Muleshoe, Texas Population 2022

5,160
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Muleshoe is a city located in Bailey County Texas. Muleshoe has a 2020 population of 5,160. It is also the county seat of Bailey County. Muleshoe is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,160 in 2010.

The average household income in Muleshoe is $63,453 with a poverty rate of 13.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $560 per month, and the median house value is $76,000. The median age in Muleshoe is 31 years, 31.4 years for males, and 30.2 years for females.

Muleshoe Demographics

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

  • White: 92.35%
  • Other race: 5.13%
  • Native American: 1.24%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Two or more races: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Muleshoe, Texas is 5,160 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,160.

Muleshoe, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,13092.35%
Black or African American200.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native691.24%
Asian470.85%
Some Other Race2855.13%
Two or More Races40.07%
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Muleshoe Population by Race

Muleshoe Population Pyramid 2022

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Muleshoe Median Age

33.4


Total

35.7


Male

30.7


Female

Muleshoe Adults

There are 3,911 adults, (803 of whom are seniors) in Muleshoe.

Muleshoe Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Muleshoe Sex Ratio

Female

2,907

52.33%

Male

2,648

47.67%

Muleshoe Population by Age

Muleshoe Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Muleshoe Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female94.2%5.8%
Married89.3%10.7%
All79.4%20.6%
Non Family56.8%43.2%

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Muleshoe Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,6193.2979.4
Married8034.4289.3
Male795.77100
Female1893.9394.2
Non Family5481.0656.8

4.24

Average Family Size

3.29

Average Household Size

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Muleshoe Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2668.23%
9th to 12th Grade44313.71%
High School Graduate1,40843.56%
Some College40212.44%
Associates Degree2116.53%
Bachelors Degree3049.41%
Graduate Degree1986.13%
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Muleshoe Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Muleshoe Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American696969
White1,050982365
Other Race19316627
Hispanic2,0561,42568
Asian4747
2+ Races44
Black10

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Muleshoe Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$$$23,832
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$$
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$60,795$74,185$60,227
Graduate Degree$$$

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Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$23,832

Average Female

Muleshoe Earnings by Educational Attainment

Muleshoe Language by Age

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Muleshoe Language

43.48% of Muleshoe residents speak only English, while 56.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 55.54% of the population.

Muleshoe Language

Muleshoe Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian4747100.00%
Hispanic3,83453513.95%
White1,3361057.86%
OtherNaN%

13.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.33%

Male Poverty Rate

14.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Muleshoe

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Muleshoe is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.67%.

Muleshoe Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.50%
High School19.97%
Some College4.69%
Bachelors or Greater1.82%

Muleshoe Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed10.31%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Muleshoe Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Muleshoe Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,332$67,188
Families$68,244$87,431
Married Families$77,344-
Non Families-$25,144
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Income by Household Type

Muleshoe Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Muleshoe Married by Age and Sex

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Muleshoe 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.

Muleshoe Marital Status by Race

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Muleshoe Marital Status

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85

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam38
Korea
World War II

Muleshoe Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5415
55 to 6432
65 to 7410
75+28

Muleshoe Veterans by Age

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Muleshoe Veterans by Race

Muleshoe Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Muleshoe Veterans by Education

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54.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Muleshoe Employment by Age

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Muleshoe Employment by Race

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Muleshoe 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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66.91%

Born in Muleshoe

86.97%

Native Born

13.03%

Foreign Born

7.65%

Non Citizen

5.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.97% of Muleshoe residents were born in the United States, with 66.91% having been born in Texas. 7.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Muleshoe Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19603,8710.00%
19704,5256541.57%
19804,8423170.68%
19904,571-271-0.57%
20004,530-41-0.09%
20105,1586281.31%
20115,1580.00%
20125,1580.00%
20135,1580.00%
20145,1580.00%
20155,1580.00%
20165,1580.00%
20175,1580.00%
20185,1580.00%
20195,1580.00%
20205,16020.04%
20215,1600.00%
20225,1600.00%

Muleshoe Population by Year