Hale County, Texas Population 2021

Hale County, Texas's estimated population is 32,956 with a growth rate of -0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hale County, Texas is the 91st largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 36,269 and has seen a growth of -9.13% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202132,956-225-0.68%
202033,181-225-0.67%
201933,406-225-0.67%
201833,631-323-0.95%
201733,954-153-0.45%
201634,107730.21%
201534,034-417-1.21%
201434,451-1,225-3.43%
201335,676-582-1.61%
201236,258-123-0.34%
201136,3811120.31%
201036,2691,5984.61%
199034,671-2,921-7.77%
198037,5923,45510.12%
197034,137-2,661-7.23%
196036,7988,58730.44%
195028,2119,39849.95%
194018,813-1,376-6.82%
193020,18910,08599.81%
192010,1042,53833.54%
19107,5665,886350.36%
19001,680959133.01%
18907210.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.68%
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State
Founded
1888
County Seat
2010 Population
36,269
Growth Since 2010
-9.13%
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Hale County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,01885.79%
Black or African American1,7065.04%
Two or More Races1,5504.58%
Some Other Race1,2073.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native2350.69%
Asian1040.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.02%
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Hale County, Texas Population by Race

Hale County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Hale County, Texas Median Age

33.4


Total

32.5


Male

34.5


Female

Hale County, Texas Adults

There are 24,618 adults, (4,482 of whom are seniors) in Hale County, Texas.

Hale County, Texas Age Dependency

68

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hale County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

16,191

47.87%

Male

17,635

52.13%

Hale County, Texas Population by Age

Hale County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hale County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.2%26.8%
All62.3%37.7%
Male54.6%45.4%
Female51.8%48.2%
Non Family49.1%50.9%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hale County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,9332.8962.3
Married5,6753.4973.2
Non Family3,0561.0949.1
Female1,6073.8451.8
Male5953.8454.6

3.5

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

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Hale County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,52412.09%
9th to 12th Grade2,36411.32%
High School Graduate7,25334.73%
Some College4,18720.05%
Associates Degree9784.68%
Bachelors Degree2,41711.57%
Graduate Degree1,1615.56%
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Hale County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hale County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic11,0386,992582
White8,3127,6852,812
Black1,056890124
2+ Races84974494
Other Race77541963
Native American1069654
Asian785520
Islander666

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Hale County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,940$39,971$27,435
Less Than 9th Grade$26,092$27,180$21,754
High School Graduate$30,757$38,103$22,540
Some College$34,016$45,061$25,783
Bachelors Degree$45,625$53,989$42,234
Graduate Degree$51,696$55,321$45,833

$33,940

Average Earnings

$39,971

Average Male

$27,435

Average Female

Hale County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hale County, Texas Language by Age

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Hale County, Texas Language

63.04% of Hale County, Texas residents speak only English, while 36.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.00% of the population.

Hale County, Texas Language

Hale County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic19,2153,73619.44%
White10,6721,07410.06%
Other1,18225621.66%
Multiple1,38223416.93%
Black1,19920417.01%
Native235104.26%
Asian9422.13%

16.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.89%

Male Poverty Rate

19.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hale County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hale County, Texas is Other, with 21.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hale County, Texas is Asian, with 2.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.49%.

Hale County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.84%
High School15.28%
Some College13.36%
Bachelors or Greater7.03%

Hale County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed28.63%
Female Employed8.16%
Male Unemployed8.08%
Male Employed6.27%

Hale County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hale County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,384$60,390
Families$55,272$69,066
Married Families$69,125-
Non Families$24,983$35,248
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Income by Household Type

Hale County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hale County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Hale County, Texas 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.

Hale County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Hale County, Texas Marital Status

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1,202

Number of Veterans

1,020

Male Veterans

182

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam399
First Gulf War285
Second Gulf War238
Korea128
World War II18

Hale County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74341
35 to 54324
75+298
18 to 34144
55 to 6495

Hale County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8824.16%
Hispanic4653.47%
Black1219.28%
2+ Races969.37%
Other Race9210.55%
Native American117.64%

Hale County, Texas Veterans by Race

Hale County, Texas Veterans by Education

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18.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hale County, Texas Veterans by Education

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58.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.1%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hale County, Texas Employment by Age

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Hale County, Texas Employment by Race

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Hale County, Texas 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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77.63%

Born in Hale County, Texas

89.92%

Native Born

10.08%

Foreign Born

7.28%

Non Citizen

2.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.92% of Hale County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 77.63% having been born in Texas. 7.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hale County, Texas Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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