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Hale Center, Texas - Basic Facts

Hale Center is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Hale Center.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Hale County at latitude 34.0642 and longitude -101.8438. Hale County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,419 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Hale Center (see map) encompass a land area of 1.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Hale Center, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hale Center to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 663 62nd
Population Density1 # 405 77th
Diversity Index2 # 158 91st
Median Household Income # 1249 29th
Per Capita Income # 1318 25th

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

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Hale Center, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,264
Population in Households 2,223
Population in Familes 1,946
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 1,576
Diversity Index2 74
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 767
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 570
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 875 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 531 (60.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 236 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $72,513
Average Home Value $80,780
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,502
Average Household Income $47,083
Per Capita Income $16,205
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.13% -0.04%
Households 0.12% -0.08%
Families 0.08% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   3.06%
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.

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