|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Shepherd is 2,045. Shepherd, Texas is the 7,527th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Shepherd was in 2010, when its population was 2,319. In 2010, Shepherd was the 7,020th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,527th largest city in the US. Shepherd is currently 11.8% smaller than it was in 2010.
Shepherd has shrunk 0.1% since the year 2000. Shepherd, Texas's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7495||South Padre Island||2,061||-15.7%|
|7523||Seabrook Island, South Carolina||2,046||64.0%|
|7525||Ida Grove, Iowa||2,045||-12.5%|
|7529||Johnston, South Carolina||2,044||-14.5%|
|7531||Oak Hill, Florida||2,043||34.5%|
|7533||Sac City, Iowa||2,041||-14.2%|
The total voting age population of Shepherd, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 2,098. The voting age population is 46.3% male and 53.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.1% of the residents of Shepherd are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Shepherd are 83.5% White, 10.2% Black, 3.9% Other and 2.4% Two or more races. Additionally, 12.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Shepherd, 16.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 4.4%. On a per-household basis, 10.0% of families are below the poverty line in Shepherd.
Among those aged 16 and older, 63.0% of Shepherd residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.9% of Shepherd residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 6.5% have a bachelor's degree and 1.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Shepherd residents aged 5 and older, 16.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 16.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Shepherd is 8.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Shepherd, 18.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Shepherd is $44,026.
In Shepherd, 57.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.6% of housing units in Shepherd.
Of all the housing units in Shepherd, 1.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Shepherd, 14.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 170 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Shepherd is $587.
In Shepherd, 58.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.