Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX

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2021 Population
182,013
5.77% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
39.5
0.509% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
11.4%
7.88% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$69,903
8.88% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$194,700
9.69% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX had a population of 182k people with a median age of 39.5 and a median household income of $69,903. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX grew from 172,080 to 182,013, a 5.77% increase and its median household income grew from $64,202 to $69,903, a 8.88% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.5%), White (Hispanic) (18.6%), Other (Hispanic) (12.2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (8%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.66%).

29.2% of the households in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee 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.

92.6% of the residents in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX was $194,700, and the homeownership rate was 77.5%.

Most people in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

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Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX is home to a population of 182k people, from which 92.6% are citizens. As of 2021, 11% of Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (19.9k people).

In 2021, there were 2.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.9k people) in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 33.8k White (Hispanic) and 22.2k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX are Spanish (46,799 households), German (1,049 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (431 households).

Citizenship

92.6%
2021 Citizenship
92.7%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 92.6% of Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX was 92.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    91.9k ± 845
  2. White (Hispanic)
    33.8k ± 2.34k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    22.2k ± 2.28k
39.6%
Hispanic Population
72.2k people

In 2021, there were 2.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.9k people) in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 33.8k White (Hispanic) and 22.2k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

39.6% of the people in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX are hispanic (72.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

11%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
19.9k people
10.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
18.3k people

As of 2021, 11% of Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX residents (19.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX was 10.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    46,799 households (27.4%)
  2. German
    1,049 households (0.614%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    431 households (0.252%)

29.2% of the households in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties 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 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX was Spanish. 27.4% of the households in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee 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
    4,468 ± 474
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,067 ± 645
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,226 ± 423

Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.46 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX employs 75.3k people. The largest industries in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX are Construction (9,858 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,919 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,345 people), and the highest paying industries are Hardware stores ($159,811), Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers ($139,249), and National security & international affairs ($105,439).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
31,622
Women
45.5%
37,858
Men
54.5%

The workforce of Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX in 2020 was 69,480 people, with 45.5% woman, and 54.5% men.

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Occupations

75.3k
2021 Value
8.34%
1 Year growth
± 8.34%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 8.34%, from 69.5k employees to 75.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,411 people), Secretaries and administrative assistants, except legal, medical, and executive (2,161 people), and Other managers (1,999 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

75.3k
2021 Value
8.34%
1 Year growth
± 8.34%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 8.34%, from 69.5k employees to 75.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX, are Construction (9,858 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,919 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,345 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee 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

$44,039
Median earning men ± $1,323
$31,588
Median earning women ± $1,424

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Information ($68,367), Public Administration ($64,752), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($61,470).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Information ($51,838), Public Administration ($45,755), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($42,481).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Texas. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 2.14% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.83% 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 Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (51.6k), Some college (31.3k), and Secondary Education (25.1k).

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The median property value in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX was $194,700 in 2021, which is 0.795 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $177,500 to $194,700, a 9.69% increase. The homeownership rate in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX is 77.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 32.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX is $69,903. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX was Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX with a value of $145,244, followed by Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX and Frisco City (East) & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $138,393 and $128,526.

Property

$194,700
Median Property Value 2021
±$8,024
$46,823
Median Property Taxes
±$1,762

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 Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

77.5%
Homeownership
2021
66.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 77.5% of the housing units in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.1%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX was Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX with a value of $145,244, followed by Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX and Frisco City (East) & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $138,393 and $128,526.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties 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.
$69,903
Median Household Income
± $2,464
60.5k
Number of Households
± 2,145

In 2021, the median household income of the 60.5k households in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX grew to $69,903 from the previous year's value of $64,202.

The following chart displays the households in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee 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

0.413
2021 Wage GINI in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX
0.417
2020 Wage GINI in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX

In 2021, the income inequality in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX was 0.413 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.788% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (79.6%)
  2. Carpooled (9.12%)
  3. Worked At Home (7%)

In 2021, 79.6% of workers in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.12%) and those who worked at home (7%).

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

32.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX have a longer commute time (32.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 3.81% of the workforce in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee 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 Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee 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 Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX (20.2k out of 177k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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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81.2% of the population of Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 43.3% on employee plans, 11.9% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 12.2% on non-group plans, and 2.03% on military or VA plans.

Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.7% under 18 years, 19.3% between 18 and 34 years, 38.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.8%
Uninsured
43.3%
Employer Coverage
11.9%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
12.2%
Non-Group
2.03%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX grew by 9.14% from 17.2% to 18.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bastrop, Caldwell, Fayette & Lee Counties PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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