|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Watauga is 23,313. Watauga, Texas is the 1,662nd largest city in the US.
Watauga is located entirely in Tarrant County.
The peak population of Watauga was in 2020, when its population was 23,603. In 2020, Watauga was the 1,638th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,662nd largest city in the US. Watauga is currently 1.2% smaller than it was in 2020.
Watauga has grown 5.7% since the 2000. Watauga, Texas's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Watauga has a population density of 5,645.6 people per square mile. Watauga has the 8th highest population density in Texas.
|1657||Easley, South Carolina||23,422||29.2%|
|1659||Van Buren, Arkansas||23,353||22.3%|
|1660||Maple Heights, Ohio||23,322||-10.6%|
|1663||Loves Park, Illinois||23,293||14.5%|
|1667||Rock Springs, Wyoming||23,196||24.7%|
|1668||Horizon City, Texas||23,162||315.3%|
The total voting age population of Watauga, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 17,115. The voting age population is 49.9% male and 50.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.7% of the residents of Watauga are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Watauga are 77.9% White, 7.6% Asian, 5.3% Other, 4.4% Black, 2.7% Two or more races, 1.9% American Indian and 0.2% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 24.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Watauga, 10.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.0%. On a per-household basis, 8.0% of families are below the poverty line in Watauga.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.4% of Watauga residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 88.7% of Watauga residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 21.4% have a bachelor's degree and 5.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Watauga residents aged 5 and older, 21.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 14.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 4.4% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Watauga is 4.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Watauga, 10.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Watauga is $71,897.
In Watauga, 76.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 23.5% of housing units in Watauga.
Of all the housing units in Watauga, 0.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Watauga, 8.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 710 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Watauga is $1,408.
In Watauga, 93.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.