Texas City, TX

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2022 Population
53,084
1.89% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.9
0.576% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
15.4%
3.01% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$61,359
7.83% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$166,600
16.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
23,533
3.17% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Texas City, TX had a population of 53.1k people with a median age of 34.9 and a median household income of $61,359. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Texas City, TX grew from 52,097 to 53,084, a 1.89% increase and its median household income grew from $56,906 to $61,359, a 7.83% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Texas City, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (37%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (25.8%), White (Hispanic) (14.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (11.7%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.78%).

None of the households in Texas City, 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.

95.3% of the residents in Texas City, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Texas City, TX are College of the Mainland (760 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Texas City, TX was $166,600, and the homeownership rate was 55.4%.

Most people in Texas City, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Texas City, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Texas City, TX is home to a population of 53.1k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.59% of Texas City, TX residents were born outside of the country (4.03k people).

In 2022, there were 1.44 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.6k people) in Texas City, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.77k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.3%
2022 Citizenship
95.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.3% of Texas City, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Texas City, TX was 95.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Texas City, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.6k ± 1.36k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    13.7k ± 1.22k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    7.77k ± 1.47k
31.6%
Hispanic Population
16.8k people

In 2022, there were 1.44 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.6k people) in Texas City, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.77k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

31.6% of the people in Texas City, TX are hispanic (16.8k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Texas City, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,430,315 ± 36,649 people
  2. India
    305,649 ± 13,502 people
  3. El Salvador
    224,600 ± 11,591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,430,315 Texas residents, followed by India with 305,649 and El Salvador with 224,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.59%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.03k people
7.97%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.15k people

As of 2022, 7.59% of Texas City, TX residents (4.03k 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 Texas City, TX was 7.97%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    776 ± 202
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    571 ± 260
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    426 ± 153

Texas City, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Texas City, TX employs 23.5k people. The largest industries in Texas City, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,371 people), Retail Trade (2,733 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,282 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($86,129), Public Administration ($54,726), and Transportation & Warehousing ($53,723).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,213. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

23.5k
2022 Value
± 1,558
3.17%
1 Year growth
± 9.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Texas City, TX grew at a rate of 3.17%, from 22.8k employees to 23.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Texas City, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,186 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,179 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2,123 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Texas City, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

23.5k
2022 Value
± 1,558
3.17%
1 Year growth
± 9.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Texas City, TX grew at a rate of 3.17%, from 22.8k employees to 23.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Texas City, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,371 people), Retail Trade (2,733 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,282 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Texas City, TX, though some of these residents may live in Texas City, 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

$45,477
Median earning men ± $3,367
$33,566
Median earning women ± $2,999

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($93,388), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($65,382), and Public Administration ($65,034).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($62,594), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,165), and Public Administration ($48,625).

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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%.

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 Texas City, TX awarded 760 degrees. The student population of Texas City, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,754 male students and 2,728 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Texas City, TX are White (297 and 39.1%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (290 and 38.2%), Black or African American (115 and 15.1%), and Asian (22 and 2.89%).

The largest universities in Texas City, TX by number of degrees awarded are College of the Mainland (760 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Texas City, TX are General Studies (292 and 38.4%), Chemical Technology (91 and 12%), and Registered Nursing (70 and 9.21%).

The median tuition cost in Texas City, TX for a public four year colleges is $2,550 for in-state students and $3,450 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 4,482 students enrolled in Texas City, TX, 39.1% men and 60.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,754 records, of which 58.6% were women and 41.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 70 degrees awarded
  2. 292 degrees awarded
  3. 91 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Texas City, TX was Registered Nursing with 70 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Texas City, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
760 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was College of the Mainland with 760 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 269 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Texas City, TX, which is 0.548 times less than the 491 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 297 degrees mean that there were 1.02 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 290 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($2,550) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($423) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% 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

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Texas City, TX was $166,600 in 2022, which is 0.591 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $142,600 to $166,600, a 16.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Texas City, TX is 55.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Texas City, TX have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Texas City, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Texas City, TX is $61,359. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Texas City, TX was Census Tract 7220.01 with a value of $83,776, followed by Census Tract 7221 and Census Tract 7220.02, with respective values of $79,609 and $60,739.

Property

$166,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,045
$11,308
Median Property Taxes
±$972

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 Texas City, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Texas City, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

55.4%
Homeownership
2022
67.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 55.4% of the housing units in Texas City, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7220.01
  2. Census Tract 7221
  3. Census Tract 7220.02

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Texas City, TX was Census Tract 7220.01 with a value of $83,776, followed by Census Tract 7221 and Census Tract 7220.02, with respective values of $79,609 and $60,739.

The following map shows all of the places in Texas City, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$61,359
Median Household Income
± $5,050
20.4k
Number of Households
± 1,371

In 2022, the median household income of the 20.4k households in Texas City, TX grew to $61,359 from the previous year's value of $56,906.

The following chart displays the households in Texas City, 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

The closest comparable wage GINI for Texas City, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.5%)
  2. Carpooled (10.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.99%)

In 2022, 83.5% of workers in Texas City, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.2%) and those who worked at home (2.99%).

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Commute Time

23.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Texas City, TX have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.9% of the workforce in Texas City, 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 Texas City, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Texas City, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Texas City, TX (8.01k out of 51.9k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Texas City, 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 Texas City, TX has health coverage, with 42.6% on employee plans, 17.4% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 10.8% on non-group plans, and 1.27% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Galveston County, TX see 1311 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.682% decrease from the previous year (1320 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2079 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 790 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,311 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Galveston County, TX

Primary care physicians in Galveston County, TX see an average of 1,311 patients per year. This represents a 0.682% decrease from the previous year (1,320 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.1% under 18 years, 23.5% between 18 and 34 years, 34.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

16%
Uninsured
42.6%
Employer Coverage
17.4%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
10.8%
Non-Group
1.27%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Texas City, TX declined by 5.01% from 16.8% to 16%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Texas City, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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