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Taylor County, TX&

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0.59% growth
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Median Household Income
3.63% growth
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Number of Employees
1.05% growth
Median Property Value
6.01% growth

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The economy of Taylor County, TX employs 61,348 people. The economy of Taylor County, TX is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Management of Companies & Enterprises; and Public Admin., which employ respectively 3.58; 1.65; and 1.49 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Taylor County, TX are Healthcare & Social Assistance (10,149), Retail trade (8,007), and Educational Services (6,435), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($53,852), Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($51,024), and Transportation & Warehousing ($44,766).

Median household income in Taylor County, TX is $47,044. Males in Taylor County, TX have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,565. The income inequality of Taylor County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.447 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Taylor County, TX. In Taylor County, TX the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 69 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,263. Newton County, TX has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Texas.


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Taylor County, TX is home to a population of 135,234 people, from which 96.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Taylor County, TX is composed of 88,085 White residents (65.1%), 31,634 Hispanic residents (23.4%), 9,949 Black residents (7.36%), 2,577 Asian residents (1.91%), and 2,195 Two+ residents (1.62%). The most common foreign languages in Taylor County, TX are Spanish (15,461 speakers), Chinese (524 speakers), and African Languages (479 speakers), but compared to other places, Taylor County, TX has a relative high number of Thai (144 speakers), Japanese (235 speakers), and African Languages (479 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Taylor County, TX awarded 1,937 degrees. The student population of Taylor County, TX is skewed towards females, with 780 male students and 1,157 female students. Most students in Taylor County, TX are White (1,363 and 70.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (233 and 12%), Black or African American (135 and 6.97%), and Unknown (44 and 2.27%). The largest universities in Taylor County, TX by number of graduates are Abilene Christian University (1,150 and 59.4%), Hardin-Simmons University (505 and 26.1%), and McMurry University (203 and 10.5%). The most popular majors in Taylor County, TX are Registered Nursing (97 and 5.01%), General Psychology (86 and 4.44%), and Accounting (68 and 3.51%). The median tuition costs in Taylor County, TX are N/A for private four year colleges, and $26,100 and $26,100 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Taylor County, TX is $107,600, which is 0.52 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $101,500 to $107,600, a 6.01% increase. The homeownership rate of Taylor County, TX is 58.1%, which is lower than the national average of 63.6%. People in Taylor County, TX have an average commute time of 16.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Taylor County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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