Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX

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Population

122,663

1.19% growth

Median Age

37.5


Median Household Income

$94,227

2.69% growth

Poverty Rate

5.76%


Number of Employees

56,105

0.184% growth

Median Property Value

$200,000

5.65% growth

About

In 2017, Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX had a population of 123k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $94,227. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX grew from 121,218 to 122,663, a 1.19% increase and its median household income grew from $91,761 to $94,227, a 2.69% increase.

The population of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX is 70.7% White Alone, 17.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 6.86% Black or African American Alone. 16.5% of the people in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX speak a non-English language, and 96% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX is $200,000, and the homeownership rate is 82.2%. Most people in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 32.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX employs 56.1k people. The largest industries in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX are Elementary & secondary schools (4,965 people), Construction (3,356 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,555 people), and the highest paying industries are Natural gas distribution ($243,347), Water transportation ($172,856), and Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers ($169,237).

Median household income in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX is $94,227. Males in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.74 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,987. The income inequality in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$94,227

2017 value

± $3,496

2.69%

1 Year Growth

± 4.73%

Households in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX have a median annual income of $94,227, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $91,761 in 2016, which represents a 2.69% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$100,708

Average Male Salary

± $13,806

$57,987

Average Female Salary

± $8,276

In 2017, full-time male employees in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX made 1.74 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $102,807 ± $57,091

  2. White

    $75,263 ± $9,210

  3. Two or More Races

    $64,886 ± $48,393

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.37 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.477

2017 Wage GINI

0.478

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.194% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX was Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX with a value of $131,600, followed by Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX and Grapevine, Southlake & Colleyville Cities PUMA, TX, with respective values of $116,092 and $115,108.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.76% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX (7.06k out of 122k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    5,975 ± 858

  2. Hispanic

    2,616 ± 702

  3. Black

    485 ± 231

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Houston City (Far Northeast) 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

56.1k

2017 Value

0.184%

1 Year growth

± 0.184%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 0.184%, from 56k employees to 56.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,557 people), Miscellaneous managers (2,501 people), and Retail salespersons (1,883 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,557 people), Miscellaneous managers (2,501 people), and Retail salespersons (1,883 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Procurement clerks (21.9 times higher than expected), Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers (14.1 times), and Environmental scientists & geoscientists (12.2 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($271,486), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($255,672), and Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers ($205,039).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

56.1k

2017 Value

0.184%

1 Year growth

± 0.184%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 0.184%, from 56k employees to 56.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,965 people), Construction (3,356 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,555 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,965 people), Construction (3,356 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,555 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX has an unusually high number of Pipeline transportation (16.7 times higher than expected), Petroleum refining (15.1 times), and Miscellaneous petroleum & coal products (14.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX, by average salary, are Natural gas distribution ($243,347), Water transportation ($172,856), and Petroleum & petroleum products merchant wholesalers ($169,237).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline ($216B) and Mixed freight ($159B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

90.3% of the population of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 62.4% on employee plans, 5.45% on Medicaid, 9.83% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 0.988% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.74%

Uninsured

62.4%

Employer Coverage

5.45%

Medicaid

9.83%

Medicare

11.6%

Non-Group

0.988%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 9.74%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX is home to a population of 123k people, from which 96% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX is composed of 86.8k White Alone residents (70.7%), 21.7k Hispanic or Latino residents (17.7%), 8.42k Black or African American Alone residents (6.86%), 3.14k Asian Alone residents (2.56%), 1.64k Two or More Races residents (1.34%), 454 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.37%), 430 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.351%), and 109 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0889%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX are Spanish (13,446 speakers), French (Incl. Cajun) (871 speakers), and German (456 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 1

47

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX was 37.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 47. But people in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

8.42%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

10.2k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX was 8.42%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    3,310 ± 1,393 people

  2. India

    697 ± 646 people

  3. Philippines

    674 ± 636 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 3,310 Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX residents, followed by India with 697 and Philippines with 674.

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Citizenship

96%

2017 Citizenship

96.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96% of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    86.8k ± 2.08k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    21.7k ± 2.37k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    8.42k ± 959

In 2017, there were 4 times more White Alone residents (86.8k people) in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21.7k Hispanic or Latino and 8.42k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    13,446 speakers (11.7%)

  2. French (Incl. Cajun)

    871 speakers (0.76%)

  3. German

    456 speakers (0.398%)

16.5% of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX was Spanish. 11.7% of the overall population of Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX are native Spanish speakers. 0.76% speak French (Incl. Cajun) and 0.398% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,270 ± 326

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,588 ± 343

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,292 ± 325

Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.43 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX was $200,000 in 2017, which is 0.919 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $189,300 to $200,000, a 5.65% increase. The homeownership rate in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX is 82.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 32.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$94,227

Median Household Income

± $3,496

42.5k

Number of Households

± 1,597

In 2017, the median household income of the 42.5k households in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX grew to $94,227 from the previous year's value of $91,761.

The following chart displays the households in Houston City (Far Northeast) 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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Housing

Property Value

$200,000

2017 Median

± $5,587

$189,300

2016 Median

± $3,956

In 2017, the median property value in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX grew to to $200,000 from the previous year's value of $189,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

82.2%

2017 Homeownership

81.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 82.2% of the housing units in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

32.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX have a longer commute time (32.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.85% of the workforce in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.3%

  2. Carpooled

    6.69%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.46%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Houston City (Far Northeast) PUMA, TX was Drove Alone (83.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (6.69%) and those who Worked At Home (5.46%).

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