Gladewater, Texas Population 2021

6,397
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Gladewater is a city located in Gregg County Texas. With a 2020 population of 6,397, it is the 311th largest city in Texas and the 4164th largest city in the United States . Gladewater is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually but its population has decreased by -0.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,441 in 2010. Gladewater reached it's highest population of 6,548 in 1980. Spanning over 12 miles, Gladewater has a population density of 553 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gladewater is $49,249 with a poverty rate of 29.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $848 per month, and the median house value is $89,600. The median age in Gladewater is 41.9 years, 42.6 years for males, and 41.9 years for females.

Gladewater Demographics

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

  • White: 77.18%
  • Black or African American: 18.33%
  • Two or more races: 2.62%
  • Other race: 0.90%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Asian: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gladewater, Texas is 6,397 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,313.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,441.

Gladewater, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,62477.18%
Black or African American1,09818.33%
Two or More Races1572.62%
Some Other Race540.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.50%
Asian280.47%
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Gladewater Population by Race

Gladewater Population Pyramid $2021

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Gladewater Median Age

41.9


Total

42.6


Male

41.9


Female

Gladewater Adults

There are 4,696 adults, (995 of whom are seniors) in Gladewater.

Gladewater Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Gladewater Sex Ratio

Female

3,494

58.32%

Male

2,497

41.68%

Gladewater Population by Age

Gladewater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gladewater Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.6%8.4%
All61%39%
Non Family49.1%50.9%
Female47.6%52.4%
Male41%59%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gladewater Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2772.5361
Non Family8791.3249.1
Married6823.0891.6
Female5943.5847.6
Male1222.9841

3.14

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

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Gladewater Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2656.44%
9th to 12th Grade55413.46%
High School Graduate1,32232.12%
Some College1,12427.31%
Associates Degree2496.05%
Bachelors Degree50812.34%
Graduate Degree942.28%
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Gladewater Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gladewater Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,9602,491521
Black61049464
Hispanic42620617
2+ Races10793
Other Race541717
Native American3030
Asian77

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 other race people with a rate of 31.48%.

Gladewater Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,388$39,076$24,035
Less Than 9th Grade$16,804$$
High School Graduate$38,925$50,880$
Some College$22,981$$19,813
Bachelors Degree$42,766$43,190$42,232
Graduate Degree$43,875$$

$28,388

Average Earnings

$39,076

Average Male

$24,035

Average Female

Gladewater Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gladewater Language by Age

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Gladewater Language

95.65% of Gladewater residents speak only English, while 4.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.46% of the population.

Gladewater Language

Gladewater Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,55260216.95%
Black1,01957456.33%
Hispanic90536340.11%
Multiple15710667.52%
Asian282485.71%

29.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.45%

Male Poverty Rate

32.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gladewater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gladewater is Asian, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gladewater is White, with 16.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 44.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.62%.

Gladewater Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.70%
High School27.51%
Some College25.37%
Bachelors or Greater7.62%

Gladewater Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed57.38%
Female Employed17.84%
Male Employed14.41%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Gladewater Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gladewater Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,265$49,249
Families$35,909$53,808
Married Families$69,375-
Non Families$19,988$41,156
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Income by Household Type

Gladewater Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.1%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Gladewater Married by Age and Sex

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Gladewater Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Gladewater Marital Status by Race

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Gladewater Marital Status

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445

Number of Veterans

406

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam168
First Gulf War125
Second Gulf War92
Korea10
World War II

Gladewater Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74190
55 to 64106
35 to 5496
18 to 3435
75+18

Gladewater Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3509.58%
Black688.05%
2+ Races2725.23%

Gladewater Veterans by Race

Gladewater Veterans by Education

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19.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gladewater Veterans by Education

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54.6%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Gladewater Employment by Age

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Gladewater Employment by Race

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Gladewater 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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76.56%

Born in Gladewater

96.24%

Native Born

3.76%

Foreign Born

0.83%

Non Citizen

2.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.24% of Gladewater residents were born in the United States, with 76.56% having been born in Texas. 0.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gladewater Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,397280.44%
20206,369280.44%
20196,341280.44%
20186,313270.43%
20176,286-41-0.65%
20166,327110.17%
20156,316-17-0.27%
20146,333-32-0.50%
20136,365-86-1.33%
20126,4510.00%
20116,451350.55%
20106,4163380.54%
20006,078510.08%
19906,027-521-0.83%
19806,5489741.62%
19705,574-168-0.30%
19605,7424370.79%
19505,3058511.76%
19404,4540.00%

Gladewater Population by Year