Hereford, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Hereford, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Hereford had a population of 14,747 as of July 1, 2017. Hereford ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hereford: Herefoid.


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Hereford, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 14,747
Daytime Population: Workers 5,797
Daytime Population: Residents 9,000
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,797
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 14,414
Population in Familes 12,572
Population in Group Qrtrs 333
Population Density2 2,403
Diversity Index3 65
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,231
Average Household Income $54,250
Per Capita Income $17,898

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,885 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,874 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 634 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $87,187
Average Home Value $118,581
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,759
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 3,591
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.72% -0.79%
Households -0.79% -0.83%
Families -0.88% -0.89%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

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, 2017 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 # 196 89th
Population Density # 241 86th
Diversity Index # 455 74th
Median Household Income # 1069 39th
Per Capita Income # 1371 22nd

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