Friendswood, Texas Population 2021

40,630
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Friendswood is a city located in Galveston County Texas. With a 2020 population of 40,630, it is the 85th largest city in Texas and the 962nd largest city in the United States . Friendswood is currently growing at a rate of 0.42% annually and its population has increased by 13.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,805 in 2010. Friendswood reached it's highest population of 40,630 in 2021. Spanning over 21 miles, Friendswood has a population density of 1,969 people per square mile.

The average household income in Friendswood is $148,877 with a poverty rate of 4.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,389 per month, and the median house value is $284,100. The median age in Friendswood is 39.4 years, 38.3 years for males, and 40.3 years for females.

Friendswood Demographics

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

  • White: 85.07%
  • Asian: 7.27%
  • Black or African American: 3.75%
  • Two or more races: 2.68%
  • Other race: 0.92%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Friendswood, Texas is 40,630 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 40,120.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 35,805.

Friendswood, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White33,76285.07%
Asian2,8847.27%
Black or African American1,4883.75%
Two or More Races1,0652.68%
Some Other Race3640.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native1250.31%
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Friendswood Population by Race

Friendswood Population Pyramid $2021

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Friendswood Median Age

39.4


Total

38.3


Male

40.3


Female

Friendswood Adults

There are 28,785 adults, (5,648 of whom are seniors) in Friendswood.

Friendswood Age Dependency

71.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Friendswood Sex Ratio

Female

20,283

51.11%

Male

19,405

48.89%

Friendswood Population by Age

Friendswood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Friendswood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All81.2%18.8%
Male78.2%21.8%
Female63.2%36.8%
Non Family58.3%41.7%

81.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Friendswood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,2142.9981.2
Married9,1633.4189.9
Non Family2,5631.2458.3
Female1,1163.4963.2
Male3723.0678.2

3.35

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

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Friendswood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4361.68%
9th to 12th Grade5011.93%
High School Graduate4,81218.50%
Some College5,38020.68%
Associates Degree2,2438.62%
Bachelors Degree8,24731.70%
Graduate Degree4,39516.89%
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Friendswood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Friendswood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White19,54019,1869,792
Hispanic3,5833,2131,213
Asian1,6841,5741,013
Black879791473
2+ Races343315139
Other Race23417838
Native American76766

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 asian people with a rate of 60.15%.

Friendswood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$62,508$80,939$47,373
Less Than 9th Grade$28,783$39,196$13,929
High School Graduate$40,837$46,903$30,453
Some College$47,057$63,125$32,289
Bachelors Degree$84,980$117,088$61,548
Graduate Degree$101,382$138,070$65,885

$62,508

Average Earnings

$80,939

Average Male

$47,373

Average Female

Friendswood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Friendswood Language by Age

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Friendswood Language

87.12% of Friendswood residents speak only English, while 12.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.57% of the population.

Friendswood Language

Friendswood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,8028643.11%
Hispanic6,2353876.21%
Multiple1,06213012.24%
Black1,4691228.30%
Asian2,8841083.74%
Other349133.72%

4.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.60%

Male Poverty Rate

4.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Friendswood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Friendswood is Multiple, with 12.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Friendswood is White, with 3.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.33%.

Friendswood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.67%
Some College5.04%
High School3.85%
Bachelors or Greater1.88%

Friendswood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed16.22%
Male Unemployed11.06%
Female Employed3.79%
Male Employed1.16%

Friendswood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Friendswood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$111,478$148,877
Families$132,567$165,313
Married Families$142,096-
Non Families$48,202$73,114
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Income by Household Type

Friendswood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.9%

Male Marriage Rate

61.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Friendswood Married by Age and Sex

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Friendswood 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.

Friendswood Marital Status by Race

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Friendswood Marital Status

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2,496

Number of Veterans

2,252

Male Veterans

244

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam794
Second Gulf War641
First Gulf War589
Korea170
World War II36

Friendswood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74738
35 to 54624
55 to 64543
75+435
18 to 34156

Friendswood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2738.96%
Hispanic3848.79%
Black14616.28%
Asian462.61%
Native American1215.79%
2+ Races102.44%
Other Race93.38%

Friendswood Veterans by Race

Friendswood Veterans by Education

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3.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Friendswood Veterans by Education

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66.8%

Labor Force Participation

63%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Friendswood Employment by Age

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Friendswood Employment by Race

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Friendswood 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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59.25%

Born in Friendswood

91.11%

Native Born

8.89%

Foreign Born

4.63%

Non Citizen

4.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.11% of Friendswood residents were born in the United States, with 59.25% having been born in Texas. 4.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Friendswood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202140,6301700.42%
202040,4601700.42%
201940,2901700.42%
201840,1202930.74%
201739,8274321.10%
201639,3955361.38%
201538,8595651.48%
201438,2946371.69%
201337,6576171.67%
201237,0406221.71%
201136,4183981.10%
201036,0206,9832.18%
200029,0376,2232.44%
199022,81412,0957.85%
198010,7195,0446.57%
19705,6750.00%

Friendswood Population by Year