Waxahachie, TX Population

Population: 21,426. Estimated population in July 2020: 25,454 (+18.8% change)
Males: 10,372 (48.4%), Females: 11,054 (51.6%)

Ellis County

Zip codes: 75165, 75167.

Median resident age: 31.7 years
Median household income: $43,213
Median house value: $83,200

Races in Waxahachie:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.4%)
  • Hispanic (19.7%)
  • Black (17.1%)
  • Other race (9.3%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)

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

Ancestries: German (9.3%), Irish (8.9%), United States (8.9%), English (7.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), French (2.0%).

Land area: 40.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Waxahachie

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.4%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waxahachie city

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

6.9% Foreign born (5.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +3,205 (+17.6%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Waxahachie:

  • BAYLOR MEDICAL CENTER AT WAXAHACHIE (1405 W JEFFERSON ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Waxahachie:

  • CEDARS HOSPITAL,THE (about 14 miles; DESOTO, TX)
  • SELECT SPECIALTY HOSPITAL SOUTH DALLAS (about 14 miles; DESOTO, TX)
  • MEDICAL CENTER AT LANCASTER (about 15 miles; LANCASTER, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Waxahachie:

  • DALLAS LOVE FIELD (about 30 miles; DALLAS, TX; Abbreviation: DAL)
  • DALLAS/FORT WORTH INTERNATIONAL (about 36 miles; DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: DFW)
  • FORT WORTH MEACHAM INTL (about 46 miles; FORT WORTH, TX; Abbreviation: FTW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Waxahachie:

  • MID-WAY RGNL (about 6 miles; MIDLOTHIAN/WAXAHACHIE, TX; Abbreviation: JWY)
  • CARROLL AIR PARK (about 11 miles; DE SOTO, TX; Abbreviation: F66)
  • FERRIS RED OAK MUNI (about 13 miles; FERRIS/RED OAK, TX; Abbreviation: 12T)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/Universities in Waxahachie:

  • SOUTHWESTERN ASSEMBLIES OF GOD UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 1,631; Location: 1200 SYCAMORE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sagu.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
  • UNITED STATES NATIONAL TENNIS ACADEMY (Full-time enrollment: 95; Location: 1014 FERRIS AVE STE 104-2; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waxahachie:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW COLLEGE (about 24 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,029)
  • DALLAS BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY (about 26 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,231)
  • EL CENTRO COLLEGE (about 27 miles; DALLAS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,359)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT ARLINGTON (about 31 miles; ARLINGTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,467)
  • UNIVERSITY OF DALLAS (about 32 miles; IRVING, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,400)
  • EASTFIELD COLLEGE (about 33 miles; MESQUITE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,457)

Schools

Public high schools in Waxahachie:

  • WAXAHACHIE H S (Students: 1,278; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WILEMON EDUCATION/LEARNING CENTER (Students: 25; Location: 411 GIBSON ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Waxahachie:

  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 337; Location: PO BOX 774; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Waxahachie:

  • WAXAHACHIE J H (Students: 1,004; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • WEDGEWORTH EL (Students: 620; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • MARVIN ELEMENTARY (Students: 549; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: PK – KG)
  • NORTHSIDE EL (Students: 492; Location: 411 GIBSON ST; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • WAXAHACHIE NINTH GRADE ACADEMY (Students: 488; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: 08 – 09)
  • DUNAWAY EL (Students: 478; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • SHACKELFORD EL (Students: 475; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • TURNER MIDDLE (Students: 450; Location: 411 N GIBSON ST; Grades: 06 – 06)
  • WAXAHACHIE FAITH FAMILY ACADEMY (Students: 319; Location: 701 OVILLA RD; Grades: PK – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Waxahachie:

  • ST JOSEPH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 139; Location: 506 E MARVIN ST; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Waxahachie:

  • NICHOLAS P. SIMS LIBRARY & LYCEUM (Operating income: $737,930; Location: 515 W MAIN ST; 105,607 books; 5,564 audio materials; 2,526 video materials; 196 serial subscriptions)