Texas City, Texas Population 2021

52,126
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Texas City is a city located in Galveston County Texas. With a 2020 population of 52,126, it is the 69th largest city in Texas and the 759th largest city in the United States . Texas City is currently growing at a rate of 1.99% annually and its population has increased by 15.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 45,099 in 2010. Texas City reached it's highest population of 52,126 in 2021. Spanning over 186 miles, Texas City has a population density of 811 people per square mile.

The average household income in Texas City is $71,325 with a poverty rate of 19.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $970 per month, and the median house value is $124,200. The median age in Texas City is 36.3 years, 34.1 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Texas City Demographics

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

  • White: 62.45%
  • Black or African American: 28.47%
  • Two or more races: 4.86%
  • Other race: 2.76%
  • Asian: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
The current population of Texas City, Texas is 52,126 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 49,078.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 45,099.

Texas City, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White30,33362.45%
Black or African American13,83028.47%
Two or More Races2,3594.86%
Some Other Race1,3392.76%
Asian3970.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native2160.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander950.20%
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Texas City Population by Race

Texas City Population Pyramid $2021

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Texas City Median Age

36.3


Total

34.1


Male

39.2


Female

Texas City Adults

There are 36,709 adults, (7,473 of whom are seniors) in Texas City.

Texas City Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Texas City Sex Ratio

Female

26,042

53.62%

Male

22,527

46.38%

Texas City Population by Age

Texas City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Texas City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.2%27.8%
All56.1%43.9%
Female45.4%54.6%
Non Family45%55%
Male41.7%58.3%

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Texas City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All17,4142.7156.1
Married7,1623.2772.2
Non Family5,4201.2745
Female3,7843.5645.4
Male1,0483.2441.7

3.27

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Texas City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6104.96%
9th to 12th Grade4,01112.35%
High School Graduate10,93133.65%
Some College8,27525.47%
Associates Degree2,7818.56%
Bachelors Degree3,64711.23%
Graduate Degree1,2343.80%
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Texas City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Texas City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,24312,8822,644
Black8,7307,2191,148
Hispanic8,5715,941923
Other Race818651185
2+ Races74762394
Asian364330108
Native American21621619
Islander5656

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 asian people with a rate of 29.67%.

Texas City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,892$40,271$28,907
Less Than 9th Grade$21,065$22,154$17,064
High School Graduate$27,368$33,900$23,085
Some College$35,107$50,549$30,413
Bachelors Degree$49,595$52,155$48,574
Graduate Degree$59,977$54,926$60,000

$31,892

Average Earnings

$40,271

Average Male

$28,907

Average Female

Texas City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Texas City Language by Age

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Texas City Language

79.42% of Texas City residents speak only English, while 20.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.11% of the population.

Texas City Language

Texas City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black13,3713,01622.56%
White17,6442,82015.98%
Hispanic13,8482,73619.76%
Multiple2,35044318.85%
Other1,33919214.34%
Native2059948.29%
Asian3974010.08%

19.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.59%

Male Poverty Rate

20.37%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Texas City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Texas City is Native, with 48.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Texas City is Asian, with 10.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.71%.

Texas City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.42%
High School14.75%
Some College13.03%
Bachelors or Greater8.55%

Texas City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.45%
Male Unemployed23.49%
Female Employed11.67%
Male Employed8.29%

Texas City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Texas City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,839$71,325
Families$58,440$81,259
Married Families$75,554-
Non Families$35,385$45,474
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Income by Household Type

Texas City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Texas City Married by Age and Sex

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Texas City 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.

Texas City Marital Status by Race

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Texas City Marital Status

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3,167

Number of Veterans

2,975

Male Veterans

192

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,248
First Gulf War565
Second Gulf War503
Korea218
World War II118

Texas City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,018
55 to 64650
75+644
35 to 54573
18 to 34282

Texas City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,3369.74%
Black7237.24%
Hispanic5505.49%
Other Race596.76%
2+ Races494.32%

Texas City Veterans by Race

Texas City Veterans by Education

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10.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Texas City Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Texas City Employment by Age

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Texas City Employment by Race

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Texas City 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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72.02%

Born in Texas City

92.26%

Native Born

7.74%

Foreign Born

5.27%

Non Citizen

2.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.26% of Texas City residents were born in the United States, with 72.02% having been born in Texas. 5.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Texas City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202152,1261,0161.99%
202051,1101,0162.03%
201950,0941,0162.07%
201849,0786611.37%
201748,4174230.88%
201647,9946951.47%
201547,2999161.97%
201446,3834831.05%
201345,9003230.71%
201245,5773980.88%
201145,179-105-0.23%
201045,2843,7630.87%
200041,5216990.17%
199040,822-379-0.09%
198041,2012,2930.57%
197038,9086,8431.95%
196032,06515,4456.79%
195016,62010,87211.20%
19405,7482,2144.98%
19303,5341,0253.48%
19202,5090.00%

Texas City Population by Year