Gillespie County, Texas Population 2021

Gillespie County, Texas's estimated population is 27,560 with a growth rate of 1.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Gillespie County, Texas is the 100th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 24,874 and has seen a growth of 10.80% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202127,5602861.05%
202027,2742861.06%
201926,9882861.07%
201826,7022190.83%
201726,4832771.06%
201626,2062901.12%
201525,9164431.74%
201425,4731100.43%
201325,3631880.75%
201225,1751360.54%
201125,0391650.66%
201024,8747,67044.58%
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%
19109,4471,21814.80%
19008,2291,17316.62%
18907,0561,82834.97%
18805,2281,66246.61%
18703,56683030.34%
18602,7361,496120.65%
18501,2400.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.05%
County Website
State
Founded
1848
County Seat
2010 Population
24,874
Growth Since 2010
10.80%
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Gillespie County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,06590.95%
American Indian and Alaska Native8543.23%
Two or More Races8083.05%
Some Other Race6712.54%
Asian320.12%
Black or African American290.11%
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Gillespie County, Texas Population by Race

Gillespie County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Gillespie County, Texas Median Age

50


Total

48.2


Male

52.2


Female

Gillespie County, Texas Adults

There are 21,129 adults, (7,758 of whom are seniors) in Gillespie County, Texas.

Gillespie County, Texas Age Dependency

97.9

Age Dependency Ratio

58

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Gillespie County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

13,661

51.63%

Male

12,798

48.37%

Gillespie County, Texas Population by Age

Gillespie County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gillespie County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.7%14.3%
All72.4%27.6%
Male56.9%43.1%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
Female53%47%

72.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gillespie County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,6942.4472.4
Married5,9272.9985.7
Non Family3,4971.1256.7
Female9223.6253
Male3483.356.9

3.05

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Gillespie County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9865.10%
9th to 12th Grade1,1485.94%
High School Graduate5,77929.90%
Some College4,01520.77%
Associates Degree1,1706.05%
Bachelors Degree4,46523.10%
Graduate Degree1,7649.13%
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Gillespie County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gillespie County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,71615,0345,813
Hispanic3,2781,848301
2+ Races45837647
Other Race35322243
Native American33010645
Asian323219
Black29288

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 59.38%.

Gillespie County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,144$39,992$24,771
Less Than 9th Grade$23,150$25,378$20,568
High School Graduate$27,174$33,066$21,410
Some College$31,000$39,737$25,222
Bachelors Degree$45,102$53,062$37,943
Graduate Degree$51,763$73,438$36,382

$31,144

Average Earnings

$39,992

Average Male

$24,771

Average Female

Gillespie County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gillespie County, Texas Language by Age

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Gillespie County, Texas Language

80.83% of Gillespie County, Texas residents speak only English, while 19.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.91% of the population.

Gillespie County, Texas Language

Gillespie County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,0881,23320.25%
White19,4551,1856.09%
Native85424228.34%
Other67116925.19%
Multiple798658.15%
Black18211.11%

9.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.13%

Male Poverty Rate

10.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gillespie County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gillespie County, Texas is Native, with 28.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gillespie County, Texas is White, with 6.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.07%.

Gillespie County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.92%
High School9.96%
Some College5.88%
Bachelors or Greater2.80%

Gillespie County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed37.83%
Female Unemployed24.19%
Female Employed6.82%
Male Employed4.85%

Gillespie County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gillespie County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,155$82,523
Families$73,481$93,887
Married Families$81,629-
Non Families$33,051$57,184
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Income by Household Type

Gillespie County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Gillespie County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Gillespie County, Texas Marital Status

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1,912

Number of Veterans

1,792

Male Veterans

120

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam806
First Gulf War263
Korea185
World War II159
Second Gulf War141

Gillespie County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+842
65 to 74545
35 to 54263
55 to 64208
18 to 3454

Gillespie County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8749.59%
2+ Races305.04%
Black827.59%
Hispanic30.07%

Gillespie County, Texas Veterans by Race

Gillespie County, Texas Veterans by Education

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6.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gillespie County, Texas Veterans by Education

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57.8%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Gillespie County, Texas Employment by Age

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Gillespie County, Texas Employment by Race

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Gillespie County, Texas 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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65.49%

Born in Gillespie County, Texas

89.63%

Native Born

10.37%

Foreign Born

6.68%

Non Citizen

3.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.63% of Gillespie County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 65.49% having been born in Texas. 6.68% 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

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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