Lake Worth, TX

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2022 Population
4,701
0.191% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
44.9
3.22% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13%
0.245% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$82,114
4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$188,600
15.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Lake Worth, TX had a population of 4.7k people with a median age of 44.9 and a median household income of $82,114. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Lake Worth, TX declined from 4,710 to 4,701, a −0.191% decrease and its median household income grew from $78,958 to $82,114, a 4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lake Worth, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (13.8%), White (Hispanic) (13.5%), Other (Hispanic) (3.04%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.19%).

None of the households in Lake Worth, 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.

92.9% of the residents in Lake Worth, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Lake Worth, TX was $188,600, and the homeownership rate was 76.3%.

Most people in Lake Worth, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Lake Worth, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Lake Worth, TX is home to a population of 4.7k people, from which 92.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 12.5% of Lake Worth, TX residents were born outside of the country (589 people).

In 2022, there were 4.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.02k people) in Lake Worth, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 649 Two+ (Hispanic) and 633 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.9%
2022 Citizenship
92.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.9% of Lake Worth, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Lake Worth, TX was 92.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lake Worth, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.02k ± 461
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    649 ± 526
  3. White (Hispanic)
    633 ± 269
31.5%
Hispanic Population
1.48k people

In 2022, there were 4.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.02k people) in Lake Worth, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 649 Two+ (Hispanic) and 633 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

31.5% of the people in Lake Worth, TX are hispanic (1.48k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

12.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
589 people
13.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
635 people

As of 2022, 12.5% of Lake Worth, TX residents (589 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lake Worth, TX was 13.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    85 ± 47
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    77 ± 64
  3. Korea
    8 ± 19

Lake Worth, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Lake Worth, TX employs 2.47k people. The largest industries in Lake Worth, TX are Manufacturing (370 people), Construction (327 people), and Retail Trade (264 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($158,102), Public Administration ($102,778), and Educational Services ($56,711).

Occupations

2.47k
2022 Value
± 439
−3.74%
1 Year decline
± 25.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lake Worth, TX declined at a rate of −3.74%, from 2.57k employees to 2.47k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lake Worth, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (412 people), Sales & Related Occupations (270 people), and Production Occupations (269 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lake Worth, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.47k
2022 Value
± 439
−3.74%
1 Year decline
± 25.9%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Lake Worth, TX declined at a rate of −3.74%, from 2.57k employees to 2.47k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lake Worth, TX, are Manufacturing (370 people), Construction (327 people), and Retail Trade (264 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lake Worth, TX, though some of these residents may live in Lake Worth, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$44,617
Median earning men ± $14,627
$33,339
Median earning women ± $10,973

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($157,940), Other Services Except Public Administration ($57,946), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,797).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($104,167), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($51,667), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,469).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

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 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

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 38 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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Lake Worth, TX was $188,600 in 2022, which is 0.669 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $163,600 to $188,600, a 15.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Lake Worth, TX is 76.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Lake Worth, TX have an average commute time of 28.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lake Worth, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lake Worth, TX is $82,114. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Lake Worth, TX was Census Tract 1104.01 with a value of $82,114, followed by Census Tract 1104.02 and Census Tract 1066, with respective values of $54,909 and $34,688.

Property

$188,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$18,510
$1,408
Median Property Taxes
±$320

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lake Worth, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Lake Worth, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.3%
Homeownership
2022
66%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.3% of the housing units in Lake Worth, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1104.01
  2. Census Tract 1104.02
  3. Census Tract 1066

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lake Worth, TX was Census Tract 1104.01 with a value of $82,114, followed by Census Tract 1104.02 and Census Tract 1066, with respective values of $54,909 and $34,688.

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

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Household Income

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$82,114
Median Household Income
± $23,249
1.85k
Number of Households
± 375

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.85k households in Lake Worth, TX grew to $82,114 from the previous year's value of $78,958.

The following chart displays the households in Lake Worth, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Lake Worth, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74%)
  2. Carpooled (13.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (12.6%)

In 2022, 74% of workers in Lake Worth, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13.4%) and those who worked at home (12.6%).

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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Commute Time

28.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lake Worth, TX have a longer commute time (28.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.87% of the workforce in Lake Worth, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

13% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lake Worth, TX (586 out of 4.52k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lake Worth, TX is Hispanic, followed by Two Or More and White.

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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Health

81.7% of the population of Lake Worth, TX has health coverage, with 44.1% on employee plans, 10.1% on Medicaid, 14.4% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.06% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Tarrant County, TX see 1689 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.764% decrease from the previous year (1702 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1633 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 696 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,689 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tarrant County, TX

Primary care physicians in Tarrant County, TX see an average of 1,689 patients per year. This represents a 0.764% decrease from the previous year (1,702 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Tarrant County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 17.5% under 18 years, 17.9% between 18 and 34 years, 46.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 18% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.3% were men and 55.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.3%
Uninsured
44.1%
Employer Coverage
10.1%
Medicaid
14.4%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
1.06%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lake Worth, TX grew by 5.26% from 17.4% to 18.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Lake Worth, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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