Congressional District 11, TX

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2019 Population
790,264
1.01% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
US Representative
August Pfluger
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
35.6
1.14% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
12.5%
3.11% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$64,070
8.62% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$164,700
5.31% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 11, TX had a population of 790k people with a median age of 35.6 and a median household income of $64,070. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 11, TX grew from 782,337 to 790,264, a 1.01% increase and its median household income grew from $58,983 to $64,070, a 8.62% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 11, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.3%), White (Hispanic) (29.7%), Other (Hispanic) (8.18%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.37%). 0% of the households in Congressional District 11, TX speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 93.8% of the residents in Congressional District 11, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 11, TX was $164,700, and the homeownership rate was 69.5%. Most people in Congressional District 11, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 11, TX was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 11, TX is home to a population of 790k people, from which 93.8% are citizens. As of 2019, 31.8% of Congressional District 11, TX residents were born outside of the country (252k people).

In 2019, there were 1.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (422k people) in Congressional District 11, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 235k White (Hispanic) and 64.7k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 11, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    422k ± 4.72k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    235k ± 10.1k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    64.7k ± 10.5k
39.9%
Hispanic Population
316k people

In 2019, there were 1.79 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (422k people) in Congressional District 11, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 235k White (Hispanic) and 64.7k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

39.9% of the people in Congressional District 11, TX are hispanic (316k people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

31.8%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
252k people
8.92%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
69.8k people

As of 2019, 31.8% of Congressional District 11, TX residents (252k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 11, TX was 8.92%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 11, TX was 35.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Congressional District 11, TX are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 11, TX residents was 35.

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Citizenship

93.8%
2019 Citizenship
94.4%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 93.8% of Congressional District 11, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 11, TX was 94.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    14,634 ± 1,759
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    11,399 ± 2,559
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6,006 ± 1,522

Congressional District 11, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 11, TX is $64,070. In 2019, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 11, TX was Congressional District 22, TX with a value of $101,658, followed by Congressional District 26, TX and Congressional District 3, TX, with respective values of $96,307 and $95,619.

The economy of Congressional District 11, TX employs 369k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 11, TX are Retail Trade (41,332 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (40,335 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (39,094 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($69,215), Utilities ($65,903), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($61,810).

Wages

Median Household Income

$64,070
2019 value
± $2,482
8.62%
1 Year Growth
± 4.62%

Households in Congressional District 11, TX have a median annual income of $64,070, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $58,983 in 2018, which represents a 8.62% annual growth.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Congressional District 11, TX was Congressional District 22, TX with a value of $101,658, followed by Congressional District 26, TX and Congressional District 3, TX, with respective values of $96,307 and $95,619.

The following map shows all of the congressional districts in Congressional District 11, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 11, TX (93.6k out of 750k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 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. White
    76,941 ± 2,268
  2. Hispanic
    46,023 ± 1,958
  3. Other
    9,436 ± 971

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 11, TX is White, followed by Hispanic 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

369k
2019 Value
± 12,085
1.66%
1 Year growth
± 4.49%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 11, TX grew at a rate of 1.66%, from 363k employees to 369k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 11, TX, are Management Occupations (44,905 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (41,745 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (37,977 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 11, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 11, TX, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (44,905 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (41,745 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (37,977 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 11, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($90,328), Legal Occupations ($89,375), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($76,161).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

369k
2019 Value
± 12,085
1.66%
1 Year growth
± 4.49%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 11, TX grew at a rate of 1.66%, from 363k employees to 369k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 11, TX, are Retail Trade (41,332 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (40,335 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (39,094 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 11, TX, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 11, 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 Congressional District 11, TX, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (41,332 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (40,335 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (39,094 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 11, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($69,215), Utilities ($65,903), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($61,810).

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Civics

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.

Congressional District 11, TX is currently represented by August Pfluger 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
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 Congressional District 11, TX

August Pfluger
District 11 Representative
Republican Party

Congressional District 11, TX is currently represented by August Pfluger (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Congressional District 11, TX have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 11, TX was $164,700 in 2019, which is 0.685 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $156,400 to $164,700, a 5.31% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 11, TX is 69.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 11, TX have an average commute time of 21.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 11, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$164,700
2019 Median
± $5,454
$156,400
2018 Median
± $5,343

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 11, TX grew to to $164,700 from the previous year's value of $156,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 11, 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 Congressional District 11, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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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.
$64,070
Median Household Income
± $2,482
281k
Number of Households
± 9,908

In 2019, the median household income of the 281k households in Congressional District 11, TX grew to $64,070 from the previous year's value of $58,983.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 11, 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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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Congressional District 11, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 11, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

69.5%
2019 Homeownership
69.6%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 69.5% of the housing units in Congressional District 11, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 69.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 11, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 11, TX have a shorter commute time (21.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 3.78% of the workforce in Congressional District 11, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (80.6%)
  2. Carpooled (11.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.86%)

In 2019, 80.6% of workers in Congressional District 11, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.1%) and those who worked at home (4.86%).

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 Congressional District 11, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 11, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

17.8%
Uninsured
47.8%
Employer Coverage
10.1%
Medicaid
11.1%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
1.34%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 11, TX grew by 18.9% from 15% to 17.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 11, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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