Duval County, TX

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Population

11,434

0.66% decline

Median Age

36.8


Median Household Income

$35,443

7.03% growth

Poverty Rate

25.2%


Number of Employees

3,950

2.71% decline

Median Property Value

$48,500

0.207% growth

About

In 2017, Duval County, TX had a population of 11.4k people with a median age of 36.8 and a median household income of $35,443. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Duval County, TX declined from 11,510 to 11,434, a -0.66% decrease and its median household income grew from $33,115 to $35,443, a 7.03% increase.

The population of Duval County, TX is 89.3% Hispanic or Latino, 8.96% White Alone, and 1.44% Black or African American Alone. 61.8% of the people in Duval County, TX speak a non-English language, and 97.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Duval County, TX is $48,500, and the homeownership rate is 67.2%. Most people in Duval County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Duval County, TX is 1 car per household.

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Economy

The economy of Duval County, TX employs 3.95k people. The largest industries in Duval County, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (719 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (717 people), and Retail Trade (377 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($52,467), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,728), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,333).

Median household income in Duval County, TX is $35,443. Males in Duval County, 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 Duval County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,443

2017 value

± $5,975

7.03%

1 Year Growth

± 19.4%

Households in Duval County, TX have a median annual income of $35,443, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $33,115 in 2016, which represents a 7.03% 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 Duval County, TX 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 Duval County, TX 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 Duval County, 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. Census Tract 9505

  3. Census Tract 9501

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Duval County, TX was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $52,014, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $30,583 and $26,761.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

25.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Duval County, TX (2.73k out of 10.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 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. Hispanic

    2,587 ± 315

  2. White

    2,307 ± 307

  3. Other

    363 ± 165

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

3.95k

2017 Value

± 453

-2.71%

1 Year decline

± 16.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Duval County, TX declined at a rate of -2.71%, from 4.06k employees to 3.95k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Duval County, TX, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (560 people), Sales & Related Occupations (375 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (355 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Duval County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Duval County, TX, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (560 people), Sales & Related Occupations (375 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (355 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Duval County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.64 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.14 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.85 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Duval County, TX, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($103,672), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($50,729), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($48,086).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.95k

2017 Value

± 453

-2.71%

1 Year decline

± 16.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Duval County, TX declined at a rate of -2.71%, from 4.06k employees to 3.95k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Duval County, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (719 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (717 people), and Retail Trade (377 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Duval County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Duval County, 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 Duval County, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (719 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (717 people), and Retail Trade (377 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Duval County, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (33.6 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.91 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Duval County, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($52,467), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($50,728), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,333).

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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 with $216B and Mixed freight and $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

74.5% of the population of Duval County, TX has health coverage, with 26.3% on employee plans, 23.4% on Medicaid, 12.5% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 0.914% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Duval County, TX see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 0 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 11428 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

0 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Duval County, TX see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 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%).

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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

25.5%

Uninsured

26.3%

Employer Coverage

23.4%

Medicaid

12.5%

Medicare

11.4%

Non-Group

0.914%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Duval County, TX declined by 7.96% from 27.7% to 25.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Duval County, 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

Duval County, TX is home to a population of 11.4k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.6% of Duval County, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Duval County, TX is composed of 10.2k Hispanic or Latino residents (89.3%), 1.03k White Alone residents (8.96%), 165 Black or African American Alone residents (1.44%), 32 Asian Alone residents (0.28%), 1 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.00875%), 0 Two or More Races residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Duval County, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (6,672 speakers), Tagalog (9 speakers), and German (5 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 8.4

In 2017, the median age of all people in Duval County, TX was 36.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Duval County, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Duval County, TX residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.44%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 5.6% of Duval County, TX residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Duval County, TX was 4.44%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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 Duval County, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Duval County, TX residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

97.6%

2017 Citizenship

97.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.6% of Duval County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Duval County, TX was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    10.2k ± 759

  2. White Alone

    1.03k ± 100

  3. Black or African American Alone

    165 ± 87

In 2017, there were 9.96 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (10.2k people) in Duval County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.03k White Alone and 165 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 Duval County, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    6,672 speakers (61.7%)

  2. Tagalog

    9 speakers (0.0832%)

  3. German

    5 speakers (0.0462%)

61.8% of Duval County, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Duval County, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 61.7% of the overall population of Duval County, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.0832% speak Tagalog and 0.0462% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    174 ± 83

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    101 ± 79

  3. Korea

    93 ± 61

Duval County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.72 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Duval County, TX was $48,500 in 2017, which is 0.223 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $48,400 to $48,500, a 0.207% increase. The homeownership rate in Duval County, TX is 67.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Duval County, TX have an average commute time of 25.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Duval County, TX is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$35,443

Median Household Income

± $5,975

3.85k

Number of Households

± 424

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.85k households in Duval County, TX grew to $35,443 from the previous year's value of $33,115.

The following chart displays the households in Duval County, 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$48,500

2017 Median

± $5,119

$48,400

2016 Median

± $5,663

In 2017, the median property value in Duval County, TX grew to to $48,500 from the previous year's value of $48,400.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

67.2%

2017 Homeownership

67.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.2% of the housing units in Duval County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.8%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

25.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Duval County, TX have a longer commute time (25.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.18% of the workforce in Duval County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74%

  2. Carpooled

    15.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.19%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Duval County, TX was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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