Hemphill County, TX

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2022 Population
3,371
2.29% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.8
3.29% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
6.14%
1.52% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$67,798
23.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$200,600
7.16% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Hemphill County, TX had a population of 3.37k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $67,798. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hemphill County, TX declined from 3,450 to 3,371, a −2.29% decrease and its median household income grew from $54,867 to $67,798, a 23.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hemphill County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.2%), White (Hispanic) (17.4%), Other (Hispanic) (10.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.7%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.43%).

None of the households in Hemphill County, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

90% of the residents in Hemphill County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Hemphill County, TX was $200,600, and the homeownership rate was 73.4%.

Most people in Hemphill County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Hemphill County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Hemphill County, TX is home to a population of 3.37k people, from which 90% are citizens. As of 2022, 16% of Hemphill County, TX residents were born outside of the country (539 people).

In 2022, there were 3.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.06k people) in Hemphill County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 586 White (Hispanic) and 339 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

90%
2022 Citizenship
89.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90% of Hemphill County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hemphill County, TX was 89.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hemphill County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.06k ± 140
  2. White (Hispanic)
    586 ± 175
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    339 ± 186
35.6%
Hispanic Population
1.2k people

In 2022, there were 3.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.06k people) in Hemphill County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 586 White (Hispanic) and 339 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

35.6% of the people in Hemphill County, TX are hispanic (1.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Hemphill County, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

16%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
539 people
16.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
559 people

As of 2022, 16% of Hemphill County, TX residents (539 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Hemphill County, TX was 16.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    90 ± 44
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    36 ± 32
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    13 ± 23

Hemphill County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hemphill County, TX employs 1.56k people. The largest industries in Hemphill County, TX are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (279 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (198 people), and Construction (156 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($112,537), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($74,750), and Transportation & Warehousing ($59,375).

Occupations

1.56k
2022 Value
± 218
−2.8%
1 Year decline
± 20.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hemphill County, TX declined at a rate of −2.8%, from 1.61k employees to 1.56k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hemphill County, TX, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (299 people), Management Occupations (200 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (135 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hemphill County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.56k
2022 Value
± 218
−2.8%
1 Year decline
± 20.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hemphill County, TX declined at a rate of −2.8%, from 1.61k employees to 1.56k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hemphill County, TX, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (279 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (198 people), and Construction (156 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hemphill County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Hemphill County, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$58,889
Median earning men ± $14,980
$31,174
Median earning women ± $6,265

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($117,143), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($100,481), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($82,838).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($47,734), Public Administration ($47,500), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($35,481).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 38
    Wholesale Trade
  2. 35
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 25
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hemphill County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 86.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (12%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.45%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hemphill County, TX was $200,600 in 2022, which is 0.712 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $187,200 to $200,600, a 7.16% increase. The homeownership rate in Hemphill County, TX is 73.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hemphill County, TX have an average commute time of 17.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hemphill County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$200,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$20,673
$987
Median Property Taxes
±$168

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Hemphill County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Hemphill County, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.4%
Homeownership
2022
69.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.4% of the housing units in Hemphill County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 73.9%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9503
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hemphill County, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$67,798
Median Household Income
± $18,780
1.35k
Number of Households
± 190

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.35k households in Hemphill County, TX grew to $67,798 from the previous year's value of $54,867.

The following chart displays the households in Hemphill County, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hemphill County, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (68.2%)
  2. Carpooled (19%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.5%)

In 2022, 68.2% of workers in Hemphill County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (19%) and those who worked at home (5.5%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

17.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hemphill County, TX have a shorter commute time (17.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.74% of the workforce in Hemphill County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Hemphill County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hemphill County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.14% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hemphill County, TX (204 out of 3.32k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 12 - 14.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Hemphill County, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

81.8% of the population of Hemphill County, TX has health coverage, with 47.7% on employee plans, 7.59% on Medicaid, 17.2% on Medicare, 8.1% on non-group plans, and 1.17% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 54.9% were men and 45.1% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.9% under 18 years, 14.6% between 18 and 34 years, 40.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 54.9% were men and 45.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.2%
Uninsured
47.7%
Employer Coverage
7.59%
Medicaid
17.2%
Medicare
8.1%
Non-Group
1.17%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hemphill County, TX declined by 0.778% from 18.4% to 18.2%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.2% in Hemphill County, TX.

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