Mexia, Texas Population 2022

6,779
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Mexia is a city located in Limestone County Texas. Mexia has a 2020 population of 6,779. Mexia is currently declining at a rate of -0.83% annually and its population has decreased by -1.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,893 in 2010.

The average household income in Mexia is $52,036 with a poverty rate of 31.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $686 per month, and the median house value is $80,500. The median age in Mexia is 35.9 years, 30.8 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Mexia Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mexiawas:

  • White: 56.57%
  • Black or African American: 31.12%
  • Two or more races: 8.24%
  • Other race: 2.01%
  • Native American: 1.15%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.33%
The current population of Mexia, Texas is 6,779 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,893.

Mexia, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,14056.57%
Black or African American2,27831.12%
American Indian and Alaska Native841.15%
Asian430.59%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.33%
Some Other Race1472.01%
Two or More Races6038.24%
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Mexia Population by Race

Mexia Population Pyramid 2022

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Mexia Median Age

37.3


Total

33.7


Male

41


Female

Mexia Adults

There are 5,579 adults, (1,221 of whom are seniors) in Mexia.

Mexia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Mexia Sex Ratio

Female

3,702

50.58%

Male

3,617

49.42%

Mexia Population by Age

Mexia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mexia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.9%22.1%
Male75.1%24.9%
All61.4%38.6%
Female54.4%45.6%
Non Family45.2%54.8%

61.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mexia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4872.7561.4
Married8903.5577.9
Male2293.7475.1
Female4673.8254.4
Non Family9011.1645.2

3.58

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Mexia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4579.25%
9th to 12th Grade59512.04%
High School Graduate2,01140.68%
Some College1,10422.33%
Associates Degree1913.86%
Bachelors Degree4308.70%
Graduate Degree1553.14%
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Mexia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mexia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian20116
White1,9131,564350
Black1,6101,393144
Hispanic1,28683881
2+ Races31426218
Other Race101875
Native American8476
Islander24

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 90.48%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 30.00%.

Mexia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,615$29,985$25,648
Less Than 9th Grade$26,949$33,277$18,646
High School Graduate$24,344$29,508$21,000
Some College$28,410$28,694$27,232
Bachelors Degree$38,889$57,548$31,037
Graduate Degree$38,000$34,054$56,429

$28,615

Average Earnings

$29,985

Average Male

$25,648

Average Female

Mexia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mexia Language by Age

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Mexia Language

73.85% of Mexia residents speak only English, while 26.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.89% of the population.

Mexia Language

Mexia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander2424100.00%
Asian383284.21%
Hispanic2,28179434.81%
Black2,24073632.86%
White2,29559125.75%
Native6834.41%
Other22NaN%
Multiple57913423.14%

31.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.16%

Male Poverty Rate

32.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mexia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mexia is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mexia is Multiple, with 23.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.30%.

Mexia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.41%
High School27.90%
Some College23.03%
Bachelors or Greater5.62%

Mexia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed12.27%
Male Unemployed29.59%
Female Employed18.79%
Female Unemployed67.95%

Mexia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mexia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,636$47,894
Families$43,516$57,559
Married Families$56,034-
Non Families$22,737$28,164
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Income by Household Type

Mexia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.4%

Male Marriage Rate

32.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Mexia Married by Age and Sex

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Mexia 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 35-44.

Mexia Marital Status by Race

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Mexia Marital Status

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299

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War81
First Gulf War89
Vietnam110
Korea61
World War II

Mexia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 346
35 to 5445
55 to 6449
65 to 7482
75+117

Mexia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1855.85%
Black1065.94%
2+ Races82.03%
Hispanic20.13%

Mexia Veterans by Race

Mexia Veterans by Education

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13.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mexia Veterans by Education

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49.9%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Mexia Employment by Age

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Mexia Employment by Race

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Mexia 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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75.68%

Born in Mexia

86.80%

Native Born

13.20%

Foreign Born

9.39%

Non Citizen

3.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.80% of Mexia residents were born in the United States, with 75.68% having been born in Texas. 9.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mexia Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19102,6940.00%
19203,4827882.60%
19306,5793,0976.57%
19406,410-169-0.26%
19506,6272170.33%
19606,121-506-0.79%
19705,943-178-0.29%
19807,0941,1511.79%
19906,933-161-0.23%
20006,563-370-0.55%
20107,4598961.29%
20117,402-57-0.76%
20127,345-57-0.77%
20137,288-57-0.78%
20147,231-57-0.78%
20157,174-57-0.79%
20167,117-57-0.79%
20177,060-57-0.80%
20187,003-57-0.81%
20196,946-57-0.81%
20206,893-53-0.76%
20216,836-57-0.83%
20226,779-57-0.83%

Mexia Population by Year