Motley County, TX

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2022 Population
1,223
3.62% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
50.7
9.5% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.4%
29.7% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$66,528
12.2% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$72,100
22.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Motley County, TX had a population of 1.22k people with a median age of 50.7 and a median household income of $66,528. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Motley County, TX declined from 1,269 to 1,223, a −3.62% decrease and its median household income grew from $59,286 to $66,528, a 12.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Motley County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.97%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.72%), White (Hispanic) (4.99%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.94%).

None of the households in Motley County, 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.

100% of the residents in Motley County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Motley County, TX was $72,100, and the homeownership rate was 75.9%.

Most people in Motley County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Motley County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Motley County, TX is home to a population of 1.22k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.06% of Motley County, TX residents were born outside of the country (13 people).

In 2022, there were 13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (952 people) in Motley County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 73 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 70 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Motley County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Motley County, TX was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Motley County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    952 ± 156
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    73 ± 35.8
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    70 ± 59.9
13.7%
Hispanic Population
167 people

In 2022, there were 13 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (952 people) in Motley County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 73 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 70 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.7% of the people in Motley County, TX are hispanic (167 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.06%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
13 people
0.63%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8 people

As of 2022, 1.06% of Motley County, TX residents (13 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 Motley County, TX was 0.63%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    58 ± 38
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    27 ± 33
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    24 ± 26

Motley County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Motley County, TX employs 591 people. The largest industries in Motley County, TX are Construction (101 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (97 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (88 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($64,167), Educational Services ($56,250), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,114).

Occupations

591
2022 Value
± 128
−3.59%
1 Year decline
± 30.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Motley County, TX declined at a rate of −3.59%, from 613 employees to 591 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Motley County, TX, are Management Occupations (90 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (78 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (65 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Motley County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

591
2022 Value
± 128
−3.59%
1 Year decline
± 30.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Motley County, TX declined at a rate of −3.59%, from 613 employees to 591 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Motley County, TX, are Construction (101 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (97 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (88 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Motley County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Motley County, 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

$36,932
Median earning men ± $15,552
$28,487
Median earning women ± $5,621

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($64,271), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($55,000), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($37,875).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($64,375), Construction ($50,625), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($32,969).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 7
    Other Services, Except Public Administration
  2. 7
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 6
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Motley County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 92.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (7.06%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.307%).

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.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

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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.

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Educational Attainment

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Motley County, TX was $72,100 in 2022, which is 0.256 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $59,000 to $72,100, a 22.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Motley County, TX is 75.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Motley County, TX have an average commute time of 18.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Motley County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$72,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$32,483
$349
Median Property Taxes
±$69

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 Motley County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

75.9%
Homeownership
2022
55.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.9% of the housing units in Motley County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.5%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9501
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$66,528
Median Household Income
± $5,611
460
Number of Households
± 86

In 2022, the median household income of the 460 households in Motley County, TX grew to $66,528 from the previous year's value of $59,286.

The following chart displays the households in Motley 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Motley County, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.7%)
  2. Carpooled (15.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.9%)

In 2022, 71.7% of workers in Motley County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.8%) and those who worked at home (8.9%).

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

18.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Motley County, TX have a shorter commute time (18.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.56% of the workforce in Motley County, 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 Motley County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Motley County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Motley County, TX (115 out of 1.22k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

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

81.4% of the population of Motley County, TX has health coverage, with 17.5% on employee plans, 16.4% on Medicaid, 27% on Medicare, 18.2% on non-group plans, and 2.29% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.8% were men and 48.2% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.2% under 18 years, 17.7% between 18 and 34 years, 31.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 31.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.8% were men and 48.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.6%
Uninsured
17.5%
Employer Coverage
16.4%
Medicaid
27%
Medicare
18.2%
Non-Group
2.29%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Motley County, TX declined by 3.86% from 19.3% to 18.6%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.8% in Motley County, TX.

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