Hardin County TX Information


Hardin County Subdivisions

Hardin County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 56,544 (100%)
Population in Households 56,154 (99.3%)
Population in Families 48,412 (85.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 390 ( 0.7%)
Population Density 64
Diversity Index2 36


Median Household Income $70,431
Average Household Income $94,217
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $36,290
Wealth Index5 88


Total HU (Housing Units) 24,386 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,686 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,087 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,613 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $167,128
Average Home Value $189,907
Housing Affordability Index3 185


Total Households 21,773
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 15,912
Average Family Size 3.00
  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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.25% 0.27%
Households 0.32% 0.32%
Families   0.35%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   3.02%
Owner Occupied HU   0.47%


Hardin County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hardin County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 61 76th
Population Density # 67 74th
Median Household Income # 47 82nd
Housing Affordability Index # 156 61st
Per Capita Income # 52 80th
Diversity Index # 244 4th

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