Live Oak County, TX

Add Comparison

Population

12,043

0.559% growth

Median Age

42.3


Median Household Income

$51,480

1.46% growth

Poverty Rate

16.3%


Number of Employees

4,301

0.891% growth

Median Property Value

$84,900

0% growth

About

In 2017, Live Oak County, TX had a population of 12k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $51,480. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Live Oak County, TX grew from 11,976 to 12,043, a 0.559% increase and its median household income grew from $50,741 to $51,480, a 1.46% increase.

The population of Live Oak County, TX is 57.6% White Alone, 38.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.43% Black or African American Alone. 27.6% of the people in Live Oak County, TX speak a non-English language, and 94% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Live Oak County, TX is $84,900, and the homeownership rate is 82.5%. Most people in Live Oak County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 31.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Live Oak County, TX is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Austin at Sunset

Economy

The economy of Live Oak County, TX employs 4.3k people. The largest industries in Live Oak County, TX are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (637 people), Retail Trade (570 people), and Public Administration (337 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($110,560), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,068), and Manufacturing ($79,383).

Median household income in Live Oak County, TX is $51,480. Males in Live Oak 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 Live Oak County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,480

2017 value

± $4,529

1.46%

1 Year Growth

± 11.1%

Households in Live Oak County, TX have a median annual income of $51,480, 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 $50,741 in 2016, which represents a 1.46% annual growth.

Look at the chart to see how the median household income in Live Oak County, TX compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the county level, so we are showing data for the Texas.

$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Live Oak 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 Live Oak County, TX by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the county level, so we are showing data for the Texas.

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 Live Oak 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 Live Oak County, TX by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Live Oak 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.

Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9503

  2. Census Tract 9504

  3. Census Tract 9502

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Live Oak County, TX was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $52,822, followed by Census Tract 9504 and Census Tract 9502, with respective values of $46,750 and $45,865.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Live Oak County, TX (1.7k out of 10.5k 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 45 - 54, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 18 - 24.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,652 ± 274

  2. Hispanic

    976 ± 210

  3. Other

    33 ± 97

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Live Oak 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

4.3k

2017 Value

± 471

0.891%

1 Year growth

± 14.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Live Oak County, TX grew at a rate of 0.891%, from 4.26k employees to 4.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Live Oak County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (562 people), Sales & Related Occupations (530 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (348 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Live Oak County, TX.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Live Oak County, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (562 people), Sales & Related Occupations (530 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (348 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Live Oak County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.66 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.51 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.84 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Live Oak County, TX, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($78,269), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($70,833), and Management Occupations ($61,771).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

4.3k

2017 Value

± 471

0.891%

1 Year growth

± 14.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Live Oak County, TX grew at a rate of 0.891%, from 4.26k employees to 4.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Live Oak County, TX, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (637 people), Retail Trade (570 people), and Public Administration (337 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Live Oak County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Live Oak County, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Live Oak County, TX, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (637 people), Retail Trade (570 people), and Public Administration (337 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Live Oak County, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (27.4 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.52 times), and Public Administration (1.68 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Live Oak County, TX, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($110,560), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,068), and Manufacturing ($79,383).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Texas state.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

81.1% of the population of Live Oak County, TX has health coverage, with 40.9% on employee plans, 15.3% on Medicaid, 15.8% on Medicare, 6.62% on non-group plans, and 2.4% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Live Oak County, TX see 12229 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.14% increase from the previous year (12091 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6028 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3014 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

12229 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Live Oak County, TX see an average of 12229 patients per year. This represents a 1.14% increase from the previous year (12091 patients).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

18.9%

Uninsured

40.9%

Employer Coverage

15.3%

Medicaid

15.8%

Medicare

6.62%

Non-Group

2.4%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Live Oak County, TX declined by 5.23% from 20% to 18.9%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Live Oak County, TX is home to a population of 12k people, from which 94% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.19% of Live Oak County, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Live Oak County, TX is composed of 6.94k White Alone residents (57.6%), 4.67k Hispanic or Latino residents (38.8%), 293 Black or African American Alone residents (2.43%), 78 Asian Alone residents (0.648%), 62 Two or More Races residents (0.515%), 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 Live Oak County, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,880 speakers), Mon-Khmer, Cambodian (99 speakers), and German (40 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Live Oak County, TX was 42.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Live Oak County, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Live Oak County, TX residents was 42.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.19%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.78%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 7.19% of Live Oak County, TX residents 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 Live Oak County, TX was 7.78%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Live Oak County, TX compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

94%

2017 Citizenship

93.8%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94% of Live Oak County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Live Oak County, TX was 93.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Live Oak County, TX compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.94k ± 168

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    4.67k ± 445

  3. Black or African American Alone

    293 ± 103

In 2017, there were 1.49 times more White Alone residents (6.94k people) in Live Oak County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.67k Hispanic or Latino and 293 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 Live Oak County, TX as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,880 speakers (25.4%)

  2. Mon-Khmer, Cambodian

    99 speakers (0.875%)

  3. German

    40 speakers (0.353%)

27.6% of Live Oak 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 Live Oak County, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 25.4% of the overall population of Live Oak County, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.875% speak Mon-Khmer, Cambodian and 0.353% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    546 ± 145

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    176 ± 88

  3. Korea

    120 ± 79

Live Oak County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.1 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Live Oak County, TX was $84,900 in 2017, which is 0.39 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $84,900 to $84,900, a 0% change. The homeownership rate in Live Oak County, TX is 82.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Live Oak County, TX have an average commute time of 31.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Live Oak County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$51,480

Median Household Income

± $4,529

3.59k

Number of Households

± 362

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.59k households in Live Oak County, TX grew to $51,480 from the previous year's value of $50,741.

The following chart displays the households in Live Oak 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing

Property Value

$84,900

2017 Median

± $6,864

$84,900

2016 Median

± $4,806

In 2017, the median property value in Live Oak County, TX stayed at to $84,900 from the previous year's value of $84,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Live Oak 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 Live Oak County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $50k - $60k range.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

82.5%

2017 Homeownership

79.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 82.5% of the housing units in Live Oak County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79.2%.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

31.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Live Oak County, TX have a longer commute time (31.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 6.55% of the workforce in Live Oak County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Live Oak County, TX compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.4%

  2. Carpooled

    10.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.66%

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart