Lake Jackson, Texas Population 2021

26,820
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Lake Jackson is a city located in Brazoria County Texas. With a 2020 population of 26,820, it is the 115th largest city in Texas and the 1437th largest city in the United States . Lake Jackson is currently declining at a rate of -0.74% annually and its population has decreased by -0.11% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 26,849 in 2010. Lake Jackson reached it's highest population of 27,420 in 2018. Spanning over 21 miles, Lake Jackson has a population density of 1,359 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lake Jackson is $104,494 with a poverty rate of 8.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,219 per month, and the median house value is $185,500. The median age in Lake Jackson is 34.6 years, 32.2 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Lake Jackson Demographics

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

  • White: 87.19%
  • Two or more races: 3.63%
  • Black or African American: 3.49%
  • Asian: 3.03%
  • Other race: 2.57%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lake Jackson, Texas is 26,820 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 27,420.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 26,849.

Lake Jackson, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,79987.19%
Two or More Races9913.63%
Black or African American9523.49%
Asian8273.03%
Some Other Race7012.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.09%
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Lake Jackson Population by Race

Lake Jackson Population Pyramid $2021

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Lake Jackson Median Age

34.6


Total

32.2


Male

37.2


Female

Lake Jackson Adults

There are 20,236 adults, (3,844 of whom are seniors) in Lake Jackson.

Lake Jackson Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Lake Jackson Sex Ratio

Female

13,623

49.91%

Male

13,672

50.09%

Lake Jackson Population by Age

Lake Jackson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lake Jackson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78%22%
All64.8%35.2%
Male54%46%
Non Family47.7%52.3%
Female47.7%52.3%

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lake Jackson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,4462.6164.8
Married5,8153.278
Non Family3,1251.2247.7
Female1,0413.0947.7
Male4653.4254

3.13

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Lake Jackson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2901.62%
9th to 12th Grade7844.39%
High School Graduate4,27323.93%
Some College4,41124.71%
Associates Degree1,81410.16%
Bachelors Degree4,40524.67%
Graduate Degree1,87610.51%
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Lake Jackson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lake Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,20811,9085,043
Hispanic4,1533,459759
Black806788137
Asian624562318
Other Race38333934
2+ Races21621613
Native American2525

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 50.96%.

Lake Jackson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,388$70,931$38,289
Less Than 9th Grade$41,425$$28,942
High School Graduate$36,471$54,464$19,692
Some College$53,253$65,547$33,711
Bachelors Degree$67,273$101,385$51,663
Graduate Degree$82,969$120,341$62,951

$54,388

Average Earnings

$70,931

Average Male

$38,289

Average Female

Lake Jackson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lake Jackson Language by Age

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Lake Jackson Language

77.61% of Lake Jackson residents speak only English, while 22.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.83% of the population.

Lake Jackson Language

Lake Jackson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,0521,1116.52%
Hispanic8,0141,04012.98%
Other70012017.14%
Black937859.07%
Asian803678.34%
Multiple991242.42%
Native251560.00%

8.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.57%

Male Poverty Rate

10.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lake Jackson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lake Jackson is Native, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lake Jackson is Multiple, with 2.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.29%.

Lake Jackson Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School9.90%
Less Than 9th Grade8.48%
Some College6.94%
Bachelors or Greater3.07%

Lake Jackson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.92%
Male Unemployed31.01%
Female Employed6.60%
Male Employed3.95%

Lake Jackson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lake Jackson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$82,465$104,494
Families$98,635$118,140
Married Families$119,637-
Non Families$49,676$68,466
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Income by Household Type

Lake Jackson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Lake Jackson Married by Age and Sex

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Lake Jackson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lake Jackson Marital Status by Race

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Lake Jackson Marital Status

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1,432

Number of Veterans

1,336

Male Veterans

96

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam433
Second Gulf War290
First Gulf War279
World War II110
Korea85

Lake Jackson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+409
65 to 74348
35 to 54322
55 to 64179
18 to 34174

Lake Jackson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3557.63%
Hispanic2244.59%
Black334.09%
Native American25100.00%
2+ Races132.82%
Other Race61.26%

Lake Jackson Veterans by Race

Lake Jackson Veterans by Education

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2.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lake Jackson Veterans by Education

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68.7%

Labor Force Participation

65.7%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Lake Jackson Employment by Age

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Lake Jackson Employment by Race

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Lake Jackson 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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64.59%

Born in Lake Jackson

89.87%

Native Born

10.13%

Foreign Born

4.55%

Non Citizen

5.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.87% of Lake Jackson residents were born in the United States, with 64.59% having been born in Texas. 4.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lake Jackson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,820-200-0.74%
202027,020-200-0.73%
201927,220-200-0.73%
201827,420140.05%
201727,4061910.70%
201627,215-37-0.14%
201527,252-106-0.39%
201427,3581740.64%
201327,1841640.61%
201227,02020.01%
201127,0181990.74%
201026,8194330.16%
200026,3863,6101.48%
199022,7763,6741.77%
198019,1025,7263.63%
197013,3763,7253.32%
19609,6516,75412.79%
19502,8970.00%

Lake Jackson Population by Year