Hempstead, Texas Population 2022

5,362
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Hempstead is a city located in Waller County Texas. Hempstead has a 2020 population of 5,362. It is also the county seat of Waller County. Hempstead is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -1.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,430 in 2010.

The average household income in Hempstead is $46,353 with a poverty rate of 21.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $991 per month, and the median house value is $113,800. The median age in Hempstead is 26 years, 24.7 years for males, and 30.2 years for females.

Hempstead Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hempsteadwas:

  • Black or African American: 42.63%
  • Other race: 31.37%
  • White: 21.46%
  • Two or more races: 3.18%
  • Native American: 1.37%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hempstead, Texas is 5,362 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,430.

Hempstead, Texas Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,72921.46%
Black or African American3,43442.63%
American Indian and Alaska Native1101.37%
Some Other Race2,52731.37%
Two or More Races2563.18%
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Hempstead Population by Race

Hempstead Population Pyramid 2022

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Hempstead Median Age

28.3


Total

23.4


Male

31.2


Female

Hempstead Adults

There are 5,098 adults, (807 of whom are seniors) in Hempstead.

Hempstead Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hempstead Sex Ratio

Female

4,003

49.69%

Male

4,053

50.31%

Hempstead Population by Age

Hempstead Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hempstead Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male76.7%23.3%
Married59.1%40.9%
All36.6%63.4%
Non Family21.8%78.2%
Female16.7%83.3%

36.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hempstead Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7772.8736.6
Married1,1214.2159.1
Male435.7976.7
Female5703.1816.7
Non Family1,0431.1521.8

3.82

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Hempstead Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade42010.06%
9th to 12th Grade3047.28%
High School Graduate1,57137.61%
Some College1,15027.53%
Associates Degree852.03%
Bachelors Degree53112.71%
Graduate Degree1162.78%
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Hempstead Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hempstead Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,042886236
Black1,6761,593237
Hispanic1,377892154
Other Race99657059
Native American8282
2+ Races147115

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.65%.

Hempstead Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,150$32,497$22,195
Less Than 9th Grade$18,625$27,263$10,417
High School Graduate$29,128$40,011$16,482
Some College$40,000$31,262$50,273
Bachelors Degree$31,843$$
Graduate Degree$44,095$61,125$

$31,150

Average Earnings

$32,497

Average Male

$22,195

Average Female

Hempstead Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hempstead Language by Age

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Hempstead Language

65.16% of Hempstead residents speak only English, while 34.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 34.05% of the population.

Hempstead Language

Hempstead Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,28033326.02%
Black3,43088625.83%
Other500NaN%
Hispanic3,08750016.20%

21.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.47%

Male Poverty Rate

18.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hempstead

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hempstead is White, with 26.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hempstead is Hispanic, with 16.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.82%.

Hempstead Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.47%
High School29.53%
Some College9.93%
Bachelors or Greater0.77%

Hempstead Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.87%
Male Unemployed33.96%
Female Employed13.30%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Hempstead Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hempstead Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,495$48,150
Families$50,547$54,233
Married Families$49,337-
Non Families$32,365$36,734
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Income by Household Type

Hempstead Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hempstead Married by Age and Sex

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Hempstead Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hempstead Marital Status by Race

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Hempstead Marital Status

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202

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War53
First Gulf War17
Vietnam78
Korea54
World War II

Hempstead Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5470
55 to 6416
65 to 7462
75+54

Hempstead Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1097.43%
Black391.82%
Native American5465.85%
Hispanic613.43%

Hempstead Veterans by Race

Hempstead Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hempstead Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

1.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hempstead Employment by Age

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Hempstead Employment by Race

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Hempstead Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.55%

Born in Hempstead

84.93%

Native Born

15.07%

Foreign Born

10.59%

Non Citizen

4.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.93% of Hempstead residents were born in the United States, with 69.55% having been born in Texas. 10.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hempstead Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19803,4560.00%
19903,551950.27%
20004,6911,1402.82%
20105,7701,0792.09%
20115,736-34-0.59%
20125,702-34-0.59%
20135,668-34-0.60%
20145,634-34-0.60%
20155,600-34-0.60%
20165,566-34-0.61%
20175,532-34-0.61%
20185,498-34-0.61%
20195,464-34-0.62%
20205,430-34-0.62%
20215,396-34-0.63%
20225,362-34-0.63%

Hempstead Population by Year