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Sweetwater Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Sweetwater Area is 15,082. The Sweetwater Area population density is 16.50 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 97.14 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Sweetwater Area is white, which represent 88.41% of the total population. The average Sweetwater Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 15,082. #863

Population Density, #800

Sweetwater Area
16.50 per square mile
97.14 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:13,334 (88.41%, #392)
Black:622 (4.12%, #413)
Hispanic:5,254 (34.84%, #72)
Asian:18 (0.12%, #850)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):48 (0.32%, #529)
One Race, Other:600 (3.98%, see rank)
Two or More Races:460 (3.05%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:4,858 (92.46%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:0 (0.00%, see rank)
South American:7 (0.13%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

12,862 (85.28%) out of the total population of 15,082 reported first ancestry.

 Sweetwater Area% of the Total PopulationTexasU.S.
Arab40.03%, see rank0.41%0.56%
Czech210.14%, see rank0.78%0.47%
Danish160.11%, see rank0.18%0.42%
Dutch1531.01%, see rank0.82%1.40%
English8475.62%, see rank6.41%8.02%
French2551.69%, see rank2.40%3.34%
German1,64310.89%, see rank10.11%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.18%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.15%0.46%
Irish1,54010.21%, see rank7.15%10.80%
Italian900.60%, see rank1.91%5.52%
Norwegian280.19%, see rank0.51%1.42%
Polish320.21%, see rank1.09%3.01%
Portuguese60.04%, see rank0.12%0.44%
Russian210.14%, see rank0.31%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1941.29%, see rank1.03%0.99%
Scottish2561.70%, see rank1.41%1.72%
Subsaharan African70.05%, see rank0.98%0.95%
Swedish640.42%, see rank0.57%1.27%
Swiss20.01%, see rank0.12%0.30%
Ukrainian360.24%, see rank0.08%0.31%
American1,56710.39%, see rank5.70%7.12%
Welsh300.20%, see rank0.37%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 7,596 (50.36%, see rank)
Females: 7,486 (49.64%, see rank)

Sweetwater Area
Male: 50.36%
Female: 49.64%
Male: 49.63%
Female: 50.37%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Sweetwater Area
38.20 years old
33.90 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Sweetwater Area
35.60 years old
32.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Sweetwater Area
42.00 years old
35.00 years old
38.80 years old

 Sweetwater Area% of the Total PopulationTexasU.S.
Under 5 years1,0536.98%, see rank7.44%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,1067.33%, see rank7.58%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,0717.10%, see rank7.42%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,1037.31%, see rank7.25%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,0066.67%, see rank7.36%7.13%
25 to 34 years1,56210.36%, see rank14.44%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,83112.14%, see rank13.63%12.96%
45 to 54 years1,83112.14%, see rank13.23%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,97313.08%, see rank10.74%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,4329.49%, see rank6.32%7.64%
75 to 84 7264.81%, see rank3.33%4.25%
85 years and over3882.57%, see rank1.27%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Sweetwater AreaTexasU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population9,743, 100%16,426,730209,056,129
Less Than High School2,186, 22.44%, see rank18.42%13.67%
High School Graduate3,136, 32.19%, see rank25.24%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree3,160, 32.43%, see rank29.26%29.09%
Bachelor Degree910, 9.34%, see rank17.95%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree351, 3.60%, see rank9.14%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.38, see rank13.2113.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Sweetwater Area TexasU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten60093.83%6.17%77.20%22.80%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,813100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank93.58%6.42%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)76498.04%, see rank1.96%, see rank93.90%6.10%90.60%9.40%
College65788.43%, see rank11.57%, see rank85.12%14.88%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School15100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank72.33%27.67%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Sweetwater AreaTexasU.S.
Total Households5,449, 100%9,013,582116,211,092
Average Household Size2.69, see rank2.832.63
1 Person Households1,600, 29.36%, see rank24.94%27.57%
2 or More Person Households3,849, 70.64%, see rank75.06%72.43%
Family Households (Families)3,561, 65.35%, see rank69.65%66.22%
Average Family Size3.44, see rank3.513.32
Married-Couple Family2,598, 47.68%, see rank50.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,888, 34.65%, see rank30.35%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Sweetwater Area%TexasU.S.
15 Years and Over Total11,852see rank20,238,160252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over5,843100%, see rank9,961,996123,281,364
Never Married1,91132.71%, see rank34.84%35.77%
Married3,19354.65%, see rank53.50%52.04%
Widowed1873.20%, see rank2.24%2.57%
Divorced5529.45%, see rank9.43%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over6,009100%, see rank10,276,164129,692,771
Never Married1,18419.70%, see rank28.43%29.48%
Married3,19253.12%, see rank51.21%49.19%
Widowed75212.51%, see rank8.06%9.16%
Divorced88114.66%, see rank12.30%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Sweetwater Area%TexasU.S.
Native14,39395.43%, see rank83.53%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence12,08380.12%, see rank60.31%58.73%
Born in Different State2,28115.12%, see rank21.93%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
290.19%, see rank1.29%1.42%
Foreign Born6894.57%, see rank16.47%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2661.76%, see rank5.58%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship4232.80%, see rank10.89%7.09%
Born In Europe90.06%, see rank0.71%1.53%
Born In Asia240.16%, see rank3.19%3.82%
Born In Africa70.05%, see rank0.61%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America6494.30%, see rank11.74%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.18%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Sweetwater Area%TexasU.S.
English3,95772.62%, see rank65.20%79.39%
Spanish1,46326.85%, see rank28.41%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages120.22%, see rank2.71%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages40.07%, see rank2.87%3.36%
Other130.24%, see rank0.81%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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