Hale County TX Information


Hale County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 35,498
Population in Households 32,568
Population in Familes 28,223
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,930
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 11,451
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 8,440
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,105 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,346 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,090 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $78,483
Average Home Value $99,873


Median Household Income $43,433
Average Household Income $55,937
Per Capita Income $19,118
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.65%
Households -0.54% -0.78%
Families -0.63% -0.83%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.


Hale County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hale County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents 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 # 88 66th
Population Density1 # 101 61st
Diversity Index2 # 12 96th
Median Household Income # 156 39th
Per Capita Income # 224 12th

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