Hempstead, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Hempstead, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Hempstead had a population of 6,258 as of July 1, 2016. Hempstead ranks in 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 Hempstead is located at latitude 30.097 and longitude -96.079 in Waller County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hempstead (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Waller County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 243 feet.

The City of Hempstead (GNIS ID: 2410740) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Hempstead is located within Hempstead Division of Waller County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hempstead population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,258
Population in Households 6,124
Population in Familes 5,070
Population in Group Qrtrs 134
Population Density1 1,129
Diversity Index2 85
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,169
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 1,487
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,149 (48.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,020 (42.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $127,604
Average Home Value $190,949
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,308
Average Household Income $48,778
Per Capita Income $17,898
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.31% 1.79%
Households 1.23% 1.77%
Families 1.44% 1.64%
Median Household Income   0.29%
Per Capita Income   0.65%
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.

Hempstead, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hempstead to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 347 80th
Population Density1 # 636 64th
Diversity Index2 # 9 100th
Median Household Income # 1385 21st
Per Capita Income # 1321 25th

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