Congressional District 22, TX

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2019 Population
960,957
2.73% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
US Representative
Troy Nehls
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
36.7
1.1% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
7.34%
6.8% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$101,658
15.2% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$289,200
5.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 22, TX had a population of 961k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $101,658. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 22, TX grew from 935,386 to 960,957, a 2.73% increase and its median household income grew from $88,234 to $101,658, a 15.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 22, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (37.8%), White (Hispanic) (21.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (18.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.1%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.12%). 0% of the households in Congressional District 22, TX speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 89.7% of the residents in Congressional District 22, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 22, TX was $289,200, and the homeownership rate was 74.6%. Most people in Congressional District 22, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 22, TX was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 22, TX is home to a population of 961k people, from which 89.7% are citizens. As of 2019, 46.9% of Congressional District 22, TX residents were born outside of the country (451k people).

In 2019, there were 1.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (364k people) in Congressional District 22, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 210k White (Hispanic) and 174k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 22, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    364k ± 9.01k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    210k ± 13.1k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    174k ± 10.7k
26.8%
Hispanic Population
258k people

In 2019, there were 1.73 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (364k people) in Congressional District 22, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 210k White (Hispanic) and 174k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

26.8% of the people in Congressional District 22, TX are hispanic (258k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 22, TX as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

46.9%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
451k people
23.8%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
223k people

As of 2019, 46.9% of Congressional District 22, TX residents (451k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 22, TX was 23.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

30
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
46
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.7

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 22, TX was 36.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Congressional District 22, TX are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 22, TX residents was 36.

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Citizenship

89.7%
2019 Citizenship
87.4%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 89.7% of Congressional District 22, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 22, TX was 87.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    8,796 ± 2,557
  2. Vietnam
    8,796 ± 1,413
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,625 ± 1,912

Congressional District 22, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 22, TX is $101,658. In 2019, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 22, 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 22, TX employs 476k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 22, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (66,704 people), Retail Trade (50,642 people), and Educational Services (47,793 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($146,794), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($131,003), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($130,962).

Wages

Median Household Income

$101,658
2019 value
± $3,156
15.2%
1 Year Growth
± 6.08%

Households in Congressional District 22, TX have a median annual income of $101,658, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $88,234 in 2018, which represents a 15.2% 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 22, 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 22, 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

7.34% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 22, TX (66.4k out of 904k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

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
    35,823 ± 1,907
  2. Hispanic
    28,234 ± 1,750
  3. Asian
    10,830 ± 1,051

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 22, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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

476k
2019 Value
± 17,019
5.02%
1 Year growth
± 4.62%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 22, TX grew at a rate of 5.02%, from 453k employees to 476k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 22, TX, are Management Occupations (67,883 people), Sales & Related Occupations (55,600 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (42,159 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 22, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 22, TX, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (67,883 people), Sales & Related Occupations (55,600 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (42,159 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 22, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($112,436), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($102,199), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($101,802).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

476k
2019 Value
± 17,019
5.02%
1 Year growth
± 4.62%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 22, TX grew at a rate of 5.02%, from 453k employees to 476k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 22, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (66,704 people), Retail Trade (50,642 people), and Educational Services (47,793 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 22, TX, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 22, 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 22, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (66,704 people), Retail Trade (50,642 people), and Educational Services (47,793 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 22, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($146,794), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($131,003), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($130,962).

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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 22, TX is currently represented by Troy Nehls 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 22, TX

Troy Nehls
District 22 Representative
Republican Party

Congressional District 22, TX is currently represented by Troy Nehls (Republican Party).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 22, TX was $289,200 in 2019, which is 1.2 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $274,900 to $289,200, a 5.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 22, TX is 74.6%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 22, TX have an average commute time of 32.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 22, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$289,200
2019 Median
± $7,224
$274,900
2018 Median
± $5,707

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 22, TX grew to to $289,200 from the previous year's value of $274,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 22, 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 22, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k 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.
$101,658
Median Household Income
± $3,156
311k
Number of Households
± 12,586

In 2019, the median household income of the 311k households in Congressional District 22, TX grew to $101,658 from the previous year's value of $88,234.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 22, 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Congressional District 22, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 22, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

74.6%
2019 Homeownership
73.5%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 74.6% of the housing units in Congressional District 22, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 22, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

32.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 22, TX have a longer commute time (32.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 3.04% of the workforce in Congressional District 22, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (81.5%)
  2. Carpooled (8.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.15%)

In 2019, 81.5% of workers in Congressional District 22, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.4%) and those who worked at home (7.15%).

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 22, 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 22, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

12.4%
Uninsured
61%
Employer Coverage
7.18%
Medicaid
8.35%
Medicare
10.5%
Non-Group
0.7%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 22, TX grew by 3.94% from 11.9% to 12.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 22, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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