Hays County, Texas Population 2018

Hays County, Texas's estimated population is 214,485 with a growth rate of 15.51% 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
2017214,48528,79915.51%
2016185,686-18,659-9.13%
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
White162,209
Some Other Race8,030
Black or African American6,823
Two or More Races5,366
Asian2,548
American Indian and Alaska Native536
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander174

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

Hays County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Hays County, Texas Median Age

31.1


Total

30.6


Male

31.6


Female

Hays County, Texas Adults

There are 141,864 adults, (18,569 of which are seniors) in Hays County, Texas.

Hays County, Texas Age Dependency

50.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Hays County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

93,465

50.33%

Male

92,221

49.67%

Hays County, Texas Households and Families

Hays County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hays County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All63%37%
Male52.5%47.5%
Female51.6%48.4%
Non Family39.4%60.6%

63.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hays County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All64,3242.7863
Married31,7943.3683.2
Non Family22,5311.6239.4
Female6,6633.5451.6
Male3,3363.4352.5

3.31

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

5.7%

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 Grade5,4925.03%
9th to 12th Grade6,5766.03%
High School Graduate23,93721.94%
Some College26,36424.16%
Associates Degree7,1156.52%
Bachelors Degree26,57124.35%
Graduate Degree13,05611.97%

Hays County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White66,72664,40930,421
Hispanic35,68126,4106,521
Other Race4,3133,156639
Black3,6323,3271,138
Multiple Races2,0241,822566
Asian1,6411,5911,084
Native American36931483
Islander2917

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 96.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.06%.

Hays County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,309$44,386$31,347
Less Than High School$24,100$27,168$16,226
High School Grad$27,958$32,158$25,140
Some College$37,077$45,401$28,961
Bachelors Degree$49,612$60,778$43,387
Graduate Degree$58,560$71,971$50,005

$38,309

Average Earnings

$44,386

Average Male

$31,347

Average Female

Hays County, Texas Language

Hays County, Texas Language by Age

Hays County, Texas Language

75.59% of Hays County, Texas residents speak only English, while 24.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.17% of the population.

Hays County, Texas Poverty

Hays County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic66,38314,14121.30%
White100,66813,11913.03%
Other7,5712,08427.53%
Black5,79590015.53%
Multiple5,1064719.22%
Asian2,26834415.17%
Islander1065450.94%

16.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.46%

Male Poverty Rate

17.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hays County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hays County, Texas is Islander, with 50.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hays County, Texas is Multiple, with 9.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.83%.

Hays County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.55%
High School12.42%
Some College8.64%
Bachelors or Greater4.32%

Hays County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.32%
Male Unemployed36.32%
Female Employed13.04%
Male Employed9.49%

Hays County, Texas Income

Hays County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,495$78,681
Families$77,069$94,704
Married Families$90,877$108,556
Non Families$31,334$46,217

Hays County, Texas Marital Status

Hays County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.2%

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 35To44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Hays County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Hays County, Texas Veterans

Hays County, Texas Veterans by War

11,128

Number of Veterans

10,207

Male Veterans

921

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,252
First Gulf War2,477
Second Gulf War2,222
Korea748
World War II394

Hays County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,159
65 to 742,843
55 to 642,143
75+1,730
18 to 341,253

Hays County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White10,0678.06%
Hispanic2,1014.45%
Black57811.23%
Other2654.49%
2 or More1765.82%
Indian356.63%
Hawaiian724.14%

Hays County, Texas Veterans by Education

6.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hays County, Texas Employment Status

Hays County, Texas Employment by Age

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.2%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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