Nacogdoches County, TX

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Population

65,411

0.221% decline

Median Age

30.6


Median Household Income

$41,482

6.6% growth

Poverty Rate

24.9%


Number of Employees

28,199

0.75% growth

Median Property Value

$117,700

2.97% growth

About

In 2017, Nacogdoches County, TX had a population of 65.4k people with a median age of 30.6 and a median household income of $41,482. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Nacogdoches County, TX declined from 65,556 to 65,411, a -0.221% decrease and its median household income grew from $38,915 to $41,482, a 6.6% increase.

The population of Nacogdoches County, TX is 59.9% White Alone, 18.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 17.2% Black or African American Alone. 16% of the people in Nacogdoches County, TX speak a non-English language, and 93.2% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Nacogdoches County, TX are Stephen F Austin State University (2,677 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Nacogdoches County, TX is $117,700, and the homeownership rate is 55.9%. Most people in Nacogdoches County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Nacogdoches County, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Nacogdoches County, TX employs 28.2k people. The largest industries in Nacogdoches County, TX are Educational Services (4,606 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,666 people), and Manufacturing (3,087 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,921), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,547), and Wholesale Trade ($47,853).

Median household income in Nacogdoches County, TX is $41,482. Males in Nacogdoches 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 Nacogdoches County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$41,482

2017 value

± $2,289

6.6%

1 Year Growth

± 7.09%

Households in Nacogdoches County, TX have a median annual income of $41,482, 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 $38,915 in 2016, which represents a 6.6% 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 Nacogdoches 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 Nacogdoches 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 Nacogdoches 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 Nacogdoches County, TX by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Nacogdoches 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9504

  2. Census Tract 9502

  3. Census Tract 9501

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Nacogdoches County, TX was Census Tract 9504 with a value of $61,723, followed by Census Tract 9502 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $55,707 and $53,375.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

24.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Nacogdoches County, TX (14.9k out of 59.9k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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. White

    9,423 ± 695

  2. Hispanic

    4,418 ± 485

  3. Black

    3,967 ± 447

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

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

28.2k

2017 Value

± 1,238

0.75%

1 Year growth

± 5.96%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Nacogdoches County, TX grew at a rate of 0.75%, from 28k employees to 28.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Nacogdoches County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,890 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,710 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (2,577 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Nacogdoches County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Nacogdoches County, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,890 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,710 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (2,577 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Nacogdoches County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.04 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.62 times), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1.51 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Nacogdoches County, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($84,063), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($60,645), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($56,438).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

28.2k

2017 Value

± 1,238

0.75%

1 Year growth

± 5.96%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Nacogdoches County, TX grew at a rate of 0.75%, from 28k employees to 28.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Nacogdoches County, TX, are Educational Services (4,606 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,666 people), and Manufacturing (3,087 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Nacogdoches County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Nacogdoches 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 Nacogdoches County, TX, by number of employees, are Educational Services (4,606 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (3,666 people), and Manufacturing (3,087 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Nacogdoches County, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (4.64 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.29 times), and Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.86 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Nacogdoches County, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($66,921), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,547), and Wholesale Trade ($47,853).

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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

79.7% of the population of Nacogdoches County, TX has health coverage, with 39% on employee plans, 15% on Medicaid, 9.72% on Medicare, 14.5% on non-group plans, and 1.54% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Nacogdoches County, TX see 1397 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.72% increase from the previous year (1360 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1935 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1154 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

1397 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Nacogdoches County, TX see an average of 1397 patients per year. This represents a 2.72% increase from the previous year (1360 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Nacogdoches 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

20.3%

Uninsured

39%

Employer Coverage

15%

Medicaid

9.72%

Medicare

14.5%

Non-Group

1.54%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Nacogdoches County, TX declined by 3.7% from 21.1% to 20.3%.

