Hockley County, Texas Population 2018

Hockley County, Texas's estimated population is 23,088 with a growth rate of -0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hockley County, Texas is the 107th largest county in Texas.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201723,2731850.80%
201723,088-15-0.06%
201623,103-212-0.91%
201523,315-146-0.62%
201423,461610.26%
201323,4003371.46%
201223,0631360.59%
201122,927760.33%
201022,851-1,348-5.57%
199024,1999694.17%
198023,2302,83413.89%
197020,396-1,944-8.70%
196022,3401,9339.47%
195020,4077,71460.77%
194012,6933,39536.51%
19309,2989,1616686.86%
19201370.00%
191013793211.36%
1900440.00%

Hockley County, Texas Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White20,833
Black or African American874
Some Other Race761
Two or More Races496
American Indian and Alaska Native249
Asian48
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12

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

Hockley County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Hockley County, Texas Median Age

33.4


Total

32.1


Male

35.3


Female

Hockley County, Texas Adults

There are 17,114 adults, (3,143 of whom are seniors) in Hockley County, Texas.

Hockley County, Texas Age Dependency

66.6

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hockley County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

11,768

50.57%

Male

11,505

49.43%

Hockley County, Texas Households and Families

Hockley County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Hockley County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.3%15.7%
All68.6%31.4%
Female52%48%
Non Family51.3%48.7%
Male48.5%51.5%

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hockley County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0652.7968.6
Married4,2593.4284.3
Non Family2,3081.1651.3
Female9813.6452
Male5173.348.5

3.36

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hockley County, Texas Households

Hockley County, Texas Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,48910.40%
9th to 12th Grade1,76112.30%
High School Graduate4,07928.50%
Some College3,61025.22%
Associates Degree1,4229.94%
Bachelors Degree1,3139.17%
Graduate Degree6394.46%

Hockley County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,8097,0231,525
Hispanic5,7843,393338
Black49343268
Other Race45027750
Multiple Races18716815
Native American1251066
Asian151515
Islander1212

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Hockley County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,681$41,085$25,512
Less Than High School$26,897$35,155$15,482
High School Grad$30,358$36,609$18,277
Some College$33,565$47,904$25,880
Bachelors Degree$44,500$63,438$40,383
Graduate Degree$58,036$65,063$53,417

$33,681

Average Earnings

$41,085

Average Male

$25,512

Average Female

Hockley County, Texas Language

Hockley County, Texas Language by Age

Hockley County, Texas Language

69.43% of Hockley County, Texas residents speak only English, while 30.57% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 29.73% of the population.

Hockley County, Texas Poverty

Hockley County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,6891,75916.46%
White10,6821,12710.55%
Black76935446.03%
Other73519626.67%
Multiple47712726.62%
Native24912751.00%

14.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.19%

Male Poverty Rate

16.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hockley County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hockley County, Texas is Native, with 51.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hockley County, Texas is White, with 10.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.45%.

Hockley County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
High School16.49%
Less Than High School14.23%
Some College10.83%
Bachelors or Greater1.75%

Hockley County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed52.73%
Male Unemployed41.16%
Female Employed8.04%
Male Employed5.71%

Hockley County, Texas Income

Hockley County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,184$62,951
Families$58,972$73,294
Married Families$68,930$
Non Families$25,029$33,719

Hockley County, Texas Marital Status

Hockley County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hockley County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

Hockley County, Texas Marriage

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

Hockley County, Texas Marital Status by Race


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

Hockley County, Texas Veterans

Hockley County, Texas Veterans by War

928

Number of Veterans

865

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam334
First Gulf War183
Second Gulf War130
Korea89
World War II62

Hockley County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+230
35 to 54211
65 to 74206
55 to 64197
18 to 3484

Hockley County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8435.45%
Hispanic1682.32%
Black426.59%
Other305.67%
2 or More134.69%

Hockley County, Texas Veterans by Education

10.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hockley County, Texas Employment Status

Hockley County, Texas Employment by Age

62.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.9%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Hockley County, Texas Employment by Race

Hockley County, Texas Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Hockley County, Texas

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Levelland13555138442892.13%
Sundown13971413161.15%
Anton11261115-11-0.98%
Smyer47447510.21%
Ropesville43443510.23%
Opdyke West17417400.00%
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