Garza County, TX

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2019 Population
6,070
3.47% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
41.1
5.38% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
19.7%
11.3% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$49,627
9.83% 1-year decline
2019 Median Property Value
$78,800
3.14% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
1,940
9.09% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Garza County, TX had a population of 6.07k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $49,627. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Garza County, TX declined from 6,288 to 6,070, a −3.47% decrease and its median household income declined from $55,039 to $49,627, a −9.83% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Garza County, TX are White (Hispanic) (44.7%), White (Non-Hispanic) (39.7%), Other (Hispanic) (6.38%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.63%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.96%). 0% of the households in Garza County, TX speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 67.7% of the residents in Garza County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Garza County, TX was $78,800, and the homeownership rate was 70.5%. Most people in Garza County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Garza County, TX was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Texas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Garza County, TX is home to a population of 6.07k people, from which 67.7% are citizens. As of 2019, 131% of Garza County, TX residents were born outside of the country (7.93k people).

In 2019, there were 1.13 times more White (Hispanic) residents (2.71k people) in Garza County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.41k White (Non-Hispanic) and 387 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Garza County, TX
  1. White (Hispanic)
    2.71k ± 281
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.41k ± 243
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    387 ± 132
52.2%
Hispanic Population
3.17k people

In 2019, there were 1.13 times more White (Hispanic) residents (2.71k people) in Garza County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.41k White (Non-Hispanic) and 387 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

52.2% of the people in Garza County, TX are hispanic (3.17k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Garza County, TX as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

131%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
7.93k people
35.2%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
2.22k people

As of 2019, 131% of Garza County, TX residents (7.93k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Garza County, TX was 35.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 7
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.3

In 2019, the median age of all people in Garza County, TX was 41.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Garza County, TX are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Garza County, TX residents was 39.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,517,866 ± 37,182 people
  2. India
    267,786 ± 12,644 people
  3. El Salvador
    216,011 ± 11,367 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,517,866 Texas residents, followed by India with 267,786 and El Salvador with 216,011.

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Citizenship

67.7%
2019 Citizenship
67.9%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 67.7% of Garza County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Garza County, TX was 67.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    28 ± 36
  2. Vietnam
    28 ± 35
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    13 ± 18

Garza County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Garza County, TX is $49,627. In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Garza County, TX was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $49,627, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,245. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Garza County, TX employs 1.94k people. The largest industries in Garza County, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (268 people), Accommodation & Food Services (260 people), and Educational Services (209 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,648), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($42,917), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($42,159).

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,627
2019 value
± $19,635
−9.83%
1 Year Growth
± 53.1%

Households in Garza County, TX have a median annual income of $49,627, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $55,039 in 2018, which represents a −9.83% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,707
Average Male Salary in Texas
± $741
$49,245
Average Female Salary in Texas
± $549

In 2019, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.4 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 in Texas
  1. Asian
    $69,055 ± $2,236
  2. White
    $55,439 ± $530
  3. American Indian
    $49,081 ± $7,151

In 2019 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 in Texas.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Garza County, TX is from Texas.
0.48
2019 Wage GINI in Texas
0.482
2018 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2019, the income inequality in Texas was 0.48 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.281% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9501
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2019, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Garza County, TX was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $49,627, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

19.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Garza County, TX (829 out of 4.21k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 45 - 54.

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
    666 ± 177
  2. Hispanic
    481 ± 175
  3. Black
    154 ± 133

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Garza County, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

1.94k
2019 Value
± 326
−9.09%
1 Year decline
± 25.8%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Garza County, TX declined at a rate of −9.09%, from 2.13k employees to 1.94k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Garza County, TX, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (238 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (215 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (204 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Garza County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Garza County, TX, by number of employees, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (238 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (215 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (204 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Garza County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.37 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (2.14 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2.12 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Garza County, TX, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($61,250), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($53,875), and Health Technologists & Technicians ($50,781).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.94k
2019 Value
± 326
−9.09%
1 Year decline
± 25.8%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Garza County, TX declined at a rate of −9.09%, from 2.13k employees to 1.94k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Garza County, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (268 people), Accommodation & Food Services (260 people), and Educational Services (209 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Garza County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Garza 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 Garza County, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (268 people), Accommodation & Food Services (260 people), and Educational Services (209 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Garza County, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (16.7 times higher than expected), Utilities (2.56 times), and Public Administration (2.12 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Garza County, TX, by median earnings, are Utilities ($65,648), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($42,917), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($42,159).

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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. $358B
  2. $332B
  3. $284B

In 2018, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $358B, followed by Crude petroleum ($332B) and Gasoline ($284B).

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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$2.8T
2018 Value in Texas
$5.07T
Projected 2045 Value in Texas
81.2% growth

In 2018, total outbound Texas trade was $2.8T. This is expected to increase 81.2% to $5.07T 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. $97.6B
  2. $67.7B
  3. $60.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $97.6B, followed by Michigan with $67.7B and California and $60.2B.

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

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Garza County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 82.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (15.5%), followed by Other (1.95%). The most partisan county was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Garza County, TX
82.5% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Texas
  1. 94.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 93.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 92% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Texas was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Texas colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Garza County, TX was $78,800 in 2019, which is 0.328 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $76,400 to $78,800, a 3.14% increase. The homeownership rate in Garza County, TX is 70.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Garza County, TX have an average commute time of 21.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Garza County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$78,800
2019 Median
± $10,878
$76,400
2018 Median
± $9,294

In 2019, the median property value in Garza County, TX grew to to $78,800 from the previous year's value of $76,400.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Garza 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 Garza County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $60k - $70k range.

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Household Income

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$49,627
Median Household Income
± $19,635
1.54k
Number of Households
± 252

In 2019, the median household income of the 1.54k households in Garza County, TX declined from $49,627 from the previous year's value of $55,039.

The following chart displays the households in Garza 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

70.5%
2019 Homeownership
64.1%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 70.5% of the housing units in Garza County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Garza County, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Garza County, TX have a shorter commute time (21.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.48% of the workforce in Garza County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (79.9%)
  2. Carpooled (18.7%)
  3. Walked (1.16%)

In 2019, 79.9% of workers in Garza County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (18.7%) and those who walked to work (1.16%).

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

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Health

85.1% of the population of Garza County, TX has health coverage, with 36.3% on employee plans, 20% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 15.1% on non-group plans, and 0.0713% on military or VA plans.

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

Comparing across all counties in the state, Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (23.2%). Additionally, Burleson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (46.6%)

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 in Texas
$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

14.9%
Uninsured
36.3%
Employer Coverage
20%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
15.1%
Non-Group
0.0713%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Garza County, TX declined by 15.3% from 17.5% to 14.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Garza 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. 23.2% prevalence
  2. 22.7% prevalence
  3. 22.5% prevalence

Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 23.2%.

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

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