|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Big Lake is 2,850. Big Lake, Texas is the 6,419th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Big Lake was in 1990, when its population was 3,699. In 1990, Big Lake was the 4,912th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 6,419th largest city in the US. Big Lake is currently 23.0% smaller than it was in 1990.
Big Lake has shrunk 0.2% since the year 2000. Big Lake, Texas's growth is about average. 54% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|6414||Rancho Viejo, Texas||2,856||60.6%|
|6418||Winner, South Dakota||2,852||-8.5%|
|6419||Big Lake, Texas||2,850||-0.2%|
|6421||Shady Shores, Texas||2,849||91.2%|
|6422||Glen Rose, Texas||2,848||30.2%|
|6424||Brookville, New York||2,847||-16.9%|
The total voting age population of Big Lake, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,778. The voting age population is 51.0% male and 49.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 7.8% of the residents of Big Lake are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Big Lake are 56.6% Other, 40.2% White, 2.0% Two or more races, 1.0% Black and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 75.4% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Big Lake, 10.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 15.6%. On a per-household basis, 6.9% of families are below the poverty line in Big Lake.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.6% of Big Lake residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.1% of Big Lake residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.0% have a bachelor's degree and 2.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Big Lake residents aged 5 and older, 59.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 59.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Big Lake is 5.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Big Lake, 15.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Big Lake is $74,868.
In Big Lake, 70.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 29.6% of housing units in Big Lake.
Of all the housing units in Big Lake, 0.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Big Lake, 9.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Big Lake is $885.
In Big Lake, 71.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.