Guadalupe County, TX

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Population

150,889

2.43% growth

Median Age

36.7


Median Household Income

$66,187

2.46% growth

Poverty Rate

10.6%


Number of Employees

70,169

2.62% growth

Median Property Value

$175,000

3.43% growth

About

In 2017, Guadalupe County, TX had a population of 151k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $66,187. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Guadalupe County, TX grew from 147,313 to 150,889, a 2.43% increase and its median household income grew from $64,599 to $66,187, a 2.46% increase.

The population of Guadalupe County, TX is 51.4% White Alone, 37.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 7.07% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Guadalupe County, TX speak a non-English language, and 96.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Guadalupe County, TX are Texas Lutheran University (335 degrees awarded in 2016) and Seguin Beauty School-Seguin (14 degrees).

The median property value in Guadalupe County, TX is $175,000, and the homeownership rate is 75.4%. Most people in Guadalupe County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Guadalupe County, TX is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Guadalupe County, TX employs 70.2k people. The largest industries in Guadalupe County, TX are Retail Trade (9,285 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,356 people), and Manufacturing (8,317 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($132,434), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,393), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,295).

Median household income in Guadalupe County, TX is $66,187. Males in Guadalupe 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 Guadalupe County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$66,187

2017 value

± $1,709

2.46%

1 Year Growth

± 3.67%

Households in Guadalupe County, TX have a median annual income of $66,187, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $64,599 in 2016, which represents a 2.46% 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Guadalupe 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 2107.12

  2. Census Tract 2107.08

  3. Census Tract 2107.11

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Guadalupe County, TX was Census Tract 2107.12 with a value of $110,132, followed by Census Tract 2107.08 and Census Tract 2107.11, with respective values of $106,672 and $105,568.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Guadalupe County, TX (15.8k out of 149k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

    9,360 ± 704

  2. Hispanic

    8,886 ± 792

  3. Other

    3,972 ± 660

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Guadalupe 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

70.2k

2017 Value

± 1,897

2.62%

1 Year growth

± 3.79%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Guadalupe County, TX grew at a rate of 2.62%, from 68.4k employees to 70.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Guadalupe County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,390 people), Sales & Related Occupations (8,485 people), and Management Occupations (7,045 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Guadalupe County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Guadalupe County, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (9,390 people), Sales & Related Occupations (8,485 people), and Management Occupations (7,045 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Guadalupe County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.64 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (1.3 times), and Production Occupations (1.28 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Guadalupe County, TX, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($69,777), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($65,490), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($65,243).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

70.2k

2017 Value

± 1,897

2.62%

1 Year growth

± 3.79%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Guadalupe County, TX grew at a rate of 2.62%, from 68.4k employees to 70.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Guadalupe County, TX, are Retail Trade (9,285 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,356 people), and Manufacturing (8,317 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Guadalupe County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Guadalupe 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 Guadalupe County, TX, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (9,285 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (8,356 people), and Manufacturing (8,317 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Guadalupe County, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.29 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.82 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.18 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Guadalupe County, TX, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($132,434), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,393), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,295).

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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 ($216B) and Mixed freight ($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

87% of the population of Guadalupe County, TX has health coverage, with 44.2% on employee plans, 9.37% on Medicaid, 7.94% on Medicare, 16.8% on non-group plans, and 8.66% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Guadalupe County, TX see 3087 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.77% decrease from the previous year (3347 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3169 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3529 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

3,087 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Guadalupe County, TX see an average of 3,087 patients per year. This represents a 7.77% decrease from the previous year (3,347 patients).

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

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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%).

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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

13%

Uninsured

44.2%

Employer Coverage

9.37%

Medicaid

7.94%

Medicare

16.8%

Non-Group

8.66%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Guadalupe County, TX declined by 9.9% from 14.5% to 13%.

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

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

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Diversity

Guadalupe County, TX is home to a population of 151k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.27% of Guadalupe County, TX residents were born outside of the country (11k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Guadalupe County, TX is composed of 77.5k White Alone residents (51.4%), 56.3k Hispanic or Latino residents (37.3%), 10.7k Black or African American Alone residents (7.07%), 3.13k Two or More Races residents (2.08%), 2.5k Asian Alone residents (1.65%), 433 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.287%), 304 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.201%), and 36 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0239%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Guadalupe County, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.3

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Guadalupe County, TX was 36.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Guadalupe County, TX are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Guadalupe County, TX residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.27%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

11k people

7.69%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

11.3k people

As of 2017, 7.27% of Guadalupe County, TX residents (11k people) 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 Guadalupe County, TX was 7.69%, 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

96.5%

2017 Citizenship

96.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.5% of Guadalupe County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Guadalupe County, TX was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    77.5k ± 349

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    56.3k ± 2.77k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    10.7k ± 399

In 2017, there were 1.38 times more White Alone residents (77.5k people) in Guadalupe County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 56.3k Hispanic or Latino and 10.7k 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 Guadalupe County, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Guadalupe County, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Guadalupe County, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Guadalupe County, TX are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    6,577 ± 588

  2. Vietnam

    4,122 ± 299

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    3,785 ± 400

Guadalupe County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Guadalupe County, TX awarded 349 degrees. The student population of Guadalupe County, TX is skewed towards women, with 633 male students and 691 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Guadalupe County, TX are White (203 and 59%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (101 and 29.4%), Black or African American (23 and 6.69%), and Unknown (8 and 2.33%).

The largest universities in Guadalupe County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Texas Lutheran University (335 and 96%) and Seguin Beauty School-Seguin (14 and 4.01%).

The most popular majors in Guadalupe County, TX are General Business Administration & Management (60 and 17.2%), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (38 and 10.9%), and General Biological Sciences (26 and 7.45%).

The median tuition costs in Guadalupe County, TX are $28,600 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

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Guadalupe County, TX was General Biological Sciences with 26 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Guadalupe County, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 335 degrees awarded

  2. 14 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$28,600

Median Private

In 2016, the Guadalupe County, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Texas Lutheran University with 335 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

123

Degrees Awarded to Men

226

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 123 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Guadalupe County, TX, which is 0.544 times less than the 226 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Guadalupe County, TX by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    203 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    101 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    23 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Guadalupe County, TX were to White students. These 203 degrees mean that there were 2.01 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 101 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Guadalupe County, TX was $175,000 in 2017, which is 0.804 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $169,200 to $175,000, a 3.43% increase. The homeownership rate in Guadalupe County, TX is 75.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Guadalupe County, TX have an average commute time of 25.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Guadalupe 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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$66,187

Median Household Income

± $1,709

52k

Number of Households

± 1,496

In 2017, the median household income of the 52k households in Guadalupe County, TX grew to $66,187 from the previous year's value of $64,599.

The following chart displays the households in Guadalupe 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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Housing

Property Value

$175,000

2017 Median

± $2,842

$169,200

2016 Median

± $2,356

In 2017, the median property value in Guadalupe County, TX grew to to $175,000 from the previous year's value of $169,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Guadalupe 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 Guadalupe County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Guadalupe County, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Guadalupe County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

75.4%

2017 Homeownership

75.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.4% of the housing units in Guadalupe County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Guadalupe 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 Guadalupe County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Guadalupe County, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

25.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Guadalupe County, TX have a longer commute time (25.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.96% of the workforce in Guadalupe County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    85%

  2. Carpooled

    8.94%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.05%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Guadalupe County, TX was Drove Alone (85%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.94%) and those who Worked At Home (4.05%).

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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