North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
143,153
2.05% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.6
0.744% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.4%
0.847% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$70,274
5.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$227,200
15.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
58,464
4.28% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX had a population of 143k people with a median age of 40.6 and a median household income of $70,274. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX grew from 140,282 to 143,153, a 2.05% increase and its median household income grew from $66,861 to $70,274, a 5.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.5%), White (Hispanic) (8.16%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.44%), Other (Hispanic) (3.52%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.15%).

12.7% of the households in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell 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.

96.3% of the residents in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX are Tarleton State University (228529) (3,463 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX was $227,200, and the homeownership rate was 73.9%.

Most people in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.6 minutes. The average car ownership in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX is home to a population of 143k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.78% of North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (8.27k people).

In 2022, there were 9.49 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (111k people) in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.7k White (Hispanic) and 7.79k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX are Spanish (15,166 households), Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages (407 households), and Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages (198 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
73,310
Women
51.3%
69,575
Men
48.7%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 142,885 inhabitants, with 48.7% men, and 51.3% women.

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Citizenship

96.3%
2022 Citizenship
96.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.3% of North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell 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 North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    111k ± 298
  2. White (Hispanic)
    11.7k ± 1.29k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    7.79k ± 1.06k
17.5%
Hispanic Population
25.1k people

In 2022, there were 9.49 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (111k people) in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.7k White (Hispanic) and 7.79k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.5% of the people in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX are hispanic (25.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    5,354 ± 1,762 people
  2. Russia
    314 ± 435 people
  3. El Salvador
    233 ± 374 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 5,354 North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX residents, followed by Russia with 314 and El Salvador with 233.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.78%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.27k people
5.24%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.36k people

As of 2022, 5.78% of North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX residents (8.27k 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 North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX was 5.24%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    15,166 households (11.2%)
  2. Yiddish, Pennsylvania Dutch or Other West Germanic Languages
    407 households (0.301%)
  3. Nepali, Marathi, or Other Indic Languages
    198 households (0.146%)

12.7% of the households in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell 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 North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX was Spanish. 11.2% of the households in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell 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
    3,613 ± 385
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,103 ± 354
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,527 ± 348

North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX employs 58.5k people. The largest industries in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX are Construction (4,535 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,815 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,004 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($201,968), Air transportation ($169,336), and Pipeline transportation ($129,504).

Males in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $55,197. The income inequality in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
26,272
Women
46.8%
29,805
Men
53.2%

The workforce of North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX in 2020 was 56,077 people, with 46.8% woman, and 53.2% men.

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Occupations

58.5k
2022 Value
4.28%
1 Year growth
± 4.28%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 4.28%, from 56.1k employees to 58.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX, are Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,967 people), Cashiers (1,782 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,639 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

58.5k
2022 Value
4.28%
1 Year growth
± 4.28%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 4.28%, from 56.1k employees to 58.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX, are Construction (4,535 people), Elementary & secondary schools (3,815 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,004 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell 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

$51,552
Median earning men ± $2,447
$31,612
Median earning women ± $1,425

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($91,438), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($81,261), and Public Administration ($69,231).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($46,563), Manufacturing ($44,263), and Public Administration ($43,781).

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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%.

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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 North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX awarded 3,463 degrees. The student population of North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,075 male students and 9,017 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX are White (2,214 and 64.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (727 and 21.2%), Black or African American (285 and 8.29%), and Two or More Races (122 and 3.55%).

The largest universities in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are Tarleton State University (228529) (3,463 and 100%).

The most popular majors in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX are Kinesiology & Exercise Science (282 and 8.14%), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (260 and 7.51%), and General Business Administration & Management (249 and 7.19%).

The median tuition cost in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX for a public four year colleges is $4,416 for in-state students and $14,208 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 87.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 48.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 14,092 (36% men and 64% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 14,092 students enrolled in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX, 36% men and 64% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,819 records, of which 63.4% were women and 36.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 229 degrees awarded
  2. 206 degrees awarded
  3. 260 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX was General Business with 229 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
3,463 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tarleton State University (228529) with 3,463 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,183 men were awarded degrees from institutions in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX, which is 0.519 times less than the 2,280 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 2,214 degrees mean that there were 3.05 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 727 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($4,416) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,432) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,050) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.38% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.09% 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 North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (34.8k), Some college (28.6k), and Bachelors Degree (19.9k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX was $227,200 in 2022, which is 0.806 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $197,300 to $227,200, a 15.2% increase. The homeownership rate in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX is 73.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 28.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX is $70,274. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell 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

$227,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,132
$40,419
Median Property Taxes
±$1,533

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 North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

73.9%
Homeownership
2022
65.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.9% of the housing units in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell 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 North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$70,274
Median Household Income
± $2,763
54.7k
Number of Households
± 1,798

In 2022, the median household income of the 54.7k households in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX grew to $70,274 from the previous year's value of $66,861.

The following chart displays the households in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.472
2022 Wage GINI in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX
0.464
2021 Wage GINI in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.74% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.4%)
  2. Carpooled (10%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.49%)

In 2022, 77.4% of workers in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10%) and those who worked at home (8.49%).

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

28.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX have a longer commute time (28.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.34% of the workforce in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell 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 North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell 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 North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX (17.3k out of 139k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX is White, followed by Hispanic 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

84.7% of the population of North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 42% on employee plans, 11.2% on Medicaid, 14.8% on Medicare, 14.8% on non-group plans, and 1.91% 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 23.5% under 18 years, 20.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

15.3%
Uninsured
42%
Employer Coverage
11.2%
Medicaid
14.8%
Medicare
14.8%
Non-Group
1.91%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX grew by 1.53% from 15.1% to 15.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in North Central Texas COG (West)--Hood, Erath, Palo Pinto & Somervell Counties PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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