Gun Barrel City, Texas Population 2021

6,300
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Gun Barrel City is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 6,300, it is the 316th largest city in Texas and the 4206th largest city in the United States . Gun Barrel City is currently growing at a rate of 0.74% annually and its population has increased by 11.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,672 in 2010. Gun Barrel City reached it's highest population of 6,300 in 2021. Spanning over 7 miles, Gun Barrel City has a population density of 1,007 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gun Barrel City is $74,289 with a poverty rate of 16.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $709 per month, and the median house value is $122,100. The median age in Gun Barrel City is 44 years, 44.4 years for males, and 43.5 years for females.

Gun Barrel City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gun Barrel City was:

  • White: 96.07%
  • Other race: 2.17%
  • Black or African American: 0.99%
  • Two or more races: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gun Barrel City, Texas is 6,300 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,162.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,672.

Gun Barrel City, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,84596.07%
Some Other Race1322.17%
Black or African American600.99%
Two or More Races470.77%
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Gun Barrel City Population by Race

Gun Barrel City Population Pyramid $2021

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Gun Barrel City Median Age

44


Total

44.4


Male

43.5


Female

Gun Barrel City Adults

There are 4,898 adults, (1,338 of whom are seniors) in Gun Barrel City.

Gun Barrel City Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Gun Barrel City Sex Ratio

Female

3,154

51.84%

Male

2,930

48.16%

Gun Barrel City Population by Age

Gun Barrel City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gun Barrel City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.7%10.3%
All78.3%21.7%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Female65.7%34.3%

78.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gun Barrel City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4432.4978.3
Married1,2282.9889.7
Non Family9131.366.7
Female2894.265.7
Male131.85100

3.1

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Gun Barrel City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1513.45%
9th to 12th Grade59613.60%
High School Graduate1,73939.68%
Some College1,11425.42%
Associates Degree2265.16%
Bachelors Degree3477.92%
Graduate Degree2104.79%
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Gun Barrel City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gun Barrel City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0513,428537
Hispanic29218112
Other Race8239
Black2188
2+ Races1919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 38.10%.

Gun Barrel City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,516$39,375$28,132
Less Than 9th Grade$29,632$$
High School Graduate$30,885$38,188$17,958
Some College$31,750$38,750$27,900
Bachelors Degree$41,488$$41,154
Graduate Degree$95,768$$95,233

$32,516

Average Earnings

$39,375

Average Male

$28,132

Average Female

Gun Barrel City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gun Barrel City Language by Age

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Gun Barrel City Language

95.01% of Gun Barrel City residents speak only English, while 4.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.19% of the population.

Gun Barrel City Language

Gun Barrel City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,53295917.34%
Hispanic4455011.24%
Other1322720.45%

16.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.02%

Male Poverty Rate

21.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gun Barrel City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gun Barrel City is Other, with 20.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gun Barrel City is Hispanic, with 11.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.20%.

Gun Barrel City Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School16.22%
Some College13.21%
Less Than 9th Grade11.38%
Bachelors or Greater5.21%

Gun Barrel City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed89.47%
Male Unemployed9.65%
Male Employed4.67%
Female Employed4.61%

Gun Barrel City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gun Barrel City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,839$74,289
Families$52,813$87,230
Married Families$72,847-
Non Families$34,625$49,406
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Income by Household Type

Gun Barrel City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Gun Barrel City Married by Age and Sex

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Gun Barrel City 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 35-44.

Gun Barrel City Marital Status by Race

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Gun Barrel City Marital Status

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608

Number of Veterans

584

Male Veterans

24

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam262
First Gulf War111
Second Gulf War58
Korea29
World War II27

Gun Barrel City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+172
65 to 74160
55 to 64150
35 to 5488
18 to 3438

Gun Barrel City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White60812.87%
Hispanic4413.46%

Gun Barrel City Veterans by Race

Gun Barrel City Veterans by Education

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2.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gun Barrel City Veterans by Education

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50.7%

Labor Force Participation

47%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gun Barrel City Employment by Age

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Gun Barrel City Employment by Race

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Gun Barrel City 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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72.95%

Born in Gun Barrel City

98.92%

Native Born

1.08%

Foreign Born

0.94%

Non Citizen

0.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.92% of Gun Barrel City residents were born in the United States, with 72.95% having been born in Texas. 0.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gun Barrel City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,300460.74%
20206,254460.74%
20196,208460.75%
20186,162821.35%
20176,080641.06%
20166,016360.60%
20155,980200.34%
20145,960681.15%
20135,8921402.43%
20125,752290.51%
20115,723410.72%
20105,6825371.00%
20005,1451,6193.85%
19903,5260.00%

Gun Barrel City Population by Year