|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Big Spring is 25,735. Big Spring, Texas is the 1,512th largest city in the US.
Big Spring is located entirely in Howard County.
The peak population of Big Spring was in 2010, when its population was 27,282. In 2010, Big Spring was the 1,306th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,512th largest city in the US. Big Spring is currently 5.7% smaller than it was in 2010.
Big Spring has grown 2.5% since the 2000. Big Spring, Texas's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Big Spring has a population density of 1,428.4 people per square mile.
|1507||El Cerrito, California||25,845||11.3%|
|1510||Rockville Centre, New York||25,814||5.0%|
|1511||Peekskill, New York||25,740||14.2%|
|1512||Big Spring, Texas||25,735||2.5%|
|1515||Stevens Point, Wisconsin||25,692||2.1%|
|1516||Happy Valley, Oregon||25,679||315.1%|
|1518||Mauldin, South Carolina||25,654||63.8%|
The total voting age population of Big Spring, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 18,398. The voting age population is 51.0% male and 49.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 11.3% of the residents of Big Spring are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Big Spring are 81.5% White, 6.7% Other, 6.3% Black, 3.3% Two or more races, 1.3% American Indian, 0.8% Asian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 49.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Big Spring, 20.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.9%. On a per-household basis, 16.9% of families are below the poverty line in Big Spring.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.8% of Big Spring residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.6% of Big Spring residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 11.5% have a bachelor's degree and 3.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Big Spring residents aged 5 and older, 34.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 32.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Big Spring is 8.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Big Spring, 18.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Big Spring is $52,275.
In Big Spring, 58.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.8% of housing units in Big Spring.
Of all the housing units in Big Spring, 7.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Big Spring, 5.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 540 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Big Spring is $879.
In Big Spring, 73.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.