Uvalde, Texas Population 2021

15,907
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Uvalde is a city located in Uvalde County Texas. It is also the county seat of Uvalde County. With a 2020 population of 15,907, it is the 180th largest city in Texas and the 2234th largest city in the United States . Uvalde is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually but its population has increased by 0.99% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,751 in 2010. Uvalde reached it's highest population of 16,283 in 2016. Spanning over 8 miles, Uvalde has a population density of 2,075 people per square mile.

The average household income in Uvalde is $56,430 with a poverty rate of 14.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $633 per month, and the median house value is $77,700. The median age in Uvalde is 31.9 years, 31.4 years for males, and 33 years for females.

Uvalde Demographics

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

  • White: 92.19%
  • Other race: 4.30%
  • Asian: 1.37%
  • Black or African American: 0.97%
  • Two or more races: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
The current population of Uvalde, Texas is 15,907 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,048.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,751.

Uvalde, Texas Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202126,649-46-0.17%
202026,695-46-0.17%
201926,741-46-0.17%
201826,787-256-0.96%
201727,043-38-0.14%
201627,0811320.49%
201526,949-73-0.27%
201427,0221180.44%
201326,9041580.59%
201226,7461580.59%
201126,5881450.55%
201026,4430.00%

Uvalde Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,89392.19%
Some Other Race6954.30%
Asian2211.37%
Black or African American1570.97%
Two or More Races880.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native830.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.11%
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Uvalde Population by Race

Uvalde Population Pyramid $2021

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Uvalde Median Age

31.9


Total

31.4


Male

33


Female

Uvalde Adults

There are 11,486 adults, (2,189 of whom are seniors) in Uvalde.

Uvalde Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Uvalde Sex Ratio

Female

8,430

52.19%

Male

7,724

47.81%

Uvalde Population by Age

Uvalde Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Uvalde Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.9%8.1%
All72.7%27.3%
Male67.9%32.1%
Non Family60.6%39.4%
Female51.3%48.7%

72.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Uvalde Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,9423.1872.7
Married2,1703.8891.9
Non Family1,4271.2560.6
Female1,0964.2351.3
Male2493.5167.9

3.92

Average Family Size

3.18

Average Household Size

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Uvalde Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,50815.08%
9th to 12th Grade1,12611.26%
High School Graduate2,62626.26%
Some College2,35623.56%
Associates Degree8978.97%
Bachelors Degree1,15111.51%
Graduate Degree3363.36%
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Uvalde Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Uvalde Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic7,9325,462776
White1,7261,582480
Other Race44637193
Asian153153153
2+ Races8888
Native American835858
Black7353

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Uvalde Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,242$36,317$21,882
Less Than 9th Grade$21,266$26,518$15,016
High School Graduate$30,859$37,344$17,000
Some College$24,503$30,786$21,754
Bachelors Degree$46,875$45,391$47,583
Graduate Degree$51,528$55,556$

$27,242

Average Earnings

$36,317

Average Male

$21,882

Average Female

Uvalde Earnings by Educational Attainment

Uvalde Language by Age

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Uvalde Language

37.63% of Uvalde residents speak only English, while 62.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 60.78% of the population.

Uvalde Language

Uvalde Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic13,1892,09115.85%
White2,12725612.04%
Other68823734.45%
Black1404330.71%
Native832530.12%
Islander1717100.00%

14.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.94%

Male Poverty Rate

16.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Uvalde

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Uvalde is White, with 12.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.64%.

Uvalde Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.96%
High School12.54%
Some College10.05%
Bachelors or Greater1.64%

Uvalde Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed31.10%
Male Unemployed12.78%
Female Employed10.15%
Male Employed3.47%

Uvalde Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Uvalde Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,713$56,430
Families$53,049$67,448
Married Families$72,000-
Non Families$19,735$26,921
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Income by Household Type

Uvalde Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

39.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Uvalde Married by Age and Sex

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Uvalde Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Uvalde Marital Status by Race

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Uvalde Marital Status

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769

Number of Veterans

701

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam294
Second Gulf War222
First Gulf War167
Korea48
World War II3

Uvalde Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+228
35 to 54214
55 to 64133
65 to 74100
18 to 3494

Uvalde Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6956.54%
Hispanic5115.59%
2+ Races3742.05%
Black1925.33%
Other Race183.92%

Uvalde Veterans by Race

Uvalde Veterans by Education

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9.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Uvalde Veterans by Education

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61.9%

Labor Force Participation

59.1%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Uvalde Employment by Age

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Uvalde Employment by Race

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Uvalde 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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75.00%

Born in Uvalde

86.39%

Native Born

13.61%

Foreign Born

8.55%

Non Citizen

5.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.39% of Uvalde residents were born in the United States, with 75.00% having been born in Texas. 8.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Uvalde Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,907-47-0.29%
202015,954-47-0.29%
201916,001-47-0.29%
201816,048-188-1.16%
201716,236-47-0.29%
201616,2831120.69%
201516,171-67-0.41%
201416,238720.45%
201316,1661080.67%
201216,0582001.26%
201115,858850.54%
201015,7738440.55%
200014,9292000.13%
199014,7295510.38%
198014,1783,4142.79%
197010,7644710.45%
196010,2931,6191.73%
19508,6741,9952.65%
19406,6791,3932.37%
19305,2861,4013.13%
19203,885-113-0.29%
19103,9980.00%

Uvalde Population by Year