Kirby, Texas Population 2021

8,751
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Kirby is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 8,751, it is the 261st largest city in Texas and the 3389th largest city in the United States . Kirby is currently growing at a rate of 0.16% annually and its population has increased by 9.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,000 in 2010. Kirby reached it's highest population of 8,751 in 2021. Spanning over 2 miles, Kirby has a population density of 4,571 people per square mile.

The average household income in Kirby is $57,044 with a poverty rate of 19.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $978 per month, and the median house value is $91,900. The median age in Kirby is 35.4 years, 35.7 years for males, and 35 years for females.

Kirby Demographics

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

  • White: 70.88%
  • Black or African American: 14.14%
  • Other race: 9.20%
  • Two or more races: 2.57%
  • Asian: 2.45%
  • Native American: 0.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Kirby, Texas is 8,751 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,709.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,000.

Kirby, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,14170.88%
Black or African American1,22514.14%
Some Other Race7979.20%
Two or More Races2232.57%
Asian2122.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native660.76%
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Kirby Population by Race

Kirby Population Pyramid $2021

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Kirby Median Age

35.4


Total

35.7


Male

35


Female

Kirby Adults

There are 6,453 adults, (1,288 of whom are seniors) in Kirby.

Kirby Age Dependency

67.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Kirby Sex Ratio

Female

4,692

54.16%

Male

3,972

45.84%

Kirby Population by Age

Kirby Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Kirby Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male70.6%29.4%
Married66.4%33.6%
Non Family65.6%34.4%
All60.4%39.6%
Female36.3%63.7%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Kirby Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8783.0160.4
Married1,2873.7666.4
Non Family8151.2365.6
Female5823.7736.3
Male1943.2570.6

3.64

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

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Kirby Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3456.15%
9th to 12th Grade64511.49%
High School Graduate1,69130.13%
Some College1,74431.08%
Associates Degree5499.78%
Bachelors Degree4678.32%
Graduate Degree1713.05%
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Kirby Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Kirby Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,8732,228255
White1,6491,489239
Black88471141
Other Race400337
Asian16515349
2+ Races11011096
Native American39399

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 2+ races people with a rate of 87.27%.

Kirby Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,902$40,028$25,737
Less Than 9th Grade$16,274$24,643$14,754
High School Graduate$33,333$36,218$
Some College$31,857$40,017$29,022
Bachelors Degree$40,028$44,271$23,702
Graduate Degree$57,578$68,167$

$30,902

Average Earnings

$40,028

Average Male

$25,737

Average Female

Kirby Earnings by Educational Attainment

Kirby Language by Age

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Kirby Language

64.92% of Kirby residents speak only English, while 35.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.68% of the population.

Kirby Language

Kirby Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,0911,20223.61%
Other79731739.77%
Black1,21628423.36%
White2,1211788.39%
Native665786.36%
Asian2122411.32%
Multiple206178.25%

19.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.65%

Male Poverty Rate

22.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Kirby

The race most likely to be in poverty in Kirby is Native, with 86.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Kirby is Multiple, with 8.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.84%.

Kirby Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.61%
High School17.45%
Some College11.69%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Kirby Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed10.31%
Female Employed8.54%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Kirby Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Kirby Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,918$57,044
Families$54,639$65,816
Married Families$75,429-
Non Families$19,727$31,481
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Income by Household Type

Kirby Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Kirby Married by Age and Sex

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Kirby 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 55-64.

Kirby Marital Status by Race

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Kirby Marital Status

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765

Number of Veterans

686

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam306
First Gulf War209
Second Gulf War156
Korea28
World War II9

Kirby Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74199
55 to 64174
35 to 54171
75+148
18 to 3473

Kirby Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White54411.66%
Hispanic1825.16%
Black15916.93%
2+ Races2216.92%
Native American2030.30%
Other Race132.83%
Asian73.66%

Kirby Veterans by Race

Kirby Veterans by Education

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6.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Kirby Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Kirby Employment by Age

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Kirby Employment by Race

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Kirby 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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71.68%

Born in Kirby

92.54%

Native Born

7.46%

Foreign Born

3.90%

Non Citizen

3.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.54% of Kirby residents were born in the United States, with 71.68% having been born in Texas. 3.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Kirby Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,751140.16%
20208,737140.16%
20198,723140.16%
20188,709240.28%
20178,685410.47%
20168,6441041.22%
20158,540901.07%
20148,4501331.60%
20138,317861.04%
20128,2311061.30%
20118,1251021.27%
20108,023-650-0.78%
20008,6733470.41%
19908,3261,9412.69%
19806,3853,8279.58%
19702,5580.00%

Kirby Population by Year