Hereford, Texas Population 2022

14,892
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Hereford is a city located in Deaf Smith County Texas. Hereford has a 2020 population of 14,892. It is also the county seat of Deaf Smith County. Hereford is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -0.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,972 in 2010.

The average household income in Hereford is $59,661 with a poverty rate of 13.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $768 per month, and the median house value is $88,500. The median age in Hereford is 30 years, 27.6 years for males, and 32.8 years for females.

Hereford Demographics

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

  • White: 77.65%
  • Two or more races: 13.19%
  • Other race: 6.37%
  • Black or African American: 1.23%
  • Asian: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.10%
The current population of Hereford, Texas is 14,892 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 14,972.

Hereford, Texas Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201019,4670.00%
201119,522550.28%
201219,373-149-0.77%
201319,180-193-1.01%
201419,123-57-0.30%
201518,825-298-1.58%
201618,846210.11%
201718,753-93-0.50%
201818,711-42-0.22%
201918,546-165-0.89%
202018,381-165-0.90%
202118,216-165-0.91%

Hereford Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,40877.65%
Black or African American1801.23%
American Indian and Alaska Native900.61%
Asian1250.85%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.10%
Some Other Race9366.37%
Two or More Races1,93813.19%
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Hereford Population by Race

Hereford Population Pyramid 2022

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Hereford Median Age

29.9


Total

28.3


Male

32


Female

Hereford Adults

There are 9,948 adults, (1,773 of whom are seniors) in Hereford.

Hereford Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58

Child Dependency Ratio

Hereford Sex Ratio

Female

7,396

50.34%

Male

7,296

49.66%

Hereford Population by Age

Hereford Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hereford Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.8%28.2%
All63.4%36.6%
Female63.1%36.9%
Non Family52.6%47.4%
Male41.8%58.2%

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hereford Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7763.0363.4
Married2,5623.7471.8
Male3973.5241.8
Female6343.2363.1
Non Family1,1831.2252.6

3.56

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

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Hereford Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,32915.81%
9th to 12th Grade8349.92%
High School Graduate3,34239.75%
Some College1,57818.77%
Associates Degree3133.72%
Bachelors Degree7238.60%
Graduate Degree2883.43%
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Hereford Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hereford Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1862,111575
Black1138421
Hispanic6,0244,000423
2+ Races83049552
Other Race63043123
Islander1515
Native American4743
Asian7439

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.30%.

Hereford Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,073$43,292$26,796
Less Than 9th Grade$30,067$38,144$20,489
High School Graduate$38,214$45,973$26,344
Some College$33,710$39,407$27,113
Bachelors Degree$44,861$55,200$43,106
Graduate Degree$57,417$57,399$60,000

$36,073

Average Earnings

$43,292

Average Male

$26,796

Average Female

Hereford Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hereford Language by Age

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Hereford Language

39.39% of Hereford residents speak only English, while 60.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 59.31% of the population.

Hereford Language

Hereford Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1473221.77%
Asian1252520.00%
White2,69744616.54%
Other199NaN%
Hispanic11,4201,50313.16%
Multiple1,933643.31%

13.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.18%

Male Poverty Rate

15.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hereford

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hereford is Black, with 21.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hereford is Multiple, with 3.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.11%.

Hereford Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.16%
High School7.04%
Some College8.08%
Bachelors or Greater4.87%

Hereford Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.38%
Male Unemployed4.41%
Female Employed6.47%
Female Unemployed3.33%

Hereford Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hereford Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,961$58,384
Families$52,335$63,856
Married Families$58,680-
Non Families$29,987$37,011
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Income by Household Type

Hereford Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

51.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hereford Married by Age and Sex

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Hereford Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hereford Marital Status by Race

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Hereford Marital Status

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439

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War153
First Gulf War54
Vietnam131
Korea14
World War II21

Hereford Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34114
35 to 5470
55 to 6472
65 to 74102
75+81

Hereford Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4125.25%
Other Race273.69%
Hispanic1742.35%

Hereford Veterans by Race

Hereford Veterans by Education

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1.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hereford Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

63.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hereford Employment by Age

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Hereford Employment by Race

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Hereford 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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66.02%

Born in Hereford

80.95%

Native Born

19.05%

Foreign Born

13.78%

Non Citizen

5.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

80.95% of Hereford residents were born in the United States, with 66.02% having been born in Texas. 13.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hereford Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19402,5840.00%
19505,2072,6237.26%
19607,6522,4453.92%
197013,4145,7625.77%
198015,8532,4391.68%
199014,745-1,108-0.72%
200014,597-148-0.10%
201015,3707730.52%
201115,330-40-0.26%
201215,290-40-0.26%
201315,250-40-0.26%
201415,210-40-0.26%
201515,170-40-0.26%
201615,130-40-0.26%
201715,090-40-0.26%
201815,050-40-0.27%
201915,010-40-0.27%
202014,972-38-0.25%
202114,932-40-0.27%
202214,892-40-0.27%

Hereford Population by Year