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Fort Hood CDP, Texas - Basic Facts

The Fort Hood Census Designated Place had a population of 32,053 as of July 1, 2020. 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 31.1345 and longitude -97.7797 in Bell County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Hood Census Designated Place 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.


Fort Hood CDP, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 32,053 (100%)
Population in Households 24,574 (76.7%)
Population in Families 24,041 (75.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 7,479 (23.3%)
Population Density 2,045
Diversity Index2 76


Median Household Income $41,612
Average Household Income $50,824
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $15,792
Wealth Index5 29


Total HU (Housing Units) 7,142 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 ( 0.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,687 (93.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 397 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $129,167
Average Home Value $135,714
Housing Affordability Index3 207


Total Households 6,745
Average Household Size 3.64
Family Households 6,430
Average Family Size 4
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.73% 0.49%
Households 0.62% 0.7%
Families 0.59% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%


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

The table below compares Fort Hood CDP to the other 1,746 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 108 94th
Population Density # 301 83rd
Median Household Income # 1244 29th
Housing Affordability Index # 748 43rd
Per Capita Income # 1480 15th
Diversity Index # 163 91st

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