Armstrong County, TX

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2021 Population
1,980
1.54% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
40.4
3.12% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
3.84%
47.1% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$71,136
2.52% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$155,000
0.705% 1-year decline

About

In 2021, Armstrong County, TX had a population of 1.98k people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $71,136.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Armstrong County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (88.2%), White (Hispanic) (5.45%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.12%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.21%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.16%).

None of the households in Armstrong County, 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.

99.1% of the residents in Armstrong County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Armstrong County, TX was $155,000, and the homeownership rate was 81.1%.

Most people in Armstrong County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Armstrong County, TX was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Armstrong County, TX is home to a population of 1.98k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2021, 2.12% of Armstrong County, TX residents were born outside of the country (42 people).

In 2021, there were 16.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.75k people) in Armstrong County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 108 White (Hispanic) and 42 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2021 Citizenship
98.7%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.1% of Armstrong County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Armstrong County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.75k ± 103
  2. White (Hispanic)
    108 ± 62
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    42 ± 39.6
8.74%
Hispanic Population
173 people

In 2021, there were 16.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.75k people) in Armstrong County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 108 White (Hispanic) and 42 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.74% of the people in Armstrong County, TX are hispanic (173 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.12%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
42 people
2.82%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
55 people

As of 2021, 2.12% of Armstrong County, TX residents (42 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    84 ± 44
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    34 ± 27
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    29 ± 16

Armstrong County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Armstrong County, TX employs 869 people. The largest industries in Armstrong County, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (146 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (101 people), and Educational Services (96 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($90,417), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($84,500), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($83,500).

Occupations

869
2021 Value
± 136
−5.13%
1 Year decline
± 23.2%

In 2021, there were 869 employees (± 136) in Armstrong County, TX.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Armstrong County, TX, are Management Occupations (141 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (83 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (73 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Armstrong County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

869
2021 Value
± 136
−5.13%
1 Year decline
± 23.2%

In 2021, there were 869 employees (± 136) in Armstrong County, TX.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Armstrong County, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (146 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (101 people), and Educational Services (96 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Armstrong County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Armstrong County, 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

$58,000
Median earning men ± $6,460
$40,313
Median earning women ± $12,197

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($100,469), Public Administration ($100,417), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,625).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,583), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,625), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($44,659).

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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.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 9
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  2. 9
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 9
    Wholesale Trade

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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. $255B
  2. $212B
  3. $180B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Electronics with $255B, followed by Gasoline ($212B) and Fuel oils ($180B).

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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$2.26T
2020 Value in Texas
$4.54T
Projected 2050 Value in Texas
101% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.26T. This is expected to increase 101% to $4.54T by 2050.

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. $77.7B
  2. $68.4B
  3. $58.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $77.7B, followed by California with $68.4B and Michigan and $58.4B.

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

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Armstrong County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 93.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (6.74%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.18%).

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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 1.46% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.43% 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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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (5.58M), Some college (4.95M), and Bachelors Degree (4.04M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Armstrong County, TX was $155,000 in 2021, which is 0.633 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $156,100 to $155,000, a 0.705% decrease. The homeownership rate in Armstrong County, TX is 81.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Armstrong County, TX have an average commute time of 22.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Armstrong County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$155,000
Median Property Value 2021
±$13,155
$603
Median Property Taxes
±$95

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

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

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Rent vs Own

81.1%
Homeownership
N/A
60.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In N/A, 81.1% of the housing units in Armstrong County, TX were occupied by their owner.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9501
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Armstrong County, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$71,136
Median Household Income
± $10,262
708
Number of Households
± 113

In 2021, the median household income of the 708 households in Armstrong County, TX was $71,136.

The following chart displays the households in Armstrong County, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Armstrong County, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2021, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.474% decline from 2020 to 2021, 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 2021
  1. Drove Alone (73%)
  2. Carpooled (11.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (10.6%)

In 2021, 73% of workers in Armstrong County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.3%) and those who worked at home (10.6%).

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

22.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Armstrong County, TX have a shorter commute time (22.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Armstrong County, 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 Armstrong County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Armstrong County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

3.84% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Armstrong County, TX (74 out of 1.93k 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 Males 65 - 74, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Armstrong County, 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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91.5% of the population of Armstrong County, TX has health coverage, with 54.7% on employee plans, 5.61% on Medicaid, 17.3% on Medicare, 11.6% on non-group plans, and 2.29% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27.5% under 18 years, 16.2% between 18 and 34 years, 34.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.47%
Uninsured
54.7%
Employer Coverage
5.61%
Medicaid
17.3%
Medicare
11.6%
Non-Group
2.29%
Military or VA

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

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 33.8% in Armstrong County, TX.

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