Jack County, TX

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2022 Population
8,588
1.11% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.2
0.513% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
14.5%
6.28% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$58,861
3.42% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$135,500
34.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Jack County, TX had a population of 8.59k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $58,861. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jack County, TX grew from 8,494 to 8,588, a 1.11% increase and its median household income grew from $56,916 to $58,861, a 3.42% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jack County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.9%), White (Hispanic) (13.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.84%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.72%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.71%).

None of the households in Jack County, 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.

96.5% of the residents in Jack County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Jack County, TX was $135,500, and the homeownership rate was 72.8%.

Most people in Jack County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Jack County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Jack County, TX is home to a population of 8.59k people, from which 96.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 4.89% of Jack County, TX residents were born outside of the country (420 people).

In 2022, there were 5.68 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.52k people) in Jack County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.15k White (Hispanic) and 330 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.5%
2022 Citizenship
96.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.5% of Jack County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jack County, TX was 96.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jack County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.52k ± 21
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.15k ± 150
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    330 ± 101
17.9%
Hispanic Population
1.54k people

In 2022, there were 5.68 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.52k people) in Jack County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.15k White (Hispanic) and 330 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.9% of the people in Jack County, TX are hispanic (1.54k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

4.89%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
420 people
5.04%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
428 people

As of 2022, 4.89% of Jack County, TX residents (420 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 Jack County, TX was 5.04%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    113 ± 73
  2. Vietnam
    103 ± 52
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    92 ± 63

Jack County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jack County, TX employs 3.09k people. The largest industries in Jack County, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (360 people), Construction (328 people), and Retail Trade (299 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($170,913), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($98,553), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($80,313).

Occupations

3.09k
2022 Value
± 337
0.553%
1 Year growth
± 15.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jack County, TX grew at a rate of 0.553%, from 3.07k employees to 3.09k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jack County, TX, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (367 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (364 people), and Transportation Occupations (350 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jack County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.09k
2022 Value
± 337
0.553%
1 Year growth
± 15.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jack County, TX grew at a rate of 0.553%, from 3.07k employees to 3.09k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jack County, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (360 people), Construction (328 people), and Retail Trade (299 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jack County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Jack County, 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

$54,625
Median earning men ± $9,561
$33,393
Median earning women ± $4,224

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($94,719), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($93,611), and Public Administration ($73,523).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($70,873), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,864), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($47,857).

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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%.

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

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 44
    Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining
  2. 32
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 31
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Jack County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 90.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (8.75%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

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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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 Jack County, TX was $135,500 in 2022, which is 0.481 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $100,700 to $135,500, a 34.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Jack County, TX is 72.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jack County, TX have an average commute time of 29.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jack County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Jack County, TX is $58,861. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Jack County, TX was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $89,038, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $63,750 and $38,726.

Property

$135,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,940
$2,183
Median Property Taxes
±$249

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 Jack County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

72.8%
Homeownership
2022
68.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.8% of the housing units in Jack County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9501
  2. Census Tract 9505
  3. Census Tract 9503

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jack County, TX was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $89,038, followed by Census Tract 9505 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $63,750 and $38,726.

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

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Household Income

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$58,861
Median Household Income
± $7,780
3k
Number of Households
± 327

In 2022, the median household income of the 3k households in Jack County, TX grew to $58,861 from the previous year's value of $56,916.

The following chart displays the households in Jack 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jack County, 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 (84.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.01%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.27%)

In 2022, 84.7% of workers in Jack County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.01%) and those who worked at home (6.27%).

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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Commute Time

29.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jack County, TX have a longer commute time (29.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 7.64% of the workforce in Jack County, 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 Jack County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jack County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jack County, TX (1.1k out of 7.56k 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

81.4% of the population of Jack County, TX has health coverage, with 40% on employee plans, 13.3% on Medicaid, 16.3% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 1.14% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 27% under 18 years, 18.1% between 18 and 34 years, 36.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.9% were men and 50.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.6%
Uninsured
40%
Employer Coverage
13.3%
Medicaid
16.3%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
1.14%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jack County, TX declined by 1.26% from 18.9% to 18.6%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Jack County, TX.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 38.4% in Jack County, TX.

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