Calhoun County, TX

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2022 Population
20,127
1.18% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.4
1.32% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.21%
5.31% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$62,267
0.614% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$128,200
5.34% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Calhoun County, TX had a population of 20.1k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $62,267. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Calhoun County, TX declined from 20,367 to 20,127, a −1.18% decrease and its median household income grew from $61,887 to $62,267, a 0.614% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Calhoun County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (40.7%), White (Hispanic) (29.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (15.7%), Other (Hispanic) (4.37%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.97%).

None of the households in Calhoun 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.

94.8% of the residents in Calhoun County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Calhoun County, TX was $128,200, and the homeownership rate was 76.2%.

Most people in Calhoun County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18 minutes. The average car ownership in Calhoun County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Calhoun County, TX is home to a population of 20.1k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.7% of Calhoun County, TX residents were born outside of the country (2.15k people).

In 2022, there were 1.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.2k people) in Calhoun County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.87k White (Hispanic) and 3.15k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.8%
2022 Citizenship
93.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.8% of Calhoun County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Calhoun County, TX was 93.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Calhoun County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.2k ± 109
  2. White (Hispanic)
    5.87k ± 592
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    3.15k ± 582
50%
Hispanic Population
10.1k people

In 2022, there were 1.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.2k people) in Calhoun County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.87k White (Hispanic) and 3.15k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

50% of the people in Calhoun County, TX are hispanic (10.1k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

10.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.15k people
12.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.56k people

As of 2022, 10.7% of Calhoun County, TX residents (2.15k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Calhoun County, TX was 12.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    542 ± 168
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    190 ± 97
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    188 ± 116

Calhoun County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.85 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Calhoun County, TX employs 9.69k people. The largest industries in Calhoun County, TX are Manufacturing (2,465 people), Educational Services (1,147 people), and Construction (1,025 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($84,570), Wholesale Trade ($81,094), and Manufacturing ($72,432).

Occupations

9.69k
2022 Value
± 919
0.207%
1 Year growth
± 12.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Calhoun County, TX grew at a rate of 0.207%, from 9.67k employees to 9.69k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Calhoun County, TX, are Production Occupations (1,071 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,059 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,045 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Calhoun County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.69k
2022 Value
± 919
0.207%
1 Year growth
± 12.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Calhoun County, TX grew at a rate of 0.207%, from 9.67k employees to 9.69k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Calhoun County, TX, are Manufacturing (2,465 people), Educational Services (1,147 people), and Construction (1,025 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Calhoun County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Calhoun 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

$56,596
Median earning men ± $7,840
$34,032
Median earning women ± $2,341

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($142,532), Manufacturing ($80,968), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($64,939).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($41,250), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,517), and Public Administration ($39,205).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 125
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 122
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 103
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Calhoun County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 71.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (27.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.776%).

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).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Calhoun County, TX was $128,200 in 2022, which is 0.455 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $121,700 to $128,200, a 5.34% increase. The homeownership rate in Calhoun County, TX is 76.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Calhoun County, TX have an average commute time of 18 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Calhoun County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Calhoun County, TX is $62,267. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Calhoun County, TX was Census Tract 3 with a value of $65,208, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 2, with respective values of $57,292 and $54,395.

Property

$128,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$15,154
$6,134
Median Property Taxes
±$683

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 Calhoun County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.2%
Homeownership
2022
64.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.2% of the housing units in Calhoun County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 3
  2. Census Tract 1
  3. Census Tract 2

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Calhoun County, TX was Census Tract 3 with a value of $65,208, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 2, with respective values of $57,292 and $54,395.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$62,267
Median Household Income
± $6,177
8.05k
Number of Households
± 809

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.05k households in Calhoun County, TX grew to $62,267 from the previous year's value of $61,887.

The following chart displays the households in Calhoun 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Calhoun County, 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 (85.4%)
  2. Carpooled (11.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (1.83%)

In 2022, 85.4% of workers in Calhoun County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.1%) and those who worked at home (1.83%).

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

18 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Calhoun County, TX have a shorter commute time (18 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.25% of the workforce in Calhoun 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 Calhoun County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Calhoun County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.21% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Calhoun County, TX (1.83k out of 19.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 45 - 54 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Calhoun County, TX is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

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

90.5% of the population of Calhoun County, TX has health coverage, with 48.3% on employee plans, 13.9% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 15.5% on non-group plans, and 0.725% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Calhoun County, TX see 1935 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.28% decrease from the previous year (1960 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2100 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4200 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,935 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Calhoun County, TX

Primary care physicians in Calhoun County, TX see an average of 1,935 patients per year. This represents a 1.28% decrease from the previous year (1,960 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Calhoun 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 24.6% under 18 years, 20.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.7% were men and 49.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.51%
Uninsured
48.3%
Employer Coverage
13.9%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
15.5%
Non-Group
0.725%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Calhoun County, TX declined by 30% from 13.6% to 9.51%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Calhoun County, TX.

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Health Behaviors

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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 39.7% in Calhoun County, TX.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 20.3% in Calhoun County, TX.

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