Hereford, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Hereford, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Hereford had a population of 15,029 as of July 1, 2016. Hereford ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Hereford is located at latitude 34.8232 and longitude -102.4001 in Deaf Smith County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hereford (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Deaf Smith County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,816 feet.

The City of Hereford (GNIS ID: 2410747) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Hereford is located within Hereford East Division of Deaf Smith County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hereford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hereford: Herefoid.


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Hereford, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 15,029
Population in Households 14,695
Population in Familes 12,823
Population in Group Qrtrs 334
Population Density1 2,449
Diversity Index2 65
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,857
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 3,666
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,412 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,929 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,928 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 555 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $83,857
Average Home Value $110,789
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,988
Average Household Income $52,496
Per Capita Income $17,339
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.54% -0.36%
Households -0.59% -0.38%
Families -0.69% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Hereford, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hereford to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 193 89th
Population Density1 # 223 87th
Diversity Index2 # 449 75th
Median Household Income # 980 44th
Per Capita Income # 1351 23rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.