Fort Hood CDP, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fort Hood CDP, Texas - Basic Facts

The Fort Hood Census Designated Place had a population of 30,554 as of July 1, 2017. Fort Hood CDP 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 Fort Hood CDP is located at latitude 31.1346 and longitude -97.78 in Bell County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Hood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

While the primary coordinates for Fort Hood Census Designated Place are located in Bell County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Coryell County.

The Fort Hood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408241) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Fort Hood Census Designated Place is located within Fort Hood Division of Bell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Hood CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Fort Hood CDP, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30,554
Daytime Population: Workers 30,527
Daytime Population: Residents 15,976
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 46,503
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.52
Population in Households 23,794
Population in Familes 23,300
Population in Group Qrtrs 6,760
Population Density2 1,970
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $41,830
Average Household Income $48,794
Per Capita Income $15,280


Total Housing Units 6,950 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 ( 0.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,440 (92.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 463 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $156,818


Total Households 6,487
Average Household Size 3.67
Family Households 6,198
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.44% 0.52%
Households 0.44% 0.66%
Families 0.44% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.51%

Fort Hood CDP, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Hood CDP to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 94th
Population Density # 317 82nd
Diversity Index # 172 90th
Median Household Income # 1093 38th
Per Capita Income # 1455 17th

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