Eagle Lake, Texas Population 2021

3,821
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Eagle Lake is a city located in Colorado County Texas. With a 2020 population of 3,821, it is the 432nd largest city in Texas and the 5533rd largest city in the United States . Eagle Lake is currently growing at a rate of 0.58% annually and its population has increased by 5.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,639 in 2010. Eagle Lake reached it's highest population of 3,921 in 1980. Spanning over 3 miles, Eagle Lake has a population density of 1,304 people per square mile.

The average household income in Eagle Lake is $71,008 with a poverty rate of 16.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $758 per month, and the median house value is $63,600. The median age in Eagle Lake is 32.2 years, 33.1 years for males, and 29.7 years for females.

Eagle Lake Demographics

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

  • White: 55.28%
  • Other race: 19.98%
  • Black or African American: 19.90%
  • Two or more races: 4.73%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Eagle Lake, Texas is 3,821 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,755.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,639.

Eagle Lake, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,06755.28%
Some Other Race74719.98%
Black or African American74419.90%
Two or More Races1774.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.11%
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Eagle Lake Population by Race

Eagle Lake Population Pyramid $2021

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Eagle Lake Median Age

32.2


Total

33.1


Male

29.7


Female

Eagle Lake Adults

There are 2,613 adults, (418 of whom are seniors) in Eagle Lake.

Eagle Lake Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

19

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Eagle Lake Sex Ratio

Female

1,850

49.48%

Male

1,889

50.52%

Eagle Lake Population by Age

Eagle Lake Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Eagle Lake Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.7%9.3%
Married90.3%9.7%
All78.4%21.6%
Female71.2%28.8%
Non Family60.8%39.2%

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Eagle Lake Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0363.6178.4
Married4434.1890.3
Non Family3011.6560.8
Female1845.2671.2
Male1083.9390.7

4.27

Average Family Size

3.61

Average Household Size

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Eagle Lake Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade30314.27%
9th to 12th Grade31915.03%
High School Graduate81738.48%
Some College37017.43%
Associates Degree1034.85%
Bachelors Degree1115.23%
Graduate Degree1004.71%
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Eagle Lake Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eagle Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic1,06260121
Black49137830
White487447160
Other Race43526915
2+ Races8671
Native American44

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 white people with a rate of 32.85%.

Eagle Lake Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,222$37,641$31,658
Less Than 9th Grade$33,750$34,461$12,188
High School Graduate$32,163$39,050$25,809
Some College$29,894$$29,722
Bachelors Degree$43,661$$43,661
Graduate Degree$43,516$$43,516

$34,222

Average Earnings

$37,641

Average Male

$31,658

Average Female

Eagle Lake Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eagle Lake Language by Age

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Eagle Lake Language

57.18% of Eagle Lake residents speak only English, while 42.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 42.82% of the population.

Eagle Lake Language

Eagle Lake Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,23326812.00%
Black74418124.33%
White6017913.14%
Multiple1647847.56%
Other747719.50%

16.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.51%

Male Poverty Rate

21.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eagle Lake

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eagle Lake is Multiple, with 47.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eagle Lake is Other, with 9.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.98%.

Eagle Lake Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College18.60%
Bachelors or Greater15.17%
Less Than 9th Grade13.83%
High School10.65%

Eagle Lake Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed16.16%
Male Unemployed15.85%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Eagle Lake Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eagle Lake Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,500$71,008
Families$46,378$73,250
Married Families$66,181-
Non Families$29,659$59,948
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Income by Household Type

Eagle Lake Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

29.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Eagle Lake Married by Age and Sex

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Eagle Lake 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.

Eagle Lake Marital Status by Race

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Eagle Lake Marital Status

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131

Number of Veterans

131

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam51
Second Gulf War21
Korea6
First Gulf War5
World War II

Eagle Lake Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+61
65 to 7444
35 to 5426
55 to 64
18 to 34

Eagle Lake Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White956.76%
Hispanic302.22%
Other Race214.17%
Black152.44%

Eagle Lake Veterans by Race

Eagle Lake Veterans by Education

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3.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eagle Lake Veterans by Education

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Eagle Lake Employment by Age

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Eagle Lake Employment by Race

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Eagle Lake 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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80.80%

Born in Eagle Lake

86.12%

Native Born

13.88%

Foreign Born

10.00%

Non Citizen

3.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.12% of Eagle Lake residents were born in the United States, with 80.80% having been born in Texas. 10.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Eagle Lake Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,821220.58%
20203,799220.58%
20193,777220.59%
20183,755-3-0.08%
20173,758320.86%
20163,726280.76%
20153,698631.73%
20143,635160.44%
20133,619150.42%
20123,604-14-0.39%
20113,618-20-0.55%
20103,638-26-0.07%
20003,6641130.31%
19903,551-370-0.99%
19803,9213340.89%
19703,587220.06%
19603,5657782.49%
19502,7870.00%

Eagle Lake Population by Year