King County, TX

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Population

289

5.47% growth

Median Age

32.7


Median Household Income

$56,964

0.208% decline

Poverty Rate

3.46%


Number of Employees

173

5.49% growth

Median Property Value

$38,800

46.3% decline

About

In 2017, King County, TX had a population of 289 people with a median age of 32.7 and a median household income of $56,964. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of King County, TX grew from 274 to 289, a 5.47% increase and its median household income declined from $57,083 to $56,964, a -0.208% decrease.

The population of King County, TX is 73.4% White Alone, 26.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 0% Two or More Races. 25.8% of the people in King County, TX speak a non-English language, and 88.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in King County, TX is $38,800, and the homeownership rate is 19.8%. Most people in King County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 11.9 minutes. The average car ownership in King County, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of King County, TX employs 173 people. The largest industries in King County, TX are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (75 people), Educational Services (24 people), and Public Administration (15 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($52,708), Educational Services ($51,000), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,250).

Median household income in King County, TX is $56,964. Males in King County, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in King County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$56,964

2017 value

± $20,503

-0.208%

1 Year Growth

± 52%

Households in King County, TX have a median annual income of $56,964, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $57,083 in 2016, which represents a -0.208% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in King County, TX made 1.41 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in King County, TX 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

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of King County, TX workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in King County, TX by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for King County, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. 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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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9501

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in King County, TX was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $63,250, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.46% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in King County, TX (10 out of 289 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 6 - 11, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Males < 5.

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 ± 61

  2. Hispanic

    10 ± 61

  3. Black

    0 ± 66

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

173

2017 Value

± 79

5.49%

1 Year growth

± 60.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in King County, TX grew at a rate of 5.49%, from 164 employees to 173 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in King County, TX, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (47 people), Management Occupations (26 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (24 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of King County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of King County, TX, by number of employees, are Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (47 people), Management Occupations (26 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (24 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, King County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (40.2 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.62 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (2.46 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of King County, TX, by median earnings, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations ($55,313), Education, Legal, Community Service, Arts, & Media Occupations ($55,000), and Management Occupations ($52,917).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

173

2017 Value

± 79

5.49%

1 Year growth

± 60.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in King County, TX grew at a rate of 5.49%, from 164 employees to 173 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in King County, TX, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (75 people), Educational Services (24 people), and Public Administration (15 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of King County, TX, though some of these residents may live in King 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 King County, TX, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (75 people), Educational Services (24 people), and Public Administration (15 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, King County, TX has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (36.6 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.86 times), and Educational Services (1.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in King County, TX, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($52,708), Educational Services ($51,000), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,250).

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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

73% of the population of King County, TX has health coverage, with 53.6% on employee plans, 11.4% on Medicaid, 7.27% on Medicare, 0.692% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in King County, TX see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 0 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 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

0 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in King County, TX see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 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%).

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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

27%

Uninsured

53.6%

Employer Coverage

11.4%

Medicaid

7.27%

Medicare

0.692%

Non-Group

0%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in King County, TX grew by 13.8% from 23.7% to 27%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in King 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. 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

King County, TX is home to a population of 289 people, from which 88.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 14.5% of King County, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of King County, TX is composed of 212 White Alone residents (73.4%), 77 Hispanic or Latino residents (26.6%), 0 Two or More Races residents (0%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), 0 Black or African American Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in King County, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (56 speakers), Other Indo-European Languages (11 speakers), and French Creole (0 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.2

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in King County, TX was 32.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in King County, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all King County, TX residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

14.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

16.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 14.5% of King County, TX residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in King County, TX was 16.1%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of King County, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 King County, TX residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

88.9%

2017 Citizenship

89.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 88.9% of King County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in King County, TX was 89.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    212 ± 60

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    77 ± 69.7

  3. Two or More Races

    0 ± 18.4

In 2017, there were 2.75 times more White Alone residents (212 people) in King County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 77 Hispanic or Latino and 0 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    56 speakers (21.5%)

  2. Other Indo-European Languages

    11 speakers (4.23%)

  3. French Creole

    0 speakers (0%)

25.8% of King County, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in King County, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 21.5% of the overall population of King County, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 4.23% speak Other Indo-European Languages and 0% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    4 ± 19

  2. Korea

    3 ± 14

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    0 ± 18

King County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in King County, TX was $38,800 in 2017, which is 0.178 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $72,200 to $38,800, a 46.3% decrease. The homeownership rate in King County, TX is 19.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in King County, TX have an average commute time of 11.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in King County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$56,964

Median Household Income

± $20,503

101

Number of Households

± 37

In 2017, the median household income of the 101 households in King County, TX declined from $56,964 from the previous year's value of $57,083.

The following chart displays the households in King 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 $35k - $40k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$38,800

2017 Median

± $12,989

$72,200

2016 Median

± $14,646

In 2017, the median property value in King County, TX declined from to $38,800 from the previous year's value of $72,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in King 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 King County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $20k - $25k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

19.8%

2017 Homeownership

26.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 19.8% of the housing units in King County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 26.3%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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Commute Time

11.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in King County, TX have a shorter commute time (11.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.41% of the workforce in King County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    89.6%

  2. Worked At Home

    4.05%

  3. Walked

    3.47%

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

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