Eastland County, TX

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Population

18,278

0.142% growth

Median Age

43


Median Household Income

$32,135

6.68% decline

Poverty Rate

17.4%


Number of Employees

6,910

0.994% growth

Median Property Value

$59,800

1.7% growth

About

In 2017, Eastland County, TX had a population of 18.3k people with a median age of 43 and a median household income of $32,135. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Eastland County, TX grew from 18,252 to 18,278, a 0.142% increase and its median household income declined from $34,434 to $32,135, a -6.68% decrease.

The population of Eastland County, TX is 79.9% White Alone, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.25% Black or African American Alone. 10.1% of the people in Eastland County, TX speak a non-English language, and 97.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Eastland County, TX are Cisco College (792 degrees awarded in 2016) and Ranger College (271 degrees).

The median property value in Eastland County, TX is $59,800, and the homeownership rate is 74.8%. Most people in Eastland County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Eastland County, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Eastland County, TX employs 6.91k people. The largest industries in Eastland County, TX are Retail Trade (1,160 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,107 people), and Educational Services (842 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($56,333), Wholesale Trade ($54,000), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,902).

Median household income in Eastland County, TX is $32,135. Males in Eastland 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 Eastland County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$32,135

2017 value

± $3,314

-6.68%

1 Year Growth

± 14.2%

Households in Eastland County, TX have a median annual income of $32,135, 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 $34,434 in 2016, which represents a -6.68% 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 Eastland 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 Eastland 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 Eastland 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9503

  2. Census Tract 9505

  3. Census Tract 9502

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Eastland County, TX was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $37,350, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $35,395 and $34,613.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Eastland County, TX (3.02k out of 17.4k 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 6 - 11, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    2,649 ± 435

  2. Hispanic

    1,087 ± 367

  3. Other

    366 ± 237

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

6.91k

2017 Value

± 648

0.994%

1 Year growth

± 12.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Eastland County, TX grew at a rate of 0.994%, from 6.84k employees to 6.91k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Eastland County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (818 people), Sales & Related Occupations (809 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (532 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Eastland County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Eastland County, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (818 people), Sales & Related Occupations (809 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (532 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Eastland County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.64 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (2.47 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.63 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Eastland County, TX, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($74,615), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($61,667), and Community & Social Service Occupations ($53,228).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.91k

2017 Value

± 648

0.994%

1 Year growth

± 12.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Eastland County, TX grew at a rate of 0.994%, from 6.84k employees to 6.91k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Eastland County, TX, are Retail Trade (1,160 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,107 people), and Educational Services (842 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Eastland County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Eastland 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 Eastland County, TX, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (1,160 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,107 people), and Educational Services (842 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Eastland County, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (6.62 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.51 times), and Retail Trade (1.47 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Eastland County, TX, by median earnings, are Utilities ($56,333), Wholesale Trade ($54,000), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,902).

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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

78.3% of the population of Eastland County, TX has health coverage, with 28.4% on employee plans, 19.3% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 0.906% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Eastland County, TX see 2596 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0385% decrease from the previous year (2597 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3046 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 6091 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

2596 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Eastland County, TX see an average of 2596 patients per year. This represents a 0.0385% decrease from the previous year (2597 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

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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

21.7%

Uninsured

28.4%

Employer Coverage

19.3%

Medicaid

15.4%

Medicare

14.2%

Non-Group

0.906%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Eastland County, TX grew by 0.154% from 21.7% to 21.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Eastland 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

Eastland County, TX is home to a population of 18.3k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.9% of Eastland County, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Eastland County, TX is composed of 14.6k White Alone residents (79.9%), 2.92k Hispanic or Latino residents (16%), 411 Black or African American Alone residents (2.25%), 229 Two or More Races residents (1.25%), 76 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.416%), 44 Asian Alone residents (0.241%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Eastland County, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,568 speakers), Other Indic Languages (68 speakers), and Other Asian Languages (46 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

43

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

48

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 13.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Eastland County, TX was 43. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 43, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 48. But people in Eastland County, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Eastland County, TX residents was 43.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.9%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.77%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 3.9% of Eastland 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 Eastland County, TX was 3.77%, 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 Eastland County, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Eastland County, TX residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

97.6%

2017 Citizenship

97.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.6% of Eastland County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Eastland County, TX was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    14.6k ± 21

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2.92k ± 509

  3. Black or African American Alone

    411 ± 173

In 2017, there were 4.99 times more White Alone residents (14.6k people) in Eastland County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.92k Hispanic or Latino and 411 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 Eastland County, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,568 speakers (9.11%)

  2. Other Indic Languages

    68 speakers (0.395%)

  3. Other Asian Languages

    46 speakers (0.267%)

10.1% of Eastland County, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Eastland County, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 9.11% of the overall population of Eastland County, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.395% speak Other Indic Languages and 0.267% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    638 ± 197

  2. World War II

    91 ± 63

  3. Korea

    87 ± 51

Eastland County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 7.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Eastland County, TX awarded 1,063 degrees. The student population of Eastland County, TX is skewed towards women, with 2,296 male students and 3,206 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Eastland County, TX are White (702 and 67.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (212 and 20.3%), Black or African American (72 and 6.89%), and Asian (25 and 2.39%).

The largest universities in Eastland County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Cisco College (792 and 74.5%) and Ranger College (271 and 25.5%).

The most popular majors in Eastland County, TX are General Studies (361 and 34%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (159 and 15%), and Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (118 and 11.1%).

The median tuition costs in Eastland County, TX are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 159 degrees awarded

  2. 118 degrees awarded

  3. 55 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Eastland County, TX was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 159 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Eastland County, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 792 degrees awarded

  2. 271 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Eastland County, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Cisco College with 792 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

365

Degrees Awarded to Men

698

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 365 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Eastland County, TX, which is 0.523 times less than the 698 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    702 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    212 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    72 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Eastland County, TX were to White students. These 702 degrees mean that there were 3.31 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 212 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Eastland County, TX was $59,800 in 2017, which is 0.275 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $58,800 to $59,800, a 1.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Eastland County, TX is 74.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Eastland County, TX have an average commute time of 18.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Eastland County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$32,135

Median Household Income

± $3,314

6.44k

Number of Households

± 526

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.44k households in Eastland County, TX declined from $32,135 from the previous year's value of $34,434.

The following chart displays the households in Eastland 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 $20k - $25k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$59,800

2017 Median

± $6,118

$58,800

2016 Median

± $5,054

In 2017, the median property value in Eastland County, TX grew to to $59,800 from the previous year's value of $58,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Eastland 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 Eastland County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $50k - $60k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

74.8%

2017 Homeownership

73.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.8% of the housing units in Eastland County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Eastland County, 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 Eastland County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Eastland County, TX have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

18.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Eastland County, TX have a shorter commute time (18.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.1% of the workforce in Eastland County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    87.2%

  2. Carpooled

    8.5%

  3. Walked

    2.56%

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

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