Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
134,862
0.853% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.5
0.536% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
7.49%
21.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$95,624
5.42% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$283,900
16.1% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX had a population of 135k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $95,624. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX grew from 133,722 to 134,862, a 0.853% increase and its median household income grew from $90,707 to $95,624, a 5.42% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.8%), White (Hispanic) (10.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.94%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (8.8%).

29.4% of the households in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 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.

90.9% of the residents in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX are Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-Willowbrook (295 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX was $283,900, and the homeownership rate was 68.5%.

Most people in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30 minutes. The average car ownership in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX is home to a population of 135k people, from which 90.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 18.2% of Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (24.5k people).

In 2022, there were 3.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (64.2k people) in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 14.7k 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 Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX are Spanish (22,753 households), Vietnamese (3,791 households), and Other Indo-European Languages (1,305 households).

Citizenship

90.9%
2022 Citizenship
91.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.9% of Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX was 91.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    64.2k ± 3.3k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    18.6k ± 2.77k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    14.7k ± 2.19k
26.4%
Hispanic Population
35.6k people

In 2022, there were 3.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (64.2k people) in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.6k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 14.7k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

26.4% of the people in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX are hispanic (35.6k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

18.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
24.5k people
19%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
25.4k people

As of 2022, 18.2% of Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX residents (24.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX was 19%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    22,753 households (18.1%)
  2. Vietnamese
    3,791 households (3.02%)
  3. Other Indo-European Languages
    1,305 households (1.04%)

29.4% of the households in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 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 (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX was Spanish. 18.1% of the households in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 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-)
    1,871 ± 442
  2. Vietnam
    1,579 ± 380
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,184 ± 331

Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX employs 62.9k people. The largest industries in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX are Elementary & secondary schools (5,403 people), Construction (3,757 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,323 people), and the highest paying industries are Outpatient care centers ($237,570), Software publishing ($170,984), and Support activities for mining ($156,535).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
29,404
Women
48%
31,803
Men
52%

The workforce of Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX in 2020 was 61,207 people, with 48% woman, and 52% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX.

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Occupations

62.9k
2022 Value
0.626%
1 Year growth
± 0.626%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 0.626%, from 62.5k employees to 62.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX, are Other managers (2,434 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,055 people), and Retail salespersons (1,393 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

62.9k
2022 Value
0.626%
1 Year growth
± 0.626%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 0.626%, from 62.5k employees to 62.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,403 people), Construction (3,757 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,323 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 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

$67,031
Median earning men ± $3,361
$40,442
Median earning women ± $3,068

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($136,917), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($89,477), and Wholesale Trade ($86,266).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($72,809), Public Administration ($71,538), and Construction ($63,883).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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

In 2022, universities in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX awarded 295 degrees. The student population of Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 11 male students and 395 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX are Black or African American (170 and 57.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (71 and 24.1%), White (26 and 8.81%), and Two or More Races (15 and 5.08%).

The largest universities in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-Willowbrook (295 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX are Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (199 and 67.5%) and General Cosmetology (96 and 32.5%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.56% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.71% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (25.9k), Some college (23.2k), and High School or Equivalent (20.8k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX was $283,900 in 2022, which is 1.01 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $244,500 to $283,900, a 16.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX is 68.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 30 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX is $95,624. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 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

$283,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,585
$32,540
Median Property Taxes
±$1,765

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 (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

68.5%
Homeownership
2022
69.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.5% of the housing units in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.3%.

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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 (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 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 (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$95,624
Median Household Income
± $3,884
47.5k
Number of Households
± 2,222

In 2022, the median household income of the 47.5k households in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX grew to $95,624 from the previous year's value of $90,707.

The following chart displays the households in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 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

0.469
2022 Wage GINI in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX
0.474
2021 Wage GINI in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX was 0.469 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.06% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.3%)
  3. Carpooled (9.4%)

In 2022, 73.5% of workers in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.3%) and those who carpooled to work (9.4%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

30 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX have a longer commute time (30 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.23% of the workforce in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 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 (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.49% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX (10k out of 134k 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 Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX is Hispanic, followed by White and Black.

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

89% of the population of Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 55% on employee plans, 10.4% on Medicaid, 9.38% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 2.01% 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).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Texas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.7% under 18 years, 19% between 18 and 34 years, 40.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.6% over 64 years.

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

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

11%
Uninsured
55%
Employer Coverage
10.4%
Medicaid
9.38%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
2.01%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX grew by 1.71% from 10.8% to 11%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Harris County (Northwest)--North of US-290 & North of FM-1960 PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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