Mineral Wells, Texas Population 2020

15,447
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Mineral Wells is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 15,447, it is the 180th largest city in Texas and the 2263rd largest city in the United States. Mineral Wells is currently growing at a rate of 1.25% annually but its population has decreased by -7.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,788 in 2010. Mineral Wells reached it's highest population of 18,411 in 1970. Spanning over 21 miles, Mineral Wells has a population density of 757 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mineral Wells is $53,702 with a poverty rate of 23.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $762 per month, and the median house value is $84,400. The median age in Mineral Wells is 33.3 years, 29.7 years for males, and 37.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.5 males.

Mineral Wells Demographics

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

  • White: 88.94%
  • Black or African American: 4.14%
  • Other race: 3.32%
  • Two or more races: 1.81%
  • Asian: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Mineral Wells, Texas is 15,447, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,065.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,788.

Mineral Wells, Texas Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202029,4753001.02%
201929,1753001.03%
201828,8753001.04%
201728,5754391.54%
201628,1361700.60%
201527,966-68-0.24%
201428,0341580.56%
201327,876170.06%
201227,859-192-0.69%
201128,051-33-0.12%
201028,0840.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,37888.94%
Black or African American6224.14%
Some Other Race5003.32%
Two or More Races2721.81%
Asian1911.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native650.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.09%
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Mineral Wells Population Pyramid 2020

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Mineral Wells Median Age

33.3


Total

29.7


Male

37.4


Female

Mineral Wells Adults

There are 11,135 adults, (2,148 of whom are seniors) in Mineral Wells.

Mineral Wells Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Mineral Wells Sex Ratio

Female

7,538

50.12%

Male

7,503

49.88%

Mineral Wells Households and Families

Mineral Wells Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mineral Wells Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.7%23.3%
All58.4%41.6%
Male55.7%44.3%
Non Family44.6%55.4%
Female40.4%59.6%

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0202.9158.4
Married2,1443.3676.7
Non Family1,6871.4144.6
Female8324.2540.4
Male3574.1755.7

3.51

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

7.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Mineral Wells Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7197.67%
9th to 12th Grade1,06411.35%
High School Graduate3,61338.53%
Some College2,10222.41%
Associates Degree7227.70%
Bachelors Degree9179.78%
Graduate Degree2412.57%
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Mineral Wells Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,7095,8841,008
Hispanic2,0801,20523
Black37629547
Other Race16078
Asian14013877
Multiple Races90633
Native American4747
Islander1313

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 55.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,591$34,006$23,686
Less Than High School$20,847$20,563$21,364
High School Grad$30,546$36,893$21,451
Some College$26,539$30,735$24,310
Bachelors Degree$41,250$42,292$39,236
Graduate Degree$51,528$$51,111

$27,591

Average Earnings

$34,006

Average Male

$23,686

Average Female

Mineral Wells Language

Mineral Wells Language by Age

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Mineral Wells Language

78.99% of Mineral Wells residents speak only English, while 21.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.01% of the population.

Mineral Wells Poverty

Mineral Wells Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,3431,82319.51%
Hispanic4,2971,37031.88%
Other49442786.44%
Black58020835.86%
Asian1918242.93%
Multiple2615922.61%
Native562137.50%

23.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.82%

Male Poverty Rate

25.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mineral Wells

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mineral Wells is Other, with 86.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mineral Wells is White, with 19.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.40%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.59%
High School22.02%
Some College14.96%
Bachelors or Greater7.93%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.06%
Male Unemployed29.18%
Female Employed14.05%
Male Employed12.56%

Mineral Wells Income

Mineral Wells Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,370$53,702
Families$46,801$60,083
Married Families$63,851-
Non Families$21,324$37,438
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Mineral Wells Marital Status

Mineral Wells Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

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 55-64.

Mineral Wells Marital Status by Race

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Mineral Wells Veterans

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812

Number of Veterans

733

Male Veterans

79

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam375
First Gulf War143
Second Gulf War63
Korea55
World War II13
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74249
55 to 64207
75+168
35 to 54143
18 to 3445
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Name Veterans % of Total
White7997.92%
Hispanic270.98%
Black133.01%

Mineral Wells Veterans by Education

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11.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mineral Wells Employment Status

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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71.88%

Born in Texas

89.65%

Native Born

10.35%

Foreign Born

6.37%

Non Citizen

3.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.65% of Mineral Wells residents were born in the United States, with 71.88% having been born in Texas. 6.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,4471911.25%
201915,2561911.27%
201815,0651100.74%
201714,9551911.29%
201614,764620.42%
201514,702-63-0.43%
201414,765-426-2.80%
201315,191-1,461-8.77%
201216,652-166-0.99%
201116,818510.30%
201016,767-179-0.11%
200016,9462,0761.32%
199014,8704020.27%
198014,468-3,943-2.38%
197018,4117,3585.23%
196011,0533,2523.55%
19507,8011,4982.16%
19406,3033170.52%
19305,986-1,904-2.72%
19207,8903,9407.16%
19103,9500.00%