Mission, TX

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Population

83,042

1.02% growth

Median Age

30.6


Median Household Income

$45,792

5.32% growth

Poverty Rate

24.3%


Number of Employees

30,741

3.27% growth

Median Property Value

$102,600

5.77% growth

About

In 2017, Mission, TX had a population of 83k people with a median age of 30.6 and a median household income of $45,792. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Mission, TX grew from 82,200 to 83,042, a 1.02% increase and its median household income grew from $43,480 to $45,792, a 5.32% increase.

The population of Mission, TX is 88.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.47% White Alone, and 1.74% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Mission, TX speak a non-English language, and 80.4% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mission, TX are Mission Beauty College (38 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Mission, TX is $102,600, and the homeownership rate is 66.2%. Most people in Mission, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Mission, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Mission, TX employs 30.7k people. The largest industries in Mission, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,254 people), Retail Trade (3,937 people), and Educational Services (3,818 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($72,772), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($60,590), and Public Administration ($52,054).

Median household income in Mission, TX is $45,792. Males in Mission, 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 Mission, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,792

2017 value

± $2,203

5.32%

1 Year Growth

± 7.06%

Households in Mission, TX have a median annual income of $45,792, 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 $43,480 in 2016, which represents a 5.32% 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Mission, 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 204.02

  2. Census Tract 203.01

  3. Census Tract 203.02

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mission, TX was Census Tract 204.02 with a value of $77,048, followed by Census Tract 203.01 and Census Tract 203.02, with respective values of $72,479 and $63,671.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

24.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mission, TX (20.1k out of 82.8k 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 Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females < 5.

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

    19,213 ± 1,351

  2. White

    18,205 ± 1,337

  3. Other

    1,668 ± 405

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mission, 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

30.7k

2017 Value

± 1,580

3.27%

1 Year growth

± 7.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mission, TX grew at a rate of 3.27%, from 29.8k employees to 30.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mission, TX, are Sales & Related Occupations (4,493 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,741 people), and Management Occupations (2,898 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mission, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mission, TX, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (4,493 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,741 people), and Management Occupations (2,898 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Mission, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.72 times higher than expected), Personal Care & Service Occupations (1.45 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.4 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mission, TX, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($84,830), Legal Occupations ($84,088), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($71,711).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

30.7k

2017 Value

± 1,580

3.27%

1 Year growth

± 7.02%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Mission, TX grew at a rate of 3.27%, from 29.8k employees to 30.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mission, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,254 people), Retail Trade (3,937 people), and Educational Services (3,818 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mission, TX, though some of these residents may live in Mission, 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 Mission, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,254 people), Retail Trade (3,937 people), and Educational Services (3,818 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Mission, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.17 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.63 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.41 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mission, TX, by median earnings, are Utilities ($72,772), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($60,590), and Public Administration ($52,054).

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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

70.4% of the population of Mission, TX has health coverage, with 24.7% on employee plans, 22.6% on Medicaid, 7.37% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 0.822% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Mission, 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%).

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.

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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

29.6%

Uninsured

24.7%

Employer Coverage

22.6%

Medicaid

7.37%

Medicare

14.9%

Non-Group

0.822%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mission, TX grew by 2.71% from 28.8% to 29.6%.

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

Mission, TX is home to a population of 83k people, from which 80.4% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Mission, TX residents were born outside of the country (23.9k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Mission, TX is composed of 73.6k Hispanic or Latino residents (88.6%), 7.87k White Alone residents (9.47%), 1.44k Asian Alone residents (1.74%), 109 Two or More Races residents (0.131%), 52 Black or African American Alone residents (0.0626%), 18 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0217%), 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 Mission, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

22

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Mission, TX was 30.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 22, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Mission, TX are getting staying the same age. In 2016, the average age of all Mission, TX residents was 31.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    23.9k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Mission, TX residents (23.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mission, TX was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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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

80.4%

2017 Citizenship

80.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 80.4% of Mission, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Mission, TX was 80.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    73.6k ± 2.06k

  2. White Alone

    7.87k ± 943

  3. Asian Alone

    1.44k ± 478

In 2017, there were 9.35 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (73.6k people) in Mission, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.87k White Alone and 1.44k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Mission, 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 Mission, 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 Mission, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Mission, 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

    756 ± 171

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    290 ± 144

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    273 ± 138

Mission, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.61 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Mission, TX awarded 38 degrees. The student population of Mission, TX is skewed towards women, with 1 male students and 25 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mission, TX are Asian (19 and 57.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (14 and 42.4%), Black or African American (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Mission, TX by number of degrees awarded are Mission Beauty College (38 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Mission, TX are Nail Specialist & Manicurist (22 and 57.9%), General Cosmetology (13 and 34.2%), and Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (2 and 5.26%).

The median tuition costs in Mission, 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

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Mission, TX was Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor with 1 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

38 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Mission, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Mission Beauty College with 38 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

7

Degrees Awarded to Men

31

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 7 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mission, TX, which is 0.226 times less than the 31 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    19 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    14 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    0 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Mission, TX were to Asian students. These 19 degrees mean that there were 1.36 times more Asian students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 14 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mission, TX was $102,600 in 2017, which is 0.472 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $97,000 to $102,600, a 5.77% increase. The homeownership rate in Mission, TX is 66.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Mission, TX have an average commute time of 19.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Mission, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$45,792

Median Household Income

± $2,203

24.5k

Number of Households

± 1,313

In 2017, the median household income of the 24.5k households in Mission, TX grew to $45,792 from the previous year's value of $43,480.

The following chart displays the households in Mission, 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

$102,600

2017 Median

± $5,737

$97,000

2016 Median

± $4,264

In 2017, the median property value in Mission, TX grew to to $102,600 from the previous year's value of $97,000.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Mission, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mission, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

66.2%

2017 Homeownership

66.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 66.2% of the housing units in Mission, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 66.8%.

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

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Commute Time

19.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mission, TX have a shorter commute time (19.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.7% of the workforce in Mission, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.1%

  2. Carpooled

    8.62%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.96%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Mission, TX was Drove Alone (84.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (8.62%) and those who Worked At Home (4.96%).

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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