Bacliff, TX

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2022 Population
10,313
2.4% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
32.1
1.58% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
28.1%
49.5% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$52,246
19.5% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$159,000
8.24% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bacliff, TX had a population of 10.3k people with a median age of 32.1 and a median household income of $52,246. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bacliff, TX declined from 10,567 to 10,313, a −2.4% decrease and its median household income declined from $64,886 to $52,246, a −19.5% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bacliff, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (41.6%), White (Hispanic) (26.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (14%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.83%), and Other (Hispanic) (6.07%).

None of the households in Bacliff, 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.

87.5% of the residents in Bacliff, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Bacliff, TX was $159,000, and the homeownership rate was 56.4%.

Most people in Bacliff, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Bacliff, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bacliff, TX is home to a population of 10.3k people, from which 87.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 16.7% of Bacliff, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.72k people).

In 2022, there were 1.56 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.29k people) in Bacliff, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.75k White (Hispanic) and 1.44k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

87.5%
2022 Citizenship
86.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 87.5% of Bacliff, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bacliff, TX was 86.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bacliff, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.29k ± 740
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.75k ± 898
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.44k ± 906
47.3%
Hispanic Population
4.88k people

In 2022, there were 1.56 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.29k people) in Bacliff, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.75k White (Hispanic) and 1.44k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

47.3% of the people in Bacliff, TX are hispanic (4.88k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

16.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.72k people
17.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.88k people

As of 2022, 16.7% of Bacliff, TX residents (1.72k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bacliff, TX was 17.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    172 ± 143
  2. Vietnam
    92 ± 76
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    81 ± 70

Bacliff, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.87 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bacliff, TX employs 4.67k people. The largest industries in Bacliff, TX are Accommodation & Food Services (947 people), Manufacturing (538 people), and Construction (505 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($105,862), Finance & Insurance ($99,844), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,721).

Occupations

4.67k
2022 Value
± 705
−3.67%
1 Year decline
± 21.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bacliff, TX declined at a rate of −3.67%, from 4.85k employees to 4.67k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bacliff, TX, are Management Occupations (622 people), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (430 people), and Production Occupations (412 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bacliff, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.67k
2022 Value
± 705
−3.67%
1 Year decline
± 21.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bacliff, TX declined at a rate of −3.67%, from 4.85k employees to 4.67k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bacliff, TX, are Accommodation & Food Services (947 people), Manufacturing (538 people), and Construction (505 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bacliff, TX, though some of these residents may live in Bacliff, 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

$50,548
Median earning men ± $7,162
$24,939
Median earning women ± $7,196

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($95,142), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($71,429), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,281).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($117,778), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,321), and Manufacturing ($57,250).

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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.

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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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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 Bacliff, TX was $159,000 in 2022, which is 0.564 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $146,900 to $159,000, a 8.24% increase. The homeownership rate in Bacliff, TX is 56.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bacliff, TX have an average commute time of 27.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bacliff, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$159,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$22,981
$2,047
Median Property Taxes
±$401

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

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Rent vs Own

56.4%
Homeownership
2022
61.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 56.4% of the housing units in Bacliff, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 7216
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$52,246
Median Household Income
± $9,619
3.63k
Number of Households
± 587

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.63k households in Bacliff, TX declined from $52,246 from the previous year's value of $64,886.

The following chart displays the households in Bacliff, 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bacliff, 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 (79%)
  2. Carpooled (10.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.35%)

In 2022, 79% of workers in Bacliff, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.1%) and those who worked at home (6.35%).

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

27.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bacliff, TX have a longer commute time (27.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.74% of the workforce in Bacliff, 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 Bacliff, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bacliff, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

28.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bacliff, TX (2.88k out of 10.3k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bacliff, TX is Hispanic, followed by White 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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Health

70% of the population of Bacliff, TX has health coverage, with 27.2% on employee plans, 24.7% on Medicaid, 6.71% on Medicare, 9.88% on non-group plans, and 1.51% 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 33.4% under 18 years, 20.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 8.26% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.5% were men and 54.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

30%
Uninsured
27.2%
Employer Coverage
24.7%
Medicaid
6.71%
Medicare
9.88%
Non-Group
1.51%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bacliff, TX grew by 17.1% from 25.6% to 30%.

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