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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    D+
  12. Commute
    B-
Hale Center is a town in Texas with a population of 2,354. Hale Center is in Hale County. Living in Hale Center offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Hale Center and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Hale Center are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$68,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$656
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    28%
  • Own
    72%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    501.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    775.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    775.2
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    136.8
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    18%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    8%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    9%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    25%
    13%

Working in Hale Center

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$40,381
National
$55,322
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Hale Center Reviews

2 reviews
Hale Center is a very small town that not everyone in Texas has heard of or visited. People from towns and cities over an hour away sometimes admit they have never heard of it and that is okay. Being a small town allows for the community to create friendships easily and learn more about caring for fellow members of the town. We all seem to have known or have heard about each other in this small town and can say we have grown up all together. This creates a feeling of familiarity and family throughout the town. It is small enough to be a community of a bunch of friends and family and not big enough to be noticed on a map, but thats what makes little HC so special.
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Living in a area like I do always you to become closer to the people around you. Small towns connect people in ways city people will never understand.