Dickinson, TX

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Population

19,874

1.49% growth

Median Age

37.5


Median Household Income

$68,750

0.659% growth

Poverty Rate

13.4%


Number of Employees

9,424

0.654% decline

Median Property Value

$145,600

4.45% growth

About

In 2017, Dickinson, TX had a population of 19.9k people with a median age of 37.5 and a median household income of $68,750. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Dickinson, TX grew from 19,583 to 19,874, a 1.49% increase and its median household income grew from $68,300 to $68,750, a 0.659% increase.

The population of Dickinson, TX is 56.5% White Alone, 26.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Dickinson, TX speak a non-English language, and 91.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Dickinson, TX is $145,600, and the homeownership rate is 73.3%. Most people in Dickinson, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 28.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Dickinson, TX is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Dickinson, TX employs 9.42k people. The largest industries in Dickinson, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,322 people), Construction (1,219 people), and Manufacturing (1,088 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($103,162), Manufacturing ($95,098), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($94,000).

Median household income in Dickinson, TX is $68,750. Males in Dickinson, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Dickinson, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$68,750

2017 value

± $7,366

0.659%

1 Year Growth

± 14.1%

Households in Dickinson, TX have a median annual income of $68,750, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $68,300 in 2016, which represents a 0.659% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dickinson, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 7210

  2. Census Tract 7209

  3. Census Tract 7219

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dickinson, TX was Census Tract 7210 with a value of $66,771, followed by Census Tract 7209 and Census Tract 7219, with respective values of $50,729 and $43,017.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dickinson, TX (2.65k out of 19.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    1,811 ± 356

  2. Hispanic

    1,410 ± 293

  3. Other

    320 ± 162

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dickinson, 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

9.42k

2017 Value

± 882

-0.654%

1 Year decline

± 13.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dickinson, TX declined at a rate of -0.654%, from 9.49k employees to 9.42k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dickinson, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,231 people), Management Occupations (1,057 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (968 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dickinson, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Dickinson, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,231 people), Management Occupations (1,057 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (968 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Dickinson, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.06 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.88 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.6 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Dickinson, TX, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($142,292), Management Occupations ($94,107), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($90,667).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.42k

2017 Value

± 882

-0.654%

1 Year decline

± 13.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dickinson, TX declined at a rate of -0.654%, from 9.49k employees to 9.42k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dickinson, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,322 people), Construction (1,219 people), and Manufacturing (1,088 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dickinson, TX, though some of these residents may live in Dickinson, 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 Dickinson, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,322 people), Construction (1,219 people), and Manufacturing (1,088 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Dickinson, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (5.24 times higher than expected), Construction (2.06 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.56 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Dickinson, TX, by median earnings, are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($103,162), Manufacturing ($95,098), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($94,000).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline ($216B) and Mixed freight ($159B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

82% of the population of Dickinson, TX has health coverage, with 49.2% on employee plans, 10.9% on Medicaid, 10.2% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 0.78% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Dickinson, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Dickinson, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

18%

Uninsured

49.2%

Employer Coverage

10.9%

Medicaid

10.2%

Medicare

11%

Non-Group

0.78%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dickinson, TX declined by 6.09% from 19.2% to 18%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Dickinson, TX is home to a population of 19.9k people, from which 91.2% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Dickinson, TX residents were born outside of the country (2.35k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Dickinson, TX is composed of 11.2k White Alone residents (56.5%), 5.23k Hispanic or Latino residents (26.3%), 2.61k Black or African American Alone residents (13.1%), 364 Two or More Races residents (1.83%), 305 Asian Alone residents (1.53%), 109 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.548%), 20 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.101%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Dickinson, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.9

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Dickinson, TX was 37.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Dickinson, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Dickinson, TX residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    2.35k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Dickinson, TX residents (2.35k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dickinson, TX was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

91.2%

2017 Citizenship

92.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 91.2% of Dickinson, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Dickinson, TX was 92.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    11.2k ± 972

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    5.23k ± 1.07k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    2.61k ± 878

In 2017, there were 2.15 times more White Alone residents (11.2k people) in Dickinson, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.23k Hispanic or Latino and 2.61k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Dickinson, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Dickinson, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Dickinson, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Dickinson, TX are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    383 ± 122

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    296 ± 131

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    151 ± 120

Dickinson, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dickinson, TX was $145,600 in 2017, which is 0.669 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $139,400 to $145,600, a 4.45% increase. The homeownership rate in Dickinson, TX is 73.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Dickinson, TX have an average commute time of 28.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Dickinson, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$68,750

Median Household Income

± $7,366

6.93k

Number of Households

± 701

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.93k households in Dickinson, TX grew to $68,750 from the previous year's value of $68,300.

The following chart displays the households in Dickinson, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$145,600

2017 Median

± $10,919

$139,400

2016 Median

± $10,682

In 2017, the median property value in Dickinson, TX grew to to $145,600 from the previous year's value of $139,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Dickinson, 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 Dickinson, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

73.3%

2017 Homeownership

71.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 73.3% of the housing units in Dickinson, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.5%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

28.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dickinson, TX have a longer commute time (28.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.33% of the workforce in Dickinson, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.8%

  2. Carpooled

    15.8%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.22%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Dickinson, TX was Drove Alone (78.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (15.8%) and those who Worked At Home (2.22%).

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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