Brownsville-Harlingen, TX

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2020 Population
422,135
0.111% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
31.7
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
26.7%
7.6% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$41,200
6.3% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$89,700
4.55% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
164,139
1.87% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Brownsville-Harlingen, TX had a population of 422k people with a median age of 31.7 and a median household income of $41,200. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Brownsville-Harlingen, TX grew from 421,666 to 422,135, a 0.111% increase and its median household income grew from $38,758 to $41,200, a 6.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX are White (Hispanic) (76.2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (9.44%), White (Non-Hispanic) (8.75%), Other (Hispanic) (3.99%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.665%).

None of the households in Brownsville-Harlingen, 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.

85.4% of the residents in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX are Texas Southmost College (797 degrees awarded in 2020), Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville (421 degrees), and Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen (372 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX was $89,700, and the homeownership rate was 66.2%. Most people in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX was 2 cars per household.

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX borders McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX and Raymondville, TX.

Diversity

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX is home to a population of 422k people, from which 85.4% are citizens. As of 2020, 22.6% of Brownsville-Harlingen, TX residents were born outside of the country (95.5k people).

In 2020, there were 8.07 times more White (Hispanic) residents (321k people) in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 39.8k Two+ (Hispanic) and 36.9k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX
  1. White (Hispanic)
    321k ± 3.49k
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    39.8k ± 3.06k
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    36.9k ± 84
89.8%
Hispanic Population
379k people

In 2020, there were 8.07 times more White (Hispanic) residents (321k people) in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 39.8k Two+ (Hispanic) and 36.9k White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

89.8% of the people in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX are hispanic (379k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

22.6%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
95.5k people
23%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
97.2k people

As of 2020, 22.6% of Brownsville-Harlingen, TX residents (95.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX was 23%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

25
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.3
50
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.6

In 2020, the median age of all people in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX was 31.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 25, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX are getting staying the same age. In 2019, the average age of all Brownsville-Harlingen, TX residents was 32.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,484,512 ± 36,982 people
  2. India
    279,123 ± 12,908 people
  3. El Salvador
    219,615 ± 11,461 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,484,512 Texas residents, followed by India with 279,123 and El Salvador with 219,615.

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Citizenship

85.4%
2020 Citizenship
84.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 85.4% of Brownsville-Harlingen, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX was 84.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,578 ± 474
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,606 ± 520
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,699 ± 390

Brownsville-Harlingen, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.76 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Texas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Texas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Texas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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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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Economy

Median household income in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX is $41,200. In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX was Rockwall County, TX with a value of $105,956, followed by Collin County, TX and Fort Bend County, TX, with respective values of $100,541 and $100,189.

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,589. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Brownsville-Harlingen, TX employs 164k people. The largest industries in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (30,794 people), Educational Services (21,781 people), and Retail Trade (19,651 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($54,272), Public Administration ($45,662), and Utilities ($41,841).

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,200
2020 value
± $1,153
6.3%
1 Year Growth
± 3.52%

Households in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX have a median annual income of $41,200, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,758 in 2019, which represents a 6.3% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$70,236
Average Male Salary in Texas
± $745
$50,589
Average Female Salary in Texas
± $558

In 2020, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.39 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-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
    $71,020 ± $2,237
  2. White
    $57,454 ± $557
  3. American Indian
    $48,111 ± $6,839

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.24 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 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX is from Texas.
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Texas
0.48
2019 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2020, the income inequality in Texas was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.474% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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)

In 2020, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX was Rockwall County, TX with a value of $105,956, followed by Collin County, TX and Fort Bend County, TX, with respective values of $100,541 and $100,189.

The following map shows all of the counties in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Males 6 - 11
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX (112k out of 419k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

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. Hispanic
    105,841 ± 2,788
  2. White
    96,532 ± 2,561
  3. Two Or More
    8,485 ± 1,201

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Brownsville-Harlingen, 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

164k
2020 Value
± 3,650
1.87%
1 Year growth
± 2.96%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX grew at a rate of 1.87%, from 161k employees to 164k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (18,154 people), Sales & Related Occupations (17,377 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (13,817 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brownsville-Harlingen, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Brownsville-Harlingen, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (18,154 people), Sales & Related Occupations (17,377 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (13,817 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Brownsville-Harlingen, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (2.56 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.01 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.67 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Brownsville-Harlingen, TX, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($70,952), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($70,697), and Legal Occupations ($61,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

