El Campo, Texas Population 2022

12,500
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El Campo is a city located in Wharton County Texas. El Campo has a 2020 population of 12,500. El Campo is currently growing at a rate of 0.60% annually and its population has increased by 1.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,350 in 2010.

The average household income in El Campo is $76,292 with a poverty rate of 19.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $850 per month, and the median house value is $160,500. 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 Campowas:

  • White: 76.98%
  • Black or African American: 9.14%
  • Other race: 8.06%
  • Two or more races: 5.57%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of El Campo, Texas is 12,500 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,350.

El Campo, Texas Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

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

El Campo Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,00376.98%
Black or African American1,0699.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.25%
Some Other Race9438.06%
Two or More Races6515.57%
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El Campo Population by Race

El Campo Population Pyramid 2022

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El Campo Median Age

34.6


Total

36.7


Male

33.9


Female

El Campo Adults

There are 8,284 adults, (1,848 of whom are seniors) in El Campo.

El Campo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53

Child Dependency Ratio

El Campo Sex Ratio

Female

6,110

52.24%

Male

5,585

47.76%

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
Married75.1%24.9%
Male72.7%27.3%
All55.3%44.7%
Non Family38.8%61.2%
Female19.8%80.2%

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

El Campo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1972.7655.3
Married2,0203.375.1
Male3003.672.7
Female7473.4219.8
Non Family1,1301.1238.8

3.29

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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El Campo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade97513.93%
9th to 12th Grade72310.33%
High School Graduate2,01028.71%
Some College1,48421.20%
Associates Degree6689.54%
Bachelors Degree71610.23%
Graduate Degree4256.07%
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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
Native American292919
White3,2732,968896
2+ Races24617938
Black57346137
Hispanic3,1381,850189
Other Race50418011

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 65.52%.

El Campo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,758$48,398$32,097
Less Than 9th Grade$30,919$33,073$21,500
High School Graduate$37,115$50,942$24,914
Some College$40,518$41,584$33,582
Bachelors Degree$57,535$64,583$42,303
Graduate Degree$63,696$90,441$62,750

$40,758

Average Earnings

$48,398

Average Male

$32,097

Average Female

El Campo Earnings by Educational Attainment

El Campo Language by Age

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El Campo Language

69.17% of El Campo residents speak only English, while 30.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.21% of the population.

El Campo Language

El Campo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple65121432.87%
Hispanic6,4291,75127.24%
Black1,04726225.02%
White4,1412616.30%
Other160NaN%

19.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.96%

Male Poverty Rate

20.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in El Campo

The race most likely to be in poverty in El Campo is Multiple, with 32.87% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.32%.

El Campo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.72%
High School13.06%
Some College8.46%
Bachelors or Greater2.02%

El Campo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.18%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.65%
Female Unemployed52.54%

El Campo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

El Campo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,519$83,456
Families$69,482$96,624
Married Families$96,607-
Non Families$26,188$44,137
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Income by Household Type

El Campo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

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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471

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War38
First Gulf War34
Vietnam229
Korea96
World War II19

El Campo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3410
35 to 5499
55 to 6433
65 to 74158
75+171

El Campo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4316.62%
Black314.10%
Other Race91.37%
Hispanic1112.74%

El Campo Veterans by Race

El Campo Veterans by Education

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15.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

El Campo Veterans by Education

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.6%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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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82.26%

Born in El Campo

89.96%

Native Born

10.04%

Foreign Born

6.95%

Non Citizen

3.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.96% of El Campo residents were born in the United States, with 82.26% having been born in Texas. 6.95% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19403,9060.00%
19506,2372,3314.79%
19607,7001,4632.13%
19708,5638631.07%
198010,4621,8992.02%
199010,511490.05%
200010,9454340.41%
201011,6026570.58%
201111,677750.65%
201211,752750.64%
201311,827750.64%
201411,902750.63%
201511,977750.63%
201612,052750.63%
201712,127750.62%
201812,202750.62%
201912,277750.61%
202012,350730.59%
202112,425750.61%
202212,500750.60%

El Campo Population by Year