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Hockley County, Texas Facts

Facts
State Texas
Land area 908.4 square miles
Population Density 25.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 23,530
Population change 2.6%
Under 5 years of age 7.4%
Under 18 26.7%
65 and over 13.5%
Females 50.6%
White 92.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 46.2
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1.2%
Black or African American 4.1%
Native American 1.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 77%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 17.4%
Veterans 1,163
Households and Housing
Households 7,973
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 80%
Median household income $50,565
The per capita income $21,984
Live below the poverty line. 15.7%
housing units 9,241
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $79,300
Residents owning their homes. 69.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,930
Women-owned firms 22%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $201,686
Retail sales per capita $9,075
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $0