Freeport, Texas Population 2021

11,990
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Freeport is a city located in Brazoria County Texas. With a 2020 population of 11,990, it is the 214th largest city in Texas and the 2725th largest city in the United States . Freeport is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -0.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,049 in 2010. Freeport reached it's highest population of 13,444 in 1980. Spanning over 18 miles, Freeport has a population density of 779 people per square mile.

The average household income in Freeport is $54,900 with a poverty rate of 25.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $872 per month, and the median house value is $81,100. The median age in Freeport is 26 years, 23.5 years for males, and 29.3 years for females.

Freeport Demographics

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

  • White: 64.39%
  • Black or African American: 15.36%
  • Other race: 12.32%
  • Two or more races: 3.82%
  • Native American: 3.10%
  • Asian: 1.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Freeport, Texas is 11,990 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,209.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,049.

Freeport, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,82264.39%
Black or African American1,86615.36%
Some Other Race1,49612.32%
Two or More Races4643.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native3773.10%
Asian1221.00%
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Freeport Population by Race

Freeport Population Pyramid $2021

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Freeport Median Age

26


Total

23.5


Male

29.3


Female

Freeport Adults

There are 7,733 adults, (787 of whom are seniors) in Freeport.

Freeport Age Dependency

74.9

Age Dependency Ratio

11.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Freeport Sex Ratio

Female

5,892

48.51%

Male

6,255

51.49%

Freeport Population by Age

Freeport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Freeport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male57.5%42.5%
Married55.5%44.5%
All44%56%
Non Family39.9%60.1%
Female21.9%78.1%

44.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Freeport Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0013.0144
Married1,6043.8455.5
Non Family1,2881.1539.9
Female7943.8321.9
Male3154.3757.5

3.79

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

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Freeport Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade77512.51%
9th to 12th Grade95115.36%
High School Graduate2,17135.06%
Some College1,43023.09%
Associates Degree4276.89%
Bachelors Degree3726.01%
Graduate Degree671.08%
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Freeport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Freeport Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic3,5152,234143
White1,5441,229175
Black94485754
Other Race7845061
Native American12710
Asian11411457
2+ Races655710

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.00%.

Freeport Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,407$42,905$22,555
Less Than 9th Grade$18,180$38,784$14,018
High School Graduate$34,594$46,167$26,144
Some College$37,856$46,071$26,424
Bachelors Degree$39,292$$29,091
Graduate Degree$100,744$100,744$

$33,407

Average Earnings

$42,905

Average Male

$22,555

Average Female

Freeport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Freeport Language by Age

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Freeport Language

53.39% of Freeport residents speak only English, while 46.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.59% of the population.

Freeport Language

Freeport Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,6182,05026.91%
Black1,86362333.44%
White2,21241918.94%
Other1,49621614.44%
Multiple4647816.81%
Asian12275.74%

25.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.75%

Male Poverty Rate

27.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Freeport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Freeport is Black, with 33.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Freeport is Asian, with 5.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.54%.

Freeport Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.66%
High School23.77%
Some College14.93%
Bachelors or Greater12.07%

Freeport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed59.85%
Male Unemployed27.32%
Female Employed18.49%
Male Employed10.69%

Freeport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Freeport Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,462$54,900
Families$46,951$57,596
Married Families$48,333-
Non Families$21,304$42,923
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Income by Household Type

Freeport Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Freeport Married by Age and Sex

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Freeport Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Freeport Marital Status by Race

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Freeport Marital Status

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364

Number of Veterans

364

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam246
First Gulf War71
Second Gulf War59
Korea9
World War II

Freeport Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74142
75+87
35 to 5468
55 to 6454
18 to 3413

Freeport Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2665.01%
Hispanic1713.53%
Other Race555.00%
Black434.26%

Freeport Veterans by Race

Freeport Veterans by Education

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15.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Freeport Veterans by Education

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62.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.8%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Freeport Employment by Age

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Freeport Employment by Race

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Freeport 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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74.40%

Born in Freeport

87.56%

Native Born

12.44%

Foreign Born

6.49%

Non Citizen

5.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.56% of Freeport residents were born in the United States, with 74.40% having been born in Texas. 6.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Freeport Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202111,990-73-0.61%
202012,063-73-0.60%
201912,136-73-0.60%
201812,209150.12%
201712,1941231.02%
201612,071-4-0.03%
201512,075-45-0.37%
201412,120700.58%
201312,050-9-0.07%
201212,05950.04%
201112,054-7-0.06%
201012,061-647-0.52%
200012,7081,3191.10%
199011,389-2,055-1.65%
198013,4441,4471.15%
197011,9973780.32%
196011,6195,6076.81%
19506,0123,4338.83%
19402,579-583-2.02%
19303,1620.00%

Freeport Population by Year