San Saba County, TX

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Population

5,851

0.51% decline

Median Age

40.9


Median Household Income

$40,301

1.02% decline

Poverty Rate

17.4%


Number of Employees

2,475

5.54% growth

Median Property Value

$97,000

20.5% growth

About

In 2017, San Saba County, TX had a population of 5.85k people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $40,301. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of San Saba County, TX declined from 5,881 to 5,851, a -0.51% decrease and its median household income declined from $40,718 to $40,301, a -1.02% decrease.

The population of San Saba County, TX is 65.3% White Alone, 29.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.75% Black or African American Alone. 23.3% of the people in San Saba County, TX speak a non-English language, and 90.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in San Saba County, TX is $97,000, and the homeownership rate is 67.4%. Most people in San Saba County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.7 minutes. The average car ownership in San Saba County, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of San Saba County, TX employs 2.48k people. The largest industries in San Saba County, TX are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (474 people), Construction (302 people), and Retail Trade (281 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($150,302), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($41,250), and Public Administration ($34,236).

Median household income in San Saba County, TX is $40,301. Males in San Saba 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 San Saba County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,301

2017 value

± $4,626

-1.02%

1 Year Growth

± 14.8%

Households in San Saba County, TX have a median annual income of $40,301, 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 $40,718 in 2016, which represents a -1.02% 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 San Saba 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 San Saba 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 San Saba 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 San Saba 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 9502

  2. Census Tract 9501

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in San Saba County, TX was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $42,727, followed by Census Tract 9501 and N/A, with respective values of $30,278 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 12 - 14

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in San Saba County, TX (897 out of 5.15k 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 12 - 14, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 6 - 11.

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

    733 ± 151

  2. Hispanic

    445 ± 116

  3. Other

    158 ± 92

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in San Saba 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.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.48k

2017 Value

± 284

5.54%

1 Year growth

± 15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in San Saba County, TX grew at a rate of 5.54%, from 2.35k employees to 2.48k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in San Saba County, TX, are Management Occupations (342 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (336 people), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (214 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of San Saba County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of San Saba County, TX, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (342 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (336 people), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (214 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, San Saba County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (12.8 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.14 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.73 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of San Saba County, TX, by median earnings, are Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($87,386), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($50,417), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($46,563).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.48k

2017 Value

± 284

5.54%

1 Year growth

± 15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in San Saba County, TX grew at a rate of 5.54%, from 2.35k employees to 2.48k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in San Saba County, TX, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (474 people), Construction (302 people), and Retail Trade (281 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of San Saba County, TX, though some of these residents may live in San Saba 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 San Saba County, TX, by number of employees, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (474 people), Construction (302 people), and Retail Trade (281 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, San Saba County, TX has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (16.2 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (5.83 times), and Construction (1.95 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in San Saba County, TX, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($150,302), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($41,250), and Public Administration ($34,236).

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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

80.5% of the population of San Saba County, TX has health coverage, with 33% on employee plans, 15.3% on Medicaid, 19.7% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 1.51% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in San Saba County, TX see 2950 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.94% increase from the previous year (2811 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5944 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 5944 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

2,950 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in San Saba County, TX see an average of 2,950 patients per year. This represents a 4.94% increase from the previous year (2,811 patients).

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

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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

19.5%

Uninsured

33%

Employer Coverage

15.3%

Medicaid

19.7%

Medicare

11%

Non-Group

1.51%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in San Saba County, TX declined by 0.382% from 19.6% to 19.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in San Saba 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%.

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Diversity

San Saba County, TX is home to a population of 5.85k people, from which 90.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 11.9% of San Saba County, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of San Saba County, TX is composed of 3.82k White Alone residents (65.3%), 1.74k Hispanic or Latino residents (29.7%), 161 Black or African American Alone residents (2.75%), 127 Two or More Races residents (2.17%), 1 Asian Alone residents (0.0171%), 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 San Saba County, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,217 speakers), Polish (38 speakers), and German (28 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

44

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.7

39

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in San Saba County, TX was 40.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 39. But people in San Saba County, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all San Saba County, TX residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

11.9%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

11.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 11.9% of San Saba 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 San Saba County, TX was 11.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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 San Saba County, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 San Saba County, TX residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

90.9%

2017 Citizenship

91.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 90.9% of San Saba County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in San Saba County, TX was 91.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    3.82k ± 19

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.74k ± 212

  3. Black or African American Alone

    161 ± 90

In 2017, there were 2.2 times more White Alone residents (3.82k people) in San Saba County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.74k Hispanic or Latino and 161 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 San Saba County, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,217 speakers (21.8%)

  2. Polish

    38 speakers (0.682%)

  3. German

    28 speakers (0.503%)

23.3% of San Saba County, 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 San Saba County, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 21.8% of the overall population of San Saba County, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.682% speak Polish and 0.503% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    167 ± 62

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    58 ± 34

  3. Korea

    43 ± 33

San Saba County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in San Saba County, TX was $97,000 in 2017, which is 0.446 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $80,500 to $97,000, a 20.5% increase. The homeownership rate in San Saba County, TX is 67.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in San Saba County, TX have an average commute time of 24.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in San Saba 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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$40,301

Median Household Income

± $4,626

2.14k

Number of Households

± 232

In 2017, the median household income of the 2.14k households in San Saba County, TX declined from $40,301 from the previous year's value of $40,718.

The following chart displays the households in San Saba 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$97,000

2017 Median

± $18,412

$80,500

2016 Median

± $10,157

In 2017, the median property value in San Saba County, TX grew to to $97,000 from the previous year's value of $80,500.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

67.4%

2017 Homeownership

67.4%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 67.4% of the housing units in San Saba County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 67.4%.

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

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Commute Time

24.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in San Saba County, TX have a shorter commute time (24.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 5.38% of the workforce in San Saba County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    69.3%

  2. Carpooled

    22.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.12%

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

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