Temple, Texas Population 2022

85,267
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Temple is a city located in Bell County Texas. Temple has a 2020 population of 85,267. Temple is currently growing at a rate of 1.91% annually and its population has increased by 3.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 82,073 in 2010.

The average household income in Temple is $72,953 with a poverty rate of 18.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $911 per month, and the median house value is $145,900. The median age in Temple is 34.2 years, 33.2 years for males, and 35.1 years for females.

Temple Demographics

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

  • White: 73.51%
  • Black or African American: 15.21%
  • Two or more races: 6.40%
  • Other race: 3.00%
  • Asian: 1.61%
  • Native American: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
The current population of Temple, Texas is 85,267 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 82,073.

Temple, Texas Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010408,2620.00%
2011412,3484,0860.99%
2012423,47511,1272.63%
2013423,9314560.11%
2014426,4212,4900.58%
2015432,5836,1621.42%
2016436,4213,8380.88%
2017442,9986,5771.48%
2018451,2728,2741.83%
2019460,3039,0311.96%
2020469,3349,0311.92%
2021478,3659,0311.89%

Temple Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White56,30373.51%
Black or African American11,64615.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native2070.27%
Asian1,2321.61%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.01%
Some Other Race2,2953.00%
Two or More Races4,8986.40%
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Temple Population by Race

Temple Population Pyramid 2022

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Temple Median Age

33.6


Total

33.2


Male

34


Female

Temple Adults

There are 55,378 adults, (11,306 of whom are seniors) in Temple.

Temple Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Temple Sex Ratio

Female

40,712

53.16%

Male

35,878

46.84%

Temple Population by Age

Temple Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Temple Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.1%24.9%
All53.9%46.1%
Male42.9%57.1%
Female38.7%61.3%
Non Family36.5%63.5%

53.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Temple Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All28,2762.6553.9
Married12,2893.4275.1
Male1,3723.2242.9
Female4,3753.6638.7
Non Family10,2401.2336.5

3.37

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Temple Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1214.37%
9th to 12th Grade3,4657.13%
High School Graduate11,78524.26%
Some College11,85324.40%
Associates Degree5,37511.07%
Bachelors Degree8,48417.47%
Graduate Degree5,48711.30%
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Temple Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Temple Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian820762592
White28,18426,77510,608
2+ Races1,7641,566484
Black7,5986,4121,082
Other Race1,5381,031211
Hispanic10,9748,0071,383
Native American17316715
Islander99

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.20%.

Temple Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,258$44,471$32,834
Less Than 9th Grade$23,292$26,139$17,541
High School Graduate$27,351$30,198$23,594
Some College$35,714$43,095$32,429
Bachelors Degree$53,071$63,006$48,142
Graduate Degree$64,106$71,778$60,200

$37,258

Average Earnings

$44,471

Average Male

$32,834

Average Female

Temple Earnings by Educational Attainment

Temple Language by Age

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Temple Language

84.18% of Temple residents speak only English, while 15.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.26% of the population.

Temple Language

Temple Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1966231.63%
Multiple4,8891,32527.10%
Hispanic22,0015,93426.97%
Black11,3242,81824.89%
Asian1,22620716.88%
White38,7164,51711.67%
Other566NaN%

18.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.76%

Male Poverty Rate

20.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Temple

The race most likely to be in poverty in Temple is Native, with 31.63% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.63%.

Temple Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.30%
High School19.86%
Some College10.60%
Bachelors or Greater5.34%

Temple Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.69%
Male Unemployed21.56%
Female Employed9.90%
Female Unemployed30.31%

Temple Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Temple Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,723$70,918
Families$67,883$85,213
Married Families$84,385$104,713
Non Families$31,900$43,308
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Income by Household Type

Temple Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.4%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Temple Married by Age and Sex

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Temple 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 45-54.

Temple Marital Status by Race

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Temple Marital Status

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6,833

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2,337
First Gulf War1,914
Vietnam1,946
Korea472
World War II103

Temple Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 341,089
35 to 541,995
55 to 641,363
65 to 741,224
75+1,162

Temple Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,14912.41%
Black1,28615.29%
Native American2512.38%
Asian40.45%
Islander9100.00%
Other Race17510.81%
2+ Races1858.07%
Hispanic8636.33%

Temple Veterans by Race

Temple Veterans by Education

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6.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Temple Veterans by Education

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60.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Temple Employment by Age

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Temple Employment by Race

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Temple 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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62.13%

Born in Temple

92.38%

Native Born

7.62%

Foreign Born

5.04%

Non Citizen

2.58%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.38% of Temple residents were born in the United States, with 62.13% having been born in Texas. 5.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Temple Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18904,0470.00%
19007,0653,0185.73%
191010,9933,9284.52%
192011,033400.04%
193015,3454,3123.35%
194015,344-1-0.00%
195025,46710,1235.20%
196030,4194,9521.79%
197033,4313,0120.95%
198042,3548,9232.39%
199046,1093,7550.85%
200054,5148,4051.69%
201066,10211,5881.95%
201167,6991,5972.42%
201269,2961,5972.36%
201370,8931,5972.30%
201472,4901,5972.25%
201574,0871,5972.20%
201675,6841,5972.16%
201777,2811,5972.11%
201878,8781,5972.07%
201980,4751,5972.02%
202082,0731,5981.99%
202183,6701,5971.95%
202285,2671,5971.91%

Temple Population by Year