452
Some College$21,497$27,500$
Bachelors Degree$40,352$40,588$37,313
Graduate Degree$27,156$26,156$45,461

$26,188

Average Earnings

$28,950

Average Male

$21,721

Average Female

Commerce Earnings by Educational Attainment

Commerce Language by Age

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Commerce Language

83.75% of Commerce residents speak only English, while 16.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.96% of the population.

Commerce Language

Commerce Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,3701,23528.26%
Black1,59857035.67%
Hispanic64641864.71%
Asian38326569.19%
Native33216148.49%
Other28215153.55%
Multiple20913464.11%

36.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

38.63%

Male Poverty Rate

34.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Commerce

The race most likely to be in poverty in Commerce is Asian, with 69.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Commerce is White, with 28.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 46.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 52.18%.

Commerce Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School33.70%
Less Than 9th Grade28.70%
Some College27.17%
Bachelors or Greater16.75%

Commerce Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed70.20%
Female Unemployed49.38%
Female Employed23.57%
Male Employed18.25%

Commerce Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Commerce Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$28,135$45,036
Families$48,476$59,905
Married Families$69,375-
Non Families$19,224$26,556
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Income by Household Type

Commerce Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

27.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.2%

Male Marriage Rate

29.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Commerce Married by Age and Sex

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Commerce 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.

Commerce Marital Status by Race

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Commerce Marital Status

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421

Number of Veterans

379

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam124
Second Gulf War89
First Gulf War85
Korea11
World War II3

Commerce Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64148
35 to 54110
18 to 3468
65 to 7454
75+41

Commerce Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3778.58%
Black251.30%
Native American197.22%

Commerce Veterans by Race

Commerce Veterans by Education

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24.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Commerce Veterans by Education

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55.5%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Commerce Employment by Age

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Commerce Employment by Race

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Commerce 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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64.79%

Born in Commerce

89.73%

Native Born

10.27%

Foreign Born

8.77%

Non Citizen

1.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.73% of Commerce residents were born in the United States, with 64.79% having been born in Texas. 8.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Commerce Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,9601401.43%
20209,8201401.45%
20199,6801401.47%
20189,5401381.47%
20179,4023664.05%
20169,0362142.43%
20158,822500.57%
20148,7722823.32%
20138,4902533.07%
20128,237670.82%
20118,170821.01%
20108,0884190.53%
20007,6698441.17%
19906,825-1,311-1.74%
19808,136-1,398-1.57%
19709,5343,7455.12%
19605,789-100-0.17%
19505,8891,1902.28%
19404,6994320.97%
19304,2674251.05%
19203,8421,0243.15%
19102,8180.00%

Commerce Population by Year