Hockley County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»  «Census 2020 Redistricting Data (county level only)»
Estimate 2021:21,363More data
Census 2020:21,537More data
Census 2010:22,935More data
Census 2000:22,716More data
Population of the County Seat (Levelland)
Census 2020:12,652 
Census 2010:13,542 
Census 2000:12,866 
POPULATION OF PLACES IN HOCKLEY COUNTY - 2021 Estimates (Census Bureau)
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Anton city:883More data
Levelland city:12,665More data
Opdyke West town:217More data
Ropesville city:418More data
Smyer town:433More data
Sundown city:1,265More data
GENERAL INFORMATION
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau)
Land Area:908.4More data
Water Area:0.2More data
Total Area:908.6More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2020:23.71More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:60.15More data
Percent Rural:39.85More data
DEMOGRAPHICS
Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:50.3%More data
Race - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:92.1%More data
Percent African American Alone:4.4%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:1.5%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.5%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.5%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2021 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:44.3%More data
Percent Not Hispanic African American Alone:3.6%More data
Age - 2021 (Census Bureau Estimates)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:26.2%More data
65 and Older:15.1%More data
85 and Older:1.7%More data
Median Age:34.9More data
Income
Per Capita Income - 2020 (BEA):$46,051More data
Total Personal Income - 2020 (BEA):$1,055,525,000More data
Median Household Income - 2020 (Census Bureau):$55,469More data
Poverty - 2020 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:12.9%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:19.5%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2016-2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:75.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:15.7% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2021:$57,576More data
Average Annual Pay - 2020:$56,046 
Average Annual Pay - 2019:$59,590 
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$53,790 
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$48,257 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2021:6.0More data
Unemployment Rate - 2020:8.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2019:3.0 
Unemployment Rate - 2018:3.1 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:3.7 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2021
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.596880More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$2,775,092,893More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,317,391,920More data
Total Actual Levy:$13,832,049More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2021:$N/AMore data
CY 2020:$N/A 
CY 2019:$N/A 
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
ROAD INVENTORY WITHIN HOCKLEY COUNTY (TXDOT)
Centerline Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:47.717More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:31.991More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:256.576More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:336.284More data
City Streets:132.405More data
Certified County Roads:1,134.120More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,266.525More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,602.809More data
Lane Miles - 2020
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:131.758More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:101.706More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:517.812More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:0.000More data
Frontage Roads:0.000More data
On-System Subtotal:751.276More data
City Streets:264.810More data
Certified County Roads:2,268.240More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:0.000More data
Off-System Subtotal:2,533.050More data
County Total:3,284.326More data
LINKS TO ADDITIONAL DATA
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2020»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2020»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Hockley County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Hockley County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Hockley County»

Special Districts in Hockley County.
School Districts in Hockley County.
History of City Tax Rates in Hockley County.

Airports in Hockley County.
Hospitals in Hockley County.
Prisons in Hockley County.