Mineral Wells, Texas Population 2022

14,426
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Mineral Wells is a city located in Palo Pinto County Texas. Mineral Wells has a 2020 population of 14,426. Mineral Wells is currently declining at a rate of -1.35% annually and its population has decreased by -2.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,820 in 2010.

The average household income in Mineral Wells is $56,930 with a poverty rate of 15.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $840 per month, and the median house value is $105,500. The median age in Mineral Wells is 35 years, 32.4 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Mineral Wells Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Mineral Wellswas:

  • White: 86.14%
  • Two or more races: 5.16%
  • Black or African American: 4.38%
  • Other race: 2.46%
  • Asian: 1.28%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Mineral Wells, Texas is 14,426 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,820.

Mineral Wells, Texas Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201028,0950.00%
201128,062-33-0.12%
201227,867-195-0.70%
201327,886190.07%
201428,0411550.55%
201527,966-75-0.27%
201628,1251590.57%
201728,5444191.47%
201828,8743301.14%
201929,1893151.08%
202029,5043151.07%
202129,8193151.06%

Mineral Wells Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,03386.14%
Black or African American6624.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native840.56%
Asian1931.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.03%
Some Other Race3722.46%
Two or More Races7815.16%
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Mineral Wells Population by Race

Mineral Wells Population Pyramid 2022

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Mineral Wells Median Age

34.9


Total

32.3


Male

38.7


Female

Mineral Wells Adults

There are 11,448 adults, (2,289 of whom are seniors) in Mineral Wells.

Mineral Wells Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Mineral Wells Sex Ratio

Female

7,524

49.73%

Male

7,606

50.27%

Mineral Wells Population by Age

Mineral Wells Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mineral Wells Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
All62.4%37.6%
Female55.7%44.3%
Non Family49.4%50.6%
Male46.6%53.4%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mineral Wells Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9582.9862.4
Married2,2563.3876.4
Male3484.6846.6
Female7254.2655.7
Non Family1,6291.549.4

3.5

Average Family Size

2.98

Average Household Size

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Mineral Wells Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5856.01%
9th to 12th Grade7537.73%
High School Graduate3,54136.37%
Some College2,54726.16%
Associates Degree9329.57%
Bachelors Degree9739.99%
Graduate Degree4064.17%
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Mineral Wells Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mineral Wells Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian176174163
Black45043786
White6,9426,1561,057
2+ Races39234320
Hispanic2,0451,53570
Native American4242
Islander55
Other Race277186

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 92.61%.

Mineral Wells Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,263$39,981$25,481
Less Than 9th Grade$22,950$$23,500
High School Graduate$31,654$34,524$22,796
Some College$32,248$49,495$26,182
Bachelors Degree$44,032$64,063$40,217
Graduate Degree$73,583$78,041$55,938

$33,263

Average Earnings

$39,981

Average Male

$25,481

Average Female

Mineral Wells Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mineral Wells Language by Age

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Mineral Wells Language

82.56% of Mineral Wells residents speak only English, while 17.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.63% of the population.

Mineral Wells Language

Mineral Wells Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native762228.95%
Hispanic4,00699324.79%
Black64413320.65%
White9,4381,12011.87%
Asian19321.04%
Other108NaN%
Multiple7818110.37%

15.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.96%

Male Poverty Rate

18.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mineral Wells

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mineral Wells is Native, with 28.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mineral Wells is Multiple, with 10.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.83%.

Mineral Wells Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.97%
High School16.75%
Some College9.95%
Bachelors or Greater1.39%

Mineral Wells Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.41%
Male Unemployed17.74%
Female Employed7.66%
Female Unemployed33.33%

Mineral Wells Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mineral Wells Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,038$65,360
Families$60,043$73,951
Married Families$80,259-
Non Families$35,013$44,693
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Income by Household Type

Mineral Wells Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Mineral Wells Married by Age and Sex

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Mineral Wells 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 35-44.

Mineral Wells Marital Status by Race

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Mineral Wells Marital Status

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993

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War157
First Gulf War258
Vietnam434
Korea48
World War II58

Mineral Wells Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3476
35 to 54273
55 to 64158
65 to 74226
75+260

Mineral Wells Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8858.93%
Black10822.04%
Hispanic401.45%

Mineral Wells Veterans by Race

Mineral Wells Veterans by Education

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9.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mineral Wells Veterans by Education

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60.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Mineral Wells Employment by Age

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Mineral Wells Employment by Race

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Mineral Wells 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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75.66%

Born in Mineral Wells

91.27%

Native Born

8.73%

Foreign Born

5.33%

Non Citizen

3.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.27% of Mineral Wells residents were born in the United States, with 75.66% having been born in Texas. 5.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mineral Wells Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19103,9500.00%
19207,8903,9407.16%
19305,986-1,904-2.72%
19406,3033170.52%
19507,8011,4982.16%
196011,0533,2523.55%
197018,4117,3585.23%
198014,468-3,943-2.38%
199014,8704020.27%
200016,9462,0761.32%
201016,788-158-0.09%
201116,591-197-1.17%
201216,394-197-1.19%
201316,197-197-1.20%
201416,000-197-1.22%
201515,803-197-1.23%
201615,606-197-1.25%
201715,409-197-1.26%
201815,212-197-1.28%
201915,015-197-1.30%
202014,820-195-1.30%
202114,623-197-1.33%
202214,426-197-1.35%

Mineral Wells Population by Year