La Marque, TX

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Population

15,912

2.22% growth

Median Age

40.3


Median Household Income

$45,113

5.97% growth

Poverty Rate

16.9%


Number of Employees

6,399

3.63% growth

Median Property Value

$97,500

10.8% growth

About

In 2017, La Marque, TX had a population of 15.9k people with a median age of 40.3 and a median household income of $45,113. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of La Marque, TX grew from 15,567 to 15,912, a 2.22% increase and its median household income grew from $42,572 to $45,113, a 5.97% increase.

The population of La Marque, TX is 35.1% White Alone, 33.5% Black or African American Alone, and 28.1% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in La Marque, TX speak a non-English language, and 93.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in La Marque, TX is $97,500, and the homeownership rate is 67.9%. Most people in La Marque, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in La Marque, TX is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of La Marque, TX employs 6.4k people. The largest industries in La Marque, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,167 people), Construction (684 people), and Retail Trade (632 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($100,500), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($74,083), and Manufacturing ($70,112).

Median household income in La Marque, TX is $45,113. Males in La Marque, 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 La Marque, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,113

2017 value

± $3,827

5.97%

1 Year Growth

± 10.6%

Households in La Marque, TX have a median annual income of $45,113, 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 $42,572 in 2016, which represents a 5.97% 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 Texas 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 Texas 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 La Marque, 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 7238

  2. Census Tract 7233

  3. Census Tract 7232

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in La Marque, TX was Census Tract 7238 with a value of $73,686, followed by Census Tract 7233 and Census Tract 7232, with respective values of $69,788 and $55,972.

The following map shows all of the places in La Marque, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in La Marque, TX (2.66k out of 15.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    1,342 ± 249

  2. Black

    1,159 ± 313

  3. Hispanic

    863 ± 210

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in La Marque, TX is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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

6.4k

2017 Value

± 575

3.63%

1 Year growth

± 12.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in La Marque, TX grew at a rate of 3.63%, from 6.18k employees to 6.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in La Marque, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (858 people), Sales & Related Occupations (679 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (594 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of La Marque, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of La Marque, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (858 people), Sales & Related Occupations (679 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (594 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, La Marque, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (2.04 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.94 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.87 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of La Marque, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($153,214), Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations ($102,661), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($89,327).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

6.4k

2017 Value

± 575

3.63%

1 Year growth

± 12.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in La Marque, TX grew at a rate of 3.63%, from 6.18k employees to 6.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in La Marque, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,167 people), Construction (684 people), and Retail Trade (632 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of La Marque, TX, though some of these residents may live in La Marque, 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 La Marque, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,167 people), Construction (684 people), and Retail Trade (632 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, La Marque, TX has an unusually high number of Construction (1.71 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.44 times), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in La Marque, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($100,500), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($74,083), and Manufacturing ($70,112).

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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 ($216B) and Mixed freight ($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

78.7% of the population of La Marque, TX has health coverage, with 36.1% on employee plans, 17.1% on Medicaid, 11.6% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 1.42% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in La Marque, 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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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 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

21.3%

Uninsured

36.1%

Employer Coverage

17.1%

Medicaid

11.6%

Medicare

12.5%

Non-Group

1.42%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in La Marque, TX grew by 2.96% from 20.7% to 21.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in La Marque, 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

La Marque, TX is home to a population of 15.9k people, from which 93.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 10.3% of La Marque, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.63k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of La Marque, TX is composed of 5.59k White Alone residents (35.1%), 5.33k Black or African American Alone residents (33.5%), 4.47k Hispanic or Latino residents (28.1%), 331 Asian Alone residents (2.08%), 187 Two or More Races residents (1.18%), 5 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0314%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in La Marque, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.2

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in La Marque, TX was 40.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in La Marque, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all La Marque, TX residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

1.63k people

9.99%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

1.56k people

As of 2017, 10.3% of La Marque, TX residents (1.63k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in La Marque, TX was 9.99%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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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 Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

93.8%

2017 Citizenship

93.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.8% of La Marque, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in La Marque, TX was 93.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    5.59k ± 532

  2. Black or African American Alone

    5.33k ± 618

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    4.47k ± 657

In 2017, there were 1.05 times more White Alone residents (5.59k people) in La Marque, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.33k Black or African American Alone and 4.47k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of La Marque, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in La Marque, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of La Marque, TX are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    401 ± 127

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    128 ± 65

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    107 ± 75

La Marque, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in La Marque, TX was $97,500 in 2017, which is 0.448 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $88,000 to $97,500, a 10.8% increase. The homeownership rate in La Marque, TX is 67.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in La Marque, TX have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in La Marque, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$45,113

Median Household Income

± $3,827

5.7k

Number of Households

± 478

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.7k households in La Marque, TX grew to $45,113 from the previous year's value of $42,572.

The following chart displays the households in La Marque, 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

$97,500

2017 Median

± $5,857

$88,000

2016 Median

± $4,854

In 2017, the median property value in La Marque, TX grew to to $97,500 from the previous year's value of $88,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in La Marque, 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 La Marque, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $125k - $150k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in La Marque, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In La Marque, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

67.9%

2017 Homeownership

70.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.9% of the housing units in La Marque, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in La Marque, 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 La Marque, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in La Marque, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in La Marque, TX have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.67% of the workforce in La Marque, 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. Carpooled

    14.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.04%

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

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