Jeff Davis County, TX

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2022 Population
1,992
1.43% 1-year decline
2022 Median Age
62
2.48% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
24.6%
11.7% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$38,125
1.38% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$167,300
10.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Jeff Davis County, TX had a population of 1.99k people with a median age of 62 and a median household income of $38,125. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jeff Davis County, TX declined from 2,021 to 1,992, a −1.43% decrease and its median household income declined from $38,659 to $38,125, a −1.38% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jeff Davis County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (78.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (12.7%), White (Hispanic) (4.62%), Other (Hispanic) (2.46%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.31%).

None of the households in Jeff Davis 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.

96.3% of the residents in Jeff Davis County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Jeff Davis County, TX was $167,300, and the homeownership rate was 89.3%.

Most people in Jeff Davis County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Jeff Davis County, TX was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Jeff Davis County, TX is home to a population of 1.99k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 11% of Jeff Davis County, TX residents were born outside of the country (220 people).

In 2022, there were 6.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.56k people) in Jeff Davis County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 252 Two+ (Hispanic) and 92 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.3%
2022 Citizenship
97.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.3% of Jeff Davis County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jeff Davis County, TX was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jeff Davis County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.56k ± 197
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    252 ± 178
  3. White (Hispanic)
    92 ± 92
19.7%
Hispanic Population
393 people

In 2022, there were 6.17 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.56k people) in Jeff Davis County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 252 Two+ (Hispanic) and 92 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19.7% of the people in Jeff Davis County, TX are hispanic (393 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

11%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
220 people
12.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
257 people

As of 2022, 11% of Jeff Davis County, TX residents (220 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 Jeff Davis County, TX was 12.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    97 ± 56
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    45 ± 48
  3. Korea
    16 ± 28

Jeff Davis County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jeff Davis County, TX employs 748 people. The largest industries in Jeff Davis County, TX are Retail Trade (110 people), Educational Services (110 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (106 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($86,000), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($85,125), and Retail Trade ($76,304).

Occupations

748
2022 Value
± 225
7.47%
1 Year growth
± 39.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jeff Davis County, TX grew at a rate of 7.47%, from 696 employees to 748 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jeff Davis County, TX, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (95 people), Sales & Related Occupations (90 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (90 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jeff Davis County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

748
2022 Value
± 225
7.47%
1 Year growth
± 39.4%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jeff Davis County, TX grew at a rate of 7.47%, from 696 employees to 748 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jeff Davis County, TX, are Retail Trade (110 people), Educational Services (110 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (106 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jeff Davis County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Jeff Davis 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

$86,500
Median earning men ± $56,868
$34,138
Median earning women ± $28,569

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($90,642), Public Administration ($52,721), and Construction ($40,893).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Retail Trade ($75,543), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,179), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($13,819).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 19
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  2. 16
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 13
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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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 Jeff Davis County, TX was $167,300 in 2022, which is 0.593 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $151,200 to $167,300, a 10.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Jeff Davis County, TX is 89.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jeff Davis County, TX have an average commute time of 17.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jeff Davis County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$167,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$19,992
$978
Median Property Taxes
±$254

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 Jeff Davis County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Jeff Davis County, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

89.3%
Homeownership
2022
49.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 89.3% of the housing units in Jeff Davis County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 90%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9501
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$38,125
Median Household Income
± $25,205
1.1k
Number of Households
± 292

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.1k households in Jeff Davis County, TX declined from $38,125 from the previous year's value of $38,659.

The following chart displays the households in Jeff Davis 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jeff Davis County, TX is from Jeff Davis County, TX.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (53.1%)
  2. Worked At Home (22.6%)
  3. Carpooled (11.3%)

In 2022, 53.1% of workers in Jeff Davis County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (22.6%) and those who carpooled to work (11.3%).

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

17.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jeff Davis County, TX have a shorter commute time (17.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.923% of the workforce in Jeff Davis 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 Jeff Davis County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jeff Davis County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

24.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jeff Davis County, TX (480 out of 1.95k 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 75+, followed by Males 12 - 14 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jeff Davis County, TX is White, followed by Two Or More and Hispanic.

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

82.8% of the population of Jeff Davis County, TX has health coverage, with 24.3% on employee plans, 7.89% on Medicaid, 25.7% on Medicare, 18.1% on non-group plans, and 6.87% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 53.8% were men and 46.2% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 13.5% under 18 years, 8.46% between 18 and 34 years, 35.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 42.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 53.8% were men and 46.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

17.2%
Uninsured
24.3%
Employer Coverage
7.89%
Medicaid
25.7%
Medicare
18.1%
Non-Group
6.87%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jeff Davis County, TX declined by 17.7% from 20.9% to 17.2%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2023, 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 Jeff Davis County, TX.

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