Hale County, Texas Population 2024

31,013

Hale County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 31,013 with a growth rate of -1.3% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hale County, Texas is the 93rd largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 36,271 and has seen a growth of -14.5% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202928,978-407-1.39%
202829,385-407-1.37%
202729,792-407-1.35%
202630,199-407-1.33%
202530,606-407-1.31%
202431,013-407-1.3%
202331,420-407-1.28%
202231,827-407-1.26%
202132,234-231-0.71%
202032,465-633-1.91%
201933,098-403-1.2%
201833,501-400-1.18%
201733,901-161-0.47%
201634,062520.15%
201534,010-425-1.23%
201434,435-1,225-3.44%
201335,660-588-1.62%
201236,248-135-0.37%
201136,3831120.31%
201036,271
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%
1890721-28,257-97.51%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.3% (-407)
County Website
Hale County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
36,271
Area
1005 mi²
Density
31 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-14.5% (-5,258)
Founded
1888

Hale County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22,13368.05%
Two or more races5,28216.24%
Other race3,32410.22%
Black or African American1,3184.05%
Native American2360.73%
Asian2040.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander280.09%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hale County, Texas Population by Race

Hale County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Hale County, Texas Median Age

33.4

Total

32.5

Male

34.8

Female

Hale County, Texas Adults

There are 23,738 adults, (4,513 of whom are seniors) in Hale County, Texas.

Hale County, Texas Age Dependency

69.2

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hale County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female15,67448.19%
Male16,85151.81%

Hale County, Texas Population by Age

Hale County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,9972.7461.738.3
Married5,4113.3177.322.7
Non Family3,0981.1950.649.4
Female1,9323.1742.157.9
Male5564.3540.159.9
showing: 5 rows

3.27

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hale County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hale County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hale County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.84%.

Hale County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,264

Average Earnings

$44,992

Average Male

$28,573

Average Female

Hale County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hale County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hale County, Texas Language

62.06% of Hale County, Texas residents speak only English, while 37.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.86% of the population.

Hale County, Texas Language

Hale County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic19,2314,01220.86%
White9,4891,34614.18%
Multiple5,1151,11121.72%
Other3,20441112.83%
Black74112116.33%
Native23610.42%
showing: 6 rows

18.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.18%

Male Poverty Rate

22.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hale County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hale County, Texas is Multiple, with 21.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hale County, Texas is Native, with 0.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.99%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.76%.

Hale County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.24%
High School17.82%
Some College13.03%
Bachelors or Greater5.12%
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Hale County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed22.55%
Female Unemployed15.26%
Female Employed12.54%
Male Employed5.37%
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Hale County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hale County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hale County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hale County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hale County, Texas Marriage

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

Hale County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hale County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

863

Number of Veterans

767

Male Veterans

96

Female Veterans

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Hale County, Texas Veterans by War

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Hale County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Hale County, Texas Veterans by Race

Hale County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hale County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Hale County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hale County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hale County, Texas Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.69%

Born in Hale County, Texas

89.26%

Native Born

10.74%

Foreign Born

7.25%

Non Citizen

3.49%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.26% of Hale County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 76.69% having been born in Texas. 7.25% 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

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