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People

Total Population 6,432
Male Share of the Population 57.2%
Female Share of the Population 42.8%
Senior Citizens 6.9%
Employed Population 16+ 2,468
Age of the Population 23

Families

% of people married 31.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,288
% Above Poverty Level 63.5%
% Below Poverty Level 36.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 20.5%
Median Gross Rent $787
Median House Value $54,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 78%
US/American 0%
English 2.2%
Irish 1.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hempstead Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles W of The Woodlands, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 48 miles NW of Houston, Texas
County Waller
Standard Zip Codes 77445
Phone Area Codes 979
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.097
Longitude -96.078

Hempstead Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WASHINGTON STATE PARK
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 60 F
Apr Temp 56 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 57 to 82 F
Annual Precip 41.6 inches
Station BRENHAM
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 57 to 80 F
Jul Temp 73 to 97 F
Oct Temp 59 to 83 F
Annual Precip 44.1 inches
Station SEALY
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 57 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 59 to 83 F
Annual Precip 40.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hempstead, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Monaville (77445)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bellville 4,171 $87,601
Brenham 16,257 $56,835

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hempstead Public Libraries

Library
Waller County Library
2331 11TH ST
Hempstead, Texas
(979) 826-7658

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Hempstead High Schools

HEMPSTEAD H S
524 AUSTIN ST
979-826-3331
A Title I School.
Serves 442 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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