Hale Center, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Hale Center, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Hale Center had a population of 2,256 as of July 1, 2015. Hale Center 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 Hale Center is located at latitude 34.0661 and longitude -101.8463 in Hale County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hale Center (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hale County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 3,419 feet.

The City of Hale Center (GNIS ID: 2410684) 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 Hale Center population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Hale Center, TX Boundary Map

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Hale Center, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,256
Population in Households 2,215
Population in Familes 1,937
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 1,570
Diversity Index2 74
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 765
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 569
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 873 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 527 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 237 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $77,273
Average Home Value $88,731
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,249
Average Household Income $42,792
Per Capita Income $14,751
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% -0.16%
Households 0.05% -0.16%
Families 0.03% -0.18%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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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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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 670 62nd
Population Density1 # 411 77th
Diversity Index2 # 156 91st
Median Household Income # 1383 21st
Per Capita Income # 1426 19th

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