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Hays County at a glance

Staff Writer
Austin 360

Population

2010 156,281

Growth 2000-2010 60%

2015 184,560

Growth 2010-15 18%

Gender

Male 50%

Female 50%

Race/ethnicity*

White/Non-Hispanic 60%

Hispanic 33%

Black/Non-Hispanic 4%

Asian/Non-Hispanic 1%

Other/Non-Hispanic 0%

Two or more 1%

Age

Average 32.9

Marital status (age 15+)

Married 45%

Single, never married 42%

Widowed or divorced 13%

Education (age 25+)

Less than h.s. diploma 12%

High school graduate 24%

Some college 25%

Associate degree 6%

Bachelor's degree or more 32%

Households

Population per household 2.8

Avg. household income $73,035

Owner-occupied 66%

Renter-occupied 34%

Households with children 36%

Median home value $168,169

* Percentages might not add up to 100 percent because of rounding.

Source: Nielsen Claritas 2010 (a national leader in demographic analysis and projections).