Hays County TX Information


Hays County Subdivisions

Hays County TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 218,724
Population in Households 210,834
Population in Familes 165,544
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,890
Population Density1 323
Diversity Index2 71


Median Household Income $65,620
Average Household Income $88,122
Per Capita Income $31,693


Total Housing Units 82,088 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49,761 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 26,780 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,547 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $238,780
Average Home Value $299,956


Total Households 76,541
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 49,945
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 4.09% 4.04%
Households 4.03% 4.08%
Families 3.95% 4.02%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.99%


Hays County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hays County to the other 254 counties and county equivalents in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 24 91st
Population Density # 21 92nd
Diversity Index # 45 83rd
Median Household Income # 19 93rd
Per Capita Income # 27 90th

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