Real County, TX

Add Comparison

Population

3,358

0.299% growth

Median Age

54.3


Median Household Income

$36,493

1.53% decline

Poverty Rate

20.2%


Number of Employees

1,281

13.1% growth

Median Property Value

$105,100

4.97% decline

About

In 2017, Real County, TX had a population of 3.36k people with a median age of 54.3 and a median household income of $36,493. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Real County, TX grew from 3,348 to 3,358, a 0.299% increase and its median household income declined from $37,059 to $36,493, a -1.53% decrease.

The population of Real County, TX is 80% White Alone, 19.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.208% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Real County, TX speak a non-English language, and 96.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Real County, TX is $105,100, and the homeownership rate is 76.8%. Most people in Real County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Real County, TX is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: Austin at Sunset

Economy

The economy of Real County, TX employs 1.28k people. The largest industries in Real County, TX are Accommodation & Food Services (214 people), Retail Trade (212 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (169 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,438), Manufacturing ($41,406), and Educational Services ($38,929).

Median household income in Real County, TX is $36,493. Males in Real 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 Real County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$36,493

2017 value

± $6,844

-1.53%

1 Year Growth

± 24.1%

Households in Real County, TX have a median annual income of $36,493, 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 $37,059 in 2016, which represents a -1.53% annual growth.

Look at the chart to see how the median household income in Real County, TX compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Texas.

$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.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Texas.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Real 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Income by Location

Use the dropdown to filter by race/ethnicity.

Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9501

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Real County, TX was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $36,493, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Real County, TX (657 out of 3.26k 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 18 - 24, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 55 - 64.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    650 ± 162

  2. Hispanic

    199 ± 121

  3. Other

    4 ± 64

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.28k

2017 Value

± 244

13.1%

1 Year growth

± 22.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Real County, TX grew at a rate of 13.1%, from 1.13k employees to 1.28k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Real County, TX, are Sales & Related Occupations (256 people), Management Occupations (167 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (144 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Real County, TX.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Real County, TX, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (256 people), Management Occupations (167 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (144 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Real County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.97 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (2.13 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.92 times).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Real County, TX, by median earnings, are Production Occupations ($61,250), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($60,852), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($40,592).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

Employment by Industries

1.28k

2017 Value

± 244

13.1%

1 Year growth

± 22.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Real County, TX grew at a rate of 13.1%, from 1.13k employees to 1.28k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Real County, TX, are Accommodation & Food Services (214 people), Retail Trade (212 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (169 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Real County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Real County, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Common

The most common industries in Real County, TX, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (214 people), Retail Trade (212 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (169 people).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Real County, TX has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (11.2 times higher than expected), Utilities (4.02 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.28 times) industries.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Real County, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,438), Manufacturing ($41,406), and Educational Services ($38,929).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Texas state.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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).

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health

72.2% of the population of Real County, TX has health coverage, with 20.2% on employee plans, 13.5% on Medicaid, 22.8% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 4.11% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Real County, TX see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1694 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1694 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

0 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Real County, TX see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients).

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.

$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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Health Care Coverage

27.8%

Uninsured

20.2%

Employer Coverage

13.5%

Medicaid

22.8%

Medicare

11.5%

Non-Group

4.11%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Real County, TX grew by 6.56% from 26.1% to 27.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Real County, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Real County, TX is home to a population of 3.36k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.05% of Real County, TX residents were born outside of the country (136 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Real County, TX is composed of 2.69k White Alone residents (80%), 664 Hispanic or Latino residents (19.8%), 7 Black or African American Alone residents (0.208%), 1 Two or More Races residents (0.0298%), 1 Asian Alone residents (0.0298%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

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

Age

Age by Nativity

53

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.6

56

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Real County, TX was 54.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 53, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 56. But people in Real County, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Real County, TX residents was 56.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.05%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

136 people

4.15%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

139 people

As of 2017, 4.05% of Real County, TX residents (136 people) 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 Real County, TX was 4.15%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Real County, TX compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Texas.

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Citizenship

96.8%

2017 Citizenship

96.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.8% of Real County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Real County, TX was 96.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Real County, TX compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.69k ± 177

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    664 ± 187

  3. Black or African American Alone

    7 ± 6

In 2017, there were 4.04 times more White Alone residents (2.69k people) in Real County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 664 Hispanic or Latino and 7 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 Real County, TX as a share of the total population.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

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 Real 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 Real County, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Real County, TX are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    102 ± 60

  2. Korea

    35 ± 35

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    28 ± 32

Real County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.91 times greater than any other conflict.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing & Living

The median property value in Real County, TX was $105,100 in 2017, which is 0.483 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $110,600 to $105,100, a 4.97% decrease. The homeownership rate in Real County, TX is 76.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Real County, TX have an average commute time of 14.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Real County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$36,493

Median Household Income

± $6,844

1.12k

Number of Households

± 181

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.12k households in Real County, TX declined from $36,493 from the previous year's value of $37,059.

The following chart displays the households in Real 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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Housing

Property Value

$105,100

2017 Median

± $13,976

$110,600

2016 Median

± $13,460

In 2017, the median property value in Real County, TX declined from to $105,100 from the previous year's value of $110,600.

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Rent vs Own

76.8%

2017 Homeownership

76.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.8% of the housing units in Real County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Real County, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Real County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Real County, TX have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commute Time

14.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Real County, TX have a shorter commute time (14.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.62% of the workforce in Real County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Real County, TX compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    62.6%

  2. Carpooled

    13.9%

  3. Worked At Home

    11.4%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Real County, TX was Drove Alone (62.6%), followed by those who Carpooled (13.9%) and those who Worked At Home (11.4%).

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.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart