Sweetwater is a city located in Nolan County Texas. It is also the county seat of Nolan County. With a 2020 population of 10,323, it is the 237th largest city in Texas and the 3025th largest city in the United States . Sweetwater is currently declining at a rate of -0.70% annually and its population has decreased by -5.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,906 in 2010. Sweetwater reached it's highest population of 13,914 in 1960. Spanning over 11 miles, Sweetwater has a population density of 932 people per square mile.
The average household income in Sweetwater is $55,007 with a poverty rate of 17.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $691 per month, and the median house value is $68,100. The median age in Sweetwater is 35.1 years, 33 years for males, and 37 years for females.