Census numbers show Kyle jumps to almost 50,000 residents since 2010 census

The city of Kyle has a population of 48,393 in the latest numbers from 2019. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)
The city of Kyle has a population of 48,393 in the latest numbers from 2019. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)

The city of Kyle has a population of 48,393 in the latest numbers from 2019. (Joe Warner/Community Impact Newspaper)

At the 2010 census count, the city of Kyle had a population of 28,016. Nearly a decade later, 48,393 people call Kyle home, according to data released by the U.S. Census Bureau late May 20. This represents a 73% increase.


Kyle is located in Hays County. The county, too, has seen substantial population growth since 2010. According to the census data released May 20, 230,191 resided in Hays County in 2019, up from 157,107 in 2010. This represents a 47% increase.
By Joe Warner
Joe Warner is executive editor of Community Impact Newspaper. He previously served as managing editor for Central Texas and senior editor of the flagship Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto newspaper. He came to Central Texas from Metro Detroit, where he was editor and general manager of several daily and weekly publications. He is the former president of the Michigan Press Association and was on the MPA board of directors for nine years.