Kaufman County PUMA, TX

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Population

114,852

2.7% growth

Median Age

35.7


Median Household Income

$63,926

6.23% growth

Poverty Rate

12.4%


Number of Employees

49,361

3.77% growth

Median Property Value

$154,000

8.83% growth

About

In 2017, Kaufman County PUMA, TX had a population of 115k people with a median age of 35.7 and a median household income of $63,926. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Kaufman County PUMA, TX grew from 111,830 to 114,852, a 2.7% increase and its median household income grew from $60,179 to $63,926, a 6.23% increase.

The population of Kaufman County PUMA, TX is 66.6% White Alone, 19.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 10.4% Black or African American Alone. 16.5% of the people in Kaufman County PUMA, TX speak a non-English language, and 94.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kaufman County PUMA, TX are Southwestern Christian College (29 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Kaufman County PUMA, TX is $154,000, and the homeownership rate is 77.1%. Most people in Kaufman County PUMA, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Kaufman County PUMA, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Kaufman County PUMA, TX employs 49.4k people. The largest industries in Kaufman County PUMA, TX are Elementary & secondary schools (4,818 people), Construction (4,390 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,065 people), and the highest paying industries are Rail transportation ($130,149), Natural gas distribution ($119,740), and Cement, concrete, lime, & gypsum product manufacturing ($99,326).

Median household income in Kaufman County PUMA, TX is $63,926. Males in Kaufman County PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,423. The income inequality in Kaufman County PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.412, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$63,926

2017 value

± $2,146

6.23%

1 Year Growth

± 4.42%

Households in Kaufman County PUMA, TX have a median annual income of $63,926, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $60,179 in 2016, which represents a 6.23% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$57,923

Average Male Salary

± $7,179

$45,423

Average Female Salary

± $5,503

In 2017, full-time male employees in Kaufman County PUMA, TX made 1.28 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Kaufman County PUMA, TX by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. American Indian

    $56,299 ± $68,757

  2. White

    $48,952 ± $4,995

  3. Asian

    $48,800 ± $42,214

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Kaufman County PUMA, TX workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.15 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.412

2017 Wage GINI

0.41

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Kaufman County PUMA, TX was 0.412 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.37% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Kaufman County PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kaufman County PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kaufman County PUMA, TX was Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX with a value of $131,600, followed by Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX and Grapevine, Southlake & Colleyville Cities PUMA, TX, with respective values of $116,092 and $115,108.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Kaufman County PUMA, 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

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kaufman County PUMA, TX (14.1k out of 113k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 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

    10,803 ± 801

  2. Hispanic

    5,155 ± 570

  3. Black

    1,722 ± 278

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kaufman County PUMA, 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

49.4k

2017 Value

3.77%

1 Year growth

± 3.77%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kaufman County PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 3.77%, from 47.6k employees to 49.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kaufman County PUMA, TX, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,285 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,204 people), and Miscellaneous managers (1,764 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kaufman County PUMA, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kaufman County PUMA, TX, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,285 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,204 people), and Miscellaneous managers (1,764 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Kaufman County PUMA, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Court, municipal, & license clerks (5.03 times higher than expected), Firefighters (4.05 times), and Electrical powerline installers & repairers (3.74 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kaufman County PUMA, TX, by average salary, are Chief executives & legislators ($158,304), Physicians & surgeons ($158,270), and Computer & information systems managers ($114,410).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

49.4k

2017 Value

3.77%

1 Year growth

± 3.77%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kaufman County PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 3.77%, from 47.6k employees to 49.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kaufman County PUMA, TX, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,818 people), Construction (4,390 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,065 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kaufman County PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Kaufman County PUMA, 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 Kaufman County PUMA, TX, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,818 people), Construction (4,390 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,065 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Kaufman County PUMA, TX has an unusually high number of Clay building material & refractories manufacturing (4.36 times higher than expected), Motor vehicle & motor vehicle parts & supplies merchant wholesalers (4.03 times), and Engine, turbine, & power transmission equipment manufacturing (3.92 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kaufman County PUMA, TX, by average salary, are Rail transportation ($130,149), Natural gas distribution ($119,740), and Cement, concrete, lime, & gypsum product manufacturing ($99,326).

