Red River County, TX

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Population

12,353

0.819% decline

Median Age

45.6


Median Household Income

$35,356

0.971% growth

Poverty Rate

16.5%


Number of Employees

4,770

1.28% decline

Median Property Value

$65,200

3.99% growth

About

In 2017, Red River County, TX had a population of 12.4k people with a median age of 45.6 and a median household income of $35,356. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Red River County, TX declined from 12,455 to 12,353, a -0.819% decrease and its median household income grew from $35,016 to $35,356, a 0.971% increase.

The population of Red River County, TX is 73.1% White Alone, 17.6% Black or African American Alone, and 7.26% Hispanic or Latino. 6.64% of the people in Red River County, TX speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Red River County, TX is $65,200, and the homeownership rate is 75.8%. Most people in Red River County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Red River County, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Red River County, TX employs 4.77k people. The largest industries in Red River County, TX are Manufacturing (936 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (780 people), and Educational Services (457 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($250,001), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($78,500), and Utilities ($63,750).

Median household income in Red River County, TX is $35,356. Males in Red River 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 Red River County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,356

2017 value

± $2,876

0.971%

1 Year Growth

± 13.5%

Households in Red River County, TX have a median annual income of $35,356, 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 $35,016 in 2016, which represents a 0.971% 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 Red River 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 Red River 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 Red River 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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Red River 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 9506

  2. Census Tract 9507

  3. Census Tract 9501

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Red River County, TX was Census Tract 9506 with a value of $36,513, followed by Census Tract 9507 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $36,343 and $36,146.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Red River County, TX (2k out of 12.1k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 18 - 24.

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

    1,548 ± 246

  2. Hispanic

    407 ± 184

  3. Black

    386 ± 127

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Red River 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

4.77k

2017 Value

± 413

-1.28%

1 Year decline

± 12.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Red River County, TX declined at a rate of -1.28%, from 4.83k employees to 4.77k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Red River County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (634 people), Production Occupations (599 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (413 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Red River County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Red River County, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (634 people), Production Occupations (599 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (413 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Red River County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.83 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (2.17 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.97 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Red River County, TX, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($92,663), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors ($56,406), and Protective Service Occupations ($56,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.77k

2017 Value

± 413

-1.28%

1 Year decline

± 12.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Red River County, TX declined at a rate of -1.28%, from 4.83k employees to 4.77k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Red River County, TX, are Manufacturing (936 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (780 people), and Educational Services (457 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Red River County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Red River 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 Red River County, TX, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (936 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (780 people), and Educational Services (457 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Red River County, TX has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.92 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.61 times), and Manufacturing (1.94 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Red River County, TX, by median earnings, are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($250,001), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($78,500), and Utilities ($63,750).

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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

83.7% of the population of Red River County, TX has health coverage, with 35.6% on employee plans, 15.9% on Medicaid, 18.4% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 1.43% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Red River County, TX see 6228 patients per year on average, which represents a 50% decrease from the previous year (12446 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4069 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4069 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

6228 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Red River County, TX see an average of 6228 patients per year. This represents a 50% decrease from the previous year (12446 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Red River 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%).

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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

16.3%

Uninsured

35.6%

Employer Coverage

15.9%

Medicaid

18.4%

Medicare

12.4%

Non-Group

1.43%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Red River County, TX declined by 11% from 18.3% to 16.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Red River 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

Red River County, TX is home to a population of 12.4k people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.19% of Red River County, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Red River County, TX is composed of 9.04k White Alone residents (73.1%), 2.18k Black or African American Alone residents (17.6%), 897 Hispanic or Latino residents (7.26%), 217 Two or More Races residents (1.76%), 27 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.219%), 1 Asian Alone residents (0.0081%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Red River County, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (751 speakers), French Creole (13 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (8 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 12.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Red River County, TX was 45.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Red River County, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Red River County, TX residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.19%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.31%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.19% of Red River 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 Red River County, TX was 2.31%, 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 Red River County, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Red River County, TX residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

98.9%

2017 Citizenship

98.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.9% of Red River County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Red River County, TX was 98.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    9.04k ± 21

  2. Black or African American Alone

    2.18k ± 33

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    897 ± 174

In 2017, there were 4.15 times more White Alone residents (9.04k people) in Red River County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.18k Black or African American Alone and 897 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Red River County, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    751 speakers (6.29%)

  2. French Creole

    13 speakers (0.109%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    8 speakers (0.067%)

6.64% of Red River 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 Red River County, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 6.29% of the overall population of Red River County, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.109% speak French Creole and 0.067% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    225 ± 71

  2. Korea

    68 ± 44

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    59 ± 36

Red River County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Red River County, TX was $65,200 in 2017, which is 0.3 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $62,700 to $65,200, a 3.99% increase. The homeownership rate in Red River County, TX is 75.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Red River County, TX have an average commute time of 29.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Red River 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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$35,356

Median Household Income

± $2,876

5.22k

Number of Households

± 429

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.22k households in Red River County, TX grew to $35,356 from the previous year's value of $35,016.

The following chart displays the households in Red River 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

$65,200

2017 Median

± $6,136

$62,700

2016 Median

± $5,862

In 2017, the median property value in Red River County, TX grew to to $65,200 from the previous year's value of $62,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Red River 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 Red River County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $70k - $80k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

75.8%

2017 Homeownership

74.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.8% of the housing units in Red River County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.1%.

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

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Commute Time

29.4 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Red River County, TX have a longer commute time (29.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 4.37% of the workforce in Red River County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83%

  2. Carpooled

    8.16%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.23%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Red River County, TX was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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