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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sour Lake is 1,792. Sour Lake, Texas is the 8,006th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Sour Lake was in 2010, when its population was 1,813. In 2010, Sour Lake was the 7,934th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 8,006th largest city in the US. Sour Lake is currently 1.2% smaller than it was in 2010.
Sour Lake has grown 9.0% since the 2000. Sour Lake, Texas is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 75% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|8001||Mesilla, New Mexico||1,796||-27.9%|
|8006||Sour Lake, Texas||1,792||9.0%|
The total voting age population of Sour Lake, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,426. The voting age population is 47.9% male and 52.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.9% of the residents of Sour Lake are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sour Lake are 92.3% White, 2.8% Asian, 2.6% Black, 1.7% Two or more races and 0.6% Other. Additionally, 5.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sour Lake, 11.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 12.6%. On a per-household basis, 8.8% of families are below the poverty line in Sour Lake.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.8% of Sour Lake residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.0% of Sour Lake residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.4% have a bachelor's degree and 3.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sour Lake residents aged 5 and older, 4.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.5% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sour Lake is 4.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sour Lake, 17.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sour Lake is $56,065.
In Sour Lake, 70.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 29.1% of housing units in Sour Lake.
Of all the housing units in Sour Lake, 4.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Sour Lake, 22.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sour Lake is $913.
In Sour Lake, 71.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.