Gatesville, Texas Population 2022

16,211
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Gatesville is a city located in Coryell County Texas. Gatesville has a 2020 population of 16,211. It is also the county seat of Coryell County. Gatesville is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 0.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,135 in 2010.

The average household income in Gatesville is $52,428 with a poverty rate of 16.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $756 per month, and the median house value is $102,900. The median age in Gatesville is 38.1 years, 35 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Gatesville Demographics

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

  • White: 65.69%
  • Black or African American: 16.88%
  • Two or more races: 15.43%
  • Other race: 1.10%
  • Asian: 0.60%
  • Native American: 0.20%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of Gatesville, Texas is 16,211 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,135.

Gatesville, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,87765.69%
Black or African American2,28116.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native270.20%
Asian810.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.10%
Some Other Race1481.10%
Two or More Races2,08515.43%
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Gatesville Population by Race

Gatesville Population Pyramid 2022

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Gatesville Median Age

39.7


Total

42.1


Male

38.6


Female

Gatesville Adults

There are 12,082 adults, (1,079 of whom are seniors) in Gatesville.

Gatesville Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

9.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13

Child Dependency Ratio

Gatesville Sex Ratio

Female

8,237

60.96%

Male

5,276

39.04%

Gatesville Population by Age

Gatesville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gatesville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
Female67%33%
All65.5%34.5%
Non Family50.4%49.6%
Male22.4%77.6%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gatesville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9862.5165.5
Married8053.1484.1
Male675.0622.4
Female2794.1967
Non Family8351.1350.4

3.43

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Gatesville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,22310.64%
9th to 12th Grade1,57813.73%
High School Graduate3,44129.95%
Some College3,61331.44%
Associates Degree7416.45%
Bachelors Degree5664.93%
Graduate Degree3292.86%
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Gatesville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gatesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian817352
White5,3404,555595
Black2,1301,407101
Hispanic2,6961,707106
2+ Races1,9371,43541
Islander1414
Other Race13089
Native American2717

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.20%.

Gatesville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,358$35,720$21,809
Less Than 9th Grade$15,391$17,708$12,125
High School Graduate$26,398$32,368$13,654
Some College$27,869$37,414$20,144
Bachelors Degree$51,406$67,045$50,208
Graduate Degree$41,892$101,417$41,597

$28,358

Average Earnings

$35,720

Average Male

$21,809

Average Female

Gatesville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gatesville Language by Age

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Gatesville Language

82.28% of Gatesville residents speak only English, while 17.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.45% of the population.

Gatesville Language

Gatesville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian422764.29%
Black2669334.96%
Multiple1813117.13%
White3,87058615.14%
Other5NaN%
Hispanic86313916.11%

16.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.17%

Male Poverty Rate

18.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gatesville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gatesville is Asian, with 64.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gatesville is Hispanic, with 16.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.87%.

Gatesville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.44%
High School16.39%
Some College8.23%
Bachelors or Greater9.48%

Gatesville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.26%
Male Unemployed37.93%
Female Employed5.91%
Female Unemployed21.51%

Gatesville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gatesville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,495$60,395
Families$54,932$76,724
Married Families$65,787-
Non Families$30,664$37,242
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Income by Household Type

Gatesville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

23.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.3%

Male Marriage Rate

20.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Gatesville Married by Age and Sex

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Gatesville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Gatesville Marital Status by Race

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Gatesville Marital Status

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852

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War251
First Gulf War344
Vietnam248
Korea7
World War II

Gatesville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3453
35 to 54375
55 to 64167
65 to 74166
75+91

Gatesville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6037.95%
Black1536.89%
Native American311.11%
Other Race1819.35%
2+ Races753.79%
Hispanic1073.79%

Gatesville Veterans by Race

Gatesville Veterans by Education

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15.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gatesville Veterans by Education

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17.7%

Labor Force Participation

15.6%

Employment Rate

8.6%

Unemployment Rate

Gatesville Employment by Age

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Gatesville Employment by Race

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Gatesville 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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69.65%

Born in Gatesville

94.56%

Native Born

5.44%

Foreign Born

3.61%

Non Citizen

1.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.56% of Gatesville residents were born in the United States, with 69.65% having been born in Texas. 3.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gatesville Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19302,6010.00%
19403,1775762.02%
19503,8566791.96%
19604,6267701.84%
19704,683570.12%
19806,2601,5772.94%
199011,4925,2326.26%
200015,5914,0993.10%
201015,7511600.10%
201115,789380.24%
201215,827380.24%
201315,865380.24%
201415,903380.24%
201515,941380.24%
201615,979380.24%
201716,017380.24%
201816,055380.24%
201916,093380.24%
202016,135420.26%
202116,173380.24%
202216,211380.23%

Gatesville Population by Year