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Ector County, TX&

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2.42% growth
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Median Household Income
2.07% growth
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1.91% growth
Median Property Value
8.82% growth

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The economy of Ector County, TX employs 71,470 people. The economy of Ector County, TX is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Construction; and Wholesale trade, which employ respectively 22.92; 1.52; and 1.41 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Ector County, TX are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction (9,685), Retail trade (9,248), and Construction (6,767), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($54,345), Transportation & Warehousing ($45,292), and Utilities ($44,365).

Median household income in Ector County, TX is $58,335. Males in Ector County, TX have an average income that is 1.48 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,503. The income inequality of Ector County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.445 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Ector County, TX. In Ector County, TX the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 57 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,467. Newton County, TX has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Texas.


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Ector County, TX is home to a population of 153,177 people, from which 91% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Ector County, TX is composed of 88,372 Hispanic residents (57.7%), 54,725 White residents (35.7%), 6,200 Black residents (4.05%), 1,938 Two+ residents (1.27%), and 1,520 Asian residents (0.99%). The most common foreign languages in Ector County, TX are Spanish (58,560 speakers), African Languages (285 speakers), and Other Pacific Island (261 speakers), but compared to other places, Ector County, TX has a relative high number of Spanish (58,560 speakers), Other Pacific Island (261 speakers), and African Languages (285 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Ector County, TX awarded 2,170 degrees. The student population of Ector County, TX is skewed towards females, with 793 male students and 1,377 female students. Most students in Ector County, TX are Hispanic or Latino (1,043 and 48.1%), followed by White (913 and 42.1%), Black or African American (125 and 5.76%), and Asian (34 and 1.57%). The largest universities in Ector County, TX by number of graduates are Odessa College (1,210 and 55.8%), The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (960 and 44.2%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Ector County, TX are General Psychology (75 and 3.46%), General Business Administration & Management (75 and 3.46%), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (69 and 3.18%). The median tuition costs in Ector County, TX are N/A for private four year colleges, and $4,312 and $5,496 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Ector County, TX is $112,300, which is 0.55 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $103,200 to $112,300, a 8.82% increase. The homeownership rate of Ector County, TX is 66.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Ector County, TX have an average commute time of 21.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Ector County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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