Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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Population
7M
1.52% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
Median Age
34.6

Poverty Rate
14.2%

Median Household Income
$65,394
2.5% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$204,700
6.12% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
3.36M
3.06% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX had a population of 7M people with a median age of 34.6 and a median household income of $65,394. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX grew from 6.89M to 7M, a 1.52% increase and its median household income grew from $63,802 to $65,394, a 2.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (35.5%), White (Hispanic) (28.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (17%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.83%), and Other (Hispanic) (7.71%). 39.8% of the households in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 85.7% of the residents in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX are University of Houston (10,388 degrees awarded in 2019), Lone Star College System (10,363 degrees), and San Jacinto Community College (7,462 degrees).

In 2018, the median property value in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX was $204,700, and the homeownership rate was 60.3%. Most people in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX was 2 cars per household.

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX borders Bay City, TX, Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX, Brenham, TX, El Campo, TX, and Huntsville, TX.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Texas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Texas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Texas. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Texas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (43.2%), followed by Gary Johnson (3.16%). 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 Texas
52.2% 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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Diversity

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX is home to a population of 7M people, from which 85.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 22.6% of Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.58M people).

In 2018, there were 1.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.48M people) in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.98M White (Hispanic) and 1.19M Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX are Spanish (1,923,556 speakers), Vietnamese (108,707 speakers), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (87,369 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.48M ± 2.77k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.98M ± 24.7k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.19M ± 8.14k
37.6%
Hispanic Population
2.63M people

In 2018, there were 1.25 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.48M people) in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.98M White (Hispanic) and 1.19M Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

37.6% of the people in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX are hispanic (2.63M people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    1,923,556 speakers (29.7%)
  2. Vietnamese
    108,707 speakers (1.68%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    87,369 speakers (1.35%)

39.8% of Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX was Spanish. 29.7% of the overall population of Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX are native Spanish speakers. 1.68% speak Vietnamese and 1.35% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

22.6%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
1.58M people
22.3%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
1.54M people

As of 2018, 22.6% of Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX residents (1.58M people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX was 22.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

30
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.2
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.3

In 2018, the median age of all people in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX was 34.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX residents was 34.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,429,667 ± 36,631 people
  2. India
    295,205 ± 13,271 people
  3. El Salvador
    240,462 ± 11,989 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,429,667 Texas residents, followed by India with 295,205 and El Salvador with 240,462.

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Citizenship

85.7%
2018 Citizenship
85.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 85.7% of Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX was 85.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    83,715 ± 5,218
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    64,147 ± 5,330
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    41,385 ± 4,215

Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX is $65,394. In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX was Rockwall County, TX with a value of $100,595, followed by Collin County, TX and Fort Bend County, TX, with respective values of $96,051 and $91,931.

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,216. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.477, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX employs 3.36M people. The largest industries in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (375,062 people), Retail Trade (354,189 people), and Construction (343,099 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($112,268), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($101,492), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($100,273).

Wages

Median Household Income

$65,394
2018 value
± $823
2.5%
1 Year Growth
± 2.08%

Households in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX have a median annual income of $65,394, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $63,802 in 2017, which represents a 2.5% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,763
Average Male Salary in Texas
± $711
$50,216
Average Female Salary in Texas
± $564

In 2019, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.37 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. Alaska Native
    $71,002 ± $51,672
  2. Asian
    $70,200 ± $2,161
  3. White
    $55,818 ± $520

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Alaska Native. These workers were paid 1.01 times more than Asian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Texas.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX is from Texas.
0.477
2019 Wage GINI in Texas
0.479
2018 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2019, the income inequality in Texas was 0.477 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.511% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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.

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)

In 2018, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX was Rockwall County, TX with a value of $100,595, followed by Collin County, TX and Fort Bend County, TX, with respective values of $96,051 and $91,931.

The following map shows all of the counties in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX (952k out of 6.69M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 6 - 11.

