Richardson, TX

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Population

111,055

2.5% growth

Median Age

37


Median Household Income

$76,719

2.46% growth

Poverty Rate

10.2%


Number of Employees

57,005

2.74% growth

Median Property Value

$226,100

7.92% growth

About

In 2017, Richardson, TX had a population of 111k people with a median age of 37 and a median household income of $76,719. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Richardson, TX grew from 108,350 to 111,055, a 2.5% increase and its median household income grew from $74,877 to $76,719, a 2.46% increase.

The population of Richardson, TX is 53.5% White Alone, 16.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.8% Asian Alone. 32.2% of the people in Richardson, TX speak a non-English language, and 86.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Richardson, TX are The University of Texas at Dallas (7,010 degrees awarded in 2016), Utah College of Massage Therapy-Dallas (149 degrees), and Vista College-Online (93 degrees).

The median property value in Richardson, TX is $226,100, and the homeownership rate is 59.2%. Most people in Richardson, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 22.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Richardson, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Richardson, TX employs 57k people. The largest industries in Richardson, TX are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,738 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,929 people), and Educational Services (6,571 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($113,297), Utilities ($95,000), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($85,069).

Median household income in Richardson, TX is $76,719. Males in Richardson, 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 Richardson, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$76,719

2017 value

± $2,950

2.46%

1 Year Growth

± 5.14%

Households in Richardson, TX have a median annual income of $76,719, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $74,877 in 2016, which represents a 2.46% 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 Richardson, TX 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 Richardson, 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 Richardson, TX by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Richardson, 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 320.09

  2. Census Tract 313.16

  3. Census Tract 320.11

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Richardson, TX was Census Tract 320.09 with a value of $133,143, followed by Census Tract 313.16 and Census Tract 320.11, with respective values of $120,594 and $107,049.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

10.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Richardson, TX (11.2k out of 110k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 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

    6,672 ± 757

  2. Hispanic

    3,193 ± 583

  3. Asian

    2,774 ± 444

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

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

57k

2017 Value

± 1,780

2.74%

1 Year growth

± 4.24%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Richardson, TX grew at a rate of 2.74%, from 55.5k employees to 57k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Richardson, TX, are Management Occupations (7,516 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,909 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (6,206 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Richardson, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Richardson, TX, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (7,516 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,909 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (6,206 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Richardson, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.61 times higher than expected), Architecture & Engineering Occupations (1.96 times), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (1.38 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Richardson, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($98,025), Legal Occupations ($97,768), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($81,837).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

57k

2017 Value

± 1,780

2.74%

1 Year growth

± 4.24%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Richardson, TX grew at a rate of 2.74%, from 55.5k employees to 57k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Richardson, TX, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,738 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,929 people), and Educational Services (6,571 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Richardson, TX, though some of these residents may live in Richardson, 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 Richardson, TX, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (7,738 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (6,929 people), and Educational Services (6,571 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Richardson, TX has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (2.57 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.94 times), and Information (1.81 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Richardson, TX, by median earnings, are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($113,297), Utilities ($95,000), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($85,069).

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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

85.9% of the population of Richardson, TX has health coverage, with 54.3% on employee plans, 7.18% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 0.79% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Richardson, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 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

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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 patients).

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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

14.1%

Uninsured

54.3%

Employer Coverage

7.18%

Medicaid

10.9%

Medicare

12.8%

Non-Group

0.79%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Richardson, TX declined by 1.96% from 14.4% to 14.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Richardson, 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

Richardson, TX is home to a population of 111k people, from which 86.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 24.2% of Richardson, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Richardson, TX is composed of 59.5k White Alone residents (53.5%), 18.5k Hispanic or Latino residents (16.7%), 17.6k Asian Alone residents (15.8%), 11.5k Black or African American Alone residents (10.3%), 3.31k Two or More Races residents (2.98%), 347 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.312%), 245 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.221%), and 79 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0711%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Richardson, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (13,518 speakers), Chinese (3,676 speakers), and Vietnamese (2,153 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.1

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Richardson, TX was 37. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in Richardson, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Richardson, TX residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

24.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

24.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 24.2% of Richardson, TX residents 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 Richardson, TX was 24.5%, 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 Richardson, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Richardson, TX residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

86.5%

2017 Citizenship

86.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 86.5% of Richardson, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Richardson, TX was 86.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    59.5k ± 2.07k

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    18.5k ± 2.02k

  3. Asian Alone

    17.6k ± 1.38k

In 2017, there were 3.21 times more White Alone residents (59.5k people) in Richardson, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.5k Hispanic or Latino and 17.6k 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 Richardson, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    13,518 speakers (13.6%)

  2. Chinese

    3,676 speakers (3.69%)

  3. Vietnamese

    2,153 speakers (2.16%)

32.2% of Richardson, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Richardson, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 13.6% of the overall population of Richardson, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 3.69% speak Chinese and 2.16% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,816 ± 214

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    599 ± 195

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    585 ± 178

Richardson, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.03 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Richardson, TX awarded 7,263 degrees. The student population of Richardson, TX is skewed towards men, with 15,516 male students and 12,294 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Richardson, TX are White (2,123 and 44.5%), followed by Asian (1,157 and 24.2%), Hispanic or Latino (726 and 15.2%), and Black or African American (386 and 8.09%).

The largest universities in Richardson, TX by number of degrees awarded are The University of Texas at Dallas (7,010 and 96.5%), Utah College of Massage Therapy-Dallas (149 and 2.05%), and Vista College-Online (93 and 1.28%).

The most popular majors in Richardson, TX are General Computer & Information Sciences (715 and 9.84%), Accounting (576 and 7.93%), and Information Science (550 and 7.57%).

The median tuition costs in Richardson, TX are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $11,192 and $28,808 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 394 degrees awarded

  2. 550 degrees awarded

  3. 521 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Richardson, TX was General Business Administration & Management with 394 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 7,010 degrees awarded

  2. 149 degrees awarded

  3. 93 degrees awarded

$11,192

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Richardson, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was The University of Texas at Dallas with 7,010 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

3,943

Degrees Awarded to Men

3,320

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 3,943 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Richardson, TX, which is 1.19 times more than the 3,320 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,123 degrees awarded

  2. Asian

    1,157 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    726 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Richardson, TX were to White students. These 2,123 degrees mean that there were 1.83 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 1,157 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Richardson, TX was $226,100 in 2017, which is 1.04 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $209,500 to $226,100, a 7.92% increase. The homeownership rate in Richardson, TX is 59.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Richardson, TX have an average commute time of 22.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Richardson, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$76,719

Median Household Income

± $2,950

41.7k

Number of Households

± 1,419

In 2017, the median household income of the 41.7k households in Richardson, TX grew to $76,719 from the previous year's value of $74,877.

The following chart displays the households in Richardson, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$226,100

2017 Median

± $4,139

$209,500

2016 Median

± $4,359

In 2017, the median property value in Richardson, TX grew to to $226,100 from the previous year's value of $209,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Richardson, 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 Richardson, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Richardson, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Richardson, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

59.2%

2017 Homeownership

59.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 59.2% of the housing units in Richardson, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 59.6%.

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

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Commute Time

22.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Richardson, TX have a shorter commute time (22.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.11% of the workforce in Richardson, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    79.2%

  2. Worked At Home

    7.57%

  3. Carpooled

    7.54%

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

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