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|People QuickFacts||Hale County||Texas|
|Population, 2013 estimate||35,764||26,448,193|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||36,273||25,145,561|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-1.4%||5.2%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||8.2%||7.3%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||28.3%||26.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||12.5%||11.2%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||48.1%||50.3%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||90.7%||80.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||5.9%||12.4%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||1.6%||1.0%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.5%||4.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.2%||1.8%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||58.0%||38.4%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||35.5%||44.0%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||78.5%||82.6%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||9.2%||16.3%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||37.0%||34.6%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||69.6%||80.8%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||13.5%||26.3%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||14.7||24.9|
|Housing units, 2013||13,471||10,255,642|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||64.0%||63.9%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||11.2%||24.1%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$68,900||$128,000|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.80||2.80|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$17,586||$25,809|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$40,521||$51,563|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||21.0%||17.4%|
|Business QuickFacts||Hale County||Texas|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||719||537,8391|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||11,098||9,350,8291|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||-1.6%||4.0%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||1,981||2,014,124|
|Total number of firms, 2007||2,497||2,164,852|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||7.1%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.9%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||5.3%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||26.5%||20.7%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||14.3%||28.2%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||D||593,541,502|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||424,238,194|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||325,074||311,334,781|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$9,120||$13,061|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||40,263||42,054,592|
|Building permits, 2012||8||135,514|
|Geography QuickFacts||Hale County||Texas|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||1,004.68||261,231.71|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||36.1||96.3|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||Plainview, TX Micro Area|