The City of Hitchcock had a population of 7,127 as of July 1, 2015. Hitchcock ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for 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 Hitchcock is located at latitude 29.2826 and longitude -95.0076 in Galveston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hitchcock (see map below) encompass a land area of 60.46 sq. miles and a water area of 31.64 sq. miles. Galveston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 16 feet.
The City of Hitchcock (GNIS ID: 2410769) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hitchcock population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||7,104|
|Population in Familes||5,925|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||23|
|Average Household Size||2.65|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,138 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,817 (57.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||868 (27.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||453 (14.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$125,663|
|Average Home Value||$165,965|
|Median Household Income||$43,062|
|Average Household Income||$57,300|
|Per Capita Income||$21,322|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.61%|
|Per Capita Income||2.32%|
The table below compares Hitchcock to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.
|Total Population||# 312||82nd|
|Population Density1||# 1610||8th|
|Diversity Index2||# 233||87th|
|Median Household Income||# 948||46th|
|Per Capita Income||# 930||47th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.