El Campo, Texas Population 2021

11,467
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El Campo is a city located in Wharton County Texas. With a 2020 population of 11,467, it is the 221st largest city in Texas and the 2823rd largest city in the United States . El Campo is currently declining at a rate of -0.31% annually and its population has decreased by -1.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,602 in 2010. El Campo reached it's highest population of 11,718 in 2017. Spanning over 10 miles, El Campo has a population density of 1,175 people per square mile.

The average household income in El Campo is $76,292 with a poverty rate of 20.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $777 per month, and the median house value is $146,000. The median age in El Campo is 35.3 years, 35.8 years for males, and 35 years for females.

El Campo Demographics

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

  • White: 83.95%
  • Black or African American: 9.21%
  • Other race: 5.28%
  • Two or more races: 1.38%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of El Campo, Texas is 11,467 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,575.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,602.

El Campo, Texas Population 2021

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202141,670570.14%
202041,613570.14%
201941,556570.14%
201841,499-338-0.81%
201741,8372280.54%
201641,6092260.54%
201541,3832880.70%
201441,095-27-0.07%
201341,122-14-0.03%
201241,136-151-0.37%
201141,28760.01%
201041,2810.00%

El Campo Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,76383.95%
Black or African American1,0719.21%
Some Other Race6145.28%
Two or More Races1601.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.19%
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El Campo Population by Race

El Campo Population Pyramid $2021

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El Campo Median Age

35.3


Total

35.8


Male

35


Female

El Campo Adults

There are 8,222 adults, (1,822 of whom are seniors) in El Campo.

El Campo Age Dependency

81.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.3

Child Dependency Ratio

El Campo Sex Ratio

Female

6,131

52.72%

Male

5,499

47.28%

El Campo Population by Age

El Campo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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El Campo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.1%25.9%
Male70.6%29.4%
All56.4%43.6%
Non Family45%55%
Female25.6%74.4%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

El Campo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1592.7756.4
Married1,8973.4474.1
Non Family1,1991.145
Female7743.4125.6
Male2893.5470.6

3.39

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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El Campo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,11515.57%
9th to 12th Grade79811.14%
High School Graduate1,79325.03%
Some College1,72824.13%
Associates Degree5387.51%
Bachelors Degree78310.93%
Graduate Degree4075.68%
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El Campo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

El Campo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic3,3481,842176
White3,2862,953972
Black53345525
Other Race39412713
2+ Races353517
Native American222217

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 native american people with a rate of 77.27%.

El Campo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,509$42,258$26,452
Less Than 9th Grade$26,667$31,078$22,072
High School Graduate$28,718$44,776$18,021
Some College$34,733$41,087$23,750
Bachelors Degree$59,583$67,897$47,583
Graduate Degree$60,950$62,708$60,875

$36,509

Average Earnings

$42,258

Average Male

$26,452

Average Female

El Campo Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Campo Language by Age

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El Campo Language

67.55% of El Campo residents speak only English, while 32.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.91% of the population.

El Campo Language

El Campo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,5071,81527.89%
Black1,04940538.61%
White4,0552446.02%
Other61414824.10%
Multiple1603521.88%

20.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.63%

Male Poverty Rate

21.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Campo

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Campo is Black, with 38.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in El Campo is White, with 6.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.21%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.74%.

El Campo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.05%
High School11.97%
Some College10.62%
Bachelors or Greater1.93%

El Campo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed16.56%
Male Employed9.21%
Female Employed8.67%
Male Unemployed0.00%

El Campo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Campo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,182$76,292
Families$62,697$86,794
Married Families$84,973-
Non Families$26,568$47,818
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Income by Household Type

El Campo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

El Campo Married by Age and Sex

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El Campo 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 45-54.

El Campo Marital Status by Race

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El Campo Marital Status

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425

Number of Veterans

397

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam165
Korea63
Second Gulf War52
First Gulf War43
World War II16

El Campo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+140
35 to 54122
65 to 74112
55 to 6437
18 to 3414

El Campo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4065.77%
Hispanic1273.07%
Black142.13%
Other Race51.06%

El Campo Veterans by Race

El Campo Veterans by Education

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15.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Campo Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

El Campo Employment by Age

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El Campo Employment by Race

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El Campo 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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81.69%

Born in El Campo

88.08%

Native Born

11.92%

Foreign Born

8.71%

Non Citizen

3.21%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.08% of El Campo residents were born in the United States, with 81.69% having been born in Texas. 8.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

El Campo Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,467-36-0.31%
202011,503-36-0.31%
201911,539-36-0.31%
201811,575-143-1.22%
201711,718250.21%
201611,693390.33%
201511,654280.24%
201411,626670.58%
201311,559-48-0.41%
201211,607-104-0.89%
201111,711260.22%
201011,6857400.66%
200010,9454340.41%
199010,511490.05%
198010,4621,8992.02%
19708,5638631.07%
19607,7001,4632.13%
19506,2372,3314.79%
19403,9060.00%

El Campo Population by Year