Hays County, Texas Population 2018

Hays County, Texas's estimated population is 214,485 with a growth rate of 4.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hays County, Texas is the 24th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017194,843-19,642-9.16%
2017214,48510,1404.96%
2016204,3459,8485.06%
2015194,4979,6265.21%
2014184,8718,8525.03%
2013176,0197,5414.48%
2012168,4785,2443.21%
2011163,2345,0313.18%
2010158,20392,589141.11%
199065,61425,02061.63%
198040,59412,95246.86%
197027,6427,70838.67%
196019,9342,09411.74%
195017,8402,49116.23%
194015,3494342.91%
193014,915-1,005-6.31%
192015,9204022.59%
191015,5181,3769.73%
190014,1422,79024.58%
189011,3523,79750.26%
18807,5553,46784.81%
18704,0881,96292.29%
18602,1261,739449.35%
18503870.00%

Hays County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White170,450
Some Other Race7,841
Black or African American7,364
Two or More Races5,657
Asian2,664
American Indian and Alaska Native639
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander228

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Hays County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Male Population2,0004,0006,0008,00010,00012,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Hays County, Texas Median Age

31.3


Total

30.7


Male

32.2


Female

Hays County, Texas Adults

There are 149,148 adults, (19,839 of whom are seniors) in Hays County, Texas.

Hays County, Texas Age Dependency

50.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hays County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

97,870

50.23%

Male

96,973

49.77%

Hays County, Texas Households and Families

Hays County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Hays County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All62.1%37.9%
Male51.4%48.6%
Female50.7%49.3%
Non Family38.7%61.3%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hays County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All68,0452.7662.1
Married33,7603.3582
Non Family23,8411.638.7
Female6,9483.5250.7
Male3,4963.3951.4

3.29

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

6.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hays County, Texas Households

Hays County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,6454.90%
9th to 12th Grade6,9996.08%
High School Graduate25,45822.10%
Some College27,39623.79%
Associates Degree7,5566.56%
Bachelors Degree27,82324.16%
Graduate Degree14,29612.41%

Hays County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White69,42067,02931,962
Hispanic38,61028,8437,382
Other Race4,3723,300837
Black3,8003,4991,174
Multiple Races2,2342,078667
Asian1,7481,7051,173
Native American39734458
Islander3416

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 97.54%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.11%.

Hays County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,209$46,112$33,527
Less Than High School$25,619$30,506$16,360
High School Grad$28,978$35,133$25,146
Some College$39,191$46,669$31,163
Bachelors Degree$50,476$61,897$44,073
Graduate Degree$59,282$77,083$50,126

$40,209

Average Earnings

$46,112

Average Male

$33,527

Average Female

Hays County, Texas Language

Hays County, Texas Language by Age

Hays County, Texas Language

74.98% of Hays County, Texas residents speak only English, while 25.02% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.83% of the population.

Hays County, Texas Poverty

Hays County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic71,07514,02819.74%
White104,12313,06212.54%
Other7,5622,05627.19%
Black6,24689714.36%
Multiple5,3794107.62%
Asian2,42140316.65%
Islander1539360.78%

15.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.20%

Male Poverty Rate

17.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hays County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hays County, Texas is Islander, with 60.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hays County, Texas is Multiple, with 7.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.63%.

Hays County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.66%
High School11.52%
Some College8.38%
Bachelors or Greater3.77%

Hays County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed37.20%
Female Unemployed36.56%
Female Employed12.99%
Male Employed8.85%

Hays County, Texas Income

Hays County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,815$80,822
Families$80,194$97,669
Married Families$92,797$111,250
Non Families$34,337$46,295

Hays County, Texas Marital Status

Hays County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hays County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Hays County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Hays County, Texas Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Hays County, Texas Veterans

Hays County, Texas Veterans by War

11,414

Number of Veterans

10,423

Male Veterans

991

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,150
First Gulf War2,687
Second Gulf War2,554
Korea650
World War II241

Hays County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,350
65 to 742,948
55 to 642,245
75+1,574
18 to 341,297

Hays County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,2427.78%
Hispanic2,3444.60%
Black64911.40%
Other2614.63%
2 or More2186.75%
Indian377.69%
Hawaiian713.46%

Hays County, Texas Veterans by Education

5.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hays County, Texas Employment Status

Hays County, Texas Employment by Age

67.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Hays County, Texas Employment by Race

Hays County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hays County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Austin 81104594789013684516.87%
San Marcos 45145619801683537.29%
Kyle28021390601103939.40%
Buda7343150237680104.59%
Dripping Springs20203140112055.45%
Wimberley2626298335713.59%
Woodcreek146115821218.28%
Uhland 10141087737.20%
Mountain City6487459714.97%
Niederwald 543584417.55%
Bear Creek3824365414.14%
Hays2172432611.98%
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