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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. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline with $216B and Mixed freight and $159B.

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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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T 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. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Kaufman County PUMA, TX has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Kaufman County PUMA, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Kaufman County PUMA, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1670 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kaufman County PUMA, TX N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Kaufman County PUMA, TX is home to a population of 115k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Kaufman County PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Kaufman County PUMA, TX is composed of 76.5k White Alone residents (66.6%), 22.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (19.9%), 11.9k Black or African American Alone residents (10.4%), 1.66k Two or More Races residents (1.45%), 1.24k Asian Alone residents (1.08%), 491 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.428%), 166 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.145%), and 67 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0583%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Kaufman County PUMA, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (14,900 speakers), German (427 speakers), and Laotian (205 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.2

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Kaufman County PUMA, TX was 35.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Kaufman County PUMA, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Kaufman County PUMA, TX residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.74%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Kaufman County PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kaufman County PUMA, TX was 7.74%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    6,723 ± 1,953 people

  2. Philippines

    266 ± 400 people

  3. Canada

    174 ± 324 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kaufman County PUMA, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 6,723 Kaufman County PUMA, TX residents, followed by Philippines with 266 and Canada with 174.

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Citizenship

94.8%

2017 Citizenship

94.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.8% of Kaufman County PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Kaufman County PUMA, TX was 94.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    76.5k ± 23

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    22.8k ± 1.27k

  3. Black or African American Alone

    11.9k ± 301

In 2017, there were 3.35 times more White Alone residents (76.5k people) in Kaufman County PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.8k Hispanic or Latino and 11.9k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Kaufman County PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    14,900 speakers (14.7%)

  2. German

    427 speakers (0.421%)

  3. Laotian

    205 speakers (0.202%)

16.5% of Kaufman County PUMA, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Kaufman County PUMA, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 14.7% of the overall population of Kaufman County PUMA, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.421% speak German and 0.202% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    2,250 ± 209

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,211 ± 231

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,183 ± 259

Kaufman County PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.86 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Kaufman County PUMA, TX awarded 29 degrees. The student population of Kaufman County PUMA, TX is skewed towards women, with 72 male students and 75 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kaufman County PUMA, TX are Black or African American (22 and 88%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2 and 8%), White (1 and 4%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Kaufman County PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are Southwestern Christian College (29 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Kaufman County PUMA, TX are Liberal Arts & Sciences (24 and 82.8%) and Biblical Studies (5 and 17.2%).

The median tuition costs in Kaufman County PUMA, TX are $6,830 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. 24 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Kaufman County PUMA, TX was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Kaufman County PUMA, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

29 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$6,830

Median Private

In 2016, the Kaufman County PUMA, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southwestern Christian College with 29 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

14

Degrees Awarded to Men

15

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 14 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kaufman County PUMA, TX, which is 0.933 times less than the 15 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    22 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    2 degrees awarded

  3. White

    1 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Kaufman County PUMA, TX were to Black or African American students. These 22 degrees mean that there were 11 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kaufman County PUMA, TX was $154,000 in 2017, which is 0.708 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $141,500 to $154,000, a 8.83% increase. The homeownership rate in Kaufman County PUMA, TX is 77.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Kaufman County PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 33.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Kaufman County PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$63,926

Median Household Income

± $2,146

36.5k

Number of Households

± 1,206

In 2017, the median household income of the 36.5k households in Kaufman County PUMA, TX grew to $63,926 from the previous year's value of $60,179.

The following chart displays the households in Kaufman County PUMA, 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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Housing

Property Value

$154,000

2017 Median

± $3,161

$141,500

2016 Median

± $4,812

In 2017, the median property value in Kaufman County PUMA, TX grew to to $154,000 from the previous year's value of $141,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kaufman County PUMA, 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 Kaufman County PUMA, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Kaufman County PUMA, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kaufman County PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

77.1%

2017 Homeownership

76.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77.1% of the housing units in Kaufman County PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Kaufman County PUMA, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Kaufman County PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kaufman County PUMA, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

33.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kaufman County PUMA, TX have a longer commute time (33.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.57% of the workforce in Kaufman County PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83%

  2. Carpooled

    11%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.61%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Kaufman County PUMA, TX was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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