Gladewater, Texas Population 2022

6,072
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Gladewater is a city located in Gregg County Texas. Gladewater has a 2020 population of 6,072. Gladewater is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -1.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,134 in 2010.

The average household income in Gladewater is $49,249 with a poverty rate of 30.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $826 per month, and the median house value is $100,200. 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 Gladewaterwas:

  • White: 78.44%
  • Black or African American: 14.48%
  • Two or more races: 4.63%
  • Asian: 1.16%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gladewater, Texas is 6,072 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,134.

Gladewater, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,67578.44%
Black or African American86314.48%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.44%
Asian691.16%
Some Other Race510.86%
Two or More Races2764.63%
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Gladewater Population by Race

Gladewater Population Pyramid 2022

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Gladewater Median Age

35.8


Total

33.4


Male

37.7


Female

Gladewater Adults

There are 4,370 adults, (850 of whom are seniors) in Gladewater.

Gladewater Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gladewater Sex Ratio

Female

3,404

57.11%

Male

2,556

42.89%

Gladewater Population by Age

Gladewater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gladewater Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.6%20.4%
All56.7%43.3%
Non Family49.1%50.9%
Female45.1%54.9%
Male37.3%62.7%

56.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gladewater Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1222.756.7
Married6413.2679.6
Male1103.1137.3
Female5324.1345.1
Non Family8391.3149.1

3.38

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Gladewater Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1814.64%
9th to 12th Grade73318.79%
High School Graduate1,22531.41%
Some College1,03126.44%
Associates Degree1955.00%
Bachelors Degree42710.95%
Graduate Degree1082.77%
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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
White2,8502,199474
Black43233961
Native American2626
Asian1616
2+ Races157139
Hispanic434282
Other Race5111

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 white people with a rate of 16.63%.

Gladewater Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,554$37,880$20,855
Less Than 9th Grade$28,045$28,647$25,417
High School Graduate$32,773$53,571$16,491
Some College$25,565$60,444$19,306
Bachelors Degree$43,661$43,795$34,712
Graduate Degree$$$

$28,554

Average Earnings

$37,880

Average Male

$20,855

Average Female

Gladewater Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gladewater Language by Age

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Gladewater Language

95.41% of Gladewater residents speak only English, while 4.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.25% of the population.

Gladewater Language

Gladewater Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian696289.86%
Multiple27615255.07%
Hispanic85632237.62%
Black85527131.70%
White3,68494225.57%
OtherNaN%

30.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.74%

Male Poverty Rate

38.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gladewater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gladewater is Asian, with 89.86% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.95%.

Gladewater Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.52%
High School31.18%
Some College20.02%
Bachelors or Greater4.83%

Gladewater Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.34%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed26.04%
Female Unemployed59.72%

Gladewater Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gladewater Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,000$54,322
Families$40,913$58,971
Married Families$71,587-
Non Families$19,592$42,309
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Income by Household Type

Gladewater Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.4%

Male Marriage Rate

28.7%

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 Over 65, 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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337

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War92
First Gulf War78
Vietnam139
Korea18
World War II

Gladewater Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3426
35 to 54101
55 to 6479
65 to 74102
75+29

Gladewater Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2517.22%
Black619.89%
2+ Races2513.66%

Gladewater Veterans by Race

Gladewater Veterans by Education

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21.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gladewater Veterans by Education

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61.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

4.9%

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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76.12%

Born in Gladewater

96.96%

Native Born

3.04%

Foreign Born

0.54%

Non Citizen

2.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.96% of Gladewater residents were born in the United States, with 76.12% having been born in Texas. 0.54% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19404,4540.00%
19505,3058511.76%
19605,7424370.79%
19705,574-168-0.30%
19806,5489741.62%
19906,027-521-0.83%
20006,078510.08%
20106,4413630.58%
20116,410-31-0.48%
20126,379-31-0.48%
20136,348-31-0.49%
20146,317-31-0.49%
20156,286-31-0.49%
20166,255-31-0.49%
20176,224-31-0.50%
20186,193-31-0.50%
20196,162-31-0.50%
20206,134-28-0.45%
20216,103-31-0.51%
20226,072-31-0.51%

Gladewater Population by Year