Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
157,801
0.343% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40
0.503% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
15.6%
0.834% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$58,022
9.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$149,200
23.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
63,975
0.737% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX had a population of 158k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $58,022. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX grew from 157,262 to 157,801, a 0.343% increase and its median household income grew from $52,797 to $58,022, a 9.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (66.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11%), White (Hispanic) (8.53%), Other (Hispanic) (5.01%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.81%).

16% of the households in Ark-Tex COG (West) 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.

94.5% of the residents in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX are Paris Junior College (1,322 degrees awarded in 2022) and Northeast Texas Community College (227225) (705 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX was $149,200, and the homeownership rate was 70%.

Most people in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX is home to a population of 158k people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.48% of Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (13.4k people).

In 2022, there were 5.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (104k people) in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 13.5k 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 Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX are Spanish (20,697 households), German (756 households), and Vietnamese (466 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
80,140
Women
50.8%
77,663
Men
49.2%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 157,803 inhabitants, with 49.2% men, and 50.8% women.

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Citizenship

94.5%
2022 Citizenship
94.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.5% of Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    104k ± 283
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17.4k ± 485
  3. White (Hispanic)
    13.5k ± 1.16k
18.7%
Hispanic Population
29.4k people

In 2022, there were 5.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (104k people) in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 17.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 13.5k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.7% of the people in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX are hispanic (29.4k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    9,887 ± 2,364 people
  2. El Salvador
    373 ± 474 people
  3. Vietnam
    249 ± 387 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 9,887 Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX residents, followed by El Salvador with 373 and Vietnam with 249.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.48%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
13.4k people
7.98%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
12.6k people

As of 2022, 8.48% of Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX residents (13.4k 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 Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX was 7.98%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    20,697 households (14%)
  2. German
    756 households (0.512%)
  3. Vietnamese
    466 households (0.316%)

16% of the households in Ark-Tex COG (West) 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 Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX was Spanish. 14% of the households in Ark-Tex COG (West) 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
    3,033 ± 323
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,729 ± 288
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,405 ± 351

Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX employs 64k people. The largest industries in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX are Elementary & secondary schools (5,139 people), Construction (5,061 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,255 people), and the highest paying industries are Petroleum refining ($222,642), Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. ($119,135), and Aluminum production & processing ($104,734).

Males in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,666. The income inequality in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.426, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
30,964
Women
47.8%
33,759
Men
52.2%

The workforce of Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX in 2020 was 64,723 people, with 47.8% woman, and 52.2% men.

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Occupations

64k
2022 Value
0.737%
1 Year growth
± 0.737%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 0.737%, from 63.5k employees to 64k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,339 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (1,698 people), and Registered nurses (1,612 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

64k
2022 Value
0.737%
1 Year growth
± 0.737%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 0.737%, from 63.5k employees to 64k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,139 people), Construction (5,061 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,255 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Ark-Tex COG (West) 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

$44,775
Median earning men ± $1,467
$30,992
Median earning women ± $1,138

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($59,556), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($54,295), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,056).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($48,769), Information ($45,938), and Public Administration ($42,104).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.57%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 1.72M people employed in Oklahoma. This represents a 2.57% 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 10%.

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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

In 2022, universities in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX awarded 2,027 degrees. The student population of Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,765 male students and 4,691 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX are White (1,196 and 59.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (545 and 27.2%), Black or African American (155 and 7.73%), and Two or More Races (60 and 2.99%).

The largest universities in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are Paris Junior College (1,322 and 65.2%) and Northeast Texas Community College (227225) (705 and 34.8%).

The most popular majors in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX are Liberal Arts & Sciences (400 and 19.7%), General Studies (376 and 18.5%), and General English Language & Literature (173 and 8.53%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 7,456 students enrolled in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX, 37.1% men and 62.9% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,115 records, of which 62.2% were women and 37.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 376 degrees awarded
  2. 97 degrees awarded
  3. 83 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX was General Studies with 376 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 1,322 degrees awarded
  2. 705 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Paris Junior College with 1,322 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 758 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX, which is 0.597 times less than the 1,269 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 1,196 degrees mean that there were 2.19 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 545 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,255) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,260) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,468) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.61% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% 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 Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (43.5k), Some college (27.2k), and Secondary Education (19.9k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX was $149,200 in 2022, which is 0.529 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $120,900 to $149,200, a 23.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX is 70%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX is $58,022. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Ark-Tex COG (West) 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

$149,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,062
$42,107
Median Property Taxes
±$1,345

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Rent vs Own

70%
Homeownership
2022
64.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70% of the housing units in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.7%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Ark-Tex COG (West) 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.

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Household Income

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$58,022
Median Household Income
± $1,334
60.1k
Number of Households
± 1,684

In 2022, the median household income of the 60.1k households in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX grew to $58,022 from the previous year's value of $52,797.

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Wage Distribution

0.426
2022 Wage GINI in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX
0.418
2021 Wage GINI in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX was 0.426 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.92% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.9%)
  2. Carpooled (10.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.72%)

In 2022, 79.9% of workers in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.7%) and those who worked at home (5.72%).

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.37% of the workforce in Ark-Tex COG (West) 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 Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

15.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX (24.2k out of 155k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX is White, followed by Hispanic 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

82% of the population of Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 38.2% on employee plans, 15.7% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 1.46% 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 26.1% under 18 years, 18.8% between 18 and 34 years, 36.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

18%
Uninsured
38.2%
Employer Coverage
15.7%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
1.46%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Ark-Tex COG (West) PUMA, TX grew by 4.29% from 17.3% to 18%.

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