Mission, Texas Population 2021

85,077
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Mission is a city located in Hidalgo County Texas. With a 2020 population of 85,077, it is the 46th largest city in Texas and the 406th largest city in the United States . Mission is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually and its population has increased by 10.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 77,058 in 2010. Mission reached it's highest population of 85,077 in 2021. Spanning over 36 miles, Mission has a population density of 2,394 people per square mile.

The average household income in Mission is $71,675 with a poverty rate of 22.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $819 per month, and the median house value is $112,400. The median age in Mission is 31.7 years, 30 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Mission Demographics

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

  • White: 87.52%
  • Other race: 9.61%
  • Asian: 1.84%
  • Two or more races: 0.93%
  • Black or African American: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Mission, Texas is 85,077 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 83,958.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 77,058.

Mission, Texas Population 2021

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021881,5256,4090.73%
2020875,1166,4090.73%
2019868,7076,4090.74%
2018862,2986,0490.70%
2017856,2497,2890.85%
2016848,9609,2931.09%
2015839,6679,8481.17%
2014829,81911,2001.35%
2013818,61910,2851.26%
2012808,33412,8171.59%
2011795,51716,3682.06%
2010779,1490.00%

Mission Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White73,13987.52%
Some Other Race8,0279.61%
Asian1,5381.84%
Two or More Races7740.93%
Black or African American490.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native390.05%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.00%
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Mission Population by Race

Mission Population Pyramid $2021

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Mission Median Age

31.7


Total

30


Male

33


Female

Mission Adults

There are 56,164 adults, (9,801 of whom are seniors) in Mission.

Mission Age Dependency

80.2

Age Dependency Ratio

21.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Mission Sex Ratio

Female

42,972

51.42%

Male

40,595

48.58%

Mission Population by Age

Mission Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Mission Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.2%22.8%
All67.7%32.3%
Non Family60.2%39.8%
Male56.8%43.2%
Female49.5%50.5%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Mission Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All24,4273.4167.7
Married13,9013.9977.2
Female4,5063.7549.5
Non Family4,5001.1560.2
Male1,5203.8256.8

3.87

Average Family Size

3.41

Average Household Size

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Mission Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,36717.54%
9th to 12th Grade5,03910.56%
High School Graduate10,65422.34%
Some College8,24817.29%
Associates Degree3,0366.36%
Bachelors Degree8,89218.64%
Graduate Degree3,4637.26%
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Mission Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Mission Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic40,98227,9199,844
White5,6105,3191,801
Other Race4,7582,985928
Asian1,016971678
2+ Races303258123
Black146
Native American7

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.73%.

Mission Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,634$40,531$22,945
Less Than 9th Grade$18,360$22,042$13,418
High School Graduate$25,136$32,902$16,413
Some College$31,188$38,646$21,239
Bachelors Degree$49,829$58,568$40,548
Graduate Degree$67,093$80,903$58,475

$31,634

Average Earnings

$40,531

Average Male

$22,945

Average Female

Mission Earnings by Educational Attainment

Mission Language by Age

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Mission Language

18.05% of Mission residents speak only English, while 81.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 80.16% of the population.

Mission Language

Mission Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic74,95317,96023.96%
Other7,9102,75734.85%
White6,68670010.47%
Multiple77412616.28%
Asian1,538956.18%
Black49510.20%

22.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.80%

Male Poverty Rate

25.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Mission

The race most likely to be in poverty in Mission is Other, with 34.85% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Mission is Asian, with 6.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.90%.

Mission Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.47%
High School19.14%
Some College12.19%
Bachelors or Greater6.34%

Mission Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed48.37%
Male Unemployed43.39%
Female Employed13.24%
Male Employed9.97%

Mission Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Mission Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,815$71,675
Families$54,026$78,380
Married Families$65,912$93,349
Non Families$23,471$37,586
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Income by Household Type

Mission Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.1%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Mission Married by Age and Sex

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Mission Marriage

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

Mission Marital Status by Race

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Mission Marital Status

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1,899

Number of Veterans

1,834

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam770
First Gulf War481
Second Gulf War286
Korea187
World War II24

Mission Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+632
65 to 74460
55 to 64324
35 to 54301
18 to 34182

Mission Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8003.69%
Hispanic9551.95%
Other Race651.15%
2+ Races348.50%

Mission Veterans by Race

Mission Veterans by Education

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4.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Mission Veterans by Education

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58.8%

Labor Force Participation

54.1%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Mission Employment by Age

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Mission Employment by Race

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Mission 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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57.44%

Born in Mission

70.94%

Native Born

29.06%

Foreign Born

19.15%

Non Citizen

9.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.94% of Mission residents were born in the United States, with 57.44% having been born in Texas. 19.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Mission Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202185,0773730.44%
202084,7043730.44%
201984,3313730.44%
201883,9583820.46%
201783,5763190.38%
201683,2574340.52%
201582,8236560.80%
201482,1676810.84%
201381,4865660.70%
201280,9201,1921.50%
201179,7281,6102.06%
201078,11832,7105.58%
200045,40816,7554.71%
199028,6536,0002.38%
198022,6539,6105.68%
197013,043-1,038-0.76%
196014,0813,3162.72%
195010,7654,7836.05%
19405,9828621.57%
19305,1201,2732.90%
19203,8470.00%

Mission Population by Year