Hitchcock, Texas Population 2021

8,000
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Hitchcock is a city located in Galveston County Texas. With a 2020 population of 8,000, it is the 281st largest city in Texas and the 3629th largest city in the United States . Hitchcock is currently growing at a rate of 0.54% annually and its population has increased by 14.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,961 in 2010. Hitchcock reached it's highest population of 8,000 in 2021. Spanning over 92 miles, Hitchcock has a population density of 132 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hitchcock is $78,215 with a poverty rate of 19.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $870 per month, and the median house value is $114,000. The median age in Hitchcock is 33.5 years, 33.3 years for males, and 34.2 years for females.

Hitchcock Demographics

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

  • White: 72.36%
  • Black or African American: 24.58%
  • Other race: 1.41%
  • Two or more races: 1.31%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Hitchcock, Texas is 8,000 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,871.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,961.

Hitchcock, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,64472.36%
Black or African American1,91724.58%
Some Other Race1101.41%
Two or More Races1021.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native270.35%
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Hitchcock Population by Race

Hitchcock Population Pyramid $2021

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Hitchcock Median Age

33.5


Total

33.3


Male

34.2


Female

Hitchcock Adults

There are 5,570 adults, (1,054 of whom are seniors) in Hitchcock.

Hitchcock Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hitchcock Sex Ratio

Female

3,965

50.83%

Male

3,835

49.17%

Hitchcock Population by Age

Hitchcock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hitchcock Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.9%20.1%
Non Family66.6%33.4%
All65.4%34.6%
Female29.5%70.5%
Male23.2%76.8%

65.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hitchcock Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,8372.7565.4
Married1,3083.5879.9
Non Family9781.1866.6
Female4823.5229.5
Male693.823.2

3.48

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

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Hitchcock Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2635.36%
9th to 12th Grade4819.80%
High School Graduate1,66333.90%
Some College1,35927.70%
Associates Degree50010.19%
Bachelors Degree50710.33%
Graduate Degree1332.71%
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Hitchcock Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hitchcock Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,6122,470393
Black1,2541,007123
Hispanic996666124
Other Race604112
2+ Races4033
Native American279

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.56%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 20.00%.

Hitchcock Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,000$57,232$30,473
Less Than 9th Grade$21,985$43,345$17,644
High School Graduate$40,284$54,055$29,125
Some College$37,415$61,176$32,156
Bachelors Degree$71,208$107,891$61,354
Graduate Degree$65,903$$65,972

$41,000

Average Earnings

$57,232

Average Male

$30,473

Average Female

Hitchcock Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hitchcock Language by Age

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Hitchcock Language

81.32% of Hitchcock residents speak only English, while 18.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.54% of the population.

Hitchcock Language

Hitchcock Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,91782543.04%
Hispanic2,12841819.64%
White3,6592627.16%
Other1105650.91%

19.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.88%

Male Poverty Rate

19.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hitchcock

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hitchcock is Other, with 50.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hitchcock is White, with 7.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.89%.

Hitchcock Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.98%
Some College12.86%
Less Than 9th Grade9.01%
Bachelors or Greater7.19%

Hitchcock Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed60.74%
Female Employed10.55%
Male Employed4.65%
Male Unemployed4.04%

Hitchcock Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hitchcock Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,829$78,215
Families$65,750$93,612
Married Families$97,500-
Non Families$30,363$47,399
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Income by Household Type

Hitchcock Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hitchcock Married by Age and Sex

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Hitchcock 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.

Hitchcock Marital Status by Race

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Hitchcock Marital Status

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415

Number of Veterans

364

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam171
First Gulf War109
Second Gulf War81
Korea21
World War II

Hitchcock Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74114
55 to 6488
35 to 5485
75+78
18 to 3450

Hitchcock Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2987.42%
Black1087.59%
Hispanic706.00%
Native American933.33%

Hitchcock Veterans by Race

Hitchcock Veterans by Education

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3.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

52.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hitchcock Veterans by Education

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63.4%

Labor Force Participation

55.7%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hitchcock Employment by Age

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Hitchcock Employment by Race

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Hitchcock 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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74.53%

Born in Hitchcock

94.73%

Native Born

5.27%

Foreign Born

3.64%

Non Citizen

1.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.73% of Hitchcock residents were born in the United States, with 74.53% having been born in Texas. 3.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hitchcock Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,000430.54%
20207,957430.54%
20197,914430.55%
20187,871100.13%
20177,861560.72%
20167,8052052.70%
20157,6001682.26%
20147,4321171.60%
20137,3151151.60%
20127,2001622.30%
20117,038350.50%
20107,0036170.93%
20006,3865180.85%
19905,868-787-1.25%
19806,6551,0901.80%
19705,5653490.65%
19605,2160.00%

Hitchcock Population by Year