Terrell, Texas Population 2022

17,795
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Terrell is a city located in Kaufman County Texas. Terrell has a 2020 population of 17,795. Terrell is currently growing at a rate of 0.94% annually and its population has increased by 1.89% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,465 in 2010.

The average household income in Terrell is $63,492 with a poverty rate of 18.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,038 per month, and the median house value is $135,100. The median age in Terrell is 37.2 years, 36.8 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Terrell Demographics

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

  • White: 61.12%
  • Black or African American: 25.59%
  • Two or more races: 7.19%
  • Other race: 5.22%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Terrell, Texas is 17,795 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 17,465.

Terrell, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,31561.12%
Black or African American4,73725.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native1200.65%
Asian350.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.04%
Some Other Race9675.22%
Two or More Races1,3317.19%
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Terrell Population by Race

Terrell Population Pyramid 2022

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Terrell Median Age

35.9


Total

35.5


Male

36.2


Female

Terrell Adults

There are 13,560 adults, (2,764 of whom are seniors) in Terrell.

Terrell Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Terrell Sex Ratio

Female

10,104

54.58%

Male

8,409

45.42%

Terrell Population by Age

Terrell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Terrell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68%32%
All54.5%45.5%
Female49%51%
Non Family44.4%55.6%
Male38.7%61.3%

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Terrell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0232.9754.5
Married2,3933.7968
Male3573.7138.7
Female1,3613.8649
Non Family1,9121.1944.4

3.7

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

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Terrell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9107.59%
9th to 12th Grade1,21110.10%
High School Graduate4,32636.08%
Some College2,83523.64%
Associates Degree6695.58%
Bachelors Degree1,42711.90%
Graduate Degree6125.10%
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Terrell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Terrell Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,1735,5071,215
2+ Races54048195
Black3,0522,470470
Hispanic2,4301,599307
Other Race52628428
Asian99
Native American5825
Islander8

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.68%.

Terrell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,661$37,542$27,080
Less Than 9th Grade$22,275$22,629$21,202
High School Graduate$28,990$37,938$20,797
Some College$36,294$33,272$38,466
Bachelors Degree$44,820$51,158$35,625
Graduate Degree$67,240$105,077$60,268

$33,661

Average Earnings

$37,542

Average Male

$27,080

Average Female

Terrell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Terrell Language by Age

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Terrell Language

80.93% of Terrell residents speak only English, while 19.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.29% of the population.

Terrell Language

Terrell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander88100.00%
Native1204335.83%
Black4,6661,40430.09%
White7,6771,02913.40%
Other210NaN%
Hispanic5,13174014.42%

18.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.10%

Male Poverty Rate

20.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Terrell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Terrell is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Terrell is Hispanic, with 14.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.28%.

Terrell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.26%
High School16.04%
Some College9.85%
Bachelors or Greater3.29%

Terrell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.76%
Male Unemployed3.82%
Female Employed10.81%
Female Unemployed15.97%

Terrell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Terrell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,136$63,803
Families$54,552$67,635
Married Families$66,869-
Non Families$42,093$51,058
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Income by Household Type

Terrell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Terrell Married by Age and Sex

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Terrell 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.

Terrell Marital Status by Race

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Terrell Marital Status

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1,316

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War428
First Gulf War321
Vietnam373
Korea123
World War II

Terrell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34181
35 to 54465
55 to 64214
65 to 74276
75+180

Terrell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8199.50%
Black41911.49%
Native American610.34%
Other Race386.37%
2+ Races345.76%
Hispanic1354.70%

Terrell Veterans by Race

Terrell Veterans by Education

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2.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Terrell Veterans by Education

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64.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.7%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Terrell Employment by Age

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Terrell Employment by Race

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Terrell 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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70.56%

Born in Terrell

92.97%

Native Born

7.03%

Foreign Born

4.72%

Non Citizen

2.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.97% of Terrell residents were born in the United States, with 70.56% having been born in Texas. 4.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Terrell Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,9880.00%
19006,3303,3427.80%
19107,0507201.08%
19208,3491,2991.71%
19308,7954460.52%
194010,4811,6861.77%
195011,5441,0630.97%
196013,8032,2591.80%
197014,1823790.27%
198013,269-913-0.66%
199012,490-779-0.60%
200013,6061,1160.86%
201015,8162,2101.52%
201115,9811651.04%
201216,1461651.03%
201316,3111651.02%
201416,4761651.01%
201516,6411651.00%
201616,8061650.99%
201716,9711650.98%
201817,1361650.97%
201917,3011650.96%
202017,4651640.95%
202117,6301650.94%
202217,7951650.94%

Terrell Population by Year