Universal City, Texas Population 2021

21,272
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Universal City is a city located in Bexar County Texas. With a 2020 population of 21,272, it is the 135th largest city in Texas and the 1766th largest city in the United States . Universal City is currently growing at a rate of 0.91% annually and its population has increased by 14.80% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 18,530 in 2010. Universal City reached it's highest population of 21,272 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Universal City has a population density of 3,819 people per square mile.

The average household income in Universal City is $75,670 with a poverty rate of 9.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $985 per month, and the median house value is $168,300. The median age in Universal City is 35.8 years, 34.3 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Universal City Demographics

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

  • White: 70.68%
  • Black or African American: 13.10%
  • Other race: 7.70%
  • Two or more races: 5.78%
  • Asian: 2.64%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Universal City, Texas is 21,272 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,699.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 18,530.

Universal City, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,46170.68%
Black or African American2,68113.10%
Some Other Race1,5757.70%
Two or More Races1,1825.78%
Asian5402.64%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander200.10%
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Universal City Population by Race

Universal City Population Pyramid $2021

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Universal City Median Age

35.8


Total

34.3


Male

38.4


Female

Universal City Adults

There are 15,567 adults, (3,090 of whom are seniors) in Universal City.

Universal City Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Universal City Sex Ratio

Female

10,352

50.60%

Male

10,107

49.40%

Universal City Population by Age

Universal City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Universal City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.7%25.3%
All59.1%40.9%
Male53.7%46.3%
Female48.3%51.7%
Non Family43.5%56.5%

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Universal City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,2122.8459.1
Married3,2813.4874.7
Non Family2,2731.2343.5
Female1,2263.848.3
Male4323.6753.7

3.47

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Universal City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3172.30%
9th to 12th Grade6975.06%
High School Graduate3,56725.89%
Some College3,95128.68%
Associates Degree1,1768.54%
Bachelors Degree2,51718.27%
Graduate Degree1,55311.27%
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Universal City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Universal City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,8896,6162,507
Hispanic4,1623,500759
Black1,9361,923660
Other Race87870977
2+ Races457457104
Asian42636049
Islander2020

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 white people with a rate of 36.39%.

Universal City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,171$39,936$30,866
Less Than 9th Grade$22,306$25,819$20,909
High School Graduate$23,407$31,281$15,725
Some College$33,668$38,056$31,171
Bachelors Degree$50,959$61,058$38,385
Graduate Degree$56,250$64,318$55,036

$35,171

Average Earnings

$39,936

Average Male

$30,866

Average Female

Universal City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Universal City Language by Age

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Universal City Language

76.95% of Universal City residents speak only English, while 23.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 19.13% of the population.

Universal City Language

Universal City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic7,36995212.92%
White8,93891610.25%
Other1,57548230.60%
Black2,6571656.21%
Multiple1,182443.72%

9.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.51%

Male Poverty Rate

9.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Universal City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Universal City is Other, with 30.60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Universal City is Multiple, with 3.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.38%.

Universal City Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School19.26%
Less Than 9th Grade11.24%
Some College6.03%
Bachelors or Greater1.25%

Universal City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed14.49%
Male Unemployed11.11%
Male Employed6.13%
Female Employed4.65%

Universal City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Universal City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,192$75,670
Families$71,976$84,752
Married Families$83,861-
Non Families$41,936$51,754
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Income by Household Type

Universal City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

41.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Universal City Married by Age and Sex

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Universal 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 55-64.

Universal City Marital Status by Race

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Universal City Marital Status

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2,806

Number of Veterans

2,289

Male Veterans

517

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,304
Second Gulf War1,085
Vietnam1,005
Korea168
World War II10

Universal City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54949
65 to 74601
55 to 64469
75+452
18 to 34335

Universal City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,08618.84%
Black49522.91%
Hispanic48210.02%
Other Race11010.74%
2+ Races9113.87%
Asian244.84%

Universal City Veterans by Race

Universal City Veterans by Education

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5.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Universal City Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Universal City Employment by Age

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Universal City Employment by Race

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Universal 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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52.57%

Born in Universal City

89.37%

Native Born

10.63%

Foreign Born

3.37%

Non Citizen

7.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.37% of Universal City residents were born in the United States, with 52.57% having been born in Texas. 3.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Universal City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,2721910.91%
202021,0811910.91%
201920,8901910.92%
201820,6991960.96%
201720,5031810.89%
201620,3223941.98%
201519,9282191.11%
201419,7093281.69%
201319,3812111.10%
201219,1702881.53%
201118,8822881.55%
201018,5943,7452.27%
200014,8491,7921.29%
199013,0572,3371.99%
198010,7203,1073.48%
19707,6130.00%

Universal City Population by Year