Gillespie County, TX Demographic Data

Gillespie County, TX Summary

Gillespie County is located in Texas
  • Population: 25,023
  • Area: 1,061.68 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 1,058.21 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 3.47 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 23.56 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 1,978.67 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Gillespie County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
13,013
51%
50.8
Male
12,385
49%
49.2
Total Population
25,398
 
321,419,000

Gillespie County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
1,239
4.9% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
1,236
4.9% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
1,606
6.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
1,383
5.4% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
1,206
4.7% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
2,077
8.2% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
2,329
9.2% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
3,252
12.8% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
1,745
6.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
2,236
8.8% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
3,648
14.4% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
2,406
9.5% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
1,035
4.1% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
20,415
80.4%
77.1
Female
10,705
52.4%
51.4
Male
9,710
47.6%
48.6
21 Years and over
19,714
77.6%
72.9
62 Years and over
8,424
33.2%
18.3
65 Years and over
7,089
27.9%
14.9
Female
3,843
54.2%
55.9
Male
3,246
45.8%
44.1
Median Age (years)
51
NR
NR

Gillespie County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
24,767
97.5% 
96.9
White
24,070
94.8% 
73.1
Black or African American
86
0.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
88
0.3% 
0.8
Asian
49
0.2% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
1
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
45
0.2% 
0.5
Vietnamese
1
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
2
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
474
1.9% 
4.8
Two or More Races
631
2.5% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
5,426
21.4% 
17.6
Mexican
4,468
17.6% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
25
0.1% 
1.7
Cuban
17
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
916
3.6% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
19,972
78.6% 
82.4

Gillespie County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,334
7.1% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
1,152
6.2% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
4,979
26.6% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
4,087
21.8% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
928
5.0% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
4,249
22.7% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
1,999
10.7% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
2,486
13.3%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
16,242
86.8%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
6,248
33.4%
30.6

Gillespie County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
4,108
19.3%
33.5%
Now Married
12,747
59.8%
47.5
Divorced
2,182
10.2%
11.0%
Separated
137
0.6%
2.1
Widowed
2,143
10.1
5.8%

Gillespie County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
18,751
77.6%
78.5%
Languages other than english
5,408
22.4%
21.5%
Spanish
4,260
17.6%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
1,048
4.3%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
13
0.1%
3.5%
Other Languages
87
0.4%
1.0%

Gillespie County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
553
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
448
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
1,482
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
1,158
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
1,210
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
2,045
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
1,250
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
1,327
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
584
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
520
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
54,859
 
55,775
Per capita income
30,859
 
29,979

Gillespie County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
499
4.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
1,487
13.2%
9.8
Construction
1,198
10.7%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
2,439
21.7%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
438
3.9%
6.5
Information
185
1.6%
2.1
Manufacturing
672
6.0%
10.3
Other services except public administration
652
5.8%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,054
9.4%
11.3
Public administration
253
2.3%
4.6
Retail trade
1,429
12.7%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
587
5.2%
5.1
Wholesale trade
337
3.0%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
1,503
13.4%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
3,972
35.4%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
1,112
9.9%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
2,276
20.3%
23.6%
Service occupations
2,367
21.1%
18.0%

Gillespie County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
10,994
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
8,145
74.1%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,676
15.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
37
0.3%
5.2
Walked
276
2.5%
2.8
Other means
311
2.8%
1.8
Worked at home
549
5.0%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
19.0
 
26.0

Gillespie County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
343
3.2%
8.9
1 vehicles
3,258
30.8%
33.5
2 vehicles
4,111
38.9%
37.2
3 or more
2,865
27.1%
20.3

Gillespie County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
10,577
82.2%
87.7
Owner Occupied
8,095
76.5%
63.0
Renter Occupied
2,482
23.5%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
2,291
17.8%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Gillespie County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
12,868
1 room
389
3.0%
2.3
2 rooms
528
4.1%
2.5
3 rooms
601
4.7%
9.0
4 rooms
1,882
14.6%
16.6
5 rooms
2,709
21.1%
20.0
6 rooms
3,073
23.9%
17.9
7 rooms
1,561
12.1%
12.1
8 rooms
983
7.6%
8.5
9 rooms or more
1,142
8.9%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Gillespie County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
12,868
 
 
1-unit, detached
9,710
75.5%
61.4
1-unit, attached
163
1.3%
5.8
2-units
98
0.8%
3.7
3 or 4 units
395
3.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
138
1.1%
4.8
10 to 19 units
174
1.4%
4.6
20 or more units
323
2.5%
8.8
Mobile home
1,843
14.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
24
0.2%
0.1

Gillespie County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,485
11.5%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
406
3.2%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
677
5.3%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
863
6.7%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
1,778
13.8%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
1,846
14.3%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
2,247
17.5%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
3,299
25.6%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
245
1.9%
2.5%
2014 or later
22
0.2%
0.5%

Gillespie County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,599
24.6%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
1,842
17.4%
4.7
Electricity
5,691
53.8%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
8
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
335
3.2%
2.0
Solar energy
5
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
39
0.4%
0.5
No fuel used
58
0.5%
1.2

Gillespie County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
3,653
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
14
0.4%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
273
7.5%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
290
7.9%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
324
8.9%
11.8%
$500 to $999
622
17.0%
20.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
810
22.2%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
1,320
36.1%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,381
38.3%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
423
11.7%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
375
10.4%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
360
10.0%
7.3%
35.0% or more
1,066
29.6%
22.3%
Not Computed
48
NR
NR

Gillespie County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
2,222 
 
41,410,200 
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
65
2.9%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
69
3.1%
1.7%
Less than $500
200
9.0%
11.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
208
9.4%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
530
23.9%
27.9%
$500 to $999
1,150
51.8%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
260
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
866
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
193
8.7%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
221
9.9%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
414
18.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
225
10.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
239
10.8%
9.2%
35.0% or more
930
41.9%
41.4%
Not Computed
260
NR
NR

Gillespie County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
8,095
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
446
5.5%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
874
10.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
771
9.5%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,199
14.8%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
2,062
25.5%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,609
19.9%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
817
10.1%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
317
3.9%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
238,300
 
194,500
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