Hockley County, Texas Population 2021

Hockley County, Texas's estimated population is 23,121 with a growth rate of 0.22% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hockley County, Texas is the 109th largest county in Texas. The 2010 Population was 22,853 and has seen a growth of 1.17% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202123,121500.22%
202023,071500.22%
201923,021500.22%
201822,971-6-0.03%
201722,977-66-0.29%
201623,043-267-1.15%
201523,310-153-0.65%
201423,463550.23%
201323,4083341.45%
201223,0741430.62%
201122,931780.34%
201022,853-1,346-5.56%
199024,1999694.17%
198023,2302,83413.89%
197020,396-1,944-8.70%
196022,3401,9339.47%
195020,4077,71460.77%
194012,6933,39536.51%
19309,2989,1616686.86%
19201370.00%
191013793211.36%
1900440.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.22%
County Website
State
Founded
1921
County Seat
2010 Population
22,853
Growth Since 2010
1.17%
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Hockley County, Texas Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White20,38388.38%
Some Other Race1,1484.98%
Black or African American7463.23%
Two or More Races5602.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native1230.53%
Asian830.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.09%
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Hockley County, Texas Population by Race

Hockley County, Texas Population Pyramid $2021

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Hockley County, Texas Median Age

33.8


Total

32.6


Male

35.5


Female

Hockley County, Texas Adults

There are 17,034 adults, (3,288 of whom are seniors) in Hockley County, Texas.

Hockley County, Texas Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Hockley County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female

11,562

50.13%

Male

11,502

49.87%

Hockley County, Texas Population by Age

Hockley County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hockley County, Texas Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All70.5%29.5%
Non Family59%41%
Female51.9%48.1%
Male47%53%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hockley County, Texas Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,9972.7970.5
Married4,3053.583.1
Non Family2,3601.1459
Female8853.5551.9
Male4473.247

3.38

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Hockley County, Texas Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,74112.10%
9th to 12th Grade1,68311.69%
High School Graduate3,84826.74%
Some College3,29822.92%
Associates Degree1,54510.74%
Bachelors Degree1,58911.04%
Graduate Degree6884.78%
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Hockley County, Texas Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hockley County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,6926,9411,804
Hispanic5,9953,401392
Other Race58934932
Black47242942
2+ Races22015617
Native American79587
Asian303023
Islander2121

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 76.67%.

Hockley County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,699$41,272$25,755
Less Than 9th Grade$26,731$30,946$15,324
High School Graduate$32,078$43,161$16,908
Some College$31,828$43,929$26,019
Bachelors Degree$44,162$53,900$43,162
Graduate Degree$63,900$67,857$61,087

$33,699

Average Earnings

$41,272

Average Male

$25,755

Average Female

Hockley County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hockley County, Texas Language by Age

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Hockley County, Texas Language

68.55% of Hockley County, Texas residents speak only English, while 31.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 30.39% of the population.

Hockley County, Texas Language

Hockley County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic10,8252,16419.99%
White10,3141,11410.80%
Other1,12731628.04%
Black64625739.78%
Multiple55123642.83%
Native10998.26%
Asian56712.50%

16.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.99%

Male Poverty Rate

19.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hockley County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hockley County, Texas is Multiple, with 42.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hockley County, Texas is Native, with 8.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.43%.

Hockley County, Texas Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.50%
High School13.61%
Some College9.74%
Bachelors or Greater0.81%

Hockley County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed36.04%
Male Unemployed27.58%
Female Employed10.15%
Male Employed6.68%

Hockley County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hockley County, Texas Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,248$64,011
Families$56,607$73,562
Married Families$71,153$82,763
Non Families$25,260$37,446
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Income by Household Type

Hockley County, Texas Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hockley County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

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Hockley County, Texas Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Hockley County, Texas Marital Status by Race

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Hockley County, Texas Marital Status

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935

Number of Veterans

883

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam304
First Gulf War227
Second Gulf War157
Korea76
World War II50

Hockley County, Texas Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+247
65 to 74224
35 to 54219
55 to 64146
18 to 3499

Hockley County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8465.55%
Hispanic1812.45%
Other Race587.54%
Black193.37%
2+ Races72.41%
Asian510.20%

Hockley County, Texas Veterans by Race

Hockley County, Texas Veterans by Education

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5.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hockley County, Texas Veterans by Education

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hockley County, Texas Employment by Age

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Hockley County, Texas Employment by Race

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Hockley 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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75.46%

Born in Hockley County, Texas

91.59%

Native Born

8.41%

Foreign Born

5.41%

Non Citizen

3.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.59% of Hockley County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 75.46% having been born in Texas. 5.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hockley 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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