Stratford, Texas Population 2021

1,969
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Stratford is a city located in Sherman County Texas. It is also the county seat of Sherman County. With a 2020 population of 1,969, it is the 612th largest city in Texas and the 7688th largest city in the United States . Stratford is currently declining at a rate of -2.19% annually and its population has decreased by -2.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,017 in 2010. Stratford reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Stratford has a population density of 853 people per square mile.

The average household income in Stratford is $61,990 with a poverty rate of 16.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $753 per month, and the median house value is $105,500. The median age in Stratford is 39.2 years, 39.3 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Stratford Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Stratfordwas:

  • White: 89.24%
  • Other race: 7.18%
  • Black or African American: 1.90%
  • Two or more races: 1.69%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Stratford, Texas is 1,969 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,057.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,017.

Stratford, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,74189.24%
Some Other Race1407.18%
Black or African American371.90%
Two or More Races331.69%
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Stratford Population by Race

Stratford Population Pyramid $2021

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Stratford Median Age

39.2


Total

39.3


Male

39.1


Female

Stratford Adults

There are 1,462 adults, (227 of whom are seniors) in Stratford.

Stratford Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

18.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Stratford Sex Ratio

Female

935

47.92%

Male

1,016

52.08%

Stratford Population by Age

Stratford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Stratford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female34.2%65.8%
Male68.4%31.6%
Non Family72.3%27.7%
All73.8%26.2%
Married81.4%18.6%

73.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Stratford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6942.7773.8
Married4293.1981.4
Non Family1731.0772.3
Female733.9534.2
Male194.2168.4

3.21

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Stratford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1219.27%
9th to 12th Grade1027.82%
High School Graduate37728.89%
Some College43533.33%
Associates Degree624.75%
Bachelors Degree16812.87%
Graduate Degree403.07%
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Stratford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Stratford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White729710167
Hispanic54133741
Other Race111359
Black3737

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.91%.

Stratford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,571$38,424$27,240
Less Than 9th Grade$24,779$34,643$13,250
High School Graduate$38,750$41,538$26,875
Some College$30,170$31,477$22,000
Bachelors Degree$47,824$51,583$38,636
Graduate Degree$58,068$59,091$

$33,571

Average Earnings

$38,424

Average Male

$27,240

Average Female

Stratford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Stratford Language by Age

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Stratford Language

60.89% of Stratford residents speak only English, while 39.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 39.11% of the population.

Stratford Language

Stratford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic98319720.04%
White893879.74%
Black343294.12%
Multiple3339.09%

16.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.92%

Male Poverty Rate

18.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Stratford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Stratford is Black, with 94.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Stratford is Multiple, with 9.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.58%.

Stratford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College20.20%
High School14.36%
Less Than 9th Grade10.14%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Stratford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed9.92%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed7.84%

Stratford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Stratford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,143$61,990
Families$52,313$67,207
Married Families$60,750-
Non Families$32,688$42,294
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Income by Household Type

Stratford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

62.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Stratford Married by Age and Sex

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Stratford 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.

Stratford Marital Status by Race

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Stratford Marital Status

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74

Number of Veterans

74

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam41
Korea17
Second Gulf War5
World War II
First Gulf War

Stratford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6429
75+22
65 to 7418
18 to 345
35 to 54

Stratford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White745.63%
Hispanic101.55%

Stratford Veterans by Race

Stratford Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

76.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Stratford Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.2%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Stratford Employment by Age

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Stratford Employment by Race

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Stratford 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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52.18%

Born in Stratford

82.37%

Native Born

17.63%

Foreign Born

13.22%

Non Citizen

4.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

82.37% of Stratford residents were born in the United States, with 52.18% having been born in Texas. 13.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Stratford Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,969-44-2.19%
20202,013-44-2.14%
20192,057-44-2.09%
20182,101432.09%
20172,058-9-0.44%
20162,067140.68%
20152,053-2-0.10%
20142,05520.10%
20132,053241.18%
20122,029190.95%
20112,010-3-0.15%
20102,0130.00%

Stratford Population by Year