Waxahachie, Texas Population 2022

43,444
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Waxahachie is a city located in Ellis County Texas. Waxahachie has a 2020 population of 43,444. It is also the county seat of Ellis County. Waxahachie is currently growing at a rate of 2.72% annually and its population has increased by 5.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 41,140 in 2010.

The average household income in Waxahachie is $80,805 with a poverty rate of 9.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,129 per month, and the median house value is $201,200. The median age in Waxahachie is 32.9 years, 31.4 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.

Waxahachie Demographics

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

  • White: 77.72%
  • Black or African American: 12.72%
  • Two or more races: 4.85%
  • Other race: 3.46%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Waxahachie, Texas is 43,444 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 41,140.

Waxahachie, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,55177.72%
Black or African American4,67412.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native1560.42%
Asian2870.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.03%
Some Other Race1,2723.46%
Two or More Races1,7834.85%
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Waxahachie Population by Race

Waxahachie Population Pyramid 2022

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Waxahachie Median Age

32.3


Total

31


Male

34.4


Female

Waxahachie Adults

There are 27,394 adults, (4,825 of whom are seniors) in Waxahachie.

Waxahachie Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Waxahachie Sex Ratio

Female

18,794

51.16%

Male

17,941

48.84%

Waxahachie Population by Age

Waxahachie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waxahachie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.3%25.7%
All57.5%42.5%
Male48.9%51.1%
Non Family39.1%60.9%
Female36.8%63.2%

57.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waxahachie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,5222.8357.5
Married6,5223.4174.3
Male5603.6148.9
Female1,9913.5836.8
Non Family3,4491.1839.1

3.35

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

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Waxahachie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3285.69%
9th to 12th Grade1,5796.76%
High School Graduate6,32527.08%
Some College6,31527.04%
Associates Degree2,1459.18%
Bachelors Degree3,71615.91%
Graduate Degree1,9508.35%
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Waxahachie Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Waxahachie Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian17610891
White14,82213,7784,565
Black2,8362,502506
Other Race761539119
Native American1099411
Hispanic5,2973,830467
2+ Races63449154

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.70%.

Waxahachie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,302$47,675$34,931
Less Than 9th Grade$25,822$26,545$19,775
High School Graduate$38,249$42,270$30,635
Some College$40,595$51,887$34,476
Bachelors Degree$53,726$58,125$50,439
Graduate Degree$58,912$63,815$57,789

$41,302

Average Earnings

$47,675

Average Male

$34,931

Average Female

Waxahachie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waxahachie Language by Age

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Waxahachie Language

81.99% of Waxahachie residents speak only English, while 18.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.80% of the population.

Waxahachie Language

Waxahachie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,4341,09524.70%
Hispanic9,6101,05010.93%
Asian281279.61%
Multiple1,7011317.70%
White20,6539634.66%
Native13632.21%
Other330NaN%

9.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.06%

Male Poverty Rate

10.10%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waxahachie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waxahachie is Black, with 24.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waxahachie is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.10%.

Waxahachie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.45%
High School6.75%
Some College7.59%
Bachelors or Greater1.98%

Waxahachie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.87%
Male Unemployed23.61%
Female Employed6.86%
Female Unemployed13.67%

Waxahachie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waxahachie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,496$83,656
Families$76,817$92,496
Married Families$91,915-
Non Families$47,480$52,707
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Income by Household Type

Waxahachie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Waxahachie Married by Age and Sex

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Waxahachie 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 45-54.

Waxahachie Marital Status by Race

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Waxahachie Marital Status

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1,882

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War603
First Gulf War380
Vietnam649
Korea78
World War II35

Waxahachie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34485
35 to 54377
55 to 64190
65 to 74497
75+333

Waxahachie Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6857.81%
Black1674.66%
Native American1410.45%
Other Race131.48%
2+ Races30.30%
Hispanic2283.49%

Waxahachie Veterans by Race

Waxahachie Veterans by Education

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0.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waxahachie Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Waxahachie Employment by Age

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Waxahachie Employment by Race

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Waxahachie 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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72.08%

Born in Waxahachie

93.72%

Native Born

6.28%

Foreign Born

3.73%

Non Citizen

2.56%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.72% of Waxahachie residents were born in the United States, with 72.08% having been born in Texas. 3.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Waxahachie Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18903,0760.00%
19004,2151,1393.20%
19106,2051,9903.94%
19207,9581,7532.52%
19308,042840.11%
19408,6556130.74%
195011,2042,5492.61%
196012,7491,5451.30%
197013,4527030.54%
198014,6241,1720.84%
199018,1683,5442.19%
200021,4263,2581.66%
201029,6218,1953.29%
201130,7731,1523.89%
201231,9251,1523.74%
201333,0771,1523.61%
201434,2291,1523.48%
201535,3811,1523.37%
201636,5331,1523.26%
201737,6851,1523.15%
201838,8371,1523.06%
201939,9891,1522.97%
202041,1401,1512.88%
202142,2921,1522.80%
202243,4441,1522.72%

Waxahachie Population by Year