Hood County Demographics

Hood County had an estimated population of 51,182 in 2010. The region consists of 437 square miles with a population density of 94.05 residents per square mile compared to a statewide density of 79.54. This county ranked 68th in 2000 population compared to all 254 counties in Texas. This area is a rural county. This county also ranked 243rd in size by square miles when compared to all counties in Texas. The major employer for Hood County hiring 250 or more employees is Granbury Independant School District employing approximately 1,035 employees.

Employers in Hood County employing 50+

  • Acton Elementary School (School)
  • Acton Middle School (School)
  • Century Care of America Inc. (Nursing and Convalescent Home)
  • Chili’s Grill & Bar (Restaurant)
  • Cici’s Pizza (Restaurant)
  • De Cordova Bend Country Club (Non-Profit Organization)
  • Durant Autoplex (Auto Dealer)
  • Durant Chevrolet (Auto Dealer)
  • Equibrand Corp (Rope - Wholesale)
  • First National Bank (Bank)
  • Gay & Son Masonry (Masonry Contractors)
  • Granbury Care Center (Nursing and Convalescent Home)
  • Granbury City Hall (Government)
  • Granbury Community Development (Government)
  • Granbury Fire Department (Fire Department)
  • Granbury Middle School (School)
  • Granbury Villa (Home Health Services)
  • Henson’s Building Material (Farm Supplies - Wholesale)
  • Home Depot (Home Center)
  • Hood County Jail (Government)
  • Hood County News (Newspaper - Publisher)
  • Hood County Sheriff’s Office (Sheriff)
  • Kroger (Grocers - Retail)
  • Lake Granbury Medical Center (Hospital)
  • Lakeside Baptist Church (Church)
  • Law Enforcement-Chief Investigation (Sheriff)
  • Lipan School (School)
  • Lowe’s Home Improvement (Retail)
  • Mambrino Elementary (School)
  • Mike Brown Chrysler Dodge (Auto Dealer)
  • Montana Restaurant (Restaurant)
  • Pecan Plantation Country Club (Club)
  • Scotts Co. (Topsoil - Mfrs)
  • Tolar Independent School District (School)
  • Wal-Mart Supercenter (Department Store)
 

Labor availability: 600,000 workers within 40 miles of Granbury-Hood County • Texas is a “Right to Work” state

 
Source: Texas Industry Profiles, various Local Economic Development organizations and Chambers of Commerce

Population

  1990 Census 2000 Census 2005 Estimate* 2010 Projection
Hood County 28981 41100 47627 52117
Texas 16986335 20851790 22865855 24456895
United States 248709873 281424602 296460069 308074238
 
 
Source: Census Bureau, * Sites on Texas

Population by Race

 
  2000 2005 2010
Total 41,000 44,641 48,429
 Anglo 37,492 40,130 42,841
 Black 150 151 156
 Hispanic 2,975 3,860 4,920
 Other 483 500 512
 
Source: Texas State Data Center

Population by Age

  Number Percent
 0 to 4 2,541 5.3%
 5 to 14 5,792 12.2%
 15 to 19 3,122 6.6%
 20 to 24 2,768 5.8%
 25 to 34 4,897 10.3%
 35 to 44 6,061 12.7%
 45 to 54 6,550 13.8%
 55 to 64 5,757 12.1%
 65 to 74 4,881 10.2%
 75 to 84 2,916 6.1%
 85+ 940 2.0%
 
 
Source: Sites on Texas

Personal Income

According to the most recent data released by the BEA 2002, Hood County's total personal income, excluding farm, was $1,250,837,000 which represented an increase of $107,334,000 when compared to the 2000 total personal income, excluding farm, of $ 1,143,503,000. For Statewide personal income, the total of $590,412,991,000 for 2000 and $620,660,661,000 for the year 2002, shows an increase of $30,247,670,000. This indicates that Hood County has a personal income showing a rate change of 9.4 percent compared to the statewide income at a rate change of 5.1 percent for the same period. Income from all government and government enterprises for the area was a total of $62,873,000 for the year 2002. This was an increase of 15.4 percent from the 2000 figure of $54,474,000.

 
Source: TWC Socrates

Households By Income

  1990 Census 2000 Census 2005 Estimate 2010 Projection % Change 2005-2010
$0 - $15,000 21.5% 11.9% 12.5% 10.6% 6.7%
$15,000 - $24,999 17.8% 12.9% 12.4% 9.2% -7.2%
$25,000 - $34,999 14.5% 13.9% 14.5% 12.8% 10.8%
$35,000 - $49,000 17.5% 18.4% 19.1% 14.7% -3.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.5% 21.1% 23.4% 21.2% 13.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 6.8% 10.1% 12.9% 13.6% 32.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 3.1% 7.1% 9.7% 11.7% 52.1%
$150,000+ 1.3% 4.5% 5.5% 6.3% 44.9%
 
 

Educational Attainment

 
  2000 Census 2005 Estimate
Population 25 years and over 28,671 32,002
 Grade K - 8 1,088 1,410
 Grade 9 - 12 3,502 3,924
 High school graduate 8,479 9,612
 Some college, no degree 8,231 9,142
 Associate degree 1,343 1,499
 Bachelor's degree 4,056 4,430
 Graduate or professional degree 1,822 1,985
 
Source: Sites on Texas

Industry Projections 2002-2012 for North Central Texas WDA

NAICS Title 2002 2012 Change Rate
  Total, All Industries 544,300 680,900 136,600 25.1%
61 Educational Service, Private/Public 73,300 99,350 26,050 35.5%
72 Accommodation & Food Services 45,050 65,750 20,700 45.9%
62 Health Care & Social Assistance 54,150 71,650 17,500 32.3%
44-45 Retail Trade 78,850 93,750 14,900 18.9%
56 Administrative & Support & Waste Management & Remediation Services 23,850 33,100 9,250 38.8%
561 Administrative & Support Services 21,550 30,150 8,600 39.9%