New Braunfels, Texas Population 2021

101,637
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New Braunfels is a city located in Comal County Texas. It is also the county seat of Comal County. With a 2020 population of 101,637, it is the 42nd largest city in Texas and the 315th largest city in the United States . New Braunfels is currently growing at a rate of 5.96% annually and its population has increased by 76.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 57,740 in 2010. New Braunfels reached it's highest population of 101,637 in 2021. Spanning over 46 miles, New Braunfels has a population density of 2,249 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Braunfels is $89,178 with a poverty rate of 8.60%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,183 per month, and the median house value is $219,200. The median age in New Braunfels is 36.5 years, 35.5 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

New Braunfels is a city located in the state of Texas. It is located in both Guadalupe County and Comal County, where it serves as the county seat. New Braunfels was first established in 1845, and since that time it has grown at a slow but steady rate.

New Braunfels Population Growth

The city has experienced substantial growth since the mid-19th century. The most recent estimates show that the population is up over 28% since the census was taken in 2010. At this rate, it will only be a short time before this growing city hits a total population of over 100,000 residents.

New Braunfels Demographics

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

  • White: 91.64%
  • Other race: 2.41%
  • Two or more races: 2.11%
  • Black or African American: 2.02%
  • Asian: 1.45%
  • Native American: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of New Braunfels, Texas is 101,637 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 84,495.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 57,740.

New Braunfels, Texas Population 2021

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20212,628,12038,5801.47%
20202,589,54038,5801.49%
20192,550,96038,5801.51%
20182,512,38040,2601.60%
20172,472,12045,8401.85%
20162,426,28047,0501.94%
20152,379,23050,3402.12%
20142,328,89048,8902.10%
20132,280,00043,0201.89%
20122,236,98043,0601.92%
20112,193,92040,9101.86%
20102,153,0100.00%

New Braunfels Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72,79791.64%
Some Other Race1,9172.41%
Two or More Races1,6802.11%
Black or African American1,6062.02%
Asian1,1541.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native2840.36%
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New Braunfels Population by Race

New Braunfels Population Pyramid $2021

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New Braunfels Median Age

36.5


Total

35.5


Male

37.4


Female

New Braunfels Adults

There are 59,428 adults, (11,725 of whom are seniors) in New Braunfels.

New Braunfels Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

24.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.9

Child Dependency Ratio

New Braunfels Sex Ratio

Female

40,865

51.44%

Male

38,573

48.56%

New Braunfels Population by Age

New Braunfels Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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New Braunfels Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.6%23.4%
All62.2%37.8%
Male47%53%
Non Family46%54%
Female40%60%

62.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

New Braunfels Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,8352.7262.2
Married15,8313.3476.6
Non Family8,4301.2646
Female2,9433.2240
Male1,6313.4447

3.25

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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New Braunfels Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1394.03%
9th to 12th Grade2,6715.03%
High School Graduate14,25426.84%
Some College11,90422.41%
Associates Degree3,7006.97%
Bachelors Degree12,89124.27%
Graduate Degree5,55610.46%
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New Braunfels Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

New Braunfels Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White34,44732,97114,335
Hispanic15,93012,7472,907
Other Race1,3771,069227
Black1,0971,061372
2+ Races899866315
Asian863740467
Native American24623452

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.11%.

New Braunfels Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,586$49,964$35,997
Less Than 9th Grade$25,692$27,388$20,583
High School Graduate$31,328$34,747$26,795
Some College$41,502$48,742$33,063
Bachelors Degree$54,361$67,624$45,044
Graduate Degree$62,925$80,536$52,879

$42,586

Average Earnings

$49,964

Average Male

$35,997

Average Female

New Braunfels Earnings by Educational Attainment

New Braunfels Language by Age

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New Braunfels Language

78.22% of New Braunfels residents speak only English, while 21.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.25% of the population.

New Braunfels Language

New Braunfels Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic27,0133,57313.23%
White47,4742,9366.18%
Other1,8901528.04%
Multiple1,6671438.58%
Black1,5751046.60%
Asian1,154564.85%
Native2782810.07%

8.60%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.03%

Male Poverty Rate

9.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Braunfels

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Braunfels is Hispanic, with 13.23% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Braunfels is Asian, with 4.85% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.37%.

New Braunfels Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.52%
High School9.07%
Some College7.88%
Bachelors or Greater2.67%

New Braunfels Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed15.96%
Female Unemployed8.64%
Female Employed5.43%
Male Employed4.22%

New Braunfels Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

New Braunfels Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,044$89,178
Families$81,878$101,852
Married Families$94,945$117,097
Non Families$42,341$54,361
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Income by Household Type

New Braunfels Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

New Braunfels Married by Age and Sex

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New Braunfels 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.

New Braunfels Marital Status by Race

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New Braunfels Marital Status

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5,915

Number of Veterans

4,784

Male Veterans

1,131

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,056
First Gulf War2,050
Vietnam1,735
Korea361
World War II136

New Braunfels Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,102
65 to 741,246
55 to 64997
75+898
18 to 34672

New Braunfels Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,40510.01%
Hispanic1,3817.42%
Black31924.31%
Other Race955.74%
2+ Races413.72%
Asian414.61%
Native American145.69%

New Braunfels Veterans by Race

New Braunfels Veterans by Education

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4.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Braunfels Veterans by Education

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66.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

New Braunfels Employment by Age

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New Braunfels Employment by Race

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New Braunfels 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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63.42%

Born in New Braunfels

92.81%

Native Born

7.19%

Foreign Born

4.56%

Non Citizen

2.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.81% of New Braunfels residents were born in the United States, with 63.42% having been born in Texas. 4.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

New Braunfels Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021101,6375,7145.96%
202095,9235,7146.33%
201990,2095,7146.76%
201884,4955,5937.09%
201778,9025,5517.57%
201673,3513,2184.59%
201570,1334,2316.42%
201465,9022,8774.56%
201363,0252,1403.51%
201260,8851,5662.64%
201159,3191,2602.17%
201058,05921,5654.75%
200036,4949,1602.93%
199027,3344,9322.01%
198022,4024,5432.29%
197017,8592,2281.34%
196015,6313,4212.50%
195012,2105,2345.76%
19406,9767341.12%
19306,2422,6525.69%
19203,5904251.27%
19103,1651,5657.06%
19001,6000.00%

New Braunfels Population by Year