New Braunfels, Texas Population 2020

95,782

New Braunfels is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 95,782, it is the 42nd largest city in Texas and the 341st largest city in the United States. New Braunfels is currently growing at a rate of 6.19% annually and its population has increased by 65.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 57,740 in 2010. Spanning over 46 miles, New Braunfels has a population density of 2,120 people per square mile.

The average household income in New Braunfels is $85,126 with a poverty rate of 8.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,146 per month, and the median house value is $199,700. The median age in New Braunfels is 36.4 years, 35.3 years for males, and 37.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.3 males.

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: 90.67%
  • Other race: 3.31%
  • Two or more races: 2.27%
  • Black or African American: 2.01%
  • Asian: 1.42%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of New Braunfels, Texas is 95,782, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 84,612.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 57,740.

New Braunfels, Texas Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,605,56043,7601.68%
20192,561,80043,7601.71%
20182,518,04043,7701.74%
20172,474,27045,9401.86%
20162,428,33047,7001.96%
20152,380,63050,8702.14%
20142,329,76049,1802.11%
20132,280,58043,2201.90%
20122,237,36043,4801.94%
20112,193,88040,8401.86%
20102,153,0400.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White67,62890.67%
Some Other Race2,4683.31%
Two or More Races1,6942.27%
Black or African American1,5022.01%
Asian1,0581.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native2220.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.02%

New Braunfels Population Pyramid 2020

New Braunfels Median Age

36.4


Total

35.3


Male

37.5


Female

New Braunfels Adults

There are 55,683 adults, (11,069 of whom are seniors) in New Braunfels.

New Braunfels Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

New Braunfels Sex Ratio

Female

38,189

51.20%

Male

36,398

48.80%

New Braunfels Households and Families

New Braunfels Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

New Braunfels Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
All63.7%36.3%
Male54%46%
Non Family48.7%51.3%
Female44.8%55.2%

63.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All26,5242.7863.7
Married14,5883.3576.4
Non Family7,6871.2648.7
Female3,0943.5344.8
Male1,1553.5454

3.31

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

New Braunfels Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0044.04%
9th to 12th Grade2,3864.81%
High School Graduate13,89227.98%
Some College11,96024.09%
Associates Degree3,3806.81%
Bachelors Degree11,39822.96%
Graduate Degree4,6229.31%

New Braunfels Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32,18631,06212,713
Hispanic14,92811,8172,103
Other Race1,6171,257222
Black1,028988377
Asian804714478
Multiple Races741709263
Native American19118137
Islander15

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.51%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.45%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,925$47,472$35,439
Less Than High School$25,313$27,652$20,132
High School Grad$31,638$35,615$25,962
Some College$37,704$44,215$32,422
Bachelors Degree$54,297$70,153$46,131
Graduate Degree$65,553$85,125$52,267

$40,925

Average Earnings

$47,472

Average Male

$35,439

Average Female

New Braunfels Language

New Braunfels Language by Age

New Braunfels Language

76.78% of New Braunfels residents speak only English, while 23.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.50% of the population.

New Braunfels Poverty

New Braunfels Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic25,0643,74614.95%
White44,8242,6065.81%
Other2,44435214.40%
Multiple1,68228717.06%
Black1,457996.79%
Asian1,058302.84%
Native2162712.50%

8.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.81%

Male Poverty Rate

9.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in New Braunfels

The race most likely to be in poverty in New Braunfels is Multiple, with 17.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in New Braunfels is Asian, with 2.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.46%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.32%
High School7.84%
Some College7.71%
Bachelors or Greater1.89%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed17.76%
Female Unemployed10.40%
Female Employed5.01%
Male Employed3.95%

New Braunfels Income

New Braunfels Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$67,510$85,126
Families$76,917$95,461
Married Families$91,680-
Non Families$43,291$55,617

New Braunfels Marital Status

New Braunfels Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

New Braunfels Married by Age and Sex

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

New Braunfels Veterans

5,501

Number of Veterans

4,599

Male Veterans

902

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,905
Second Gulf War1,763
Vietnam1,733
Korea404
World War II155
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,885
65 to 741,226
75+907
55 to 64895
18 to 34588
Name Veterans % of Total
White5,0089.95%
Hispanic1,2106.78%
Black32527.83%
Other884.39%
2 or More474.99%
Asian333.99%

$New Braunfels Veterans by Education

4.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

New Braunfels Employment Status

65.5%

Labor Force Participation

62.9%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

New Braunfels Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

63.89%

Born in Texas

92.60%

Native Born

7.40%

Foreign Born

4.63%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.60% of New Braunfels residents were born in the United States, with 63.89% having been born in Texas. 4.63% 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
202095,7825,5856.19%
201990,1975,5856.60%
201884,6125,6847.20%
201778,9285,5857.61%
201673,3433,2254.60%
201570,1184,2286.42%
201465,8902,8854.58%
201363,0052,1303.50%
201260,8751,5642.64%
201159,3111,2522.16%
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%