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Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX&

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Population
175,044
0.98% growth
Median Age
36.9
Median Household Income
$47,970
1.64% growth
Poverty Rate
17.9%
Number of Employees
77,453
0.28% growth
Median Property Value
$122,000
4.18% growth

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Economy

The economy of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX employs 77,453 people. The economy of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Utilities; and Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction, which employ respectively 5.17; 2.73; and 1.3 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX are Retail trade (10,152), Healthcare & Social Assistance (8,779), and Manufacturing (8,587), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,944), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($49,141), and Transportation & Warehousing ($41,688).

Median household income in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX is $47,970. Males in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,878. The income inequality of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.435 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 Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX. In Texas 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 N/A primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of N/A. Newton County, TX has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Texas.

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Diversity

Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX is home to a population of 175,044 people, from which 92.2% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX is composed of 86,494 White residents (49.4%), 58,262 Hispanic residents (33.3%), 26,585 Black residents (15.2%), 1,992 Two+ residents (1.14%), and 1,230 Asian residents (0.7%). The most common foreign languages in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX are Spanish (37,409 speakers), Other Slavic (557 speakers), and German (502 speakers), but compared to other places, Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX has a relative high number of Other Slavic (557 speakers), Spanish (37,409 speakers), and Thai (87 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX awarded 2,344 degrees. The student population of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX is skewed towards females, with 929 male students and 1,415 female students. Most students in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX are Black or African American (1,317 and 56.2%), followed by White (435 and 18.6%), Hispanic or Latino (366 and 15.6%), and Asian (111 and 4.74%). The largest universities in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX by number of graduates are Prairie View A & M University (1,603 and 68.4%), Wharton County Junior College (741 and 31.6%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX are Registered Nursing (155 and 6.61%), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (95 and 4.05%), and General Health & Physical Education (63 and 2.69%). The median tuition costs in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX are N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,216 and $19,535 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 Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX is $122,000, which is 0.6 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $117,100 to $122,000, a 4.18% increase. The homeownership rate of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX is 70.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 25.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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