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Jefferson County, TX&

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Population
254,308
0.82% growth
Median Age
35.8
Median Household Income
$48,005
18.1% growth
Poverty Rate
16.1%
Number of Employees
106,495
2.92% growth
Median Property Value
$101,000
6.77% growth

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Economy

The economy of Jefferson County, TX employs 106,495 people. The economy of Jefferson County, TX is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Construction; and Manufacturing, which employ respectively 1.83; 1.76; and 1.36 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Jefferson County, TX are Healthcare & Social Assistance (14,916), Manufacturing (13,906), and Retail trade (12,781), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($81,071), Utilities ($70,908), and Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($56,136).

Median household income in Jefferson County, TX is $48,005. Males in Jefferson County, TX have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,941. The income inequality of Jefferson County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.413 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 Jefferson County, TX. In Jefferson County, TX 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 62 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,460. Newton County, TX has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Texas.

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Diversity

Jefferson County, TX is home to a population of 254,308 people, from which 92.5% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Jefferson County, TX is composed of 106,562 White residents (41.9%), 85,255 Black residents (33.5%), 49,660 Hispanic residents (19.5%), 8,316 Asian residents (3.27%), and 3,978 Two+ residents (1.56%). The most common foreign languages in Jefferson County, TX are Spanish (39,861 speakers), Vietnamese (3,746 speakers), and French (1,551 speakers), but compared to other places, Jefferson County, TX has a relative high number of Urdu (1,307 speakers), Vietnamese (3,746 speakers), and French (1,551 speakers).

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Education

In 2015 universities in Jefferson County, TX awarded 5,142 degrees. The student population of Jefferson County, TX is skewed towards females, with 1,905 male students and 3,237 female students. Most students in Jefferson County, TX are White (2,635 and 51.2%), followed by Black or African American (1,154 and 22.4%), Hispanic or Latino (701 and 13.6%), and Asian (164 and 3.19%). The largest universities in Jefferson County, TX by number of graduates are Lamar University (3,775 and 73.4%), Lamar State College-Port Arthur (641 and 12.5%), and Lamar Institute of Technology (529 and 10.3%). The most popular majors in Jefferson County, TX are General Educational Leadership & Administration (751 and 14.6%), Counseling Psychology (612 and 11.9%), and General Engineering (166 and 3.23%). The median tuition costs in Jefferson County, TX are N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,520 and $14,880 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 Jefferson County, TX is $101,000, which is 0.52 times smaller than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $94,600 to $101,000, a 6.77% increase. The homeownership rate of Jefferson County, TX is 59.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63%. People in Jefferson County, TX have an average commute time of N/A minutes, and they commute by Taxi. Car ownership in Jefferson County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

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