Hockley County TX Information


Hockley County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,197
Population in Households 23,470
Population in Familes 20,182
Population in Group Qrtrs 727
Population Density1 27
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 8,551
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 6,253
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,591 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,802 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,749 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,040 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $85,152
Average Home Value $109,579


Median Household Income $50,161
Average Household Income $63,182
Per Capita Income $22,583
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 0.87%
Households 0.59% 0.75%
Families 0.51% 0.69%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.


Hockley County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hockley 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 # 106 59th
Population Density1 # 115 55th
Diversity Index2 # 39 85th
Median Household Income # 73 72nd
Per Capita Income # 153 40th

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