Mineral Wells, Texas Population 2021

15,479
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Mineral Wells is a city located in Palo Pinto County Texas. With a 2020 population of 15,479, it is the 183rd largest city in Texas and the 2275th largest city in the United States . Mineral Wells is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually but its population has decreased by -7.80% 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 759 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mineral Wells is $56,930 with a poverty rate of 23.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $808 per month, and the median house value is $93,700. 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 Wells was:

  • White: 87.00%
  • Other race: 4.96%
  • Black or African American: 4.63%
  • Two or more races: 1.63%
  • Asian: 1.26%
  • Native American: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Mineral Wells, Texas is 15,479 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,080.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,788.

Mineral Wells, Texas Population 2021

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

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

Mineral Wells Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,13487.00%
Some Other Race7494.96%
Black or African American6994.63%
Two or More Races2461.63%
Asian1901.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native650.43%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.09%
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Mineral Wells Population by Race

Mineral Wells Population Pyramid $2021

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Mineral Wells Median Age

35


Total

32.4


Male

38.3


Female

Mineral Wells Adults

There are 11,413 adults, (2,421 of whom are seniors) in Mineral Wells.

Mineral Wells Age Dependency

67.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Mineral Wells Sex Ratio

Female

7,618

50.46%

Male

7,478

49.54%

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
Married72.2%27.8%
All57.7%42.3%
Male53.1%46.9%
Non Family48.7%51.3%
Female39.5%60.5%

57.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mineral Wells Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0592.9157.7
Married2,1993.2572.2
Non Family1,8061.5148.7
Female7774.5539.5
Male2774.8153.1

3.54

Average Family Size

2.91

Average Household Size

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Mineral Wells Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8188.46%
9th to 12th Grade1,01210.47%
High School Graduate3,47735.97%
Some College2,37724.59%
Associates Degree8168.44%
Bachelors Degree8078.35%
Graduate Degree3603.72%
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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
White6,9756,025973
Hispanic2,0581,23743
Black41537135
Other Race240136
Asian138137113
2+ Races87583
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 81.88%.

Mineral Wells Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,755$37,113$24,033
Less Than 9th Grade$21,822$32,143$14,975
High School Graduate$30,949$35,477$22,198
Some College$28,647$35,868$24,415
Bachelors Degree$47,054$53,438$44,875
Graduate Degree$73,182$78,000$53,125

$30,755

Average Earnings

$37,113

Average Male

$24,033

Average Female

Mineral Wells Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mineral Wells Language by Age

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Mineral Wells Language

79.02% of Mineral Wells residents speak only English, while 20.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.31% of the population.

Mineral Wells Language

Mineral Wells Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,3821,67338.18%
White9,2581,64917.81%
Other74163886.10%
Black68311917.42%
Multiple2466626.83%
Native562442.86%
Asian19010.53%

23.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.67%

Male Poverty Rate

25.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mineral Wells

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mineral Wells is Other, with 86.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mineral Wells is Asian, with 0.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.01%.

Mineral Wells Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.32%
High School22.12%
Some College14.58%
Bachelors or Greater2.33%

Mineral Wells Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.08%
Male Unemployed38.44%
Male Employed10.69%
Female Employed10.51%

Mineral Wells Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mineral Wells Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,052$56,930
Families$50,175$60,961
Married Families$63,901-
Non Families$24,621$46,522
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Income by Household Type

Mineral Wells Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

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 45-54.

Mineral Wells Marital Status by Race

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Mineral Wells Marital Status

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1,008

Number of Veterans

950

Male Veterans

58

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam502
First Gulf War186
Second Gulf War93
World War II63
Korea51

Mineral Wells Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74278
55 to 64261
75+250
35 to 54145
18 to 3474

Mineral Wells Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9509.39%
Black5812.01%
Hispanic491.75%

Mineral Wells Veterans by Race

Mineral Wells Veterans by Education

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11.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mineral Wells Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

9.9%

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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72.56%

Born in Mineral Wells

90.29%

Native Born

9.71%

Foreign Born

6.01%

Non Citizen

3.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.29% of Mineral Wells residents were born in the United States, with 72.56% having been born in Texas. 6.01% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,4791330.87%
202015,3461330.87%
201915,2131330.88%
201815,0801350.90%
201714,9451791.21%
201614,766590.40%
201514,707-64-0.43%
201414,771-425-2.80%
201315,196-1,460-8.77%
201216,656-166-0.99%
201116,822550.33%
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%

Mineral Wells Population by Year