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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

Nacogdoches County, TX is home to a population of 65.4k people, from which 93.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 8.92% of Nacogdoches County, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Nacogdoches County, TX is composed of 39.2k White Alone residents (59.9%), 12.4k Hispanic or Latino residents (18.9%), 11.2k Black or African American Alone residents (17.2%), 1.36k Two or More Races residents (2.08%), 1.07k Asian Alone residents (1.64%), 172 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.263%), 17 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.026%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Nacogdoches County, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (8,531 speakers), Other Asian Languages (174 speakers), and Gujarati (168 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

29

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Nacogdoches County, TX was 30.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 29, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Nacogdoches County, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Nacogdoches County, TX residents was 30.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.92%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

9.28%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 8.92% of Nacogdoches 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 Nacogdoches County, TX was 9.28%, 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 Nacogdoches County, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Nacogdoches County, TX residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

93.2%

2017 Citizenship

92.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 93.2% of Nacogdoches County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Nacogdoches County, TX was 92.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    39.2k ± 45

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    12.4k ± 765

  3. Black or African American Alone

    11.2k ± 298

In 2017, there were 3.17 times more White Alone residents (39.2k people) in Nacogdoches County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.4k Hispanic or Latino and 11.2k 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 Nacogdoches County, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    8,531 speakers (14%)

  2. Other Asian Languages

    174 speakers (0.286%)

  3. Gujarati

    168 speakers (0.276%)

16% of Nacogdoches County, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Nacogdoches County, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 14% of the overall population of Nacogdoches County, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.286% speak Other Asian Languages and 0.276% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,223 ± 182

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    459 ± 177

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    388 ± 104

Nacogdoches County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.66 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Nacogdoches County, TX awarded 2,677 degrees. The student population of Nacogdoches County, TX is skewed towards women, with 4,525 male students and 8,217 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Nacogdoches County, TX are White (1,673 and 63.3%), followed by Black or African American (509 and 19.3%), Hispanic or Latino (322 and 12.2%), and Two or More Races (66 and 2.5%).

The largest universities in Nacogdoches County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Stephen F Austin State University (2,677 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Nacogdoches County, TX are Other Multidisciplinary Studies (214 and 7.99%), Kinesiology & Exercise Science (184 and 6.87%), and Accounting (145 and 5.42%).

The median tuition costs in Nacogdoches County, TX are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,808 and $15,600 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 212 degrees awarded

  2. 169 degrees awarded

  3. 136 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Nacogdoches County, TX was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 212 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Nacogdoches County, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

2,677 degrees awarded

$5,808

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Nacogdoches County, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Stephen F Austin State University with 2,677 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

918

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,759

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 918 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Nacogdoches County, TX, which is 0.522 times less than the 1,759 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,673 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    509 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    322 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Nacogdoches County, TX were to White students. These 1,673 degrees mean that there were 3.29 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 509 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Nacogdoches County, TX was $117,700 in 2017, which is 0.541 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $114,300 to $117,700, a 2.97% increase. The homeownership rate in Nacogdoches County, TX is 55.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Nacogdoches County, TX have an average commute time of 19.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Nacogdoches 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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$41,482

Median Household Income

± $2,289

23.8k

Number of Households

± 1,055

In 2017, the median household income of the 23.8k households in Nacogdoches County, TX grew to $41,482 from the previous year's value of $38,915.

The following chart displays the households in Nacogdoches 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

$117,700

2017 Median

± $6,030

$114,300

2016 Median

± $6,888

In 2017, the median property value in Nacogdoches County, TX grew to to $117,700 from the previous year's value of $114,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Nacogdoches 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 Nacogdoches County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

55.9%

2017 Homeownership

56.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 55.9% of the housing units in Nacogdoches County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 56.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Nacogdoches 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 Nacogdoches County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Nacogdoches County, TX have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

19.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Nacogdoches County, TX have a shorter commute time (19.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.11% of the workforce in Nacogdoches County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.5%

  2. Carpooled

    12.5%

  3. Walked

    3.68%

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

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