Statewide Claims to Fame

Hempstead is 10th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Hempstead is 13th in Texas out of 309 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Hempstead is 15th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Race - Black or African American

Hempstead is 20th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Residents younger than 5

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Hempstead Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 6,091 295th 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.5 298th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,040.8 277th 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Hempstead Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 10.3% 20th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 30.6% 111th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 9.2% 252nd 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Hempstead Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 68.6% 320th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 19.3% 184th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Hempstead Rank Texas US
Race - White 36.8% 377th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 38.9% 15th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.4% 10th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 282nd 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 81st 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 240th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 37.4% 141st 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 22.5% 322nd 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Hempstead Rank Texas US
Female residents 51.3% 182nd 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 14.7% 125th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Hempstead Rank Texas US
Housing units 2,220 345th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 20.1% 141st 24.0% 25.9%
Households 1,930 344th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 54.6% 338th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $83,500 269th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.9 170th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Hempstead Rank Texas US
Income per capita $16,153 316th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $35,541 310th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 19.2% 166th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Hempstead Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,033 234th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $354,876 123rd $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $49,467 13th $13,061 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $7,655 257th $42,054,592 $613,795,732

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