Congressional District 5, TX

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Population
749,808
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
US Representative
Lance Gooden
Republican Party
Median Age
35.9

Median Household Income
$51,984
Median Property Value
$151,200

About

In 2018, Congressional District 5, TX had a population of 750k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $51,984.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 5, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.2%), White (Hispanic) (24.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.6%), Other (Hispanic) (3.95%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.8%). NaNk% of the people in Congressional District 5, TX speak a non-English language, and 89.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Congressional District 5, TX is $151,200, and the homeownership rate is 62.3%. Most people in Congressional District 5, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 30.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 5, 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 5, 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

Lance Gooden
District 5 Representative
Republican Party

Congressional District 5, TX is currently represented by Lance Gooden (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 5, TX have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Congressional District 5, TX is home to a population of 750k people, from which 89.5% are citizens. As of N/A, N/A% of Congressional District 5, TX residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

In 2018, there were 2.13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (384k people) in Congressional District 5, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 181k White (Hispanic) and 117k Black or African American (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 5, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    384k ± 6.59k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    181k ± 11.5k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    117k ± 8.13k
29.1%
Hispanic Population
218k people

In 2018, there were 2.13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (384k people) in Congressional District 5, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 181k White (Hispanic) and 117k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.1% of the people in Congressional District 5, TX are hispanic (218k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 5, TX as a share of the total population.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
40
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.1

In 2018, the median age of all people in Congressional District 5, TX was 35.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40.

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Citizenship

89.5%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2018, 89.5% of Congressional District 5, 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
    14,510 ± 1,456
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    10,553 ± 2,167
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6,106 ± 1,354

Congressional District 5, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.37 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 5, TX is $51,984. In 2018, the congressional district with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 5, 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 5, TX employs N/A people. The largest industries in Congressional District 5, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (41,200 people), Retail Trade (38,627 people), and Construction (33,493 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($73,317), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,914), and Utilities ($60,390).

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,984
2018 value
± $1,408

Households in Congressional District 5, TX have a median annual income of $51,984, which is less 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 5, 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 5, 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 5, 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 5, 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 5, TX.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 5, TX, are N/A. This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 5, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 5, TX, by number of employees, are N/A.

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 5, TX, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($98,826), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($72,112), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($69,863).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

N/A
N/A Value
± N/A

In N/A, there were N/A employees (± N/A) in Congressional District 5, TX.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 5, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (41,200 people), Retail Trade (38,627 people), and Construction (33,493 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 5, TX, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 5, 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 5, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (41,200 people), Retail Trade (38,627 people), and Construction (33,493 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 5, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($73,317), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($60,914), and Utilities ($60,390).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 5, TX was $151,200 in 2018, which is 0.658 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 5, TX is 62.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Congressional District 5, TX have an average commute time of 30.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Congressional District 5, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$151,200
2018 Median
± $5,771

In 2018, the median property value in Congressional District 5, TX was $151,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 5, 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 5, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$51,984
Median Household Income
± $1,408
259k
Number of Households
± 8,759

In 2018, the median household income of the 259k households in Congressional District 5, TX was $51,984.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 5, 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 5, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 5, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2018, 62.3% of the housing units in Congressional District 5, TX were occupied by their owner.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 5, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

30.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 5, TX have a longer commute time (30.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.49% of the workforce in Congressional District 5, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    81.9%
  2. Carpooled
    10.8%
  3. Worked At Home
    3.98%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Congressional District 5, TX was Drove Alone (81.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.8%) and those who Worked At Home (3.98%).

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 5, 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 5, 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 5, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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