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Bell County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 1,051.0 square miles
Population Density 295.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 326,843
Population change 5.4%
Under 5 years of age 8.8%
Under 18 27.8%
65 and over 9.5%
Females 50%
White 68.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 23.2
Asian 3.2%
Two or more races 4.3%
Black or African American 22.4%
Native American 1.1%
Pacific Islander 0.8%
Had graduated from high school 90%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 21.7%
Veterans 43,424
Households and Housing
Households 104,049
Persons per household 3.0
Living in the same house for one year or more 76.9%
Median household income $50,060
The per capita income $22,857
Live below the poverty line. 15.3%
housing units 131,394
Multi-unit structures 26%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $122,600
Residents owning their homes. 56.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 16,333
Women-owned firms 0%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 8.7%
Black-owned firms 9.1%
Native American-owned firms 1%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $3,349,957
Retail sales per capita $12,035
Manufacturers shipments $1,924,972
Merchant wholesaler sales $4,202,739