Hale County, Texas Population 2018

Hale County, Texas's estimated population is 34,134 with a growth rate of -2.49% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hale County, Texas is the 90th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201734,134-873-2.49%
201635,0077982.33%
201634,2091100.32%
201534,099-391-1.13%
201434,490-1,213-3.40%
201335,703-566-1.56%
201236,269-129-0.35%
201136,3981070.29%
201036,2911,6204.67%
199034,671-2,921-7.77%
198037,5923,45510.12%
197034,137-2,661-7.23%
196036,7988,58730.44%
195028,2119,39849.95%
194018,813-1,376-6.82%
193020,18910,08599.81%
192010,1042,53833.54%
19107,5665,886350.36%
19001,680959133.01%
18907210.00%

Hale County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White29,772
Two or More Races1,989
Black or African American1,551
Some Other Race1,314
American Indian and Alaska Native233
Asian141
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Hale County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hale County, Texas Median Age

32.7


Total

31.8


Male

34


Female

Hale County, Texas Adults

There are 25,205 adults, (4,446 of which are seniors) in Hale County, Texas.

Hale County, Texas Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hale County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

16,849

48.13%

Male

18,158

51.87%

Hale County, Texas Households and Families

Hale County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hale County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.8%25.2%
All61.2%38.8%
Male49.2%50.8%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female44%56%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hale County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,3352.8861.2
Married5,9073.4474.8
Non Family3,1481.1747.2
Female1,7523.9244
Male5283.4349.2

3.45

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hale County, Texas Households

Hale County, Texas Education

Hale County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,87513.59%
9th to 12th Grade2,32510.99%
High School Graduate7,16133.85%
Some College4,67422.09%
Associates Degree7893.73%
Bachelors Degree2,1119.98%
Graduate Degree1,2235.78%

Hale County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic10,8266,879503
White8,9298,0362,697
Black96064055
Other Race94355460
Multiple Races86061741
Native American1159537
Asian1139147
Islander776

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 85.71%.

Hale County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,493$34,225$24,243
Less Than High School$21,726$25,858$15,439
High School Grad$28,750$32,819$20,589
Some College$31,015$40,745$24,759
Bachelors Degree$40,000$63,401$35,927
Graduate Degree$47,194$51,979$46,100

$30,493

Average Earnings

$34,225

Average Male

$24,243

Average Female

Hale County, Texas Language

Hale County, Texas Language by Age

Hale County, Texas Language

63.74% of Hale County, Texas residents speak only English, while 36.26% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 35.49% of the population.

Hale County, Texas Poverty

Hale County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic19,3905,22126.93%
White11,5569958.61%
Multiple1,83748026.13%
Black93433235.55%
Other1,28432925.62%
Asian127107.87%
Islander7114.29%

20.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.49%

Male Poverty Rate

22.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hale County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hale County, Texas is Black, with 35.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hale County, Texas is Asian, with 7.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.68%.

Hale County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.57%
High School15.33%
Some College13.35%
Bachelors or Greater2.58%

Hale County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.32%
Male Unemployed32.37%
Female Employed11.24%
Male Employed8.28%

Hale County, Texas Income

Hale County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,995$54,850
Families$49,993$62,370
Married Families$63,869$
Non Families$25,119$31,719

Hale County, Texas Marital Status

Hale County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hale County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Hale County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Hale County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Hale County, Texas Veterans

Hale County, Texas Veterans by War

1,351

Number of Veterans

1,283

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam383
First Gulf War177
Second Gulf War175
Korea163
World War II62

Hale County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54388
75+368
65 to 74280
55 to 64208
18 to 34107

Hale County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,2155.66%
Hispanic4013.02%
Black625.10%
Other595.33%
2 or More151.30%

Hale County, Texas Veterans by Education

9.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hale County, Texas Employment Status

Hale County, Texas Employment by Age

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

55.5%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hale County, Texas Employment by Race

Hale County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hale County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Plainview2219420859-1335-6.02%
Abernathy 28162765-51-1.81%
Hale Center22522104-148-6.57%
Petersburg12021131-71-5.91%
Edmonson111105-6-5.41%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990