Shackelford County, TX

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Population

3,348

0.752% growth

Median Age

42


Median Household Income

$46,685

7.16% decline

Poverty Rate

17.7%


Number of Employees

1,508

1.55% growth

Median Property Value

$78,900

3.27% growth

About

In 2017, Shackelford County, TX had a population of 3.35k people with a median age of 42 and a median household income of $46,685. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Shackelford County, TX grew from 3,323 to 3,348, a 0.752% increase and its median household income declined from $50,285 to $46,685, a -7.16% decrease.

The population of Shackelford County, TX is 85.6% White Alone, 11.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 2.03% Two or More Races. 6.08% of the people in Shackelford County, TX speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Shackelford County, TX is $78,900, and the homeownership rate is 78.9%. Most people in Shackelford County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Shackelford County, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Shackelford County, TX employs 1.51k people. The largest industries in Shackelford County, TX are Retail Trade (176 people), Educational Services (160 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (156 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($75,500), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($57,941), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($50,903).

Median household income in Shackelford County, TX is $46,685. Males in Shackelford 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 Shackelford County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$46,685

2017 value

± $7,316

-7.16%

1 Year Growth

± 19.3%

Households in Shackelford County, TX have a median annual income of $46,685, 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 $50,285 in 2016, which represents a -7.16% 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 Shackelford 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 Shackelford 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 Shackelford 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 Shackelford 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 9503

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Shackelford County, TX was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $48,750, 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 Shackelford County, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Shackelford County, TX (586 out of 3.31k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 45 - 54 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

    573 ± 132

  2. Hispanic

    136 ± 87

  3. Two Or More

    13 ± 62

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Shackelford County, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

1.51k

2017 Value

± 193

1.55%

1 Year growth

± 17.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Shackelford County, TX grew at a rate of 1.55%, from 1.49k employees to 1.51k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Shackelford County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (212 people), Sales & Related Occupations (180 people), and Management Occupations (155 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Shackelford County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Shackelford County, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (212 people), Sales & Related Occupations (180 people), and Management Occupations (155 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Shackelford County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.22 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.02 times), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.89 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Shackelford County, TX, by median earnings, are Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($76,250), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($67,292), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($57,000).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.51k

2017 Value

± 193

1.55%

1 Year growth

± 17.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Shackelford County, TX grew at a rate of 1.55%, from 1.49k employees to 1.51k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Shackelford County, TX, are Retail Trade (176 people), Educational Services (160 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (156 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Shackelford County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Shackelford 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 Shackelford County, TX, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (176 people), Educational Services (160 people), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (156 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Shackelford County, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (19.1 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (7.06 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.99 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Shackelford County, TX, by median earnings, are Wholesale Trade ($75,500), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($57,941), and Health Care & Social Assistance ($50,903).

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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

84.7% of the population of Shackelford County, TX has health coverage, with 34.1% on employee plans, 17.6% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 18.6% on non-group plans, and 1.14% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Shackelford County, TX see 3350 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.209% increase from the previous year (3343 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 0 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1658 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

3350 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Shackelford County, TX see an average of 3350 patients per year. This represents a 0.209% increase from the previous year (3343 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.3%

Uninsured

34.1%

Employer Coverage

17.6%

Medicaid

13.3%

Medicare

18.6%

Non-Group

1.14%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Shackelford County, TX declined by 13.9% from 17.7% to 15.3%.

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

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Health Risks

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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

Shackelford County, TX is home to a population of 3.35k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.45% of Shackelford County, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Shackelford County, TX is composed of 2.87k White Alone residents (85.6%), 391 Hispanic or Latino residents (11.7%), 68 Two or More Races residents (2.03%), 10 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.299%), 6 Asian Alone residents (0.179%), 6 Black or African American Alone residents (0.179%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Shackelford County, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (190 speakers), African Languages (1 speakers), and French Creole (0 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.8

50

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Shackelford County, TX was 42. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 50. But people in Shackelford County, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Shackelford County, TX residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.45%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

3.25%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.45% of Shackelford 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 Shackelford County, TX was 3.25%, 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 Shackelford County, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Shackelford County, TX residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

99%

2017 Citizenship

99.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99% of Shackelford County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Shackelford County, TX was 99.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    2.87k ± 13

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    391 ± 41.2

  3. Two or More Races

    68 ± 22.2

In 2017, there were 7.33 times more White Alone residents (2.87k people) in Shackelford County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 391 Hispanic or Latino and 68 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    190 speakers (6.05%)

  2. African Languages

    1 speakers (0.0318%)

  3. French Creole

    0 speakers (0%)

6.08% of Shackelford 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 Shackelford County, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 6.05% of the overall population of Shackelford County, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.0318% speak African Languages and 0% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    74 ± 36

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    53 ± 42

  3. Korea

    37 ± 22

Shackelford County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Shackelford County, TX was $78,900 in 2017, which is 0.363 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $76,400 to $78,900, a 3.27% increase. The homeownership rate in Shackelford County, TX is 78.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Shackelford County, TX have an average commute time of 20.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Shackelford 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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$46,685

Median Household Income

± $7,316

1.26k

Number of Households

± 162

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.26k households in Shackelford County, TX declined from $46,685 from the previous year's value of $50,285.

The following chart displays the households in Shackelford 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

$78,900

2017 Median

± $10,704

$76,400

2016 Median

± $14,239

In 2017, the median property value in Shackelford County, TX grew to to $78,900 from the previous year's value of $76,400.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

78.9%

2017 Homeownership

79.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 78.9% of the housing units in Shackelford County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.3%.

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

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Commute Time

20.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Shackelford County, TX have a shorter commute time (20.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.29% of the workforce in Shackelford County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.3%

  2. Carpooled

    11.5%

  3. Other

    4.15%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Shackelford County, TX was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Other.

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