Hockley County, Texas Population 2018

Hockley County, Texas's estimated population is 23,088 with a growth rate of -1.24% 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
201723,088-289-1.24%
201623,3772741.19%
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
White20,497
Some Other Race1,183
Black or African American883
Two or More Races496
American Indian and Alaska Native242
Asian69
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

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

Hockley County, Texas Population Pyramid 2018

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

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

Hockley County, Texas Median Age

33


Total

31.8


Male

34.5


Female

Hockley County, Texas Adults

There are 17,182 adults, (3,156 of which are seniors) in Hockley County, Texas.

Hockley County, Texas Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hockley County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

11,852

50.70%

Male

11,525

49.30%

Hockley County, Texas Households and Families

Hockley County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hockley County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.8%17.2%
All67.4%32.6%
Non Family51.4%48.6%
Male48.2%51.8%
Female47.1%52.9%

67.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hockley County, Texas Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,1032.867.4
Married4,3323.4182.8
Non Family2,2231.1651.4
Female1,0253.4347.1
Male5233.4448.2

3.31

Average Family Size

2.8

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade1,51310.60%
9th to 12th Grade1,60411.23%
High School Graduate4,08628.62%
Some College3,67325.73%
Associates Degree1,3019.11%
Bachelors Degree1,50410.53%
Graduate Degree5964.17%

Hockley County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,8317,1251,618
Hispanic5,6743,343397
Other Race71143149
Black47640232
Multiple Races17915623
Native American12811412
Asian383838

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$33,051$40,826$26,118
Less Than High School$26,604$35,288$15,485
High School Grad$30,414$35,299$18,860
Some College$32,323$48,915$25,745
Bachelors Degree$43,663$55,045$42,390
Graduate Degree$55,121$62,614$52,083

$33,051

Average Earnings

$40,826

Average Male

$26,118

Average Female

Hockley County, Texas Language

Hockley County, Texas Language by Age

Hockley County, Texas Language

68.83% of Hockley County, Texas residents speak only English, while 31.17% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.18% of the population.

Hockley County, Texas Poverty

Hockley County, Texas Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,6411,85717.45%
White10,8051,18610.98%
Black76333443.77%
Other1,14226423.12%
Native24210242.15%
Multiple4638017.28%
Islander77100.00%

15.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.21%

Male Poverty Rate

18.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hockley County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hockley County, Texas is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hockley County, Texas is White, with 10.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.98%.

Hockley County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
High School15.12%
Less Than High School14.04%
Some College12.16%
Bachelors or Greater4.77%

Hockley County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.22%
Male Unemployed43.81%
Female Employed9.48%
Male Employed6.03%

Hockley County, Texas Income

Hockley County, Texas Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,331$63,311
Families$60,726$73,921
Married Families$69,509$
Non Families$24,724$31,844

Hockley County, Texas Marital Status

Hockley County, Texas Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

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

Hockley County, Texas Veterans

Hockley County, Texas Veterans by War

992

Number of Veterans

919

Male Veterans

73

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam381
First Gulf War153
Second Gulf War127
Korea100
World War II86

Hockley County, Texas Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+268
55 to 64253
35 to 54206
65 to 74187
18 to 3478

Hockley County, Texas Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White8815.79%
Hispanic1512.11%
Other789.35%
Black223.44%
2 or More103.69%
Indian10.74%

Hockley County, Texas Veterans by Education

11.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hockley County, Texas Employment Status

Hockley County, Texas Employment by Age

64%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

7.2%

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