Stephenville, Texas Population 2021

21,959
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Stephenville is a city located in Erath County Texas. It is also the county seat of Erath County. With a 2020 population of 21,959, it is the 133rd largest city in Texas and the 1720th largest city in the United States . Stephenville is currently growing at a rate of 1.65% annually and its population has increased by 28.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,123 in 2010. Stephenville reached it's highest population of 21,959 in 2021. Spanning over 12 miles, Stephenville has a population density of 1,847 people per square mile.

The average household income in Stephenville is $62,584 with a poverty rate of 22.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $926 per month, and the median house value is $141,500. The median age in Stephenville is 24.6 years, 23.8 years for males, and 26.2 years for females.

Stephenville Demographics

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

  • White: 87.27%
  • Other race: 3.55%
  • Black or African American: 3.52%
  • Native American: 3.26%
  • Asian: 1.18%
  • Two or more races: 1.08%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
The current population of Stephenville, Texas is 21,959 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,891.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,123.

Stephenville, Texas Population 2021

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202143,6484751.09%
202043,1734751.10%
201942,6984751.11%
201842,2235001.18%
201741,7233510.84%
201641,3721810.44%
201541,1916771.64%
201440,5146281.55%
201339,8864811.21%
201239,4054831.23%
201138,9221,0102.59%
201037,9120.00%

Stephenville Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,98087.27%
Some Other Race7323.55%
Black or African American7263.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native6713.26%
Asian2441.18%
Two or More Races2231.08%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander270.13%
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Stephenville Population by Race

Stephenville Population Pyramid $2021

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Stephenville Median Age

24.6


Total

23.8


Male

26.2


Female

Stephenville Adults

There are 16,753 adults, (2,221 of whom are seniors) in Stephenville.

Stephenville Age Dependency

41.8

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Stephenville Sex Ratio

Female

11,103

53.89%

Male

9,500

46.11%

Stephenville Population by Age

Stephenville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stephenville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male65.4%34.6%
Married63.6%36.4%
Female47.9%52.1%
All43.6%56.4%
Non Family24.9%75.1%

43.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stephenville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6442.7943.6
Non Family3,2531.8324.9
Married2,8163.6763.6
Female4684.2147.9
Male1072.7865.4

3.63

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Stephenville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5385.31%
9th to 12th Grade4304.24%
High School Graduate2,47424.40%
Some College2,47924.45%
Associates Degree8978.85%
Bachelors Degree2,33323.01%
Graduate Degree9899.75%
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Stephenville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stephenville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,6017,0852,812
Hispanic2,0731,659375
Native American441441155
Other Race30719538
Black28224410
Asian12112192
Islander272727
2+ Races19196

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Stephenville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,231$46,231$28,854
Less Than 9th Grade$24,250$28,155$13,897
High School Graduate$33,659$41,579$27,116
Some College$35,030$46,752$16,739
Bachelors Degree$43,693$53,679$35,625
Graduate Degree$56,023$73,973$44,722

$37,231

Average Earnings

$46,231

Average Male

$28,854

Average Female

Stephenville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stephenville Language by Age

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Stephenville Language

87.03% of Stephenville residents speak only English, while 12.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.81% of the population.

Stephenville Language

Stephenville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,1293,26123.08%
Hispanic3,88875419.39%
Black45618941.45%
Other680649.41%
Native666477.06%
Multiple934245.16%

22.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.42%

Male Poverty Rate

26.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stephenville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stephenville is Multiple, with 45.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stephenville is Native, with 7.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 47.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.50%.

Stephenville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.53%
Some College17.86%
High School12.77%
Bachelors or Greater2.89%

Stephenville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed71.60%
Female Employed27.18%
Male Employed12.90%
Male Unemployed6.17%

Stephenville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stephenville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,161$62,584
Families$76,886$89,021
Married Families$85,784-
Non Families$22,795$33,754
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Income by Household Type

Stephenville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Stephenville Married by Age and Sex

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Stephenville 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.

Stephenville Marital Status by Race

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Stephenville Marital Status

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791

Number of Veterans

755

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War207
Vietnam200
Korea88
Second Gulf War76
World War II39

Stephenville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54279
65 to 74222
75+186
55 to 6487
18 to 3417

Stephenville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7475.02%
Hispanic2397.81%
Islander27100.00%
Other Race174.10%

Stephenville Veterans by Race

Stephenville Veterans by Education

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2.85%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stephenville Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.6%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Stephenville Employment by Age

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Stephenville Employment by Race

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Stephenville 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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69.49%

Born in Stephenville

91.87%

Native Born

8.13%

Foreign Born

5.70%

Non Citizen

2.43%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.87% of Stephenville residents were born in the United States, with 69.49% having been born in Texas. 5.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Stephenville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,9593561.65%
202021,6033561.68%
201921,2473561.70%
201820,8913341.62%
201720,5572661.31%
201620,2912501.25%
201520,0414502.30%
201419,5918854.73%
201318,7064752.61%
201218,2313131.75%
201117,9188855.20%
201017,0332,1121.33%
200014,9211,4191.00%
199013,5021,6211.29%
198011,8812,6042.50%
19709,2771,9182.34%
19607,3592040.28%
19507,1552,3874.14%
19404,7688241.92%
19303,944530.14%
19203,8911,3304.27%
19102,5610.00%

Stephenville Population by Year