Kilgore, TX Demographics

The total population of Kilgore is estimated to be 13,400 with 6,647 males (49.60%) and 6,753 females (50.40%). There are 106 more females than males in Kilgore.
The median household income in Kilgore was $58,206 in 2021, which marked an a decrease of 5,035(7.96%) from $63,241 in 2020. This income is 78.02% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Kilgore sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $77,375. Overall, the median household income for the city of Kilgore stands at $58,206.
In Kilgore, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $40,486 for males and $23,129 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $51,226 for males and $39,281 for females.
In Kilgore, there are just three different racial groups among households. Among these, White households report a median household income of $66,517, followed by Black or African American households at $46,722, and Two or More Races households with a median household income of $40,041.
In 2022, the population of Kilgore was 13,476, a 0.48% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Kilgore's population was 13,411, an increase of 0.28% compared to a population of 13,374 in 2020.
The median age in Kilgore, TX is 38.8, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 20.14% were under the age of 15, 20.85% aged 15 to 29, 41.62% aged 30 to 64, 15.36% aged 65 to 84, and 2.03% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Kilgore population: 68.35% are White, 13.64% are Black or African American, 0.34% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.69% are Asian, 1.67% are some other race and 15.31% are multiracial.