Joshua, Texas Population 2021

8,473
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Joshua is a city located in Johnson County Texas. With a 2020 population of 8,473, it is the 269th largest city in Texas and the 3470th largest city in the United States . Joshua is currently growing at a rate of 2.24% annually and its population has increased by 43.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,910 in 2010. Joshua reached it's highest population of 8,473 in 2021. Spanning over 9 miles, Joshua has a population density of 926 people per square mile.

The average household income in Joshua is $74,885 with a poverty rate of 10.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $991 per month, and the median house value is $182,000. The median age in Joshua is 34 years, 32.8 years for males, and 35.2 years for females.

Joshua Demographics

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

  • White: 96.04%
  • Two or more races: 1.89%
  • Native American: 0.90%
  • Other race: 0.87%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Joshua, Texas is 8,473 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,915.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,910.

Joshua, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,18196.04%
Two or More Races1411.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native670.90%
Some Other Race650.87%
Asian230.31%
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Joshua Population by Race

Joshua Population Pyramid $2021

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Joshua Median Age

34


Total

32.8


Male

35.2


Female

Joshua Adults

There are 5,379 adults, (1,085 of whom are seniors) in Joshua.

Joshua Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Joshua Sex Ratio

Female

3,858

51.60%

Male

3,619

48.40%

Joshua Population by Age

Joshua Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Joshua Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.2%10.8%
All68.2%31.8%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Male58.3%41.7%
Female30.4%69.6%

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Joshua Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7632.768.2
Married1,3573.3889.2
Non Family7681.3958.9
Female5422.8330.4
Male962.9458.3

3.12

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

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Joshua Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2164.60%
9th to 12th Grade3888.26%
High School Graduate1,58733.79%
Some College1,22025.98%
Associates Degree4299.14%
Bachelors Degree50610.78%
Graduate Degree3507.45%
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Joshua Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Joshua Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0963,717797
Hispanic50529623
2+ Races4327
Other Race3727
Native American292913
Asian232323

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Joshua Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,400$45,542$33,024
Less Than 9th Grade$31,848$31,929$
High School Graduate$31,865$40,099$21,523
Some College$40,792$57,024$31,136
Bachelors Degree$48,125$62,708$47,422
Graduate Degree$54,821$81,364$52,798

$38,400

Average Earnings

$45,542

Average Male

$33,024

Average Female

Joshua Earnings by Educational Attainment

Joshua Language by Age

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Joshua Language

91.01% of Joshua residents speak only English, while 8.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.77% of the population.

Joshua Language

Joshua Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,3275608.85%
Hispanic86814817.05%
Multiple1413625.53%
Other501428.00%

10.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.75%

Male Poverty Rate

11.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Joshua

The race most likely to be in poverty in Joshua is Other, with 28.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Joshua is White, with 8.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.66%.

Joshua Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.06%
High School10.71%
Bachelors or Greater6.66%
Some College4.91%

Joshua Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed48.15%
Male Employed7.94%
Female Employed7.04%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Joshua Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Joshua Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,042$74,885
Families$72,604$84,147
Married Families$88,419-
Non Families$44,597$50,213
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Income by Household Type

Joshua Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Joshua Married by Age and Sex

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Joshua 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.

Joshua Marital Status by Race

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Joshua Marital Status

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501

Number of Veterans

475

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War153
Vietnam124
Second Gulf War98
Korea65
World War II12

Joshua Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54170
65 to 74118
75+113
55 to 6493
18 to 347

Joshua Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5019.81%
Hispanic8515.80%

Joshua Veterans by Race

Joshua Veterans by Education

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16.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Joshua Veterans by Education

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65.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Joshua Employment by Age

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Joshua Employment by Race

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Joshua 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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77.36%

Born in Joshua

98.15%

Native Born

1.85%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

1.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.15% of Joshua residents were born in the United States, with 77.36% having been born in Texas. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Joshua Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,4731862.24%
20208,2871862.30%
20198,1011862.35%
20187,9151061.36%
20177,80972010.16%
20167,0895648.64%
20156,525640.99%
20146,461420.65%
20136,419-17-0.26%
20126,436420.66%
20116,394-20-0.31%
20106,4141,8863.54%
20004,5287001.69%
19903,8280.00%

Joshua Population by Year