Taylor, Texas Population 2021

17,779
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Taylor is a city located in Williamson County Texas. With a 2020 population of 17,779, it is the 158th largest city in Texas and the 2046th largest city in the United States . Taylor is currently growing at a rate of 1.13% annually and its population has increased by 17.04% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,191 in 2010. Taylor reached it's highest population of 17,779 in 2021. Spanning over 18 miles, Taylor has a population density of 967 people per square mile.

The average household income in Taylor is $68,363 with a poverty rate of 13.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $931 per month, and the median house value is $158,400. The median age in Taylor is 39 years, 39.2 years for males, and 38.7 years for females.

Taylor Demographics

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

  • White: 77.87%
  • Black or African American: 9.39%
  • Other race: 7.51%
  • Two or more races: 3.88%
  • Asian: 1.09%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Taylor, Texas is 17,779 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,185.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,191.

Taylor, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,23877.87%
Black or African American1,5979.39%
Some Other Race1,2767.51%
Two or More Races6593.88%
Asian1861.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.26%
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Taylor Population by Race

Taylor Population Pyramid $2021

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Taylor Median Age

39


Total

39.2


Male

38.7


Female

Taylor Adults

There are 13,412 adults, (2,505 of whom are seniors) in Taylor.

Taylor Age Dependency

55.9

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Taylor Sex Ratio

Female

8,497

49.98%

Male

8,504

50.02%

Taylor Population by Age

Taylor Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Taylor Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All66.2%33.8%
Male59.9%40.1%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Female47.8%52.2%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Taylor Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5992.9766.2
Married2,5253.4482
Non Family1,9351.2754.5
Female8504.6647.8
Male2895.1859.9

3.75

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

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Taylor Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,34211.01%
9th to 12th Grade1,27010.41%
High School Graduate4,39536.04%
Some College2,62621.54%
Associates Degree7386.05%
Bachelors Degree1,23810.15%
Graduate Degree5854.80%
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Taylor Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Taylor Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,9155,4631,318
Hispanic4,7822,900360
Black1,04286679
Other Race807467128
2+ Races36926788
Asian8888
Native American343414

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 native american people with a rate of 41.18%.

Taylor Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,129$37,950$30,941
Less Than 9th Grade$26,147$27,705$16,298
High School Graduate$29,559$32,691$19,071
Some College$39,222$46,169$34,120
Bachelors Degree$53,557$54,767$45,938
Graduate Degree$52,271$51,674$55,625

$34,129

Average Earnings

$37,950

Average Male

$30,941

Average Female

Taylor Earnings by Educational Attainment

Taylor Language by Age

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Taylor Language

67.81% of Taylor residents speak only English, while 32.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.76% of the population.

Taylor Language

Taylor Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,8801,09515.92%
White7,3695837.91%
Black1,58141025.93%
Multiple65917526.56%
Other1,088423.86%
Native451124.44%

13.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.17%

Male Poverty Rate

17.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Taylor

The race most likely to be in poverty in Taylor is Multiple, with 26.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Taylor is Other, with 3.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.96%.

Taylor Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School14.57%
Less Than 9th Grade12.21%
Some College9.81%
Bachelors or Greater4.67%

Taylor Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed24.03%
Female Unemployed12.82%
Female Employed12.47%
Male Employed4.34%

Taylor Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Taylor Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,672$68,363
Families$61,225$81,776
Married Families$74,813-
Non Families$29,665$39,470
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Income by Household Type

Taylor Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Taylor Married by Age and Sex

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Taylor 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.

Taylor Marital Status by Race

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Taylor Marital Status

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974

Number of Veterans

914

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam396
First Gulf War264
Second Gulf War161
Korea89
World War II19

Taylor Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54299
65 to 74296
75+173
55 to 64135
18 to 3471

Taylor Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7707.25%
Hispanic1653.11%
Black1129.33%
Other Race545.36%
Native American2161.76%
2+ Races173.73%

Taylor Veterans by Race

Taylor Veterans by Education

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1.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Taylor Veterans by Education

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60.4%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Taylor Employment by Age

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Taylor Employment by Race

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Taylor 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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68.87%

Born in Taylor

87.51%

Native Born

12.49%

Foreign Born

8.85%

Non Citizen

3.64%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.51% of Taylor residents were born in the United States, with 68.87% having been born in Texas. 8.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Taylor Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,7791981.13%
202017,5811981.14%
201917,3831981.15%
201817,1851731.02%
201717,0121811.08%
201616,8311881.13%
201516,6432151.31%
201416,4282441.51%
201316,1841300.81%
201216,0542781.76%
201115,7763982.59%
201015,3781,8031.25%
200013,5752,1031.70%
199011,4728530.78%
198010,6191,0031.00%
19709,6161820.19%
19609,4343630.39%
19509,0711,1961.42%
19407,8754120.54%
19307,4631,4982.27%
19205,9656511.16%
19105,3141,1032.35%
19004,2111,6275.00%
18902,5840.00%

Taylor Population by Year