Sanger, Texas Population 2021

9,156
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Sanger is a city located in Denton County Texas. With a 2020 population of 9,156, it is the 253rd largest city in Texas and the 3285th largest city in the United States . Sanger is currently growing at a rate of 2.37% annually and its population has increased by 32.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,916 in 2010. Sanger reached it's highest population of 9,156 in 2021. Spanning over 12 miles, Sanger has a population density of 779 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sanger is $78,667 with a poverty rate of 9.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,161 per month, and the median house value is $152,500. The median age in Sanger is 33.7 years, 34.2 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Sanger Demographics

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

  • White: 88.29%
  • Black or African American: 7.09%
  • Two or more races: 2.84%
  • Other race: 1.13%
  • Asian: 0.64%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sanger, Texas is 9,156 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,520.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,916.

Sanger, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,27188.29%
Black or African American5847.09%
Two or More Races2342.84%
Some Other Race931.13%
Asian530.64%
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Sanger Population by Race

Sanger Population Pyramid $2021

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Sanger Median Age

33.7


Total

34.2


Male

32.8


Female

Sanger Adults

There are 6,137 adults, (1,034 of whom are seniors) in Sanger.

Sanger Age Dependency

61.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sanger Sex Ratio

Female

4,420

53.67%

Male

3,815

46.33%

Sanger Population by Age

Sanger Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sanger Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male76.9%23.1%
Married75%25%
All64.9%35.1%
Female53.2%46.8%
Non Family44.4%55.6%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sanger Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7932.9564.9
Married1,6493.4775
Non Family6871.2444.4
Female3403.2853.2
Male1174.6576.9

3.42

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

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Sanger Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2965.61%
9th to 12th Grade5009.48%
High School Graduate1,71032.42%
Some College1,25923.87%
Associates Degree4558.63%
Bachelors Degree76514.51%
Graduate Degree2895.48%
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Sanger Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sanger Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,0573,710882
Hispanic79941570
Black28622975
2+ Races146124
Other Race4916
Asian463838

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 82.61%.

Sanger Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,929$43,854$34,412
Less Than 9th Grade$29,773$29,602$30,082
High School Graduate$37,123$40,561$29,661
Some College$41,828$53,059$23,821
Bachelors Degree$47,730$48,990$45,625
Graduate Degree$44,219$33,571$54,018

$38,929

Average Earnings

$43,854

Average Male

$34,412

Average Female

Sanger Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sanger Language by Age

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Sanger Language

88.04% of Sanger residents speak only English, while 11.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.67% of the population.

Sanger Language

Sanger Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,64838923.60%
White5,7883315.72%
Asian533260.38%
Black584101.71%

9.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.41%

Male Poverty Rate

10.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sanger

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sanger is Asian, with 60.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sanger is Black, with 1.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.74%.

Sanger Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.58%
Some College6.01%
High School5.32%
Bachelors or Greater5.12%

Sanger Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed73.91%
Male Unemployed22.86%
Male Employed4.38%
Female Employed1.13%

Sanger Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sanger Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,727$78,667
Families$72,833$87,536
Married Families$77,733-
Non Families$34,607$45,204
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Income by Household Type

Sanger Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sanger Married by Age and Sex

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Sanger 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.

Sanger Marital Status by Race

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Sanger Marital Status

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527

Number of Veterans

447

Male Veterans

80

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War143
Second Gulf War128
Vietnam122
Korea31
World War II

Sanger Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54167
75+133
65 to 7492
55 to 6489
18 to 3446

Sanger Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4528.21%
Black5316.06%
2+ Races149.15%
Hispanic111.03%
Asian815.09%

Sanger Veterans by Race

Sanger Veterans by Education

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1.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sanger Veterans by Education

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70.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sanger Employment by Age

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Sanger Employment by Race

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Sanger 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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66.08%

Born in Sanger

94.55%

Native Born

5.45%

Foreign Born

3.55%

Non Citizen

1.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.55% of Sanger residents were born in the United States, with 66.08% having been born in Texas. 3.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sanger Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,1562122.37%
20208,9442122.43%
20198,7322122.49%
20188,5203033.69%
20178,2172222.78%
20167,9952553.29%
20157,7401331.75%
20147,6071732.33%
20137,4342633.67%
20127,171871.23%
20117,0841071.53%
20106,9772,4434.40%
20004,5341,0262.60%
19903,5089343.14%
19802,5740.00%

Sanger Population by Year