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Hays County, Texas

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Hays County, Texas
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 230,191
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 230,191
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 157,103
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 46.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 157,107
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.9%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
11.4%
Female persons, percent
50.3%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
90.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
4.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
Two or More Races, percent
2.3%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
40.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
52.5%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2014-2018 11,272
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-2018 8.8%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 84,560
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-2018 61.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018 $222,300
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018 $1,727
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018 $615
Median gross rent, 2014-2018 $1,107
Building permits, 2019 3,474
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2014-2018 70,881
Persons per household, 2014-2018 2.78
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-2018 80.0%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-2018 26.3%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-2018 94.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-2018 82.8%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 89.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-2018 37.4%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-2018 6.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
17.6%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 67.7%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-2018 62.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 348,261
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 603,338
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,178,979
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) D
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 2,471,345
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $14,624
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-2018 30.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $65,935
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018 $30,715
Persons in poverty, percent
13.2%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2018 4,452
Total employment, 2018 63,484
Total annual payroll, 2018 ($1,000) 2,174,550
Total employment, percent change, 2017-2018 7.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 19,461
All firms, 2012 16,223
Men-owned firms, 2012 8,947
Women-owned firms, 2012 5,246
Minority-owned firms, 2012 4,177
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 11,316
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,703
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 13,688
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 231.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 677.98
FIPS Code 48209
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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