Kinney County, TX

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Population

3,631

1.48% growth

Median Age

41.1


Median Household Income

$34,926

1.53% growth

Poverty Rate

10.6%


Number of Employees

1,351

15.5% growth

Median Property Value

$64,200

11.7% decline

About

In 2017, Kinney County, TX had a population of 3.63k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $34,926. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Kinney County, TX grew from 3,578 to 3,631, a 1.48% increase and its median household income grew from $34,398 to $34,926, a 1.53% increase.

The population of Kinney County, TX is 61.8% Hispanic or Latino, 38.1% White Alone, and 0.11% Black or African American Alone. 55.3% of the people in Kinney County, TX speak a non-English language, and 88.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Kinney County, TX is $64,200, and the homeownership rate is 77.3%. Most people in Kinney County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Kinney County, TX is 3 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Kinney County, TX employs 1.35k people. The largest industries in Kinney County, TX are Public Administration (341 people), Construction (173 people), and Educational Services (159 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($63,393), Construction ($62,624), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,679).

Median household income in Kinney County, TX is $34,926. Males in Kinney 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 Kinney County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$34,926

2017 value

± $7,639

1.53%

1 Year Growth

± 28.4%

Households in Kinney County, TX have a median annual income of $34,926, 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 $34,398 in 2016, which represents a 1.53% 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 Kinney County, TX made 1.41 times more than female 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 Kinney 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Kinney 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 Kinney County, TX was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $38,281, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kinney County, TX (354 out of 3.33k 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 Males 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

    330 ± 127

  2. Hispanic

    250 ± 101

  3. Other

    24 ± 64

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Kinney County, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

1.35k

2017 Value

± 306

15.5%

1 Year growth

± 26.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kinney County, TX grew at a rate of 15.5%, from 1.17k employees to 1.35k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kinney County, TX, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (276 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (194 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (148 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kinney County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Kinney County, TX, by number of employees, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (276 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (194 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (148 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Kinney County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (21.1 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.89 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.79 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Kinney County, TX, by median earnings, are Transportation Occupations ($86,471), Construction & Extraction Occupations ($62,885), and Natural Resources, Construction, & Maintenance Occupations ($62,665).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.35k

2017 Value

± 306

15.5%

1 Year growth

± 26.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Kinney County, TX grew at a rate of 15.5%, from 1.17k employees to 1.35k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kinney County, TX, are Public Administration (341 people), Construction (173 people), and Educational Services (159 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kinney County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Kinney 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 Kinney County, TX, by number of employees, are Public Administration (341 people), Construction (173 people), and Educational Services (159 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Kinney County, TX has an unusually high number of Utilities (6.26 times higher than expected), Public Administration (5.41 times), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (4.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Kinney County, TX, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing ($63,393), Construction ($62,624), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,679).

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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

82% of the population of Kinney County, TX has health coverage, with 37.5% on employee plans, 8.76% on Medicaid, 16.1% on Medicare, 11.7% on non-group plans, and 7.85% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Kinney 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 Kinney 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

18%

Uninsured

37.5%

Employer Coverage

8.76%

Medicaid

16.1%

Medicare

11.7%

Non-Group

7.85%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kinney County, TX declined by 21% from 22.8% to 18%.

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

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Diversity

Kinney County, TX is home to a population of 3.63k people, from which 88.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 17.5% of Kinney County, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Kinney County, TX is composed of 2.25k Hispanic or Latino residents (61.8%), 1.38k White Alone residents (38.1%), 4 Black or African American Alone residents (0.11%), 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%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Kinney County, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,844 speakers), Chinese (64 speakers), and German (20 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 12.1

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Kinney County, TX was 41.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Kinney County, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Kinney County, TX residents was 44.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

17.5%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

21.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 17.5% of Kinney 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 Kinney County, TX was 21.1%, 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 Kinney County, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Kinney County, TX residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

88.8%

2017 Citizenship

84.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 88.8% of Kinney County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Kinney County, TX was 84.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    2.25k ± 309

  2. White Alone

    1.38k ± 247

  3. Black or African American Alone

    4 ± 6

In 2017, there were 1.62 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (2.25k people) in Kinney County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.38k White Alone and 4 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 Kinney County, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,844 speakers (52.9%)

  2. Chinese

    64 speakers (1.84%)

  3. German

    20 speakers (0.574%)

55.3% of Kinney 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 Kinney County, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 52.9% of the overall population of Kinney County, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.84% speak Chinese and 0.574% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    241 ± 112

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    89 ± 84

  3. Korea

    56 ± 53

Kinney County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kinney County, TX was $64,200 in 2017, which is 0.295 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $72,700 to $64,200, a 11.7% decrease. The homeownership rate in Kinney County, TX is 77.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Kinney County, TX have an average commute time of 17.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Kinney County, TX is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$34,926

Median Household Income

± $7,639

1.2k

Number of Households

± 220

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.2k households in Kinney County, TX grew to $34,926 from the previous year's value of $34,398.

The following chart displays the households in Kinney 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 $15k - $20k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$64,200

2017 Median

± $16,197

$72,700

2016 Median

± $15,747

In 2017, the median property value in Kinney County, TX declined from to $64,200 from the previous year's value of $72,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Kinney 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 Kinney County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $40k - $50k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

77.3%

2017 Homeownership

80%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77.3% of the housing units in Kinney County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

17.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kinney County, TX have a shorter commute time (17.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.1% of the workforce in Kinney County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.4%

  2. Worked At Home

    7.32%

  3. Other

    5.63%

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

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