Shamrock, TX

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2021 Population
2,033
3.83% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
36.7
0.811% 1-year decrease
2021 Poverty Rate
22.1%
9.85% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$38,958
7.79% 1-year decline
2021 Median Property Value
$66,200
1.53% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Shamrock, TX had a population of 2.03k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $38,958. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Shamrock, TX grew from 1,958 to 2,033, a 3.83% increase and its median household income declined from $42,250 to $38,958, a −7.79% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shamrock, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.6%), White (Hispanic) (17.1%), Other (Hispanic) (7.43%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.9%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (5.07%).

None of the households in Shamrock, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.2% of the residents in Shamrock, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Shamrock, TX was $66,200, and the homeownership rate was 72.3%.

Most people in Shamrock, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Shamrock, TX was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Shamrock, TX is home to a population of 2.03k people, from which 92.2% are citizens. As of 2021, 7.77% of Shamrock, TX residents were born outside of the country (158 people).

In 2021, there were 3.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.25k people) in Shamrock, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 347 White (Hispanic) and 151 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.2%
2021 Citizenship
94.8%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 92.2% of Shamrock, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Shamrock, TX was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Shamrock, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.25k ± 181
  2. White (Hispanic)
    347 ± 163
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    151 ± 95
29.6%
Hispanic Population
601 people

In 2021, there were 3.61 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.25k people) in Shamrock, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 347 White (Hispanic) and 151 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.6% of the people in Shamrock, TX are hispanic (601 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

7.77%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
158 people
5.16%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
101 people

As of 2021, 7.77% of Shamrock, TX residents (158 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Shamrock, TX was 5.16%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    42 ± 36
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    23 ± 33
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    8 ± 18

Shamrock, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.83 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Shamrock, TX employs 1.09k people. The largest industries in Shamrock, TX are Accommodation & Food Services (158 people), Transportation & Warehousing (132 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (111 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($64,643), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($63,125), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,557).

Occupations

1.09k
2021 Value
± 196
11.3%
1 Year growth
± 23%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Shamrock, TX grew at a rate of 11.3%, from 979 employees to 1.09k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Shamrock, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (306 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (122 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (91 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Shamrock, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.09k
2021 Value
± 196
11.3%
1 Year growth
± 23%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Shamrock, TX grew at a rate of 11.3%, from 979 employees to 1.09k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Shamrock, TX, are Accommodation & Food Services (158 people), Transportation & Warehousing (132 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (111 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Shamrock, TX, though some of these residents may live in Shamrock, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$30,952
Median earning men ± $7,330
$20,763
Median earning women ± $1,272

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($92,955), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($65,278), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,807).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($21,467), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($21,346), and Retail Trade ($20,855).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Texas. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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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. $255B
  2. $212B
  3. $180B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Electronics with $255B, followed by Gasoline ($212B) and Fuel oils ($180B).

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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$2.26T
2020 Value in Texas
$4.54T
Projected 2050 Value in Texas
101% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.26T. This is expected to increase 101% to $4.54T by 2050.

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. $77.7B
  2. $68.4B
  3. $58.4B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $77.7B, followed by California with $68.4B and Michigan and $58.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 1.46% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.43% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (5.58M), Some college (4.95M), and Bachelors Degree (4.04M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Shamrock, TX was $66,200 in 2021, which is 0.27 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $65,200 to $66,200, a 1.53% increase. The homeownership rate in Shamrock, TX is 72.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Shamrock, TX have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Shamrock, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$66,200
Median Property Value 2021
±$8,470
$610
Median Property Taxes
±$130

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Shamrock, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Shamrock, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

72.3%
Homeownership
2021
72.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 72.3% of the housing units in Shamrock, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.7%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9503
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$38,958
Median Household Income
± $11,896
844
Number of Households
± 156

In 2021, the median household income of the 844 households in Shamrock, TX declined from $38,958 from the previous year's value of $42,250.

The following chart displays the households in Shamrock, 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 $20k - $25k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Shamrock, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2021, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.474% decline from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (83.6%)
  2. Carpooled (15.5%)
  3. Walked (0.828%)

In 2021, 83.6% of workers in Shamrock, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.5%) and those who walked to work (0.828%).

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.

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Shamrock, TX have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 4.6% of the workforce in Shamrock, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

22.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Shamrock, TX (450 out of 2.03k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males < 5 and then Males 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Shamrock, 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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71.3% of the population of Shamrock, TX has health coverage, with 23.4% on employee plans, 19.4% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 3.69% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Wheeler County, TX see 2528 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.62% decrease from the previous year (2596 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2473 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1649 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,528 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wheeler County, TX

Primary care physicians in Wheeler County, TX see an average of 2,528 patients per year. This represents a 2.62% decrease from the previous year (2,596 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24% under 18 years, 20.8% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.9% were men and 49.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

28.7%
Uninsured
23.4%
Employer Coverage
19.4%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
3.69%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Shamrock, TX declined by 1.67% from 29.2% to 28.7%.

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

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