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Hockley County, Texas

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Population:

  • Total Population: 22,716
  • Males: 11,013
  • Females: 11,703

Ethnicity:

  • White: 13,141
  • Black/African American: 771
  • Hispanic: 8,453
  • Native American/Eskimo: 132
  • Asian: 58
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 161

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (14,880)
  2. Spanish (6,025)
  3. German (30)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 1,176

  1. Mexico (1,004)
  2. Philippines (52)
  3. Germany (22)
  4. India (16)
  5. Portugal (15)
  6. United Kingdom (13)
  7. Canada (12)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (9,105)
  2. Catholic Church (4,641)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (1,548)
  4. Churches of Christ (1,509)
  5. Baptist Missionary Association of America (1,386)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • South Plains Dental Services: 1000 FM Road 300, Levelland - (806) 897-1238

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 7,592
  • Sensory: 815
  • Physical: 2,028
  • Mental: 942
  • Self-care: 599
  • Go outside home: 1,420
  • Employment: 1,618

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 454

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 7,994
  • Utility gas: 5,135
  • Bottled or LP gas: 995
  • Electricity: 1,773
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 5
  • Coal or Coke: 0
  • Wood: 22
  • Solar Energy: 2
  • Other fuel: 53
  • No fuel used: 9

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 15,629
  • No vehicle: 921
  • 1 or more vehicle: 14,708

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 545
  • No High School: 1,571
  • Some High School: 2,165
  • High School: 3,532
  • Some College: 2,845
  • Associate's Degree: 983
  • College Degree: 1,175
  • Master's Degree: 531
  • Professional Degree: 75
  • Doctoral Degree: 44

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 7,994
  • Owners with phone: 5,700
  • Owners without phone: 249
  • Renters with phone: 1,798
  • Renters without phone: 247

10 closest counties:

  1. Cochran County, Texas
  2. Lamb County, Texas
  3. Terry County, Texas
  4. Lubbock County, Texas
  5. Bailey County, Texas
  6. Yoakum County, Texas
  7. Lynn County, Texas
  8. Hale County, Texas
  9. Gaines County, Texas
  10. Castro County, Texas

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

79313, 79336, 79338, 79353, 79358, 79367, 79372, 79380

  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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