Hockley County TX Information


Hockley County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,240
Daytime Population: Workers 9,114
Daytime Population: Residents 14,537
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,651
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 23,408
Population in Familes 20,121
Population in Group Qrtrs 832
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $51,027
Average Household Income $66,163
Per Capita Income $23,833


Total Housing Units 9,591 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,874 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,751 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 966 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $88,135
Average Home Value $111,257


Total Households 8,625
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 6,310
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 0.77% 0.41%
Households 0.63% 0.4%
Families 0.56% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.36%


Hockley County TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hockley 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 # 106 59th
Population Density # 115 55th
Diversity Index # 42 84th
Median Household Income # 84 67th
Per Capita Income # 150 41st

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