Sweetwater demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)9729791
Median age36.034.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%56%55%
Speak English72%65%79%
Speak Spanish26%30%13%
Sweetwater, TX has a population of 10,765 and is the 3,734th largest city in the United States. The population density is 972 per sq mi which is 903% higher than the Texas average and 973% higher than the national average. The median age in Sweetwater is 36 which is approximately 5% higher than the Texas average of 34. In Sweetwater, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 72% speak English and 26% speak Spanish. 82% of Sweetwater residents were born in Texas, 15% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Sweetwater is 903% higher than Texas.
  • The median age in Sweetwater is 5% higher than Texas.
  • In Sweetwater 85.07% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Sweetwater 7.52% of the population is African American.
  • In Sweetwater 0.19% of the population is Asian.

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Sweetwater population breakdown by race

African American7.52%11.95%12.63%
American Indian0.71%0.48%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
Mixed race1.32%2.50%3.06%
Other race5.19%5.79%4.75%
In Sweetwater, 41.2% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Sweetwater, TX demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).