Giddings, Texas Population 2021

5,171
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Giddings is a city located in Lee County Texas. It is also the county seat of Lee County. With a 2020 population of 5,171, it is the 358th largest city in Texas and the 4676th largest city in the United States . Giddings is currently growing at a rate of 0.70% annually and its population has increased by 5.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,881 in 2010. Giddings reached it's highest population of 5,171 in 2021. Spanning over 5 miles, Giddings has a population density of 980 people per square mile.

The average household income in Giddings is $49,880 with a poverty rate of 18.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $888 per month, and the median house value is $111,300. The median age in Giddings is 32.2 years, 28.5 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Giddings Demographics

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

  • White: 73.59%
  • Black or African American: 15.13%
  • Other race: 6.47%
  • Asian: 2.67%
  • Two or more races: 2.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Giddings, Texas is 5,171 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,063.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,881.

Giddings, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,72073.59%
Black or African American76515.13%
Some Other Race3276.47%
Asian1352.67%
Two or More Races1082.14%
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Giddings Population by Race

Giddings Population Pyramid $2021

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Giddings Median Age

32.2


Total

28.5


Male

32.8


Female

Giddings Adults

There are 3,616 adults, (709 of whom are seniors) in Giddings.

Giddings Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Giddings Sex Ratio

Female

2,634

52.11%

Male

2,421

47.89%

Giddings Population by Age

Giddings Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Giddings Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75%25%
Male64.1%35.9%
All56.3%43.7%
Non Family49.9%50.1%
Female31%69%

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Giddings Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6862.8956.3
Married6873.5375
Female4482.8531
Non Family409049.9
Male1425.3364.1

3.43

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

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Giddings Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade35111.55%
9th to 12th Grade1795.89%
High School Graduate1,00933.21%
Some College84527.81%
Associates Degree1715.63%
Bachelors Degree36912.15%
Graduate Degree1143.75%
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Giddings Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Giddings Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,4361,306297
Hispanic1,136750121
Black43243248
Other Race8868
Asian383817
2+ Races14

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.74%.

Giddings Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,062$41,250$18,143
Less Than 9th Grade$19,657$31,674$
High School Graduate$35,284$44,336$
Some College$26,614$44,016$
Bachelors Degree$31,528$$27,035
Graduate Degree$53,542$$

$31,062

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$18,143

Average Female

Giddings Earnings by Educational Attainment

Giddings Language by Age

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Giddings Language

63.27% of Giddings residents speak only English, while 36.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.25% of the population.

Giddings Language

Giddings Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,30243418.85%
Black72728439.06%
White1,6711669.93%
Other3276218.96%
Multiple1083936.11%

18.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.35%

Male Poverty Rate

19.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Giddings

The race most likely to be in poverty in Giddings is Black, with 39.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Giddings is White, with 9.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.30%.

Giddings Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.55%
Some College13.90%
High School8.27%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Giddings Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed20.29%
Male Employed1.79%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Giddings Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Giddings Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,000$49,880
Families$47,077$55,787
Married Families$61,589-
Non Families$20,368$27,882
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Income by Household Type

Giddings Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Giddings Married by Age and Sex

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Giddings 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 55-64.

Giddings Marital Status by Race

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Giddings Marital Status

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264

Number of Veterans

264

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam102
Korea45
Second Gulf War15
First Gulf War11
World War II

Giddings Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74122
75+96
55 to 6431
18 to 3415
35 to 54

Giddings Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2398.89%
Hispanic201.43%
2+ Races14100.00%
Black112.15%

Giddings Veterans by Race

Giddings Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Giddings Veterans by Education

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70.6%

Labor Force Participation

67.5%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Giddings Employment by Age

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Giddings Employment by Race

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Giddings 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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70.05%

Born in Giddings

84.79%

Native Born

15.21%

Foreign Born

11.28%

Non Citizen

3.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.79% of Giddings residents were born in the United States, with 70.05% having been born in Texas. 11.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Giddings Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,171360.70%
20205,135360.71%
20195,099360.71%
20185,063-16-0.32%
20175,079440.87%
20165,035230.46%
20155,012631.27%
20144,949100.20%
20134,939891.84%
20124,850-16-0.33%
20114,866-1-0.02%
20104,867-238-0.48%
20005,1051,0122.23%
19904,0931430.36%
19803,9501,1673.56%
19702,783-38-0.14%
19602,8212891.09%
19502,5320.00%

Giddings Population by Year