|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sweetwater is 10,513. Sweetwater, Texas is the 3,031st largest city in the US.
Sweetwater is located entirely in Nolan County.
The peak population of Sweetwater was in 1990, when its population was 12,042. In 1990, Sweetwater was the 2,117th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,031st largest city in the US. Sweetwater is currently 12.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Sweetwater has shrunk 7.5% since the year 2000. Sweetwater, Texas's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Sweetwater has a population density of 1,085.8 people per square mile.
|3036||Fair Oaks Ranch||10,505||120.0%|
|3025||River Grove, Illinois||10,531||-1.1%|
|3026||Canandaigua, New York||10,526||-7.5%|
|3027||Beverly Hills, Michigan||10,521||0.9%|
|3036||Fair Oaks Ranch, Texas||10,505||120.0%|
|3037||Little Canada, Minnesota||10,499||7.0%|
The total voting age population of Sweetwater, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,323. The voting age population is 49.6% male and 50.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.8% of the residents of Sweetwater are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sweetwater are 84.5% White, 8.2% Black, 5.0% Other, 1.4% Two or more races, 0.5% American Indian and 0.4% Asian. Additionally, 43.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sweetwater, 17.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 21.4%. On a per-household basis, 13.6% of families are below the poverty line in Sweetwater.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.2% of Sweetwater residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 78.8% of Sweetwater residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.3% have a bachelor's degree and 2.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sweetwater residents aged 5 and older, 27.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 25.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sweetwater is 5.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sweetwater, 16.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sweetwater is $41,549.
In Sweetwater, 58.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.0% of housing units in Sweetwater.
Of all the housing units in Sweetwater, 9.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Sweetwater, 2.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 130 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sweetwater is $691.
In Sweetwater, 68.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.