Seminole, Texas Population 2021

8,257
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Seminole is a city located in Gaines County Texas. It is also the county seat of Gaines County. With a 2020 population of 8,257, it is the 275th largest city in Texas and the 3539th largest city in the United States . Seminole is currently growing at a rate of 2.75% annually and its population has increased by 28.41% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,430 in 2010. Seminole reached it's highest population of 8,257 in 2021. Spanning over 4 miles, Seminole has a population density of 2,175 people per square mile.

The average household income in Seminole is $71,251 with a poverty rate of 9.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $769 per month, and the median house value is $119,400. The median age in Seminole is 30 years, 30.4 years for males, and 29.6 years for females.

Seminole Demographics

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

  • White: 89.67%
  • Black or African American: 4.38%
  • Other race: 3.56%
  • Asian: 1.34%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Two or more races: 0.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.12%
The current population of Seminole, Texas is 8,257 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,594.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,430.

Seminole, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,80289.67%
Black or African American3324.38%
Some Other Race2703.56%
Asian1021.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native440.58%
Two or More Races270.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.12%
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Seminole Population by Race

Seminole Population Pyramid $2021

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Seminole Median Age

30


Total

30.4


Male

29.6


Female

Seminole Adults

There are 5,262 adults, (929 of whom are seniors) in Seminole.

Seminole Age Dependency

75.1

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

53.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Seminole Sex Ratio

Female

3,754

49.49%

Male

3,832

50.51%

Seminole Population by Age

Seminole Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Seminole Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All73.9%26.1%
Female63.3%36.7%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
Male57.9%42.1%

73.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Seminole Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3263.2173.9
Married1,3533.8583.8
Non Family5991.1759.8
Female2153.7863.3
Male1594.7957.9

3.85

Average Family Size

3.21

Average Household Size

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Seminole Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade79517.62%
9th to 12th Grade3688.16%
High School Graduate1,40731.19%
Some College76416.94%
Associates Degree3447.63%
Bachelors Degree60913.50%
Graduate Degree2244.97%
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Seminole Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Seminole Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic2,1181,367146
White2,1021,698597
Other Race1976314
Black1761688
Asian10210282
2+ Races2727
Islander99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.39%.

Seminole Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,958$46,429$25,839
Less Than 9th Grade$33,198$37,981$9,943
High School Graduate$32,346$51,467$21,154
Some College$29,792$54,219$25,104
Bachelors Degree$47,900$48,611$46,250
Graduate Degree$47,305$46,953$69,375

$34,958

Average Earnings

$46,429

Average Male

$25,839

Average Female

Seminole Earnings by Educational Attainment

Seminole Language by Age

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Seminole Language

55.47% of Seminole residents speak only English, while 44.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 32.84% of the population.

Seminole Language

Seminole Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,76344711.88%
White3,2702537.74%
Other2708932.96%
Black308237.47%

9.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.23%

Male Poverty Rate

12.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Seminole

The race most likely to be in poverty in Seminole is Other, with 32.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Seminole is Black, with 7.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.77%.

Seminole Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.27%
High School12.96%
Some College2.30%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Seminole Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed8.00%
Female Employed5.61%
Male Employed4.73%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Seminole Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Seminole Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,068$71,251
Families$77,204$85,254
Married Families$79,531-
Non Families$26,130$29,389
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Income by Household Type

Seminole Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Seminole Married by Age and Sex

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Seminole Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Seminole Marital Status by Race

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Seminole Marital Status

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258

Number of Veterans

258

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War79
Vietnam48
Korea35
First Gulf War30
World War II

Seminole Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7480
18 to 3452
55 to 6446
35 to 5445
75+35

Seminole Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2445.16%
Hispanic1325.19%
Islander9100.00%
Black52.51%

Seminole Veterans by Race

Seminole Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Seminole Veterans by Education

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64.7%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Seminole Employment by Age

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Seminole Employment by Race

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Seminole 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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67.28%

Born in Seminole

83.48%

Native Born

16.52%

Foreign Born

9.85%

Non Citizen

6.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

83.48% of Seminole residents were born in the United States, with 67.28% having been born in Texas. 9.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Seminole Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,2572212.75%
20208,0362212.83%
20197,8152212.91%
20187,594630.84%
20177,531120.16%
20167,519590.79%
20157,4603254.56%
20147,1351932.78%
20136,9421782.63%
20126,7641562.36%
20116,6081101.69%
20106,4985880.95%
20005,910-432-0.70%
19906,3422620.42%
19806,0801,0731.96%
19705,007-730-1.35%
19605,7372,2585.13%
19503,4790.00%

Seminole Population by Year