Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
106,323
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.3
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2022 Poverty Rate
4.6%
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2022 Median Household Income
$147,440
2022 Median Property Value
$376,900

About

In 2022, Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX had a population of 106k people with a median age of 35.3 and a median household income of $147,440.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (45.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.5%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (13.6%), White (Hispanic) (9.2%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (7.48%).

28.1% of the households in Harris County (Far Northwest) 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.

93.3% of the residents in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX was $376,900, and the homeownership rate was 86.1%.

Most people in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX is home to a population of 106k people, from which 93.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 19% of Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (20.2k people).

In 2022, there were 3.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (48.6k people) in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 14.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX are Spanish (13,788 households), Vietnamese (2,972 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,163 households).

Citizenship

93.3%
2022 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.3% of Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    48.6k ± 3.46k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    15.4k ± 2.49k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    14.5k ± 2.27k
22.5%
Hispanic Population
24k people

In 2022, there were 3.16 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (48.6k people) in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 14.5k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

22.5% of the people in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX are hispanic (24k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

19%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
20.2k people

As of 2022, 19% of Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX residents (20.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    13,788 households (14.2%)
  2. Vietnamese
    2,972 households (3.06%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,163 households (1.2%)

28.1% of the households in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher 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 Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX was Spanish. 14.2% of the households in Harris County (Far Northwest) 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. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,826 ± 835
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,253 ± 566
  3. Vietnam
    802 ± 280

Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX employs N/A people. The largest industries in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX are Elementary & secondary schools (4,150 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,565 people), and Construction (3,143 people), and the highest paying industries are Oil & gas extraction ($303,701), Offices of physicians ($292,539), and Car washes ($267,019).

Workforce Diversity

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The workforce of Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX in 2020 was N/A people, with N/A% woman, and N/A% men.

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Occupations

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In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX, are Other managers (1,889 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,690 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,375 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

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In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,150 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,565 people), and Construction (3,143 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Harris County (Far Northwest) 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

$87,895
Median earning men ± $6,687
$58,924
Median earning women ± $3,870

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($182,448), Information ($114,353), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($110,134).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($104,509), Manufacturing ($94,115), and Wholesale Trade ($86,306).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

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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.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.85% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.13% 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 Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (20.1k), Some college (17.8k), and High School or Equivalent (15.1k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX was $376,900 in 2022, which is 1.34 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between N/A and 2022 the median property value increased from N/A to $376,900, a N/A N/A. The homeownership rate in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX is 86.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 34.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX is $147,440. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Harris County (Far Northwest) 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

$376,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,893
$27,670
Median Property Taxes
±$1,568

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 Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

86.1%
Homeownership
2022
63.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 86.1% of the housing units in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Harris County (Far Northwest) 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 Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$147,440
Median Household Income
± $8,696
32.1k
Number of Households
± 2,005

In 2022, the median household income of the 32.1k households in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX was $147,440.

The following chart displays the households in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.473
2022 Wage GINI in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX
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N/A Wage GINI in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 52.7% decline from N/A to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (68.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (19.4%)
  3. Carpooled (8.8%)

In 2022, 68.5% of workers in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (19.4%) and those who carpooled to work (8.8%).

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Commute Time

34.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX have a longer commute time (34.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.58% of the workforce in Harris County (Far Northwest) 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 Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

4.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX (4.88k out of 106k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

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

92.1% of the population of Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 67.7% on employee plans, 4.64% on Medicaid, 6.7% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 1.29% 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 33.9% under 18 years, 15.4% between 18 and 34 years, 41.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.09% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.8% were men and 48.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.93%
Uninsured
67.7%
Employer Coverage
4.64%
Medicaid
6.7%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
1.29%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Harris County (Far Northwest) PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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