Hereford, TX Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Hereford?

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There are 15,043 residents in Hereford, with a median age of 29.7. Of this, 49.52% are males and 50.48% are females. US-born citizens make up 83.35% of the resident pool in Hereford, while non-US-born citizens account for 5.79%. Additionally, 10.86% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 13,604 people in Hereford currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 15,043 2.4%
Male Population 7,449 2.1%
Female Population 7,594 2.7%
Male population 49.52%
Female population 50.48%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 29.7 -0.7%
Citizen US Born 12,539 5.9%
Citizen not US Born 871 4.9%
Not Citizen 1,633 -19.4%
Citizen US Born 83.35%
Citizen not US Born 5.79%
Not Citizen 10.86%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Same County 795 -4.5%
Moved from Same State 368 -3.9%
Moved from Different State 68 -69.2%
Same House as Last Year 13,604 4.4%
Moved from Same County 5.36%
Moved from Same State 2.48%
Moved from Different State 0.46%
Same House as Last Year 91.7%

What are the employment statistics in Hereford?

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White-collar workers make up 54.66% of the working population in Hereford, while blue-collar employees account for 45.34%. There are also 622 entrepreneurs in Hereford (9.14% of the workforce); 4,967 workers employed in private companies (72.97%); and 916 people working in governmental institutions (13.46%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 3,721 0.5%
Blue Collar 3,086 8.4%
White Collar 54.66%
Blue Collar 45.34%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 622 7.8%
Private Companies 4,967 2.2%
Governmental Workers 916 12.1%
Not for Profit Companies 302 2.7%
Self Employees 9.14%
Private Companies 72.97%
Governmental Workers 13.46%
Not for Profit Companies 4.44%

How many households are there in Hereford?

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There are a total of 4,819 households in Hereford, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 74% of these Hereford households, while non-family units account for the remaining 26%. Additionally, 41.21% of households have children and 58.79% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 4,819 0.9%
Average People Per Household 3 1.6%
Family Households 3,566 -0.8%
Non-family Households 1,253 5.9%
Family Households 74%
Non-family Households 26%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 1,986 -0.1%
Households without Children 2,833 1.6%
Households with Children 41.21%
Households without Children 58.79%

What are the median and average incomes in Hereford?

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The average annual household income in Hereford is $62,848, while the median household income sits at $49,070 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $51,502, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $52,420. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $38,548 and $32,011, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $62,848 7.7%
Median Household Income $49,070 4.5%
People below Poverty Level 2,086 5.8%
People above Poverty Level 12,466 1.7%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Hereford?

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There are 5,445 housing units in Hereford, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1967. Of the 4,819 occupied housing units in Hereford, 63.48% are owner-occupied, while 36.52% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 38.87% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $110,600. In general, housing costs reach $652 per month in Hereford.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 5,445 0.6%
Median Year Built 1967 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 314 -20.7%
Built between 1940 and 1949 332 -35.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 1,124 9.4%
Built between 1960 and 1969 1,274 -3.8%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,229 12.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 405 -13.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 260 32.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 420 58.5%
Built between 2010 and 2019 87 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 4,819 0.9%
Owner Occupied 3,059 1.1%
Renter Occupied 1,760 0.6%
Owner Occupied 63.48%
Renter Occupied 36.52%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 1,189 -2.8%
Without Mortgage 1,870 3.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $110,600 6.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $65,200 -1.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $652 -3.4%
With Mortgage 38.87%
Without Mortgage 61.13%

What is the level of education in Hereford?

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Approximately 53.07% of the population in Hereford holds a high school degree (that's 5,372 residents), while 20.89% have attained a college certificate (1,928 locals) and 6.23% have a bachelor's degree (631 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 1,291 -7.4%
Some High School 5,372 4.4%
Some College 1,928 2.0%
Associate Degree 462 10.3%
Bachelor's Degree 631 -13.8%
Graduate Degree 252 -12.5%
No High School 12.75%
Some High School 53.07%
Some College 20.89%
Associate Degree 4.56%
Bachelor's Degree 6.23%
Graduate Degree 2.49%

What is the marital status of Hereford residents?

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A total of 3,297 people in Hereford have never been married (which represents 30.15% of the total population), while 5,752 of them are wedded (52.59%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 426 (3.9%) and 1,089 (9.96%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 3,297 12.8%
Married 5,752 -4.6%
Separated 426 -3.8%
Widowed 799 12.4%
Divorced 1,089 5.2%
Never Married 30.15%
Married 52.59%
Separated 3.9%
Widowed 7.31%
Divorced 9.96%

What are the most common means of transportation in Hereford?

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The top three means of transportation people in Hereford use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 6,212 residents commute by car, 91 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 28 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 6,212 2.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 91 -20.2%
Walk 28 -41.7%

What is the median and average household income in Hereford by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
79045 18,634 6,031 $50,072.00 $67,040.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 79045