Hereford is a city located in Deaf Smith County Texas. It is also the county seat of Deaf Smith County. With a 2020 population of 14,334, it is the 194th largest city in Texas and the 2383rd largest city in the United States . Hereford is currently declining at a rate of -0.99% annually and its population has decreased by -6.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,370 in 2010. Hereford reached it's highest population of 15,853 in 1980. Spanning over 6 miles, Hereford has a population density of 2,335 people per square mile.
The average household income in Hereford is $59,661 with a poverty rate of 17.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $790 per month, and the median house value is $90,500. The median age in Hereford is 30 years, 27.6 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.