Congressional District 26, TX

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Population
894,192
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
US Representative
Michael C. Burgess
Republican Party
Median Age
35.4

Median Household Income
$93,697
Median Property Value
$296,100

About

In 2018, Congressional District 26, TX had a population of 894k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $93,697.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 26, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.7%), White (Hispanic) (14.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.63%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.59%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.5%). 20.4% of the people in Congressional District 26, TX speak a non-English language, and 93.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Congressional District 26, TX is $296,100, and the homeownership rate is 71.3%. Most people in Congressional District 26, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 26, TX is 2 cars per household.

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 26, TX is currently represented by 1 member 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 Texas

Michael C. Burgess
District 26 Representative
Republican Party

Congressional District 26, TX is currently represented by Michael C. Burgess (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 26, TX have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Congressional District 26, TX is home to a population of 894k people, from which 93.2% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Congressional District 26, TX residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2018, there were 4.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (552k people) in Congressional District 26, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 129k White (Hispanic) and 77.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Congressional District 26, TX are Spanish (98,414 speakers), Korean (6,232 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (6,177 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 26, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    552k ± 9.84k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    129k ± 8.17k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    77.1k ± 6.46k
18.9%
Hispanic Population
169k people

In 2018, there were 4.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (552k people) in Congressional District 26, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 129k White (Hispanic) and 77.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.9% of the people in Congressional District 26, TX are hispanic (169k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 26, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    98,414 speakers (11.8%)
  2. Korean
    6,232 speakers (0.747%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    6,177 speakers (0.741%)

20.4% of Congressional District 26, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Congressional District 26, TX was Spanish. 11.8% of the overall population of Congressional District 26, TX are native Spanish speakers. 0.747% speak Korean and 0.741% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.7

In 2018, the median age of all people in Congressional District 26, TX was 35.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43.

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Citizenship

93.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2018, 93.2% of Congressional District 26, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    13,242 ± 1,510
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    12,677 ± 2,162
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    10,994 ± 2,210

Congressional District 26, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 26, TX is $93,697. In 2018, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 26, TX was Congressional District 3, TX with a value of $95,413, followed by Congressional District 26, TX and Congressional District 22, TX, with respective values of $93,697 and $88,234.

The economy of Congressional District 26, TX employs N/A people. The largest industries in Congressional District 26, TX are Retail Trade (56,651 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (50,557 people), and Educational Services (47,692 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($92,751), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,257), and Finance & Insurance ($72,394).

Wages

Median Household Income

$93,697
2018 value
± $2,956

Households in Congressional District 26, TX have a median annual income of $93,697, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Congressional District 26, TX was Congressional District 3, TX with a value of $95,413, followed by Congressional District 26, TX and Congressional District 22, TX, with respective values of $93,697 and $88,234.

The following map shows all of the congressional districts in Congressional District 26, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 26, TX (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 26, TX is N/A, followed by N/A and N/A.

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

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N/A Value
± N/A

In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in Congressional District 26, TX.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 26, TX, are N/A. This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 26, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 26, TX, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 26, TX, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($91,490), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($91,297), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($87,581).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

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N/A Value
± N/A

In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in Congressional District 26, TX.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 26, TX, are Retail Trade (56,651 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (50,557 people), and Educational Services (47,692 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 26, TX, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 26, 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 26, TX, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (56,651 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (50,557 people), and Educational Services (47,692 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 26, TX, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($92,751), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($80,257), and Finance & Insurance ($72,394).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 26, TX was $296,100 in 2018, which is 1.29 times larger than the national average of $229,700. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 26, TX is 71.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Congressional District 26, TX have an average commute time of 27.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Congressional District 26, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$296,100
2018 Median
± $5,549

In 2018, the median property value in Congressional District 26, TX was $296,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 26, 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 26, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$93,697
Median Household Income
± $2,956
300k
Number of Households
± 9,709

In 2018, the median household income of the 300k households in Congressional District 26, TX was $93,697.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 26, 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 26, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 26, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

71.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2018, 71.3% of the housing units in Congressional District 26, TX were occupied by their owner.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 26, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

27.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 26, TX have a longer commute time (27.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.24% of the workforce in Congressional District 26, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    82%
  2. Carpooled
    7.78%
  3. Worked At Home
    7.04%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Congressional District 26, TX was Drove Alone (82%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.78%) and those who Worked At Home (7.04%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 26, 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 26, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

N/A%
Uninsured
N/A%
Employer Coverage
N/A%
Medicaid
N/A%
Medicare
N/A%
Non-Group
N/A%
Military or VA

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 26, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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