164k
2020 Value
± 3,650
1.87%
1 Year growth
± 2.96%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX grew at a rate of 1.87%, from 161k employees to 164k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (30,794 people), Educational Services (21,781 people), and Retail Trade (19,651 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brownsville-Harlingen, TX, though some of these residents may live in Brownsville-Harlingen, 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 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (30,794 people), Educational Services (21,781 people), and Retail Trade (19,651 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Brownsville-Harlingen, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.78 times higher than expected), Educational Services (1.42 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.34 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($54,272), Public Administration ($45,662), and Utilities ($41,841).

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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. $292B
  2. $210B
  3. $178B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Electronics with $292B, followed by Gasoline ($210B) and Fuel oils ($178B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Texas.
$2.36T
2020 Value in Texas
$4.5T
Projected 2050 Value in Texas
90.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.36T. This is expected to increase 90.9% to $4.5T 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. $78.1B
  2. $76.4B
  3. $74.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $78.1B, followed by California with $76.4B and Michigan and $74.9B.

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

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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%). The most partisan county was Roberts County, TX with 96.2% 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 Texas
52.1% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Texas
  1. 96.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 95.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 95% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Texas was Roberts County, TX with 96.2% 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
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 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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Education

In 2020, universities in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX awarded 1,990 degrees. The student population of Brownsville-Harlingen, TX is skewed towards women, with 4,233 male students and 6,319 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX are Hispanic or Latino (1,671 and 84.5%), followed by White (272 and 13.8%), Unknown (21 and 1.06%), and Asian (4 and 0.202%).

The largest universities in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX by number of degrees awarded are Texas Southmost College (797 and 40.1%), Southern Careers Institute-Brownsville (421 and 21.2%), and Southern Careers Institute-Harlingen (372 and 18.7%).

The most popular majors in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX are Medical Assistant (443 and 22.3%), General Studies (229 and 11.5%), and General Cosmetology (143 and 7.19%).

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 343 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 143 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 81 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX was Medical Assistant with 343 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 797 degrees awarded
  2. 421 degrees awarded
  3. 372 degrees awarded

In 2020, the Brownsville-Harlingen, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Texas Southmost College with 797 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

741
Degrees Awarded to Men
1,249
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 741 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX, which is 0.593 times less than the 1,249 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the institutions in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    1,671 degrees awarded
  2. White
    272 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    21 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,671 degrees mean that there were 6.14 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 272 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX was $89,700 in 2020, which is 0.39 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $85,800 to $89,700, a 4.55% increase. The homeownership rate in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX is 66.2%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX have an average commute time of 20.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$89,700
2020 Median
± $2,227
$85,800
2019 Median
± $1,364

In 2020, the median property value in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX grew to to $89,700 from the previous year's value of $85,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Brownsville-Harlingen, 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 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$41,200
Median Household Income
± $1,153
127k
Number of Households
± 3,092

In 2020, the median household income of the 127k households in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX grew to $41,200 from the previous year's value of $38,758.

The following chart displays the households in Brownsville-Harlingen, 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 < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Brownsville-Harlingen, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

66.2%
2020 Homeownership
65.9%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 66.2% of the housing units in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX have a shorter commute time (20.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1% of the workforce in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (82.5%)
  2. Carpooled (8.49%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.23%)

In 2020, 82.5% of workers in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.49%) and those who worked at home (5.23%).

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 Brownsville-Harlingen, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

71.4% of the population of Brownsville-Harlingen, TX has health coverage, with 28.4% on employee plans, 26.5% on Medicaid, 8.13% on Medicare, 7.28% on non-group plans, and 1.11% 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 Texas see 1642 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1677 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 827 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (23.2%). Additionally, Burleson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (46.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,642 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,642 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,642 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Texas 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

28.6%
Uninsured
28.4%
Employer Coverage
26.5%
Medicaid
8.13%
Medicare
7.28%
Non-Group
1.11%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brownsville-Harlingen, TX grew by 0.87% from 28.4% to 28.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Brownsville-Harlingen, 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. 23.2% prevalence
  2. 22.7% prevalence
  3. 22.5% prevalence

Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 23.2%.

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

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