Waxahachie, Texas Population 2021

40,716
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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.

Waxahachie Demographics

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

  • White: 79.52%
  • Black or African American: 13.31%
  • Two or more races: 3.36%
  • Other race: 2.72%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.47%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.03%
The current population of Waxahachie, Texas is 40,716 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 36,624.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 29,621.

Waxahachie, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,13179.52%
Black or African American4,71013.31%
Two or More Races1,1903.36%
Some Other Race9622.72%
Asian2070.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native1650.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.03%
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Waxahachie Population by Race

Waxahachie Population Pyramid $2021

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Waxahachie Median Age

32.9


Total

31.4


Male

34.5


Female

Waxahachie Adults

There are 26,163 adults, (4,444 of whom are seniors) in Waxahachie.

Waxahachie Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

20.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Waxahachie Sex Ratio

Female

17,867

50.51%

Male

17,509

49.49%

Waxahachie Population by Age

Waxahachie Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Waxahachie Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.1%29.9%
Male63.4%36.6%
All55.4%44.6%
Non Family38.4%61.6%
Female34.8%65.2%

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Waxahachie Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,2762.7755.4
Married6,3123.3170.1
Non Family3,4831.2538.4
Female1,8443.4934.8
Male6373.7563.4

3.27

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Waxahachie Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0014.42%
9th to 12th Grade1,7307.63%
High School Graduate6,30227.80%
Some College6,41428.29%
Associates Degree2,0308.95%
Bachelors Degree3,84116.94%
Graduate Degree1,3515.96%
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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
White14,81213,9194,286
Hispanic4,6723,238403
Black2,8132,424339
Other Race66741796
2+ Races57045550
Asian14813380
Native American1159924

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 54.05%.

Waxahachie Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,270$46,211$34,575
Less Than 9th Grade$26,366$29,906$18,685
High School Graduate$35,702$40,124$30,466
Some College$39,377$49,097$35,206
Bachelors Degree$53,681$58,765$50,706
Graduate Degree$60,887$76,250$56,391

$40,270

Average Earnings

$46,211

Average Male

$34,575

Average Female

Waxahachie Earnings by Educational Attainment

Waxahachie Language by Age

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Waxahachie Language

84.76% of Waxahachie residents speak only English, while 15.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.19% of the population.

Waxahachie Language

Waxahachie Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White20,6921,5917.69%
Hispanic8,5001,40916.58%
Black4,4381,36130.67%
Other89229132.62%
Multiple1,153716.16%
Asian1955829.74%

12.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.50%

Male Poverty Rate

13.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Waxahachie

The race most likely to be in poverty in Waxahachie is Other, with 32.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Waxahachie is Multiple, with 6.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.73%.

Waxahachie Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.00%
High School8.49%
Some College7.89%
Bachelors or Greater2.66%

Waxahachie Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed20.73%
Female Unemployed9.74%
Female Employed8.39%
Male Employed6.78%

Waxahachie Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Waxahachie Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,589$80,805
Families$73,407$89,791
Married Families$87,759-
Non Families$40,444$50,946
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Income by Household Type

Waxahachie Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

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 Over 65, 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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2,083

Number of Veterans

2,041

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam656
Second Gulf War571
First Gulf War385
Korea116
World War II33

Waxahachie Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54538
65 to 74488
18 to 34430
75+412
55 to 64215

Waxahachie Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8468.77%
Hispanic2013.54%
Black1975.94%
Native American1510.79%
Other Race141.87%
2+ Races81.10%
Asian32.01%

Waxahachie Veterans by Race

Waxahachie Veterans by Education

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2.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Waxahachie Veterans by Education

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66.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

3.4%

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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70.95%

Born in Waxahachie

93.96%

Native Born

6.04%

Foreign Born

3.55%

Non Citizen

2.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.96% of Waxahachie residents were born in the United States, with 70.95% having been born in Texas. 3.55% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202140,7161,3643.47%
202039,3521,3643.59%
201937,9881,3643.72%
201836,6241,3743.90%
201735,2501,2013.53%
201634,0491,0703.24%
201532,9798422.62%
201432,1376902.19%
201331,4475441.76%
201230,9037152.37%
201130,1884661.57%
201029,7228,2963.33%
200021,4263,2581.66%
199018,1683,5442.19%
198014,6241,1720.84%
197013,4527030.54%
196012,7491,5451.30%
195011,2042,5492.61%
19408,6556130.74%
19308,042840.11%
19207,9581,7532.52%
19106,2051,9903.94%
19004,2151,1393.20%
18903,0760.00%

Waxahachie Population by Year