Elsa, Texas Population 2022

5,670
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Elsa is a city located in Hidalgo County Texas. Elsa has a 2020 population of 5,670. Elsa is currently growing at a rate of 0.02% annually and its population has increased by 0.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,668 in 2010.

The average household income in Elsa is $47,622 with a poverty rate of 22.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $580 per month, and the median house value is $54,900. The median age in Elsa is 30.3 years, 32.5 years for males, and 29.5 years for females.

Elsa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Elsawas:

  • White: 93.13%
  • Other race: 3.29%
  • Two or more races: 2.52%
  • Black or African American: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Elsa, Texas is 5,670 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,668.

Elsa, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,68893.13%
Black or African American761.06%
Some Other Race2363.29%
Two or More Races1812.52%
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Elsa Population by Race

Elsa Population Pyramid 2022

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Elsa Median Age

34.8


Total

34.6


Male

35.4


Female

Elsa Adults

There are 5,422 adults, (1,008 of whom are seniors) in Elsa.

Elsa Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Elsa Sex Ratio

Female

4,088

56.93%

Male

3,093

43.07%

Elsa Population by Age

Elsa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Elsa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
All72%28%
Female72%28%
Married70.7%29.3%
Non Family64.5%35.5%

72.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Elsa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0933.4372
Married1,1074.1770.7
Male1422.77100
Female4863.7372
Non Family358064.5

3.93

Average Family Size

3.43

Average Household Size

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Elsa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade80417.29%
9th to 12th Grade65714.13%
High School Graduate1,33828.77%
Some College1,23626.57%
Associates Degree691.48%
Bachelors Degree3617.76%
Graduate Degree1864.00%
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Elsa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Elsa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic4,5793,141547
2+ Races181153
White7249
Other Race205111

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 84.53%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 11.95%.

Elsa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,496$27,480$20,083
Less Than 9th Grade$13,372$13,295$13,405
High School Graduate$27,920$36,467$
Some College$22,049$50,288$20,021
Bachelors Degree$51,534$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,496

Average Earnings

$27,480

Average Male

$20,083

Average Female

Elsa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Elsa Language by Age

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Elsa Language

12.33% of Elsa residents speak only English, while 87.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 87.67% of the population.

Elsa Language

Elsa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White722331.94%
Other148NaN%
Hispanic7,1091,58322.27%

22.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.17%

Male Poverty Rate

24.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Elsa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Elsa is White, with 31.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Elsa is Hispanic, with 22.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.23%.

Elsa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.16%
High School20.40%
Some College15.02%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Elsa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.12%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed10.15%
Female Unemployed64.71%

Elsa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Elsa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,946$57,942
Families$43,861$58,142
Married Families$48,781-
Non Families$23,827$56,976
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Income by Household Type

Elsa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Elsa Married by Age and Sex

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Elsa 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 35-44.

Elsa Marital Status by Race

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Elsa Marital Status

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179

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War18
First Gulf War25
Vietnam108
Korea
World War II

Elsa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3418
35 to 5425
55 to 6449
65 to 7459
75+28

Elsa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1513.06%
2+ Races2815.47%
Hispanic1793.35%

Elsa Veterans by Race

Elsa Veterans by Education

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13.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

62.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Elsa Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Elsa Employment by Age

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Elsa Employment by Race

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Elsa 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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77.86%

Born in Elsa

86.92%

Native Born

13.08%

Foreign Born

7.16%

Non Citizen

5.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.92% of Elsa residents were born in the United States, with 77.86% having been born in Texas. 7.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Elsa Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19503,1790.00%
19603,8476681.93%
19704,4005531.35%
19805,0616611.41%
19905,2421810.35%
20005,5493070.57%
20105,6601110.20%
20115,66110.02%
20125,66210.02%
20135,66310.02%
20145,66410.02%
20155,66510.02%
20165,66610.02%
20175,66710.02%
20185,66810.02%
20195,66910.02%
20205,668-1-0.02%
20215,66910.02%
20225,67010.02%

Elsa Population by Year