Bell County, TX Demographic Data

Bell County, TX Summary

Bell County is located in Texas
  • Population: 323,037
  • Area: 1,087.84 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 1,051.02 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 36.82 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 296.95 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 664.37 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Bell County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
168,221
50%
50.8
Male
166,720
50%
49.2
Total Population
334,941
 
321,419,000

Bell County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
29,258
8.7% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
28,267
8.4% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
21,532
6.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
22,406
6.7% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
31,572
9.4% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
57,711
17.2% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
42,112
12.6% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
36,684
11.0% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
16,433
4.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
14,699
4.4% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
20,128
6.0% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
9,798
2.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
4,341
1.3% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
241,562
72.1%
77.1
Female
121,763
50.4%
51.4
Male
119,799
49.6%
48.6
21 Years and over
225,396
67.3%
72.9
62 Years and over
43,556
13.0%
18.3
65 Years and over
34,267
10.2%
14.9
Female
18,838
55.0%
55.9
Male
15,429
45.0%
44.1
Median Age (years)
30
NR
NR

Bell County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
315,481
94.2% 
96.9
White
217,790
65.0% 
73.1
Black or African American
72,623
21.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,889
0.6% 
0.8
Asian
9,371
2.8% 
5.4
Asian Indian
881
0.3% 
1.2
Chinese
329
0.1% 
1.3
Filipino
2,172
0.6% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
2,905
0.9% 
0.5
Vietnamese
1,295
0.4% 
0.5
Other Asian
1,789
0.5% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2,467
0.7% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
571
0.2% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
1,165
0.3% 
0.0
Samoan
731
0.2% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
11,341
3.4% 
4.8
Two or More Races
19,460
5.8% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
80,582
24.1% 
17.6
Mexican
55,831
16.7% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
13,089
3.9% 
1.7
Cuban
855
0.3% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
10,807
3.2% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
254,359
75.9% 
82.4

Bell County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
8,961
4.4% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
9,903
4.9% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
56,059
27.8% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
54,947
27.2% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
20,621
10.2% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
35,661
17.7% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
15,754
7.8% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
18,864
9.3%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
183,042
90.7%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
51,415
25.5%
30.6

Bell County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
74,198
29.0%
33.5%
Now Married
134,361
52.5%
47.5
Divorced
29,929
11.7%
11.0%
Separated
6,671
2.6%
2.1
Widowed
10,725
4.2
5.8%

Bell County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
241,904
79.1%
78.5%
Languages other than english
63,779
20.9%
21.5%
Spanish
46,733
15.3%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
7,290
2.4%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
7,633
2.5%
3.5%
Other Languages
2,123
0.7%
1.0%

Bell County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
10,396
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
4,422
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
13,341
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
14,073
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
18,551
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
24,363
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
14,046
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
13,152
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
3,639
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
3,195
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
48,908
 
55,775
Per capita income
24,415
 
29,979

Bell County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,714
1.3%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
11,689
9.0%
9.8
Construction
8,236
6.4%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
31,800
24.6%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
6,065
4.7%
6.5
Information
1,425
1.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
9,489
7.3%
10.3
Other services except public administration
6,130
4.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
13,458
10.4%
11.3
Public administration
13,844
10.7%
4.6
Retail trade
16,503
12.8%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
5,730
4.4%
5.1
Wholesale trade
3,233
2.5%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
10,936
8.5%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
42,036
32.5%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
18,528
14.3%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
31,886
24.7%
23.6%
Service occupations
25,930
20.1%
18.0%

Bell County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
148,030
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
118,816
80.3%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
17,104
11.6%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
408
0.3%
5.2
Walked
3,383
2.3%
2.8
Other means
2,384
1.6%
1.8
Worked at home
5,935
4.0%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
20.0
 
26.0

Bell County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
7,461
6.3%
8.9
1 vehicles
41,746
35.0%
33.5
2 vehicles
47,290
39.7%
37.2
3 or more
22,681
19.0%
20.3

Bell County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
119,178
87.8%
87.7
Owner Occupied
62,682
52.6%
63.0
Renter Occupied
56,496
47.4%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
16,540
12.2%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
3
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
10
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Bell County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
135,718
1 room
2,150
1.6%
2.3
2 rooms
4,345
3.2%
2.5
3 rooms
12,981
9.6%
9.0
4 rooms
21,755
16.0%
16.6
5 rooms
30,153
22.2%
20.0
6 rooms
28,252
20.8%
17.9
7 rooms
17,219
12.7%
12.1
8 rooms
10,058
7.4%
8.5
9 rooms or more
8,805
6.5%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Bell County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
135,718
 
 
1-unit, detached
87,123
64.2%
61.4
1-unit, attached
5,231
3.9%
5.8
2-units
5,450
4.0%
3.7
3 or 4 units
8,487
6.3%
4.5
5 to 9 units
6,739
5.0%
4.8
10 to 19 units
7,126
5.3%
4.6
20 or more units
5,419
4.0%
8.8
Mobile home
9,845
7.3%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
298
0.2%
0.1

Bell County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
3,075
2.3%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
2,668
2.0%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
7,962
5.9%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
11,534
8.5%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
22,510
16.6%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
22,559
16.6%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
22,849
16.8%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
28,531
21.0%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
12,960
9.5%
2.5%
2014 or later
1,070
0.8%
0.5%

Bell County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
14,802
12.4%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,566
2.2%
4.7
Electricity
100,920
84.7%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
361
0.3%
2.0
Solar energy
74
0.1%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
455
0.4%
1.2

Bell County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
39,158
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
501
1.3%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
784
2.0%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
983
2.5%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
2,318
5.9%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
8,232
21.0%
20.3%
$500 to $999
9,501
24.3%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
16,839
43.0%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
16,849
43.5%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
7,327
18.9%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
3,991
10.3%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
2,570
6.6%
7.3%
35.0% or more
8,035
20.7%
22.3%
Not Computed
386
NR
NR

Bell County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
53,858 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
57
0.1%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
512
1.0%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
522
1.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
2,458
4.6%
11.0%
Less than $500
4,924
9.1%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
16,279
30.2%
27.9%
$500 to $999
29,106
54.0%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
2,638
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
855
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
6,063
11.6%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
6,707
12.8%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
6,751
12.9%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
6,792
13.0%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
5,781
11.0%
9.2%
35.0% or more
20,296
38.7%
41.4%
Not Computed
4,106
NR
NR

Bell County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
62,682
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
5,630
9.0%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
14,098
22.5%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
16,292
26.0%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
11,125
17.7%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
9,356
14.9%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
3,741
6.0%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
1,995
3.2%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
445
0.7%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
133,200
 
194,500
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