Hempstead, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 4,691. Estimated population in 2021: 6,546 (+39.5% change)
Males: 2,315 (49.3%), Females: 2,376 (50.7%)

Waller County

Zip code: 77445

Median resident age: 29.3 years
Median household income: $24,095
Median house value: $71,700

Races in Hempstead:

  • Black (43.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (31.1%)
  • Hispanic (24.8%)
  • Other race (14.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)

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

Ancestries: German (6.3%), Irish (3.9%), United States (3.8%), English (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Land area: 5.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hempstead

  • High school or higher: 68.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hempstead city

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

14.3% Foreign born (14.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,084 (+30.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hempstead:

  • BELLVILLE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; BELLVILLE, TX)
  • GRIMES ST JOSEPH HEALTH CENTER (about 20 miles; NAVASOTA, TX)
  • TRINITY COMMUNITY MED CENTER OF BREHAM (about 24 miles; BRENHAM, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hempstead:

  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 39 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Abbreviation: CLL)
  • GEORGE BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL ARPT/HOUSTON (about 53 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: IAH)
  • WILLIAM P HOBBY (about 65 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Abbreviation: HOU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hempstead:

  • GRAWUNDER FIELD (about 16 miles; BELLVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: 06R)
  • MIKESKA FIELD (about 17 miles; BROOKSHIRE, TX; Abbreviation: 12R)
  • NAVASOTA MUNI (about 19 miles; NAVASOTA, TX; Abbreviation: 60R)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hempstead:

  • PRAIRIE VIEW A & M UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; PRAIRIE VIEW, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,823)
  • BLINN COLLEGE (about 24 miles; BRENHAM, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,448)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Full-time enrollment: 41,117)
  • HOUSTON BAPTIST UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,273)
  • HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE SYSTEM (about 49 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 21,140)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (about 49 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,595)
  • NORTH HARRIS MONTGOMERY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 49 miles; HOUSTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,933)

Schools

Public high school in Hempstead:

  • HEMPSTEAD H S (Students: 442; Location: 524 AUSTIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hempstead:

  • HEMPSTEAD EARLY CHILDHOOD (Students: 368; Location: P O BOX 1007; Grades: PK – 02)
  • HEMPSTEAD MIDDLE (Students: 320; Location: 524 AUSTIN ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • HEMPSTEAD EL (Students: 296; Location: 524 AUSTIN ST; Grades: 03 – 05)

Libraries

Library in Hempstead:

  • WALLER COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $151,038; Location: 2331 11TH ST; 48,099 books; 1,866 audio materials; 2,590 video materials; 432 serial subscriptions)

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