Maverick County, TX

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Population

57,471

1.13% growth

Median Age

29.6


Median Household Income

$37,734

1.56% growth

Poverty Rate

24.5%


Number of Employees

21,113

0.261% growth

Median Property Value

$95,100

2.15% growth

About

In 2017, Maverick County, TX had a population of 57.5k people with a median age of 29.6 and a median household income of $37,734. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Maverick County, TX grew from 56,830 to 57,471, a 1.13% increase and its median household income grew from $37,155 to $37,734, a 1.56% increase.

The population of Maverick County, TX is 95.3% Hispanic or Latino, 2.65% White Alone, and 1.16% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. 93.7% of the people in Maverick County, TX speak a non-English language, and 79.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Maverick County, TX are SW School of Business and Technical Careers (41 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Maverick County, TX is $95,100, and the homeownership rate is 68%. Most people in Maverick County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Maverick County, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Maverick County, TX employs 21.1k people. The largest industries in Maverick County, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,250 people), Retail Trade (2,533 people), and Educational Services (2,460 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,860), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,198), and Public Administration ($48,625).

Median household income in Maverick County, TX is $37,734. Males in Maverick 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 Maverick County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,734

2017 value

± $2,701

1.56%

1 Year Growth

± 9.6%

Households in Maverick County, TX have a median annual income of $37,734, 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 $37,155 in 2016, which represents a 1.56% 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 Maverick 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 Maverick 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 Maverick 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 Maverick County, TX by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Maverick 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 9503

  2. Census Tract 9507

  3. Census Tract 9502.05

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Maverick County, TX was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $49,229, followed by Census Tract 9507 and Census Tract 9502.05, with respective values of $41,000 and $36,000.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Maverick 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

24.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Maverick County, TX (14k out of 57k 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 6 - 11, followed by Males < 5 and then Males 6 - 11.

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. Hispanic

    13,420 ± 935

  2. White

    13,215 ± 927

  3. Other

    465 ± 169

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

21.1k

2017 Value

± 1,244

0.261%

1 Year growth

± 7.98%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Maverick County, TX grew at a rate of 0.261%, from 21.1k employees to 21.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Maverick County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,593 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,175 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,014 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Maverick County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Maverick County, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,593 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,175 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2,014 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Maverick County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.74 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (2.35 times), and Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.03 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Maverick County, TX, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($73,125), Management Occupations ($57,708), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($54,741).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

21.1k

2017 Value

± 1,244

0.261%

1 Year growth

± 7.98%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Maverick County, TX grew at a rate of 0.261%, from 21.1k employees to 21.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Maverick County, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,250 people), Retail Trade (2,533 people), and Educational Services (2,460 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Maverick County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Maverick 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 Maverick County, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,250 people), Retail Trade (2,533 people), and Educational Services (2,460 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Maverick County, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (18.2 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.91 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (1.83 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Maverick County, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($51,860), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,198), and Public Administration ($48,625).

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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

70.8% of the population of Maverick County, TX has health coverage, with 32% on employee plans, 25.3% on Medicaid, 6.02% on Medicare, 7.19% on non-group plans, and 0.308% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Maverick County, TX see 4122 patients per year on average, which represents a 15.7% increase from the previous year (3564 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5244 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4437 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

4122 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Maverick County, TX see an average of 4122 patients per year. This represents a 15.7% increase from the previous year (3564 patients).

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

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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

29.2%

Uninsured

32%

Employer Coverage

25.3%

Medicaid

6.02%

Medicare

7.19%

Non-Group

0.308%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Maverick County, TX declined by 6.27% from 31.1% to 29.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Maverick 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

Maverick County, TX is home to a population of 57.5k people, from which 79.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 32.1% of Maverick County, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Maverick County, TX is composed of 54.8k Hispanic or Latino residents (95.3%), 1.52k White Alone residents (2.65%), 666 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.16%), 253 Asian Alone residents (0.44%), 129 Black or African American Alone residents (0.224%), 64 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.111%), 39 Two or More Races residents (0.0679%), and 32 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0557%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Maverick County, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (47,778 speakers), Other Native North American Languages (254 speakers), and Chinese (201 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

20

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.5

51

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Maverick County, TX was 29.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 20, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in Maverick County, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Maverick County, TX residents was 30.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

32.1%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

33.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 32.1% of Maverick 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 Maverick County, TX was 33.1%, 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 Maverick County, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Maverick County, TX residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

79.5%

2017 Citizenship

78.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 79.5% of Maverick County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Maverick County, TX was 78.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    54.8k ± 1.01k

  2. White Alone

    1.52k ± 84

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    666 ± 233

In 2017, there were 36 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (54.8k people) in Maverick County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.52k White Alone and 666 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    47,778 speakers (92.7%)

  2. Other Native North American Languages

    254 speakers (0.493%)

  3. Chinese

    201 speakers (0.39%)

93.7% of Maverick 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 Maverick County, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 92.7% of the overall population of Maverick County, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.493% speak Other Native North American Languages and 0.39% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    260 ± 103

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    219 ± 118

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    123 ± 82

Maverick County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Maverick County, TX awarded 41 degrees. The student population of Maverick County, TX is skewed towards women, with 3 male students and 55 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Maverick County, TX are Hispanic or Latino (22 and 53.7%), followed by White (12 and 29.3%), Black or African American (5 and 12.2%), and Asian (2 and 4.88%).

The largest universities in Maverick County, TX by number of degrees awarded are SW School of Business and Technical Careers (41 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Maverick County, TX are General Cosmetology (30 and 73.2%), Facial Treatment Specialist (5 and 12.2%), and Nail Specialist & Manicurist (4 and 9.76%).

The median tuition costs in Maverick County, TX are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 30 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Maverick County, TX was General Cosmetology with 30 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Maverick County, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

41 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Maverick County, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was SW School of Business and Technical Careers with 41 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3

Degrees Awarded to Men

38

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 3 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Maverick County, TX, which is 0.0789 times less than the 38 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Maverick County, TX by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    22 degrees awarded

  2. White

    12 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    5 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Maverick County, TX were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 22 degrees mean that there were 1.83 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 12 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Maverick County, TX was $95,100 in 2017, which is 0.437 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $93,100 to $95,100, a 2.15% increase. The homeownership rate in Maverick County, TX is 68%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Maverick County, TX have an average commute time of 21.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Maverick 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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$37,734

Median Household Income

± $2,701

16.4k

Number of Households

± 996

In 2017, the median household income of the 16.4k households in Maverick County, TX grew to $37,734 from the previous year's value of $37,155.

The following chart displays the households in Maverick 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 < $10k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$95,100

2017 Median

± $3,956

$93,100

2016 Median

± $5,056

In 2017, the median property value in Maverick County, TX grew to to $95,100 from the previous year's value of $93,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Maverick 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 Maverick County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

68%

2017 Homeownership

68.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68% of the housing units in Maverick County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.7%.

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

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Commute Time

21.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Maverick County, TX have a shorter commute time (21.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.95% of the workforce in Maverick County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77%

  2. Carpooled

    19.1%

  3. Walked

    1.91%

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

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