Wells Branch, Texas Population 2021

12,176
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Wells Branch is a city located in Texas. Wells Branch has a 2020 population of 12,176. Wells Branch is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,120 in 2010. Wells Branch reached it's highest population of 12,431 in 2017.

The average household income in Wells Branch is $70,424 with a poverty rate of 12.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,149 per month, and the median house value is $246,600. The median age in Wells Branch is 35.5 years, 35.3 years for males, and 35.8 years for females.

Wells Branch Demographics

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

  • White: 64.63%
  • Black or African American: 15.88%
  • Asian: 10.10%
  • Other race: 4.62%
  • Two or more races: 3.98%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wells Branch, Texas is 12,176 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,227.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,120.

Wells Branch, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,86964.63%
Black or African American1,93415.88%
Asian1,23010.10%
Some Other Race5634.62%
Two or More Races4843.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native960.79%
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Wells Branch Population by Race

Wells Branch Population Pyramid $2021

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Wells Branch Median Age

35.5


Total

35.3


Male

35.8


Female

Wells Branch Adults

There are 9,863 adults, (1,317 of whom are seniors) in Wells Branch.

Wells Branch Age Dependency

42.5

Age Dependency Ratio

15.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wells Branch Sex Ratio

Female

5,711

46.90%

Male

6,465

53.10%

Wells Branch Population by Age

Wells Branch Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wells Branch Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married43.8%56.2%
All23.3%76.7%
Non Family15.4%84.6%
Female14.8%85.2%
Male11.7%88.3%

23.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wells Branch Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1701.9723.3
Non Family3,5551.1615.4
Married1,7613.1543.8
Female6482.9314.8
Male2062.8711.7

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Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

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Wells Branch Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3113.42%
9th to 12th Grade1942.14%
High School Graduate2,31225.45%
Some College1,94321.38%
Associates Degree5546.10%
Bachelors Degree2,61928.82%
Graduate Degree1,15312.69%
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Wells Branch Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wells Branch Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,1194,0061,989
Hispanic2,4632,242822
Black1,4071,370314
Asian877760543
Other Race40039570
2+ Races274257150
Native American515141

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 80.39%.

Wells Branch Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,446$45,539$38,495
Less Than 9th Grade$35,333$37,721$
High School Graduate$26,695$26,538$27,896
Some College$42,389$45,857$39,539
Bachelors Degree$49,643$58,326$38,555
Graduate Degree$69,850$81,975$58,913

$42,446

Average Earnings

$45,539

Average Male

$38,495

Average Female

Wells Branch Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wells Branch Language by Age

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Wells Branch Language

66.27% of Wells Branch residents speak only English, while 33.73% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.57% of the population.

Wells Branch Language

Wells Branch Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,63557615.85%
Black1,93451826.78%
White4,9953597.19%
Asian1,23012410.08%
Other5639717.23%
Multiple484122.48%

12.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.10%

Male Poverty Rate

13.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wells Branch

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wells Branch is Black, with 26.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wells Branch is Multiple, with 2.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.72%.

Wells Branch Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School18.43%
Less Than 9th Grade14.46%
Some College13.30%
Bachelors or Greater2.36%

Wells Branch Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed56.15%
Female Employed6.01%
Male Employed5.93%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Wells Branch Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wells Branch Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,421$70,424
Families$69,558$85,849
Married Families$88,491-
Non Families$46,737$57,963
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Income by Household Type

Wells Branch Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.5%

Male Marriage Rate

39.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Wells Branch Married by Age and Sex

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Wells Branch Marriage

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

Wells Branch Marital Status by Race

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Wells Branch Marital Status

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719

Number of Veterans

704

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War311
Vietnam246
Second Gulf War167
Korea27
World War II20

Wells Branch Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54223
65 to 74191
55 to 64171
18 to 3487
75+47

Wells Branch Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5798.85%
Hispanic953.48%
Black956.31%
Other Race286.50%
Native American1017.24%
2+ Races72.16%

Wells Branch Veterans by Race

Wells Branch Veterans by Education

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4.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wells Branch Veterans by Education

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74.8%

Labor Force Participation

72.7%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wells Branch Employment by Age

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Wells Branch Employment by Race

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Wells Branch 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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50.38%

Born in Wells Branch

78.67%

Native Born

21.33%

Foreign Born

13.44%

Non Citizen

7.88%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.67% of Wells Branch residents were born in the United States, with 50.38% having been born in Texas. 13.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wells Branch Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,1760.00%
202012,1760.00%
201912,176-51-0.42%
201812,227-204-1.64%
201712,4311861.52%
201612,2452311.92%
201512,0141621.37%
201411,852-296-2.44%
201312,1481070.89%
201212,0414373.77%
201111,604-516-4.26%
201012,1200.00%

Wells Branch Population by Year