Comanche County, TX

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2022 Population
13,651
0.82% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
44.2
0.674% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
13.5%
0.74% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$57,383
2.94% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$131,800
23.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Comanche County, TX had a population of 13.7k people with a median age of 44.2 and a median household income of $57,383. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Comanche County, TX grew from 13,540 to 13,651, a 0.82% increase and its median household income grew from $55,743 to $57,383, a 2.94% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Comanche County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (66.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (18.1%), White (Hispanic) (7.79%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.59%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.5%).

None of the households in Comanche 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.

93% of the residents in Comanche County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Comanche County, TX was $131,800, and the homeownership rate was 82.4%.

Most people in Comanche County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Comanche County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Comanche County, TX is home to a population of 13.7k people, from which 93% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.5% of Comanche County, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.44k people).

In 2022, there were 3.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.14k people) in Comanche County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.47k Two+ (Hispanic) and 1.06k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93%
2022 Citizenship
94.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93% of Comanche County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Comanche County, TX was 94.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Comanche County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    9.14k ± 86
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    2.47k ± 429
  3. White (Hispanic)
    1.06k ± 347
29.2%
Hispanic Population
3.98k people

In 2022, there were 3.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (9.14k people) in Comanche County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.47k Two+ (Hispanic) and 1.06k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.2% of the people in Comanche County, TX are hispanic (3.98k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

10.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.44k people
8.55%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.16k people

As of 2022, 10.5% of Comanche County, TX residents (1.44k 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 Comanche County, TX was 8.55%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    388 ± 111
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    129 ± 81
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    126 ± 79

Comanche County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Comanche County, TX employs 6.18k people. The largest industries in Comanche County, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,044 people), Manufacturing (791 people), and Construction (692 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($73,125), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($71,063), and Utilities ($70,750).

Occupations

6.18k
2022 Value
± 532
2.97%
1 Year growth
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Comanche County, TX grew at a rate of 2.97%, from 6k employees to 6.18k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Comanche County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (820 people), Management Occupations (657 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (551 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Comanche County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.18k
2022 Value
± 532
2.97%
1 Year growth
± 11.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Comanche County, TX grew at a rate of 2.97%, from 6k employees to 6.18k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Comanche County, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,044 people), Manufacturing (791 people), and Construction (692 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Comanche County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Comanche 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

$45,728
Median earning men ± $6,134
$29,313
Median earning women ± $4,159

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($75,859), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($72,750), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,545).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($105,488), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($53,125), and Public Administration ($36,352).

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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%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 63
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 59
    Retail Trade
  3. 58
    Wholesale Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Comanche County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 85.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (14%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.805%).

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.

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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.

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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 Comanche County, TX was $131,800 in 2022, which is 0.468 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $106,400 to $131,800, a 23.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Comanche County, TX is 82.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Comanche County, TX have an average commute time of 20.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Comanche County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Comanche County, TX is $57,383. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Comanche County, TX was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $63,409, followed by Census Tract 9504 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $51,675 and $49,441.

Property

$131,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,147
$4,401
Median Property Taxes
±$390

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

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Rent vs Own

82.4%
Homeownership
2022
59.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82.4% of the housing units in Comanche County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 83.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9502
  2. Census Tract 9504
  3. Census Tract 9503

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Comanche County, TX was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $63,409, followed by Census Tract 9504 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $51,675 and $49,441.

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

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Household Income

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$57,383
Median Household Income
± $7,645
5.34k
Number of Households
± 447

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.34k households in Comanche County, TX grew to $57,383 from the previous year's value of $55,743.

The following chart displays the households in Comanche 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 Comanche 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 (80.4%)
  2. Carpooled (13.6%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.35%)

In 2022, 80.4% of workers in Comanche County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.6%) and those who worked at home (4.35%).

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

20.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Comanche County, TX have a shorter commute time (20.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.47% of the workforce in Comanche 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 Comanche County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Comanche County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Comanche County, TX (1.82k out of 13.4k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Comanche 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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Health

82.5% of the population of Comanche County, TX has health coverage, with 34.6% on employee plans, 12.6% on Medicaid, 16.8% on Medicare, 17.1% on non-group plans, and 1.48% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Comanche County, TX see 1948 patients per year on average, which represents a 13.7% decrease from the previous year (2256 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3438 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2292 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,948 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Comanche County, TX

Primary care physicians in Comanche County, TX see an average of 1,948 patients per year. This represents a 13.7% decrease from the previous year (2,256 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Comanche 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% under 18 years, 16.5% between 18 and 34 years, 36.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.3% were men and 49.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

17.5%
Uninsured
34.6%
Employer Coverage
12.6%
Medicaid
16.8%
Medicare
17.1%
Non-Group
1.48%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Comanche County, TX grew by 11% from 15.7% to 17.5%.

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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 Comanche County, TX.

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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 35.7% in Comanche 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 24.1% in Comanche County, TX.

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