|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Kilgore is 13,383. Kilgore, Texas is the 2,548th largest city in the US.
Parts of Kilgore are located within Gregg County and Rusk County.
The current population of Kilgore (13,383) is it's peak population.
Kilgore has grown 18.5% since the 2000. Kilgore, Texas's growth is about average. 41% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Kilgore has a population density of 827.4 people per square mile.
|2542||Port Neches, Texas||13,416||-1.1%|
|2543||Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan||13,410||-6.2%|
|2547||Steamboat Springs, Colorado||13,390||32.8%|
|2550||Western Springs, Illinois||13,370||6.4%|
|2551||South Daytona, Florida||13,364||-1.9%|
|2552||Lake Forest Park, Washington||13,358||4.0%|
|2554||South Charleston, West Virginia||13,352||-1.5%|
The total voting age population of Kilgore, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 10,226. The voting age population is 49.2% male and 50.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.3% of the residents of Kilgore are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Kilgore are 79.7% White, 12.8% Black, 3.9% Two or more races, 1.9% Other, 1.4% Asian and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 20.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Kilgore, 15.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 19.2%. On a per-household basis, 13.6% of families are below the poverty line in Kilgore.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.9% of Kilgore residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.3% of Kilgore residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.4% have a bachelor's degree and 7.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Kilgore residents aged 5 and older, 19.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 16.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Kilgore is 7.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Kilgore, 10.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Kilgore is $56,715.
In Kilgore, 64.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.8% of housing units in Kilgore.
Of all the housing units in Kilgore, 5.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Kilgore, 15.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 910 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Kilgore is $833.
In Kilgore, 65.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.