Hearne (/hɜːrn/ hurn) is a city in Robertson County, Texas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 4,459. The city is named for a family that settled in the area in the 19th century and promoted the construction of rail lines through the city.
Hearne is located at 30°52′41″N 96°35′44″W / 30.87806°N 96.59556°W / 30.87806; -96.59556 (30.877989, -96.595665). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.1 square miles (11 km), all of it land. General aviation service is provided by Hearne Municipal Airport.
Hearne is part of the Bryan-College Station metropolitan area.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,690 people, 1,710 households, and 1,190 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,144.2 people per square mile (441.7/km²). There were 1,944 housing units at an average density of 474.3 per square mile (183.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 44.41% African American, 38.12% White (including Hispanics), 0.49% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 14.48% from other races, and 2.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 28.10% of the population.
There were 1,710 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.2% were married couples living together, 25.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.4% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.31.
In the city, the population was spread out with 32.9% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 24.3% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 84.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $19,556, and the median income for a family was $25,538. Males had a median income of $24,013 versus $19,306 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,716. About 29.2% of families and 31.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 45.2% of those under age 18 and 25.8% of those age 65 or over.
Hearne Texas neighborhoods include: FM 2549, Hearne, Henson to Deer Trail Run, Lost Creek Wood Field, Middle, Rose Marie Blvd, Shadow Creek Trail, West Central