Hale Center, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 2,263. Estimated population in 2021: 2,180 (-3.7% change)
Males: 1,103 (48.7%), Females: 1,160 (51.3%)

Hale County

Zip code: 79041

Median resident age: 33.3 years
Median household income: $28,240
Median house value: $36,700

Races in Hale Center:

  • Hispanic (56.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (37.9%)
  • Other race (15.4%)
  • Black (5.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.7%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (11.2%), English (6.3%), German (5.8%), Irish (4.2%), French (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%).

Land area: 1.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hale Center

  • High school or higher: 57.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hale Center city

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 14.0%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

5.6% Foreign born (5.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +189 (+9.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hale Center:

  • COVENANT HOSPITAL PLAINVIEW (about 13 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX)
  • W J MANGOLD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; LOCKNEY, TX)
  • IHS HOSPITAL AT LUBBOCK (about 34 miles; LUBBOCK, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hale Center:

  • LUBBOCK INTL (about 29 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Abbreviation: LBB)
  • AMARILLO INTL (about 80 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Abbreviation: AMA)
  • CANNON AFB (about 104 miles; CLOVIS, NM; Abbreviation: CVS)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hale Center:

  • HALE COUNTY (about 12 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Abbreviation: PVW)
  • ABERNATHY MUNI (about 18 miles; ABERNATHY, TX; Abbreviation: F83)
  • JOE VAUGHN SPRAYING (about 23 miles; KRESS, TX; Abbreviation: 29F)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hale Center:

  • WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; PLAINVIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,578)
  • TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; LUBBOCK, TX; Full-time enrollment: 22,439)
  • SOUTH PLAINS COLLEGE (about 51 miles; LEVELLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,851)
  • WEST TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; CANYON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,476)
  • AMARILLO COLLEGE (about 77 miles; AMARILLO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,876)
  • EASTERN NEW MEXICO UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 104 miles; PORTALES, NM; Full-time enrollment: 2,955)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 141 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)

Schools

Public high school in Hale Center:

  • HALE CENTER H S (Students: 178; Location: 103 W CLEVELAND; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hale Center:

  • AKIN EL (Students: 272; Location: 103 W CLEVELAND; Grades: PK – 04)
  • CARR MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 181; Location: 103 W CLEVELAND; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • HALE CO J J A E P (Location: 103 W CLEVELAND; Grades: N – N )

Libraries

Library in Hale Center:

  • HALE CENTER PUBLIC LIBRARY, INC. (Operating income: $21,541; Location: 609 MAIN ST; 13,191 books; 99 audio materials; 688 video materials; 33 serial subscriptions)

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