Waxahachie is a city located in Ellis County Texas. It is also the county seat of Ellis County. With a 2020 population of 40,716, it is the 84th largest city in Texas and the 961st largest city in the United States . Waxahachie is currently growing at a rate of 3.47% annually and its population has increased by 37.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 29,621 in 2010. Waxahachie reached it's highest population of 40,716 in 2021. Spanning over 50 miles, Waxahachie has a population density of 834 people per square mile.
The average household income in Waxahachie is $80,805 with a poverty rate of 12.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,088 per month, and the median house value is $176,300. The median age in Waxahachie is 32.9 years, 31.4 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.