Hays County, Texas Population 2023

Hays County, Texas's estimated 2023 population is 266,255 with a growth rate of 3.26% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hays County, Texas is the 21st largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 157,107 and has seen a growth of 69.47% since that time.

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Hays County, Texas Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hays County, Texas Population by Race

Hays County, Texas Population Pyramid 2023

Hays County, Texas Median Age

32.5

Total

31.6

Male

33.4

Female

Hays County, Texas Adults

There are 171,513 adults, (24,512 of whom are seniors) in Hays County, Texas.

Hays County, Texas Age Dependency

51.6

Age Dependency Ratio

16.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hays County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female112,10850.31%
Male110,71949.69%

Hays County, Texas Population by Age

Hays County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.33

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

62.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hays County, Texas Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Hays County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 84.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.73%.

Hays County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$43,767

Average Earnings

$50,984

Average Male

$38,074

Average Female

Hays County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hays County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hays County, Texas Language

74.54% of Hays County, Texas residents speak only English, while 25.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 22.78% of the population.

Hays County, Texas Language

Hays County, Texas Poverty by Race

rate

15.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.34%

Male Poverty Rate

15.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hays County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hays County, Texas is Islander, with 40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hays County, Texas is Asian, with 11.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.3%.

Hays County, Texas Poverty

Hays County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

Hays County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hays County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hays County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hays County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hays 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 35-44.

Hays County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hays County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

11,997

Number of Veterans

10,792

Male Veterans

1,205

Female Veterans

Hays County, Texas Veterans by War

Hays County, Texas Veterans by Age

count

Hays County, Texas Veterans by Race

Hays County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hays County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hays County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hays County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hays 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

59.6%

Born in Hays County, Texas

84%

Native Born

8.43%

Foreign Born

5.09%

Non Citizen

3.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84% of Hays County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 59.6% having been born in Texas. 5.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hays County, Texas Place of Birth

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