Bayou Vista, TX

Census Place

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Population
1,658
1.78% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
Median Age
58.6

Poverty Rate
5.49%

Median Household Income
$97,500
6.68% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$248,600
11% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
928
5.02% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Bayou Vista, TX had a population of 1.66k people with a median age of 58.6 and a median household income of $97,500. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Bayou Vista, TX declined from 1,688 to 1,658, a -1.78% decrease and its median household income grew from $91,397 to $97,500, a 6.68% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bayou Vista, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.4%), White (Hispanic) (6.82%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.69%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.51%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.603%). NaNk% of the people in Bayou Vista, TX speak a non-English language, and 99.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Bayou Vista, TX is $248,600, and the homeownership rate is 85.4%. Most people in Bayou Vista, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 34.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Bayou Vista, TX is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Texas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Galveston County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 60% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (35.5%), followed by Other (4.47%). The most partisan county was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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 36 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Galveston County, TX
60% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Texas
  1. 94.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 93.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 92% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Texas was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Texas colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
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 36 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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Diversity

Bayou Vista, TX is home to a population of 1.66k people, from which 99.3% are citizens. As of 2018, 2.71% of Bayou Vista, TX residents were born outside of the country (45 people).

In 2018, there were 13.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.48k people) in Bayou Vista, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 113 White (Hispanic) and 28 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bayou Vista, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.48k ± 208
  2. White (Hispanic)
    113 ± 69
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    28 ± 23
6.82%
Hispanic Population
113 people

In 2018, there were 13.1 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.48k people) in Bayou Vista, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 113 White (Hispanic) and 28 Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.82% of the people in Bayou Vista, TX are hispanic (113 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.71%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
45 people
3.08%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
52 people

As of 2018, 2.71% of Bayou Vista, TX residents (45 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bayou Vista, TX was 3.08%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

59
Median Native-Born Age
± 2.6
63
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 4.6

In 2018, the median age of all people in Bayou Vista, TX was 58.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 59, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 63. But people in Bayou Vista, TX are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Bayou Vista, TX residents was 58.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people
  2. India
    231,271 ± 11,757 people
  3. El Salvador
    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

99.3%
2018 Citizenship
99.3%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 99.3% of Bayou Vista, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Bayou Vista, TX was 99.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    101 ± 50
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    40 ± 23
  3. Korea
    25 ± 22

Bayou Vista, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Bayou Vista, TX is $97,500. In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Bayou Vista, TX was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Bayou Vista, TX employs 928 people. The largest industries in Bayou Vista, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (173 people), Construction (88 people), and Educational Services (87 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($161,316), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($161,316), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($157,614).

Wages

Median Household Income

$97,500
2018 value
± $17,211
6.68%
1 Year Growth
± 26.4%

Households in Bayou Vista, TX have a median annual income of $97,500, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $91,397 in 2017, which represents a 6.68% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953
Average Male Salary in Texas
± $716
$45,959
Average Female Salary in Texas
± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Texas
  1. Asian
    $64,947 ± $2,196
  2. White
    $52,072 ± $505
  3. American Indian
    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Texas.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bayou Vista, TX is from Texas.
0.482
2017 Wage GINI in Texas
0.482
2016 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. N/A
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2018, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bayou Vista, TX was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.49% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bayou Vista, TX (91 out of 1.66k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 55 - 64.

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
    91 ± 74
  2. Hispanic
    7 ± 66
  3. Black
    0 ± 66

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bayou Vista, 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

928
2018 Value
± 149
-5.02%
1 Year decline
± 23%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Bayou Vista, TX declined at a rate of -5.02%, from 977 employees to 928 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bayou Vista, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (158 people), Management Occupations (118 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (70 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bayou Vista, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bayou Vista, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (158 people), Management Occupations (118 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (70 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bayou Vista, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (5.08 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.46 times), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.92 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bayou Vista, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($132,750), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($115,096), and Management Occupations ($113,594).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

928
2018 Value
± 149
-5.02%
1 Year decline
± 23%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Bayou Vista, TX declined at a rate of -5.02%, from 977 employees to 928 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bayou Vista, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (173 people), Construction (88 people), and Educational Services (87 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bayou Vista, TX, though some of these residents may live in Bayou Vista, 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 Bayou Vista, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (173 people), Construction (88 people), and Educational Services (87 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Bayou Vista, TX has an unusually high number of Utilities (6.38 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (6.18 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.88 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bayou Vista, TX, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($161,316), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($161,316), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($157,614).

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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 in Texas
$2.8T
Projected 2045 Value in Texas
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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bayou Vista, TX was $248,600 in 2018, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $224,000 to $248,600, a 11% increase. The homeownership rate in Bayou Vista, TX is 85.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bayou Vista, TX have an average commute time of 34.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bayou Vista, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$248,600
2018 Median
± $19,700
$224,000
2017 Median
± $15,163

In 2018, the median property value in Bayou Vista, TX grew to to $248,600 from the previous year's value of $224,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bayou Vista, 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 Bayou Vista, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Household Income

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$97,500
Median Household Income
± $17,211
890
Number of Households
± 131

In 2018, the median household income of the 890 households in Bayou Vista, TX grew to $97,500 from the previous year's value of $91,397.

The following chart displays the households in Bayou Vista, 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 $150k - $200k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Bayou Vista, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bayou Vista, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

85.4%
2018 Homeownership
87.2%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 85.4% of the housing units in Bayou Vista, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 87.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bayou Vista, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

34.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bayou Vista, TX have a longer commute time (34.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 4.41% of the workforce in Bayou Vista, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    76.5%
  2. Carpooled
    15%
  3. Worked At Home
    6.61%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Bayou Vista, TX was Drove Alone (76.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (15%) and those who Worked At Home (6.61%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bayou Vista, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bayou Vista, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

95.5% of the population of Bayou Vista, TX has health coverage, with 50.9% on employee plans, 2.77% on Medicaid, 26.6% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 1.75% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Texas was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Galveston County, TX see 1395 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.87% decrease from the previous year (1482 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2336 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1043 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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1,395 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Galveston County, TX

Primary care physicians in Galveston County, TX see an average of 1,395 patients per year. This represents a 5.87% decrease from the previous year (1,482 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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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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Texas
$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

4.46%
Uninsured
50.9%
Employer Coverage
2.77%
Medicaid
26.6%
Medicare
13.5%
Non-Group
1.75%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bayou Vista, TX declined by 14.6% from 5.23% to 4.46%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bayou Vista, 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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