Dimmitt, TX

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Population

4,317

0% growth

Poverty Rate

17.8%


Median Age

33.4


Median Household Income

$40,318

8.13% growth

Number of Employees

1,749

0.691% growth

Median Property Value

$77,700

15.8% growth

About

In 2017, Dimmitt, TX had a population of 4.32k people with a median age of 33.4 and a median household income of $40,318. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Dimmitt, TX stayed from 4,317 to 4,317, a 0% change and its median household income grew from $37,286 to $40,318, a 8.13% increase.

The population of Dimmitt, TX is 72.1% Hispanic or Latino, 24.9% White Alone, and 1.81% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Dimmitt, TX speak a non-English language, and 82.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Dimmitt, TX is $77,700, and the homeownership rate is 60.4%. Most people in Dimmitt, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 13.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Dimmitt, TX is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Texas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

The economy of Dimmitt, TX employs 1.75k people. The largest industries in Dimmitt, TX are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (331 people), Retail Trade (268 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (241 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($52,992), Health Care & Social Assistance ($47,946), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($38,301).

Median household income in Dimmitt, TX is $40,318. Males in Dimmitt, 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 Dimmitt, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,318

2017 value

± $7,252

8.13%

1 Year Growth

± 21.4%

Households in Dimmitt, TX have a median annual income of $40,318, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $37,286 in 2016, which represents a 8.13% 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.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dimmitt, 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 9502

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dimmitt, TX was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $40,636, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dimmitt, TX (750 out of 4.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

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. Hispanic

    712 ± 187

  2. White

    664 ± 185

  3. Other

    75 ± 89

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

1.75k

2017 Value

± 291

0.691%

1 Year growth

± 22.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dimmitt, TX grew at a rate of 0.691%, from 1.74k employees to 1.75k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dimmitt, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (391 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (189 people), and Management Occupations (179 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dimmitt, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Dimmitt, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (391 people), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (189 people), and Management Occupations (179 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Dimmitt, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (16 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (2.7 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.31 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Dimmitt, TX, by median earnings, are Healthcare Support Occupations ($125,816), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($65,365), and Construction & Extraction Occupations ($50,451).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.75k

2017 Value

± 291

0.691%

1 Year growth

± 22.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Dimmitt, TX grew at a rate of 0.691%, from 1.74k employees to 1.75k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dimmitt, TX, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (331 people), Retail Trade (268 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (241 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dimmitt, TX, though some of these residents may live in Dimmitt, 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 Dimmitt, TX, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (331 people), Retail Trade (268 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (241 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Dimmitt, TX has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (16 times higher than expected), Utilities (3.72 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (2.71 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Dimmitt, TX, by median earnings, are Utilities ($52,992), Health Care & Social Assistance ($47,946), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($38,301).

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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. $290B

  2. $217B

  3. $175B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $290B, followed by Gasoline ($217B) and Mixed freight ($175B).

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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$2.15T

2020 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

30.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.15T. This is expected to increase 30.2% 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. $97.1B

  2. $59.6B

  3. $38.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $97.1B, followed by Oklahoma with $59.6B and California and $38.4B.

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

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Health

67.6% of the population of Dimmitt, TX has health coverage, with 23.1% on employee plans, 20.7% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 1.11% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Dimmitt, TX see 7656 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.61% decrease from the previous year (7781 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 0 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 7669 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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7,656 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Castro County, TX see an average of 7,656 patients per year. This represents a 1.61% decrease from the previous year (7,781 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Castro County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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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

32.4%

Uninsured

23.1%

Employer Coverage

20.7%

Medicaid

12.5%

Medicare

10.2%

Non-Group

1.11%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dimmitt, TX declined by 3.91% from 33.7% to 32.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Dimmitt, 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%.

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Diversity

Dimmitt, TX is home to a population of 4.32k people, from which 82.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 21% of Dimmitt, TX residents were born outside of the country (907 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Dimmitt, TX is composed of 3.11k Hispanic or Latino residents (72.1%), 1.07k White Alone residents (24.9%), 78 Asian Alone residents (1.81%), 37 Black or African American Alone residents (0.857%), 9 Two or More Races residents (0.208%), 5 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.116%), 4 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0927%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.6

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Dimmitt, TX was 33.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Dimmitt, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Dimmitt, TX residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

21%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

907 people

22.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

987 people

As of 2017, 21% of Dimmitt, TX residents (907 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Dimmitt, TX was 22.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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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

82.7%

2017 Citizenship

83.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 82.7% of Dimmitt, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Dimmitt, TX was 83.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    3.11k ± 278

  2. White Alone

    1.07k ± 206

  3. Asian Alone

    78 ± 57

In 2017, there were 2.9 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (3.11k people) in Dimmitt, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.07k White Alone and 78 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (1990s)

    26 ± 31

  2. Vietnam

    25 ± 35

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    10 ± 24

Dimmitt, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dimmitt, TX was $77,700 in 2017, which is 0.338 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $67,100 to $77,700, a 15.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Dimmitt, TX is 60.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Dimmitt, TX have an average commute time of 13.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Dimmitt, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$77,700

2017 Median

± $13,967

$67,100

2016 Median

± $11,418

In 2017, the median property value in Dimmitt, TX grew to to $77,700 from the previous year's value of $67,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Dimmitt, 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 Dimmitt, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $40k - $50k range.

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Household Income

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$40,318

Median Household Income

± $7,252

1.34k

Number of Households

± 225

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.34k households in Dimmitt, TX grew to $40,318 from the previous year's value of $37,286.

The following chart displays the households in Dimmitt, 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

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Dimmitt, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Dimmitt, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

60.4%

2017 Homeownership

64.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60.4% of the housing units in Dimmitt, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.9%.

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

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Commute Time

13.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dimmitt, TX have a shorter commute time (13.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Dimmitt, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    87.1%

  2. Carpooled

    7.33%

  3. Walked

    2.38%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Dimmitt, TX was Drove Alone (87.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (7.33%) and those who Walked (2.38%).

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 Dimmitt, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dimmitt, TX have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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