Sulphur Springs, Texas Population 2021

16,532
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Sulphur Springs is a city located in Hopkins County Texas. It is also the county seat of Hopkins County. With a 2020 population of 16,532, it is the 175th largest city in Texas and the 2178th largest city in the United States . Sulphur Springs is currently growing at a rate of 0.91% annually and its population has increased by 7.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,449 in 2010. Sulphur Springs reached it's highest population of 16,532 in 2021. Spanning over 24 miles, Sulphur Springs has a population density of 817 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sulphur Springs is $61,278 with a poverty rate of 17.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $823 per month, and the median house value is $102,500. The median age in Sulphur Springs is 37.6 years, 36 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Sulphur Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 81.00%
  • Black or African American: 12.99%
  • Other race: 2.88%
  • Two or more races: 2.08%
  • Asian: 0.71%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.15%
The current population of Sulphur Springs, Texas is 16,532 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,085.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,449.

Sulphur Springs, Texas Population 2021

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202137,7763460.92%
202037,4303460.92%
201937,0843460.93%
201836,7382870.78%
201736,4512670.73%
201636,1842110.58%
201535,9732870.80%
201435,6863871.08%
201335,299-13-0.04%
201235,312530.15%
201135,259510.14%
201035,2080.00%

Sulphur Springs Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,97281.00%
Black or African American2,08112.99%
Some Other Race4622.88%
Two or More Races3332.08%
Asian1140.71%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander280.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native240.15%
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Sulphur Springs Population by Race

Sulphur Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Sulphur Springs Median Age

37.6


Total

36


Male

39.4


Female

Sulphur Springs Adults

There are 12,261 adults, (2,909 of whom are seniors) in Sulphur Springs.

Sulphur Springs Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sulphur Springs Sex Ratio

Female

8,333

52.04%

Male

7,681

47.96%

Sulphur Springs Population by Age

Sulphur Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sulphur Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.6%33.4%
All52.8%47.2%
Non Family45.3%54.7%
Female39.6%60.4%
Male33.2%66.8%

52.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sulphur Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1422.5452.8
Married2,6683.1266.6
Non Family2,0701.2945.3
Female1,0393.239.6
Male3653.5433.2

3.06

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Sulphur Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6526.06%
9th to 12th Grade1,0689.92%
High School Graduate4,27039.66%
Some College2,18320.28%
Associates Degree5565.16%
Bachelors Degree1,44413.41%
Graduate Degree5935.51%
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Sulphur Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sulphur Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,9927,1011,850
Black1,3941,16754
Hispanic1,15255583
Other Race2567044
2+ Races16916022
Asian524728
Native American2424

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 asian people with a rate of 53.85%.

Sulphur Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,746$36,296$26,057
Less Than 9th Grade$25,295$27,191$20,817
High School Graduate$26,518$31,786$17,932
Some College$31,825$47,757$23,189
Bachelors Degree$49,643$51,324$47,714
Graduate Degree$54,766$64,167$52,368

$30,746

Average Earnings

$36,296

Average Male

$26,057

Average Female

Sulphur Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sulphur Springs Language by Age

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Sulphur Springs Language

88.87% of Sulphur Springs residents speak only English, while 11.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.05% of the population.

Sulphur Springs Language

Sulphur Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,7241,52514.22%
Hispanic2,33873031.22%
Black2,04647623.26%
Other46211424.68%
Multiple3165417.09%

17.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.35%

Male Poverty Rate

21.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sulphur Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sulphur Springs is Hispanic, with 31.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sulphur Springs is White, with 14.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.48%.

Sulphur Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.64%
High School20.00%
Some College9.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.23%

Sulphur Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.26%
Male Unemployed32.00%
Female Employed11.96%
Male Employed3.72%

Sulphur Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sulphur Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,945$61,278
Families$52,457$71,058
Married Families$65,636-
Non Families$26,365$37,897
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Income by Household Type

Sulphur Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

41.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sulphur Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Sulphur Springs 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 55-64.

Sulphur Springs Marital Status by Race

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Sulphur Springs Marital Status

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867

Number of Veterans

798

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam349
First Gulf War101
Second Gulf War82
Korea80
World War II19

Sulphur Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74251
55 to 64237
75+196
35 to 54101
18 to 3482

Sulphur Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6326.24%
Black15610.02%
Hispanic735.02%
2+ Races3518.32%
Native American24100.00%
Other Race207.81%

Sulphur Springs Veterans by Race

Sulphur Springs Veterans by Education

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10.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sulphur Springs Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sulphur Springs Employment by Age

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Sulphur Springs Employment by Race

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Sulphur Springs 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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74.65%

Born in Sulphur Springs

94.72%

Native Born

5.28%

Foreign Born

3.57%

Non Citizen

1.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.72% of Sulphur Springs residents were born in the United States, with 74.65% having been born in Texas. 3.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sulphur Springs Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,5321490.91%
202016,3831490.92%
201916,2341490.93%
201816,085890.56%
201715,996810.51%
201615,915600.38%
201515,855830.53%
201415,7721390.89%
201315,6331591.03%
201215,47450.03%
201115,46930.02%
201015,4669150.61%
200014,5514890.34%
199014,0621,2580.94%
198012,8042,1621.87%
197010,6421,4821.51%
19609,1601690.19%
19508,9912,2492.92%
19406,7421,3252.21%
19305,417-141-0.26%
19205,5584070.76%
19105,1511,5163.55%
19003,6355971.81%
18903,0380.00%

Sulphur Springs Population by Year