Hood County, Texas Population 2024

70,593

Hood County, Texas's estimated 2024 population is 70,593 with a growth rate of 3.08% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hood County, Texas is the 53rd largest county in Texas. The 2010 population was 51,268 and has seen a growth of 37.69% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202981,1432,1102.67%
202879,0332,1102.74%
202776,9232,1102.82%
202674,8132,1102.9%
202572,7032,1102.99%
202470,5932,1103.08%
202368,4832,1103.18%
202266,3732,1103.28%
202164,2632,2093.56%
202062,0542920.47%
201961,7621,5132.51%
201860,2492,2553.89%
201757,9941,3992.47%
201656,5951,3492.44%
201555,2461,4192.64%
201453,8279551.81%
201352,8727401.42%
201252,1325681.1%
201151,5642960.58%
201051,268
199028,98111,26763.61%
198017,71411,346178.17%
19706,36892516.99%
19605,4431562.95%
19505,287-1,387-20.78%
19406,674-105-1.55%
19306,779-1,980-22.61%
19208,759-1,249-12.48%
191010,0088629.42%
19009,1461,53220.12%
18907,6141,48924.31%
18806,1253,540136.94%
18702,585-78,558-96.81%
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2024 Growth Rate
3.08% (2,110)
County Website
Hood County
State
Texas
County Seat
2010 Population
51,268
Area
421 mi²
Density
168 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
37.69% (19,325)
Founded
1866

Hood County, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White55,58388.99%
Two or more races4,5097.22%
Other race8491.36%
Black or African American6421.03%
Asian5420.87%
Native American3100.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander240.04%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hood County, Texas Population by Race

Hood County, Texas Population Pyramid 2024

Hood County, Texas Median Age

46.5

Total

46.2

Male

46.8

Female

Hood County, Texas Adults

There are 49,537 adults, (15,761 of whom are seniors) in Hood County, Texas.

Hood County, Texas Age Dependency

84.9

Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hood County, Texas Sex Ratio

Female32,10251.4%
Male30,35748.6%

Hood County, Texas Population by Age

Hood County, Texas Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All24,7342.4980.419.6
Married15,0782.9888.111.9
Non Family6,7661.1569.230.8
Female1,8893.0367.232.8
Male1,0013.1164.235.8
showing: 5 rows

2.93

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hood 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

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

Hood 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.02%.

Hood County, Texas Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,764

Average Earnings

$58,949

Average Male

$37,905

Average Female

Hood County, Texas Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hood County, Texas Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hood County, Texas Language

90.76% of Hood County, Texas residents speak only English, while 9.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.25% of the population.

Hood County, Texas Language

Hood County, Texas Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White50,9804,1798.2%
Hispanic8,0301,01412.63%
Multiple4,4283066.91%
Asian51510520.39%
Black51610019.38%
Other830688.19%
Native300134.33%
Islander24729.17%
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8.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.53%

Male Poverty Rate

9.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hood County, Texas

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hood County, Texas is Islander, with 29.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hood County, Texas is Native, with 4.33% 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 10.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.03%.

Hood County, Texas Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.11%
High School9.72%
Some College7.25%
Bachelors or Greater3.23%
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Hood County, Texas Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed24.05%
Male Unemployed12.4%
Female Employed5.15%
Male Employed4.2%
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Hood County, Texas Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hood County, Texas Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hood County, Texas Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.4%

Male Marriage Rate

58.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Hood County, Texas Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hood 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 55-64.

Hood County, Texas Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hood County, Texas Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,082

Number of Veterans

4,519

Male Veterans

563

Female Veterans

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Hood County, Texas Veterans by War

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Hood County, Texas Veterans by Age

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Hood County, Texas Veterans by Race

Hood County, Texas Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hood County, Texas Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Hood County, Texas Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hood County, Texas Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hood 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

61.74%

Born in Hood County, Texas

95.77%

Native Born

4.23%

Foreign Born

2.47%

Non Citizen

1.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.77% of Hood County, Texas residents were born in the United States, with 61.74% having been born in Texas. 2.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Hood County, Texas Place of Birth

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