Hays County, TX Demographic Data

Hays County, TX Summary

Hays County is located in Texas
  • Population: 168,990
  • Area: 679.92 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 677.98 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 1.95 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 248.54 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 1,095.80 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Hays County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
97,668
50%
50.8
Male
97,071
50%
49.2
Total Population
194,739
 
321,419,000

Hays County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
11,234
5.8% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
13,661
7.0% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
12,307
6.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
17,657
9.1% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
24,116
12.4% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
27,054
13.9% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
25,141
12.9% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
23,198
11.9% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
10,527
5.4% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
9,905
5.1% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
12,840
6.6% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
5,797
3.0% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
1,302
0.7% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
149,620
76.8%
77.1
Female
75,755
50.6%
51.4
Male
73,865
49.4%
48.6
21 Years and over
132,645
68.1%
72.9
62 Years and over
25,470
13.1%
18.3
65 Years and over
19,939
10.2%
14.9
Female
10,926
54.8%
55.9
Male
9,013
45.2%
44.1
Median Age (years)
32
NR
NR

Hays County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
191,534
98.4% 
96.9
White
167,830
86.2% 
73.1
Black or African American
9,387
4.8% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
701
0.4% 
0.8
Asian
3,498
1.8% 
5.4
Asian Indian
NR
NR 
1.2
Chinese
NR
NR 
1.3
Filipino
NR
NR 
0.9
Japanese
NR
NR 
0.2
Korean
NR
NR 
0.5
Vietnamese
NR
NR 
0.5
Other Asian
NR
NR 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
10,118
5.2% 
4.8
Two or More Races
3,205
1.6% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
73,180
37.6% 
17.6
Mexican
63,822
32.8% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
1,614
0.8% 
1.7
Cuban
40
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
7,704
4.0% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
121,559
62.4% 
82.4

Hays County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
5,182
4.5% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
7,000
6.0% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
26,547
22.9% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
29,558
25.5% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
6,298
5.4% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
28,180
24.3% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
12,999
11.2% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
12,182
10.5%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
103,582
89.3%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
41,179
35.5%
30.6

Hays County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
63,501
40.3%
33.5%
Now Married
68,228
43.3%
47.5
Divorced
16,870
10.7%
11.0%
Separated
2,156
1.4%
2.1
Widowed
6,782
4.3
5.8%

Hays County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
133,700
72.9%
78.5%
Languages other than english
49,805
27.1%
21.5%
Spanish
NR
NR
13.3
Other indo-european languages
NR
NR
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
NR
NR
3.5
Other Languages
NR
NR
1

Hays County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
4,738
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
2,700
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
5,458
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
6,510
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
10,485
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
11,391
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
8,429
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
11,228
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
3,864
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
2,543
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
58,870
 
55,775
Per capita income
28,094
 
29,979

Hays County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,225
1.2%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
11,428
11.5%
9.8
Construction
9,900
10.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
22,791
22.9%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
5,088
5.1%
6.5
Information
2,111
2.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
5,684
5.7%
10.3
Other services except public administration
4,565
4.6%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
10,753
10.8%
11.3
Public administration
4,669
4.7%
4.6
Retail trade
14,824
14.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
3,062
3.1%
5.1
Wholesale trade
3,208
3.2%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
12,644
12.7%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
34,532
34.8%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
8,503
8.6%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
27,289
27.5%
23.6%
Service occupations
16,340
16.5%
18.0%

Hays County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
98,489
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
79,913
81.1%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
9,447
9.6%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
468
0.5%
5.2
Walked
999
1.0%
2.8
Other means
2,697
2.7%
1.8
Worked at home
4,965
5.0%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
28.0
 
26.0

Hays County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
2,452
3.6%
8.9
1 vehicles
20,488
30.4%
33.5
2 vehicles
26,009
38.6%
37.2
3 or more
18,397
27.3%
20.3

Hays County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
67,346
92.3%
87.7
Owner Occupied
41,317
61.4%
63.0
Renter Occupied
26,029
38.6%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
5,631
7.7%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
7
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

Hays County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
72,977
1 room
2,267
3.1%
2.3
2 rooms
3,904
5.3%
2.5
3 rooms
5,564
7.6%
9.0
4 rooms
11,083
15.2%
16.6
5 rooms
17,443
23.9%
20.0
6 rooms
10,340
14.2%
17.9
7 rooms
9,001
12.3%
12.1
8 rooms
5,641
7.7%
8.5
9 rooms or more
7,734
10.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Hays County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
72,977
 
 
1-unit, detached
46,975
64.4%
61.4
1-unit, attached
1,324
1.8%
5.8
2-units
1,499
2.1%
3.7
3 or 4 units
2,868
3.9%
4.5
5 to 9 units
4,543
6.2%
4.8
10 to 19 units
4,092
5.6%
4.6
20 or more units
4,515
6.2%
8.8
Mobile home
7,161
9.8%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Hays County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,238
1.7%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
1,093
1.5%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
1,850
2.5%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
3,431
4.7%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
5,873
8.0%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
10,083
13.8%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
14,426
19.8%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
26,843
36.8%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
6,379
8.7%
2.5%
2014 or later
1,761
2.4%
0.5%

Hays County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
14,204
21.1%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
6,226
9.2%
4.7
Electricity
45,762
68.0%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
214
0.3%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
242
0.4%
0.5
No fuel used
698
1.0%
1.2

Hays County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
28,943
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
71
0.2%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
2,059
7.1%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
2,635
9.1%
6.8%
$500 to $999
3,406
11.8%
20.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
3,941
13.6%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
8,162
28.2%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
8,669
30.0%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
11,060
38.2%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
5,570
19.2%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
3,838
13.3%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
2,203
7.6%
7.3%
35.0% or more
6,272
21.7%
22.3%
Not Computed
0
NR
NR

Hays County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
25,493 
 
41,410,200 
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$2,500 to $2,999
109
0.4%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
882
3.5%
4.1%
Less than $500
898
3.5%
11.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
4,100
16.1%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
7,416
29.1%
27.9%
$500 to $999
12,088
47.4%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
536
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
994
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
3,339
13.9%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
968
4.0%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
2,763
11.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,463
10.2%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
3,555
14.8%
9.2%
35.0% or more
10,997
45.7%
41.4%
Not Computed
1,944
NR
NR

Hays County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
41,317
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
1,763
4.3%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
3,568
8.6%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
5,492
13.3%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
9,395
22.7%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
9,328
22.6%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
8,889
21.5%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
2,465
6.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
417
1.0%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
203,900
 
194,500
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