Sunset, TX

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2022 Population
626
20.4% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
53.2
11.5% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.2%
N/A 1-year N/A
2021 Median Household Income
$81,433

About

In 2022, Sunset, TX had a population of 626 people with a median age of 53.2 and a median household income of $81,433. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sunset, TX grew from 520 to 626, a 20.4% increase and its median household income N/A from N/A to $81,433, a N/A% N/A.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sunset, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.1%), White (Hispanic) (33.1%), Other (Hispanic) (3.83%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Sunset, 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.

100% of the residents in Sunset, TX are U.S. citizens.

Most people in Sunset, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Sunset, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Sunset, TX is home to a population of 626 people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0% of Sunset, TX residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2022, there were 1.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (395 people) in Sunset, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 207 White (Hispanic) and 24 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Sunset, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sunset, TX was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sunset, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    395 ± 199
  2. White (Hispanic)
    207 ± 164
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    24 ± 42
36.9%
Hispanic Population
231 people

In 2022, there were 1.91 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (395 people) in Sunset, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 207 White (Hispanic) and 24 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

36.9% of the people in Sunset, TX are hispanic (231 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Sunset, TX as a share of the total population.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    12 ± 30
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 26
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    0 ± 21

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

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Economy

The economy of Sunset, TX employs 238 people. The largest industries in Sunset, TX are Accommodation & Food Services (117 people), Other Services, Except Public Administration (59 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (37 people), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,278), Total ($17,120), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($15,027).

Occupations

238
2022 Value
± 182
−3.25%
1 Year decline
± 107%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sunset, TX declined at a rate of −3.25%, from 246 employees to 238 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sunset, TX, are Management Occupations (104 people), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (68 people), and Healthcare Support Occupations (37 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sunset, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

238
2022 Value
± 182
−3.25%
1 Year decline
± 107%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sunset, TX declined at a rate of −3.25%, from 246 employees to 238 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sunset, TX, are Accommodation & Food Services (117 people), Other Services, Except Public Administration (59 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (37 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sunset, TX, though some of these residents may live in Sunset, 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

$92,903
Median earning men ± $37,106
$14,672
Median earning women ± $968

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are .

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($15,027).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

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

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Civics

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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% 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 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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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Housing & Living

People in Sunset, TX have an average commute time of 23.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sunset, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income by Location

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Household Income

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$81,433
Median Household Income
± $52,749
234
Number of Households
± 146

In 2021, the median household income of the 234 households in Sunset, TX N/A $81,433 from the previous year's value of N/A.

The following chart displays the households in Sunset, 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 $25k - $30k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sunset, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, 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 2022
  1. Drove Alone (100%)
  2. Carpooled (0%)
  3. Public Transit (0%)

In 2022, 100% of workers in Sunset, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (0%) and those who used public transit to get to work (0%).

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

23.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sunset, TX have a shorter commute time (23.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Sunset, 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 Sunset, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sunset, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sunset, TX (70 out of 626 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Males < 5 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sunset, TX is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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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Health

68.2% of the population of Sunset, TX has health coverage, with 17.9% on employee plans, 17.1% on Medicaid, 5.91% on Medicare, 27.3% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Montague County, TX see 3303 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.13% increase from the previous year (3266 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3327 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3992 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,303 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Montague County, TX

Primary care physicians in Montague County, TX see an average of 3,303 patients per year. This represents a 1.13% increase from the previous year (3,266 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 16.9% under 18 years, 15.5% between 18 and 34 years, 53.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 39.4% were men and 60.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

31.8%
Uninsured
17.9%
Employer Coverage
17.1%
Medicaid
5.91%
Medicare
27.3%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sunset, TX grew by 3.31% from 30.8% to 31.8%.

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

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