Hico, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 1,341. Estimated population in 2021: 1,337 (-0.3% change)
Males: 608 (45.3%), Females: 733 (54.7%)

Hamilton County

Zip code: 76457

Median resident age: 39.8 years
Median household income: $25,919
Median house value: $51,600

Races in Hico:

  • White Non-Hispanic (87.0%)
  • Hispanic (11.3%)
  • Other race (7.5%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)

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

Ancestries: United States (27.3%), Irish (10.5%), German (7.8%), English (7.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%), Dutch (2.0%).

Elevation: 1021 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hico

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hico city

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 15.0%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

6.4% Foreign born (5.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2 (+0.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hico:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hico:

  • WACO REGIONAL (about 63 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: ACT)
  • ROBERT GRAY AAF (about 65 miles; FORT HOOD/KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: GRK)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 67 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: ILE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hico:

  • LITTLE C RANCH (about 5 miles; HICO, TX; Abbreviation: 4T7)
  • CLARK FIELD MUNI (about 18 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: SEP)
  • DUBLIN MUNI (about 21 miles; DUBLIN, TX; Abbreviation: 9F0)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hico:

  • TARLETON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; STEPHENVILLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,068)
  • CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE (about 65 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 6,777)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,183)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 71 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,218)
  • TARRANT COUNTY COLLEGE (about 72 miles; FT WORTH, TX; Full-time enrollment: 15,454)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 74 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)

Schools

Public high school in Hico:

  • HICO H S (Students: 220; Location: 9TH & CHERRY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hico:

  • HICO EL (Students: 317; Location: 9TH & CHERRY; Grades: PK – 05)
  • HICO J H (Students: 189; Location: 9TH & CHERRY; Grades: 06 – 08)

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