San Juan, Texas Population 2021

37,276
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San Juan is a city located in Hidalgo County Texas. With a 2020 population of 37,276, it is the 91st largest city in Texas and the 1049th largest city in the United States . San Juan is currently growing at a rate of 0.36% annually and its population has increased by 10.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,856 in 2010. San Juan reached it's highest population of 37,276 in 2021. Spanning over 12 miles, San Juan has a population density of 3,207 people per square mile.

The average household income in San Juan is $55,337 with a poverty rate of 28.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $742 per month, and the median house value is $90,300. The median age in San Juan is 29.7 years, 29.2 years for males, and 30.4 years for females.

San Juan Demographics

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

  • White: 94.04%
  • Other race: 4.09%
  • Two or more races: 1.70%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Black or African American: 0.04%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of San Juan, Texas is 37,276 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,874.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 33,856.

San Juan, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,55494.04%
Some Other Race1,5044.09%
Two or More Races6231.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.13%
Black or African American150.04%
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San Juan Population by Race

San Juan Population Pyramid $2021

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San Juan Median Age

29.7


Total

29.2


Male

30.4


Female

San Juan Adults

There are 24,792 adults, (3,640 of whom are seniors) in San Juan.

San Juan Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

17.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.5

Child Dependency Ratio

San Juan Sex Ratio

Female

19,158

52.14%

Male

17,586

47.86%

San Juan Population by Age

San Juan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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San Juan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
Male85.7%14.3%
All78.1%21.9%
Female65.1%34.9%
Non Family58.4%41.6%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

San Juan Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5193.8578.1
Married5,4494.3787.7
Female2,4464.1965.1
Non Family1,2321.1558.4
Male3922.8285.7

4.2

Average Family Size

3.85

Average Household Size

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San Juan Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,52621.92%
9th to 12th Grade2,92914.18%
High School Graduate5,56326.94%
Some College4,02319.48%
Associates Degree8324.03%
Bachelors Degree2,09310.14%
Graduate Degree6843.31%
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San Juan Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

San Juan Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic19,90012,5712,569
Other Race99649542
White739624208
2+ Races34623646
Native American24
Black15

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.44%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.15%.

San Juan Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,191$31,699$22,636
Less Than 9th Grade$21,742$26,011$15,279
High School Graduate$21,943$28,183$20,147
Some College$30,547$33,226$25,355
Bachelors Degree$55,136$56,004$50,325
Graduate Degree$59,896$39,281$70,104

$27,191

Average Earnings

$31,699

Average Male

$22,636

Average Female

San Juan Earnings by Educational Attainment

San Juan Language by Age

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San Juan Language

16.83% of San Juan residents speak only English, while 83.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 83.16% of the population.

San Juan Language

San Juan Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic35,66810,31628.92%
Other1,43046632.59%
Multiple62313421.51%
White890758.43%
Black1515100.00%

28.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.88%

Male Poverty Rate

28.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in San Juan

The race most likely to be in poverty in San Juan is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in San Juan is White, with 8.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.29%.

San Juan Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.19%
High School21.84%
Bachelors or Greater10.91%
Some College10.63%

San Juan Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.90%
Female Employed20.33%
Male Unemployed20.03%
Male Employed13.53%

San Juan Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

San Juan Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,773$55,337
Families$43,469$58,038
Married Families$59,825-
Non Families$19,386$30,789
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Income by Household Type

San Juan Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.3%

Female Marriage Rate

San Juan Married by Age and Sex

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San Juan 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.

San Juan Marital Status by Race

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San Juan Marital Status

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617

Number of Veterans

574

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam199
First Gulf War178
Second Gulf War50
World War II12
Korea

San Juan Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54320
65 to 74173
55 to 6466
75+44
18 to 3414

San Juan Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5782.49%
Hispanic4651.95%
Other Race393.40%

San Juan Veterans by Race

San Juan Veterans by Education

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4.61%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

San Juan Veterans by Education

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58.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

San Juan Employment by Age

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San Juan Employment by Race

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San Juan 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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65.76%

Born in San Juan

73.93%

Native Born

26.07%

Foreign Born

18.41%

Non Citizen

7.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

73.93% of San Juan residents were born in the United States, with 65.76% having been born in Texas. 18.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

San Juan Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202137,2761340.36%
202037,1421340.36%
201937,0081340.36%
201836,8741800.49%
201736,694220.06%
201636,6721710.47%
201536,5013150.87%
201436,1864301.20%
201335,7563881.10%
201235,3685261.51%
201134,8426611.93%
201034,1817,9522.68%
200026,22915,4149.26%
199010,8153,2073.58%
19807,6082,5384.14%
19705,0706991.49%
19604,3719582.50%
19503,4130.00%

San Juan Population by Year