Hempstead is a city located in Waller County Texas. It is also the county seat of Waller County. With a 2020 population of 9,037, it is the 256th largest city in Texas and the 3311th largest city in the United States . Hempstead is currently growing at a rate of 3.92% annually and its population has increased by 56.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,770 in 2010. Hempstead reached it's highest population of 9,037 in 2021. Spanning over 6 miles, Hempstead has a population density of 1,395 people per square mile.
The average household income in Hempstead is $46,353 with a poverty rate of 25.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $875 per month, and the median house value is $110,900. The median age in Hempstead is 26 years, 24.7 years for males, and 30.2 years for females.