Kent County, TX

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2020 Population
704
8.81% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
43.5
14.7% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
12.4%
14.6% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$61,706
38.1% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$64,700
84.9% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
247
6.08% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Kent County, TX had a population of 704 people with a median age of 43.5 and a median household income of $61,706. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Kent County, TX grew from 647 to 704, a 8.81% increase and its median household income grew from $44,688 to $61,706, a 38.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kent County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.4%), White (Hispanic) (6.96%), Other (Hispanic) (3.41%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.99%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.14%).

None of the households in Kent 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.

99.9% of the residents in Kent County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Kent County, TX was $64,700, and the homeownership rate was 81.5%. Most people in Kent County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Kent County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Kent County, TX is home to a population of 704 people, from which 99.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.85% of Kent County, TX residents were born outside of the country (13 people).

In 2020, there were 12.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (608 people) in Kent County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 49 White (Hispanic) and 24 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kent County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    608 ± 149
  2. White (Hispanic)
    49 ± 46
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    24 ± 21
10.5%
Hispanic Population
74 people

In 2020, there were 12.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (608 people) in Kent County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 49 White (Hispanic) and 24 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.5% of the people in Kent County, TX are hispanic (74 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.85%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
13 people
1.85%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
12 people

As of 2020, 1.85% of Kent County, TX residents (13 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Kent County, TX was 1.85%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

44
Median Native-Born Age
± 14.4
16
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.5

In 2020, the median age of all people in Kent County, TX was 43.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 16. But people in Kent County, TX are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Kent County, TX residents was 51.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,484,512 ± 36,982 people
  2. India
    279,123 ± 12,908 people
  3. El Salvador
    219,615 ± 11,461 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,484,512 Texas residents, followed by India with 279,123 and El Salvador with 219,615.

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Citizenship

99.9%
2020 Citizenship
100%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.9% of Kent County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Kent County, TX was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    14 ± 22
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    7 ± 17
  3. Korea
    3 ± 16

Kent County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2 times greater than any other conflict.

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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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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Texas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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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Economy

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,589. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Kent County, TX employs 247 people. The largest industries in Kent County, TX are Public Administration (67 people), Educational Services (47 people), and Retail Trade (24 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($67,500), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($53,125), and Educational Services ($52,708).

Wages

Median Household Income

$61,706
2020 value
± $7,387
38.1%
1 Year Growth
± 32.6%

Households in Kent County, TX have a median annual income of $61,706, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $44,688 in 2019, which represents a 38.1% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$70,236
Average Male Salary in Texas
± $745
$50,589
Average Female Salary in Texas
± $558

In 2020, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.39 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-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. Asian
    $71,020 ± $2,237
  2. White
    $57,454 ± $557
  3. American Indian
    $48,111 ± $6,839

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.24 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Texas.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kent County, TX is from Texas.
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Texas
0.48
2019 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2020, the income inequality in Texas was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.474% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less 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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Census Tract 9501
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 65 - 74
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kent County, TX (81 out of 655 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Females 16 - 17 and then Females 15.

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
    80 ± 67
  2. Hispanic
    39 ± 72
  3. Black
    1 ± 70

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kent 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

247
2020 Value
± 85
−6.08%
1 Year decline
± 51.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Kent County, TX declined at a rate of −6.08%, from 263 employees to 247 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kent County, TX, are Management Occupations (32 people), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (27 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (24 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kent County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kent County, TX, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (32 people), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (27 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (24 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Kent County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (11.3 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (7.56 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (4.89 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kent County, TX, by median earnings, are Protective Service Occupations ($105,391), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($105,391), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($105,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

247
2020 Value
± 85
−6.08%
1 Year decline
± 51.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Kent County, TX declined at a rate of −6.08%, from 263 employees to 247 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kent County, TX, are Public Administration (67 people), Educational Services (47 people), and Retail Trade (24 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kent County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Kent County, 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 Kent County, TX, by number of employees, are Public Administration (67 people), Educational Services (47 people), and Retail Trade (24 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Kent County, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (11 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6.27 times), and Public Administration (5.82 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kent County, TX, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($67,500), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($53,125), and Educational Services ($52,708).

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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. $292B
  2. $210B
  3. $178B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Electronics with $292B, followed by Gasoline ($210B) and Fuel oils ($178B).

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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$2.36T
2020 Value in Texas
$4.5T
Projected 2050 Value in Texas
90.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.36T. This is expected to increase 90.9% to $4.5T by 2050.

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. $78.1B
  2. $76.4B
  3. $74.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $78.1B, followed by California with $76.4B and Michigan and $74.9B.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Kent County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 89% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (10.2%), followed by Other (0.649%). The most partisan county was Roberts County, TX with 96.2% 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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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Kent County, TX
89% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Texas
  1. 96.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 95.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 95% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Texas was Roberts County, TX with 96.2% 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
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.

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kent County, TX was $64,700 in 2020, which is 0.282 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $35,000 to $64,700, a 84.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Kent County, TX is 81.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Kent County, TX have an average commute time of 14.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kent County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$64,700
2020 Median
± $42,822
$35,000
2019 Median
± $31,167

In 2020, the median property value in Kent County, TX grew to to $64,700 from the previous year's value of $35,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kent County, 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 Kent County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$61,706
Median Household Income
± $7,387
286
Number of Households
± 78

In 2020, the median household income of the 286 households in Kent County, TX grew to $61,706 from the previous year's value of $44,688.

The following chart displays the households in Kent 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Kent County, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Kent County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

81.5%
2020 Homeownership
69.6%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 81.5% of the housing units in Kent County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Kent County, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

14.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kent County, TX have a shorter commute time (14.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.41% of the workforce in Kent County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.39%)
  3. Walked (6.96%)

In 2020, 80.4% of workers in Kent County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.39%) and those who walked to work (6.96%).

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 Kent County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kent County, TX have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

96% of the population of Kent County, TX has health coverage, with 56.5% on employee plans, 4.58% on Medicaid, 24.9% on Medicare, 9.47% on non-group plans, and 0.611% 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).

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%)

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

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$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

3.97%
Uninsured
56.5%
Employer Coverage
4.58%
Medicaid
24.9%
Medicare
9.47%
Non-Group
0.611%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kent County, TX declined by 17.7% from 4.83% to 3.97%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Kent County, 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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