Gillespie County, Texas Population 2024

27,867

Gillespie County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 27,867 with a growth rate of 0.7% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gillespie County, Texas is the 99th largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 24,875 and has seen a growth of 12.03% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202928,8421950.68%
202828,6471950.69%
202728,4521950.69%
202628,2571950.69%
202528,0621950.7%
202427,8671950.7%
202327,6721950.71%
202227,4771950.71%
202127,2825402.02%
202026,742-185-0.69%
201926,9272210.83%
201826,7061860.7%
201726,5202951.12%
201626,2253121.2%
201525,9134371.72%
201425,4761120.44%
201325,3641870.74%
201225,1771360.54%
201125,0411660.67%
201024,875
199017,2043,67227.14%
198013,5322,97928.23%
197010,5535055.03%
196010,048-472-4.49%
195010,520-150-1.41%
194010,670-350-3.18%
193011,0201,00510.03%
192010,0155686.01%
19109,4471,21814.8%
19008,2291,17316.62%
18907,0561,82834.97%
18805,2281,66246.61%
18703,56683030.34%
18602,7361,496120.65%
18501,240-27,602-95.7%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.7% (195)
County Website
Gillespie County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
24,875
Area
1058 mi²
Density
26 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
12.03% (2,992)
Founded
1848

Gillespie County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23,04785.51%
Two or more races1,8056.7%
Other race1,5965.92%
Native American3641.35%
Asian810.3%
Black or African American600.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Gillespie County, Texas Population by Race

Gillespie County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Gillespie County, Texas Median Age

49.7

Total

46.9

Male

51.9

Female

Gillespie County, Texas Adults

There are 21,591 adults, (7,810 of whom are seniors) in Gillespie County, Texas.

Gillespie County, Texas Age Dependency

95.6

Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gillespie County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female13,72950.94%
Male13,22449.06%

Gillespie County, Texas Population by Age

Gillespie County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All11,0352.4169.830.2
Married6,2562.9882.317.7
Non Family3,7061.2153.846.2
Female8742.9951.648.4
Male1994.2655.344.7
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3

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

69.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gillespie County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gillespie County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gillespie County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 78.13%.

Gillespie County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,306

Average Earnings

$51,192

Average Male

$34,235

Average Female

Gillespie County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gillespie County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gillespie County, Texas Language

82.6% of Gillespie County, Texas residents speak only English, while 17.4% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.73% of the population.

Gillespie County, Texas Language

Gillespie County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White19,2621,4017.27%
Hispanic6,54791714.01%
Multiple1,79536620.39%
Native36424266.48%
Other1,588805.04%
Asian811720.99%
Black30310%
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9.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.18%

Male Poverty Rate

9.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gillespie County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gillespie County, Texas is Native, with 66.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gillespie County, Texas is Other, with 5.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.47%.

Gillespie County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.06%
High School11.99%
Some College8%
Bachelors or Greater3.3%
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Gillespie County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed49.14%
Female Unemployed46.4%
Female Employed5.18%
Male Employed3.2%
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Gillespie County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gillespie County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gillespie County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.2%

Male Marriage Rate

58.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Gillespie County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gillespie County, Texas 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.

Gillespie County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gillespie County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,816

Number of Veterans

1,633

Male Veterans

183

Female Veterans

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Gillespie County, Texas Veterans by War

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Gillespie County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Gillespie County, Texas Veterans by Race

Gillespie County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gillespie County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Gillespie County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gillespie County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gillespie County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

65.25%

Born in Gillespie County, Texas

90.19%

Native Born

9.81%

Foreign Born

6.35%

Non Citizen

3.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.19% of Gillespie County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 65.25% having been born in Texas. 6.35% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gillespie County, Texas Place of Birth

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