Gatesville, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 15,591. Estimated population in 2021: 15,651 (+0.4% change)
Males: 6,072 (38.9%), Females: 9,519 (61.1%)

Coryell County

Zip codes: 76528.

Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $29,534
Median house value: $53,600

Races in Gatesville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (57.3%)
  • Black (27.0%)
  • Hispanic (14.7%)
  • Other race (8.5%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (7.1%), German (4.2%), Irish (3.4%), English (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Land area: 8.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Gatesville

  • High school or higher: 59.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gatesville city

  • Never married: 10.7%
  • Now married: 72.3%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +3,625 (+30.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Gatesville:

  • CORYELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1507 W MAIN STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Gatesville:

  • METROPLEX HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; KILLEEN, TX)
  • GOODALL WITCHER HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION (about 29 miles; CLIFTON, TX)
  • SCOTT & WHITE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; TEMPLE, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Gatesville:

  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 25 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: ILE)
  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 27 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: GRK)
  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 31 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Abbreviation: TPL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Gatesville:

  • CITY-COUNTY (about 4 miles; GATESVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: 05F)
  • HOOD AAF (about 21 miles; FORT HOOD(KILLEEN), TX; Abbreviation: HLR)
  • VALLEY MILLS MUNI (about 26 miles; VALLEY MILLS, TX; Abbreviation: 9F1)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gatesville:

  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 25 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 31 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 35 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,183)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 47 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,218)
  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 63 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)

Schools

Public high school in Gatesville:

  • GATESVILLE H S (Students: 810; Location: 311 S LOVERS LN; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Gatesville:

  • GATESVILLE INT (Students: 565; Location: 311 S LOVERS LN; Grades: 04 – 06)
  • GATESVILLE PRI (Students: 452; Location: 311 S LOVERS LN; Grades: PK – 01)
  • GATESVILLE J H (Students: 414; Location: 311 S LOVERS LN; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • GATESVILLE EL (Students: 375; Location: 311 S LOVERS LN; Grades: 02 – 03)
Private primary/middle school in Gatesville:

  • TRINITY BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 38; Location: 1506 WEST MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 4)

Libraries

Library in Gatesville:

  • GATESVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $137,073; Location: 811 E MAIN ST; 32,735 books; 1,100 audio materials; 1,600 video materials; 50 serial subscriptions)

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