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
    559,498 ± 6,441
  2. Hispanic
    513,972 ± 6,226
  3. Black
    211,496 ± 4,216

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, 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

3.36M
2018 Value
± 38,483
3.06%
1 Year growth
± 1.59%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX grew at a rate of 3.06%, from 3.26M employees to 3.36M employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX, are Sales & Related Occupations (356,794 people), Management Occupations (346,153 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (341,790 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (356,794 people), Management Occupations (346,153 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (341,790 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.51 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.39 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.18 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($92,513), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($82,030), and Legal Occupations ($80,337).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.36M
2018 Value
± 38,483
3.06%
1 Year growth
± 1.59%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX grew at a rate of 3.06%, from 3.26M employees to 3.36M employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (375,062 people), Retail Trade (354,189 people), and Construction (343,099 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX, though some of these residents may live in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, 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 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (375,062 people), Retail Trade (354,189 people), and Construction (343,099 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other MSAs, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (6.63 times higher than expected), Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.57 times), and Construction (1.54 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($112,268), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($101,492), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($100,273).

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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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Education

In 2019, universities in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX awarded 70,584 degrees. The student population of Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX is skewed towards women, with 133,999 male students and 185,493 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX are Hispanic or Latino (23,556 and 35.8%), followed by White (19,460 and 29.6%), Black or African American (13,097 and 19.9%), and Asian (6,411 and 9.75%).

The largest universities in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX by number of degrees awarded are University of Houston (10,388 and 14.7%), Lone Star College System (10,363 and 14.7%), and San Jacinto Community College (7,462 and 10.6%).

The most popular majors in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX are Liberal Arts & Sciences (6,498 and 9.21%), General Studies (5,575 and 7.9%), and General Business Administration & Management (5,272 and 7.47%).

The median tuition costs in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX are $11,850 for private four year colleges, and $6,131 and $20,097 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 1,066 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 6,369 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 5,483 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX was Registered Nursing with 1,066 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 10,388 degrees awarded
  2. 10,363 degrees awarded
  3. 7,462 degrees awarded
$6,131
Median In-State Public
$11,850
Median Private

In 2019, the Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Houston with 10,388 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

31,149
Degrees Awarded to Men
39,435
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 31,149 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX, which is 0.79 times less than the 39,435 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the top 5 institutions in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Hispanic or Latino
    23,556 degrees awarded
  2. White
    19,460 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    13,097 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX was Hispanic or Latino students. These 23,556 degrees mean that there were 1.21 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 19,460 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX was $204,700 in 2018, which is 0.891 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $192,900 to $204,700, a 6.12% increase. The homeownership rate in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX is 60.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX have an average commute time of 28.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$204,700
2018 Median
± $3,060
$192,900
2017 Median
± $2,073

In 2018, the median property value in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX grew to to $204,700 from the previous year's value of $192,900.

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

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Household Income

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$65,394
Median Household Income
± $823
2.36M
Number of Households
± 29,477

In 2018, the median household income of the 2.36M households in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX grew to $65,394 from the previous year's value of $63,802.

The following chart displays the households in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, 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

$3k+
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

60.3%
2018 Homeownership
60.7%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 60.3% of the housing units in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

28.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX have a longer commute time (28.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.27% of the workforce in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (81%)
  2. Carpooled (9.41%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.95%)

In 2018, 81% of workers in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.41%) and those who worked at home (4.95%).

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

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Health

81.8% of the population of Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX has health coverage, with 47.6% on employee plans, 15.4% on Medicaid, 8.07% on Medicare, 9.75% on non-group plans, and 0.966% 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).

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1642 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1677 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 827 patients per year.

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%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.
1,642 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,642 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,642 patients).

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

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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%).

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

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.
$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

18.2%
Uninsured
47.6%
Employer Coverage
15.4%
Medicaid
8.07%
Medicare
9.75%
Non-Group
0.966%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX grew by 5.47% from 17.2% to 18.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, 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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