Hale County TX Information


Hale County Subdivisions

Hale County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 34,939
Daytime Population: Workers 14,466
Daytime Population: Residents 20,056
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,522
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 32,121
Population in Familes 27,831
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,818
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $43,762
Average Household Income $57,902
Per Capita Income $19,743


Total Housing Units 13,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,033 (52.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,247 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,230 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $82,097
Average Home Value $104,916


Total Households 11,280
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 8,324
Average Family Size 3
  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 -0.52% -0.72%
Households -0.67% -0.86%
Families -0.73% -0.9%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.91%


Hale County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hale County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents 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 # 89 65th
Population Density # 101 61st
Diversity Index # 14 95th
Median Household Income # 172 33rd
Per Capita Income # 224 12th

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