Presidio County, TX

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Population

7,191

0.658% growth

Median Age

41.4


Median Household Income

$26,486

20.8% decline

Poverty Rate

26.3%


Number of Employees

2,426

1.1% decline

Median Property Value

$50,700

17.7% decline

About

In 2017, Presidio County, TX had a population of 7.19k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $26,486. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Presidio County, TX grew from 7,144 to 7,191, a 0.658% increase and its median household income declined from $33,453 to $26,486, a -20.8% decrease.

The population of Presidio County, TX is 81.4% Hispanic or Latino, 13.6% White Alone, and 4.98% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Presidio County, TX speak a non-English language, and 71.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Presidio County, TX is $50,700, and the homeownership rate is 59.6%. Most people in Presidio County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Presidio County, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Presidio County, TX employs 2.43k people. The largest industries in Presidio County, TX are Educational Services (317 people), Construction (304 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (294 people), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($41,533), Public Administration ($40,000), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($39,444).

Median household income in Presidio County, TX is $26,486. Males in Presidio 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 Presidio County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$26,486

2017 value

± $8,419

-20.8%

1 Year Growth

± 47.9%

Households in Presidio County, TX have a median annual income of $26,486, 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 $33,453 in 2016, which represents a -20.8% 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Presidio 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 9501

  2. Census Tract 9502

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Presidio County, TX was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $39,649, followed by Census Tract 9502 and N/A, with respective values of $22,997 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Presidio County, TX (1.89k out of 7.19k 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 75+, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 65 - 74.

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

    1,797 ± 283

  2. Hispanic

    1,787 ± 277

  3. Native American

    77 ± 115

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

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

2.43k

2017 Value

± 359

-1.1%

1 Year decline

± 21.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Presidio County, TX declined at a rate of -1.1%, from 2.45k employees to 2.43k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Presidio County, TX, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (285 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (283 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (279 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Presidio County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Presidio County, TX, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (285 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (283 people), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (279 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Presidio County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (9.77 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (4.01 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (3.39 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Presidio County, TX, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($80,197), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($61,667), and Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations ($54,643).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.43k

2017 Value

± 359

-1.1%

1 Year decline

± 21.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Presidio County, TX declined at a rate of -1.1%, from 2.45k employees to 2.43k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Presidio County, TX, are Educational Services (317 people), Construction (304 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (294 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Presidio County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Presidio 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 Presidio County, TX, by number of employees, are Educational Services (317 people), Construction (304 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (294 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Presidio County, TX has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (9.69 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (4.2 times), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (3.54 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Presidio County, TX, by median earnings, are Educational Services ($41,533), Public Administration ($40,000), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($39,444).

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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

63.7% of the population of Presidio County, TX has health coverage, with 21.5% on employee plans, 26.9% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 3.81% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Presidio County, TX see 2292 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.42% decrease from the previous year (2325 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 0 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3479 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

2,292 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Presidio County, TX see an average of 2,292 patients per year. This represents a 1.42% decrease from the previous year (2,325 patients).

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

36.3%

Uninsured

21.5%

Employer Coverage

26.9%

Medicaid

11.4%

Medicare

3.81%

Non-Group

0%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Presidio County, TX grew by 1.29% from 35.9% to 36.3%.

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

Presidio County, TX is home to a population of 7.19k people, from which 71.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 38.6% of Presidio County, TX residents were born outside of the country (2.78k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Presidio County, TX is composed of 5.85k Hispanic or Latino residents (81.4%), 979 White Alone residents (13.6%), 358 Asian Alone residents (4.98%), 0 Two or More Races residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), 0 Black or African American Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Presidio County, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

23

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.5

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 6.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Presidio County, TX was 41.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 23, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Presidio County, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Presidio County, TX residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

38.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.78k people

36.7%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

2.62k people

As of 2017, 38.6% of Presidio County, TX residents (2.78k people) 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 Presidio County, TX was 36.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

71.2%

2017 Citizenship

73.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 71.2% of Presidio County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Presidio County, TX was 73.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    5.85k ± 329

  2. White Alone

    979 ± 124

  3. Asian Alone

    358 ± 48

In 2017, there were 5.98 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (5.85k people) in Presidio County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 979 White Alone and 358 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 Presidio County, 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 Presidio County, 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 Presidio County, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Presidio County, 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

    95 ± 83

  2. World War II

    44 ± 50

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    20 ± 36

Presidio County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Presidio County, TX was $50,700 in 2017, which is 0.233 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $61,600 to $50,700, a 17.7% decrease. The homeownership rate in Presidio County, TX is 59.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Presidio County, TX have an average commute time of 17.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Presidio 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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$26,486

Median Household Income

± $8,419

2.59k

Number of Households

± 348

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.59k households in Presidio County, TX declined from $26,486 from the previous year's value of $33,453.

The following chart displays the households in Presidio 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 - $15k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$50,700

2017 Median

± $9,918

$61,600

2016 Median

± $17,074

In 2017, the median property value in Presidio County, TX declined from to $50,700 from the previous year's value of $61,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Presidio 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 Presidio County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $40k - $50k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

59.6%

2017 Homeownership

65%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.6% of the housing units in Presidio County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65%.

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

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Commute Time

17.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Presidio County, TX have a shorter commute time (17.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.54% of the workforce in Presidio County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    53.9%

  2. Carpooled

    18.7%

  3. Walked

    17.5%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Presidio County, TX was Drove Alone (53.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (18.7%) and those who Walked (17.5%).

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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