Hemphill is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,218 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hemphill is the 763rd largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hemphill is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hemphill is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hemphill who work in sales jobs (21.58%), office and administrative support (20.49%), and healthcare (7.38%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Hemphill is worth considering.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.77 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Hemphill does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Hemphill has a very low overall level of education: only 6.60% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Hemphill in 2010 was $14,325, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,300 for a family of four.
The people who call Hemphill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hemphill residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hemphill include Irish, German, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Hemphill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.