Gun Barrel City, TX

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2022 Population
6,247
1.54% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
49.1
2.77% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
17%
2.44% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$63,938
15.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$209,100
30.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Gun Barrel City, TX had a population of 6.25k people with a median age of 49.1 and a median household income of $63,938. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Gun Barrel City, TX grew from 6,152 to 6,247, a 1.54% increase and its median household income grew from $55,493 to $63,938, a 15.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Gun Barrel City, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.7%), White (Hispanic) (2.64%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.2%), Other (Hispanic) (0.88%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.32%).

None of the households in Gun Barrel City, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.9% of the residents in Gun Barrel City, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Gun Barrel City, TX was $209,100, and the homeownership rate was 87.9%.

Most people in Gun Barrel City, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Gun Barrel City, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Gun Barrel City, TX is home to a population of 6.25k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.09% of Gun Barrel City, TX residents were born outside of the country (68 people).

In 2022, there were 35.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.91k people) in Gun Barrel City, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 165 White (Hispanic) and 75 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.9%
2022 Citizenship
98.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.9% of Gun Barrel City, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Gun Barrel City, TX was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Gun Barrel City, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.91k ± 194
  2. White (Hispanic)
    165 ± 177
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    75 ± 76
4.72%
Hispanic Population
295 people

In 2022, there were 35.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.91k people) in Gun Barrel City, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 165 White (Hispanic) and 75 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.72% of the people in Gun Barrel City, TX are hispanic (295 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

1.09%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
68 people
1.25%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
77 people

As of 2022, 1.09% of Gun Barrel City, TX residents (68 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Gun Barrel City, TX was 1.25%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    174 ± 117
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    73 ± 66
  3. World War II
    63 ± 84

Gun Barrel City, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.38 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Gun Barrel City, TX employs 2.39k people. The largest industries in Gun Barrel City, TX are Retail Trade (405 people), Construction (297 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (290 people), and the highest paying industries are Other Services Except Public Administration ($77,714), Utilities ($72,195), and Manufacturing ($68,500).

Occupations

2.39k
2022 Value
± 412
7.31%
1 Year growth
± 22.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gun Barrel City, TX grew at a rate of 7.31%, from 2.23k employees to 2.39k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Gun Barrel City, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (450 people), Sales & Related Occupations (355 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (269 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Gun Barrel City, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.39k
2022 Value
± 412
7.31%
1 Year growth
± 22.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Gun Barrel City, TX grew at a rate of 7.31%, from 2.23k employees to 2.39k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Gun Barrel City, TX, are Retail Trade (405 people), Construction (297 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (290 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Gun Barrel City, TX, though some of these residents may live in Gun Barrel City, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,407
Median earning men ± $16,212
$32,437
Median earning women ± $5,149

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($116,000), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,074), and Construction ($66,029).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($69,286), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,586), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($27,028).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

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 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
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.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Gun Barrel City, TX was $209,100 in 2022, which is 0.742 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $159,800 to $209,100, a 30.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Gun Barrel City, TX is 87.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Gun Barrel City, TX have an average commute time of 30.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Gun Barrel City, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$209,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$30,044
$2,344
Median Property Taxes
±$424

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Gun Barrel City, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

87.9%
Homeownership
2022
65.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 87.9% of the housing units in Gun Barrel City, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 85%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9506.01
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$63,938
Median Household Income
± $5,840
2.67k
Number of Households
± 460

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.67k households in Gun Barrel City, TX grew to $63,938 from the previous year's value of $55,493.

The following chart displays the households in Gun Barrel City, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Gun Barrel City, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (78.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.7%)
  3. Carpooled (7.34%)

In 2022, 78.9% of workers in Gun Barrel City, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.7%) and those who carpooled to work (7.34%).

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Commute Time

30.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Gun Barrel City, TX have a longer commute time (30.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.88% of the workforce in Gun Barrel City, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Gun Barrel City, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Gun Barrel City, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Gun Barrel City, TX (1.06k out of 6.25k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Gun Barrel City, 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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Health

80.1% of the population of Gun Barrel City, TX has health coverage, with 30.8% on employee plans, 18.4% on Medicaid, 19.4% on Medicare, 7.51% on non-group plans, and 3.95% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Henderson County, TX see 3309 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.516% increase from the previous year (3292 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3103 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1676 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,309 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Henderson County, TX

Primary care physicians in Henderson County, TX see an average of 3,309 patients per year. This represents a 0.516% increase from the previous year (3,292 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18% under 18 years, 17.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 24.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51% were men and 49% were women.

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Uninsured People

19.9%
Uninsured
30.8%
Employer Coverage
18.4%
Medicaid
19.4%
Medicare
7.51%
Non-Group
3.95%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Gun Barrel City, TX declined by 20.7% from 25.1% to 19.9%.

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