Terrell, Texas Population 2021

20,239
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Terrell is a city located in Kaufman County Texas. With a 2020 population of 20,239, it is the 139th largest city in Texas and the 1834th largest city in the United States . Terrell is currently growing at a rate of 3.50% annually and its population has increased by 27.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,816 in 2010. Terrell reached it's highest population of 20,239 in 2021. Spanning over 23 miles, Terrell has a population density of 890 people per square mile.

The average household income in Terrell is $63,492 with a poverty rate of 19.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $987 per month, and the median house value is $118,600. 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 Terrell was:

  • White: 67.67%
  • Black or African American: 23.06%
  • Other race: 5.60%
  • Two or more races: 2.73%
  • Native American: 0.59%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Terrell, Texas is 20,239 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,184.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,816.

Terrell, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,09267.67%
Black or African American4,12023.06%
Some Other Race1,0015.60%
Two or More Races4872.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native1050.59%
Asian450.25%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander190.11%
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Terrell Population by Race

Terrell Population Pyramid $2021

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Terrell Median Age

37.2


Total

36.8


Male

37.4


Female

Terrell Adults

There are 13,283 adults, (2,749 of whom are seniors) in Terrell.

Terrell Age Dependency

69.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Terrell Sex Ratio

Female

9,312

52.11%

Male

8,557

47.89%

Terrell Population by Age

Terrell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Terrell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married60.5%39.5%
Female51.4%48.6%
All51%49%
Male41.3%58.7%
Non Family39.5%60.5%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Terrell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9072.9251
Married2,4373.560.5
Non Family1,6061.2739.5
Female1,3213.4851.4
Male5433.8341.3

3.4

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

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Terrell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8377.19%
9th to 12th Grade1,1529.90%
High School Graduate3,83932.99%
Some College3,08426.50%
Associates Degree6415.51%
Bachelors Degree1,39111.95%
Graduate Degree6925.95%
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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
White6,4385,7051,247
Black2,6372,160460
Hispanic2,3201,566330
Other Race59142429
2+ Races250250100
Native American483813
Asian227
Islander1910

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 40.00%.

Terrell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,388$36,228$31,610
Less Than 9th Grade$21,934$21,777$22,393
High School Graduate$31,656$40,489$19,444
Some College$33,767$26,250$38,075
Bachelors Degree$44,831$48,869$42,582
Graduate Degree$64,712$63,625$64,970

$34,388

Average Earnings

$36,228

Average Male

$31,610

Average Female

Terrell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Terrell Language by Age

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Terrell Language

78.77% of Terrell residents speak only English, while 21.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.71% of the population.

Terrell Language

Terrell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic4,7751,18024.71%
White8,0901,17914.57%
Black4,04889222.04%
Other1,00135835.76%
Native1055552.38%
Multiple478214.39%
Asian1515100.00%
Islander19947.37%

19.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.90%

Male Poverty Rate

20.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Terrell

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Terrell is Multiple, with 4.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.79%.

Terrell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.47%
High School21.80%
Some College15.16%
Bachelors or Greater3.71%

Terrell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed29.17%
Male Unemployed28.13%
Female Employed14.19%
Male Employed7.99%

Terrell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Terrell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,636$63,492
Families$51,387$67,702
Married Families$68,585-
Non Families$34,625$45,409
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Income by Household Type

Terrell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.9%

Male Marriage Rate

37.5%

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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1,217

Number of Veterans

1,076

Male Veterans

141

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam472
First Gulf War417
Second Gulf War264
Korea40
World War II8

Terrell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54524
65 to 74358
55 to 64190
75+106
18 to 3439

Terrell Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8379.30%
Black2748.63%
Hispanic1445.07%
Other Race679.54%
2+ Races3211.07%
Native American714.58%

Terrell Veterans by Race

Terrell Veterans by Education

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4.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.70%

Veteran Disability Rate

Terrell Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.2%

Employment Rate

7.3%

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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72.87%

Born in Terrell

92.06%

Native Born

7.94%

Foreign Born

5.48%

Non Citizen

2.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.06% of Terrell residents were born in the United States, with 72.87% having been born in Texas. 5.48% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202120,2396853.50%
202019,5546853.63%
201918,8696853.77%
201818,1842691.50%
201717,9155182.98%
201617,3973832.25%
201517,0143862.32%
201416,6282621.60%
201316,366930.57%
201216,2731020.63%
201116,171560.35%
201016,1152,5091.71%
200013,6061,1160.86%
199012,490-779-0.60%
198013,269-913-0.66%
197014,1823790.27%
196013,8032,2591.80%
195011,5441,0630.97%
194010,4811,6861.77%
19308,7954460.52%
19208,3491,2991.71%
19107,0507201.08%
19006,3303,3427.80%
18902,9880.00%

Terrell Population by Year