Fort Hood, Texas Population 2024

26,866

Fort Hood is a city located in Bell County, Burnet County, and Coryell County Texas. Fort Hood has a 2024 population of 26,866. Fort Hood is currently growing at a rate of 2.66% annually and its population has increased by 15.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,302 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Hood is $67,748 with a poverty rate of 14.93%. The median age in Fort Hood is 21.7 years: 21.6 years for males, and 22.3 years for females.

Fort Hood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Hood was:

  • White: 59.8%
  • Black or African American: 20.24%
  • Two or more races: 10.34%
  • Asian: 3.51%
  • Other race: 3.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.61%
  • Native American: 1.17%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
19.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,387.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.29% (3,564)
The current population of Fort Hood, Texas is 26,866 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 23,302.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White15,23459.8%
Black or African American5,15620.24%
Two or more races2,63510.34%
Asian8943.51%
Other race8483.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander4111.61%
Native American2981.17%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Fort Hood Population by Race

Fort Hood Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Hood Median Age

21.7

Total

21.6

Male

22.3

Female

Fort Hood Adults

There are 19,603 adults, (74 of whom are seniors) in Fort Hood.

Fort Hood Age Dependency

30.5

Age Dependency Ratio

0.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Hood Sex Ratio

Female8,15332%
Male17,32368%

Fort Hood Population by Age

Fort Hood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,1883.380.799.3
Married3,4523.540.899.2
Female3203.760100
Non Family2771.180100
Male1392.780100

3.51

Average Family Size

3.38

Average Household Size

0.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Hood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade470.59%
Associates Degree1,28416.25%
Bachelors Degree1,42618.05%
Graduate Degree4495.68%
High School Graduate1,43618.17%
Less Than 9th Grade861.09%
Some College3,17340.16%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fort Hood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Hood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,8623,814934
Black1,6091,559380
Hispanic1,5031,468285
2+ Races839834132
Asian465465241
Other Race25425438
Islander12612624
Native American988938

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 51.83%.

Fort Hood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$46,509$58,625$39,250
Graduate Degree$80,341$91,458$0
High School Graduate$35,107$37,675$20,858
Less Than 9th Grade$47,944$0$47,702
Overall$37,152$40,046$26,778
Some College$34,482$36,806$25,625

$37,152

Average Earnings

$40,046

Average Male

$26,778

Average Female

Fort Hood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Hood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Hood Language

80.92% of Fort Hood residents speak only English, while 19.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.85% of the population.

Fort Hood Language

Fort Hood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,3191,10417.47%
Hispanic3,45064818.78%
Black3,0072418.01%
Multiple1,6521428.6%
Other4768016.81%
Islander2244520.09%
Native239125.02%
Asian57271.22%

14.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.46%

Male Poverty Rate

16.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Hood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Hood is Islander, with 20.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Hood is Asian, with 1.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.92%.

Fort Hood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.54%
High School13.42%
Some College11.63%
Bachelors or Greater2.04%

Fort Hood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed19.55%
Female Unemployed15.35%
Female Employed5.63%
Male Employed1.47%

Fort Hood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Hood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$54,013$68,179
Households$54,404$67,748
Married Families$56,340$-999,999,999
Non Families$41,331$55,326

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Hood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.8%

Male Marriage Rate

68.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Hood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fort Hood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fort Hood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Hood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,083

Number of Veterans

1,740

Male Veterans

343

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War1,993
First Gulf War172
Vietnam15
Korea0
World War II0

Fort Hood Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 341,774
35 to 54250
65 to 7434
55 to 6420
75+5

Fort Hood Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1,22831.34%
Black45231.24%
Hispanic32219.26%
2+ Races12920.94%
Islander10653%
Asian9029.61%
Other Race4915.65%
Native American2922.48%

Fort Hood Veterans by Race

Fort Hood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

10.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Hood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

82.1%

Labor Force Participation

15.5%

Employment Rate

15.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Hood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Hood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Hood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

15.36%

Born in Fort Hood

94.35%

Native Born

5.65%

Foreign Born

2.65%

Non Citizen

3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.35% of Fort Hood residents were born in the United States, with 15.36% having been born in Texas. 2.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fort Hood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202426,8666952.66%
202326,1716952.73%
202225,4766952.8%
202124,7811,4796.35%
202023,302-206-0.88%
201923,508-1,857-7.32%
201825,365-1,107-4.18%
201726,472-1,878-6.62%
201628,350-2,389-7.77%
201530,739-1,438-4.47%
201432,177-725-2.2%
201332,902-1,893-5.44%
201234,795490.14%
201134,7465,15717.43%
201029,58900%

Fort Hood Population by Year