The following is a quick summary of the Population & Steets in Herefork City. These statistics show that the population of Hereford is 14,389, which is much lower than the state average of 26.4 minutes. Hereford's median home value is $102,900, and home appreciation over the past 10 years has been about 5.0%. There are many amenities, including a community center and golf course.
The county was named for the first herd of Hereford cattle, which occupied the county's land. Ranching has remained a major industry in the county, which is comprised of approximately 40% rangeland and 58% cropland. Hereford City is located on approximately 2% of this area. In the 1959 Census, there were 362,606 acres of rangeland and pastures.
Hereford has a diverse population. Nearly forty percent of its people are under the age of 18, while 58.4% of households had one or both people aged 18 and 24. The remaining two-thirds of the population is between the ages of 25 and 64. There were also 12.4% of households that did not contain a family, and another twenty-seven percent were comprised of an individual. One percent of households was made up of a senior citizen living alone.
The city is home to one of the most important meat packing plants in the state. James Allan & Sons plans to build a plant east of the city, providing a market for about 25,000 butcher cows. The company also plans to set up its own lot to feed cattle. Finally, the city is home to the Caviness Packing Plant, which opened in 1962 and has the capacity to process up to 40-50,000 tons of molasses per year.