East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
120,027
0.691% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.3
0.494% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
15.7%
5.54% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$60,271
9.61% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$160,300
8.53% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
47,909
3.19% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX had a population of 120k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $60,271. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX grew from 119,203 to 120,027, a 0.691% increase and its median household income grew from $54,985 to $60,271, a 9.61% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.2%), White (Hispanic) (4.96%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.7%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.08%).

7.75% of the households in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.5% of the residents in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX are East Texas Baptist University (365 degrees awarded in 2022) and Wiley College (229887) (114 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX was $160,300, and the homeownership rate was 75.8%.

Most people in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX is home to a population of 120k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.08% of East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (4.9k people).

In 2022, there were 4.22 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (81.9k people) in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.95k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX are Spanish (7,881 households), Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa (114 households), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (93 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
61,077
Women
50.9%
59,020
Men
49.1%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 120,097 inhabitants, with 49.1% men, and 50.9% women.

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Citizenship

97.5%
2022 Citizenship
97.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.5% of East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    81.9k ± 441
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    19.4k ± 478
  3. White (Hispanic)
    5.95k ± 961
11.6%
Hispanic Population
13.9k people

In 2022, there were 4.22 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (81.9k people) in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.95k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.6% of the people in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX are hispanic (13.9k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,439 ± 1,419 people
  2. Colombia
    184 ± 333 people
  3. Guatemala
    150 ± 301 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 3,439 East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX residents, followed by Colombia with 184 and Guatemala with 150.

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Foreign-Born Population

4.08%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.9k people
4.22%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
5.04k people

As of 2022, 4.08% of East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX residents (4.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX was 4.22%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    7,881 households (6.95%)
  2. Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa
    114 households (0.101%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    93 households (0.0821%)

7.75% of the households in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX was Spanish. 6.95% of the households in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,777 ± 353
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,703 ± 446
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    920 ± 208

East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX employs 47.9k people. The largest industries in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX are Elementary & secondary schools (4,208 people), Construction (3,798 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,094 people), and the highest paying industries are Agricultural implement manufacturing ($176,770), Management, scientific & technical consulting services ($146,335), and Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($116,207).

Males in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,160. The income inequality in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.465, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
21,627
Women
47.3%
24,062
Men
52.7%

The workforce of East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX in 2020 was 45,689 people, with 47.3% woman, and 52.7% men.

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Occupations

47.9k
2022 Value
3.19%
1 Year growth
± 3.19%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 3.19%, from 46.4k employees to 47.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,579 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,376 people), and Retail salespersons (1,077 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

47.9k
2022 Value
3.19%
1 Year growth
± 3.19%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 3.19%, from 46.4k employees to 47.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,208 people), Construction (3,798 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,094 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,918
Median earning men ± $1,754
$29,350
Median earning women ± $1,411

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($97,781), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($69,089), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($67,638).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,522), Public Administration ($48,125), and Wholesale Trade ($42,589).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX awarded 479 degrees. The student population of East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,171 male students and 1,298 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX are White (247 and 52%), followed by Black or African American (163 and 34.3%), Hispanic or Latino (47 and 9.89%), and Two or More Races (10 and 2.11%).

The largest universities in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are East Texas Baptist University (365 and 76.2%) and Wiley College (229887) (114 and 23.8%).

The most popular majors in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX are Registered Nursing (35 and 7.31%), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (31 and 6.47%), and General Interdisciplinary Studies (27 and 5.64%).

The median tuition cost in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX for private four year colleges is $19,975.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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Measure

In 2022 in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 67.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 39.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 2,469 (47.4% men and 52.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 2,469 students enrolled in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX, 47.4% men and 52.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,167 records, of which 54.8% were women and 45.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 35 degrees awarded
  2. 31 degrees awarded
  3. 27 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX was Registered Nursing with 35 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 365 degrees awarded
  2. 114 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was East Texas Baptist University with 365 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 206 men were awarded degrees from institutions in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX, which is 0.755 times less than the 273 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 247 degrees mean that there were 1.52 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 163 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($19,975) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,460) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($850) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.746% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.722% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (32.1k), Some college (24.1k), and Secondary Education (15.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX was $160,300 in 2022, which is 0.569 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $147,700 to $160,300, a 8.53% increase. The homeownership rate in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX is 75.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX is $60,271. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

Property

$160,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,602
$33,331
Median Property Taxes
±$1,428

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.8%
Homeownership
2022
63.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.8% of the housing units in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$60,271
Median Household Income
± $2,814
44k
Number of Households
± 1,696

In 2022, the median household income of the 44k households in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX grew to $60,271 from the previous year's value of $54,985.

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Wage Distribution

0.465
2022 Wage GINI in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX
0.461
2021 Wage GINI in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX was 0.465 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.87% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83%)
  2. Carpooled (9.12%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.43%)

In 2022, 83% of workers in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.12%) and those who worked at home (5.43%).

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX have a shorter commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.46% of the workforce in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX (18.3k out of 117k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

84% of the population of East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 39.2% on employee plans, 16% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 13.2% on non-group plans, and 1.87% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1,642 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.1% under 18 years, 19.2% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

16%
Uninsured
39.2%
Employer Coverage
16%
Medicaid
13.9%
Medicare
13.2%
Non-Group
1.87%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in East Texas COG (Northeast)--Harrison, Upshur & Marion Counties PUMA, TX grew by 4.58% from 15.3% to 16%.

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