Texas County, MO

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Population

25,714

0.0934% growth

Median Age

42.3


Median Household Income

$35,571

0.445% decline

Poverty Rate

25.3%


Number of Employees

8,748

0.344% growth

Median Property Value

$105,800

2.72% growth

About

In 2017, Texas County, MO had a population of 25.7k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $35,571. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Texas County, MO grew from 25,690 to 25,714, a 0.0934% increase and its median household income declined from $35,730 to $35,571, a -0.445% decrease.

The population of Texas County, MO is 91.2% White Alone, 2.36% Two or More Races, and 2.17% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. 2.23% of the people in Texas County, MO speak a non-English language, and 99.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Texas County, MO are Texas County Technical College (59 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Texas County, MO is $105,800, and the homeownership rate is 74.1%. Most people in Texas County, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Texas County, MO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Texas County, MO employs 8.75k people. The largest industries in Texas County, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,436 people), Retail Trade (1,239 people), and Manufacturing (912 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($51,902), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($44,750), and Public Administration ($32,939).

Median household income in Texas County, MO is $35,571. Males in Texas County, MO have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,527. The income inequality in Texas County, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,571

2017 value

± $3,091

-0.445%

1 Year Growth

± 11.7%

Households in Texas County, MO have a median annual income of $35,571, 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 $35,730 in 2016, which represents a -0.445% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,788

Average Male Salary

± $1,357

$43,527

Average Female Salary

± $948

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas County, MO made 1.37 times more than female 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

    $57,564 ± $7,422

  2. White

    $46,113 ± $833

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,513 ± $18,949

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas County, MO 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 Texas County, MO is from Missouri.

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0515% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Missouri 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 4801

  2. Census Tract 4803

  3. Census Tract 4802

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Texas County, MO was Census Tract 4801 with a value of $40,037, followed by Census Tract 4803 and Census Tract 4802, with respective values of $37,629 and $35,574.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

25.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Texas County, MO (6.1k out of 24.1k 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 45 - 54, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 45 - 54.

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

    5,642 ± 537

  2. Two Or More

    317 ± 167

  3. Hispanic

    172 ± 124

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

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

8.75k

2017 Value

± 631

0.344%

1 Year growth

± 10.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Texas County, MO grew at a rate of 0.344%, from 8.72k employees to 8.75k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Texas County, MO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (945 people), Sales & Related Occupations (864 people), and Production Occupations (702 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Texas County, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Texas County, MO, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (945 people), Sales & Related Occupations (864 people), and Production Occupations (702 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Texas County, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (7.18 times higher than expected), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.79 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.72 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Texas County, MO, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($65,325), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($51,188), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($45,977).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.75k

2017 Value

± 631

0.344%

1 Year growth

± 10.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Texas County, MO grew at a rate of 0.344%, from 8.72k employees to 8.75k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Texas County, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,436 people), Retail Trade (1,239 people), and Manufacturing (912 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Texas County, MO, though some of these residents may live in Texas County, MO 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 Texas County, MO, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,436 people), Retail Trade (1,239 people), and Manufacturing (912 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Texas County, MO has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (6 times higher than expected), Public Administration (1.56 times), and Retail Trade (1.24 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Texas County, MO, by median earnings, are Utilities ($51,902), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($44,750), and Public Administration ($32,939).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.7B

  2. $24B

  3. $22.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $27.7B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $24B and Mixed freight and $22.8B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Missouri products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$272B

2015 Value

$433B

Projected 2045 Value

59.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Missouri trade was $272B. This is expected to increase 59.4% to $433B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri 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 Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $31.1B

  2. $13.5B

  3. $9.57B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $31.1B, followed by Kansas with $13.5B and Texas and $9.57B.

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

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Health

83.6% of the population of Texas County, MO has health coverage, with 30% on employee plans, 19.7% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 4.78% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Texas County, MO was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Texas County, MO see 2854 patients per year on average, which represents a 22.4% increase from the previous year (2331 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5155 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2578 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.2%). Additionally, DeKalb County and Marion County have the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,854 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas County, MO see an average of 2,854 patients per year. This represents a 22.4% increase from the previous year (2,331 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Texas County, MO 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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$8,107

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,354

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,457

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Missouri (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.14%, from $7,860 to $8,107.

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

16.4%

Uninsured

30%

Employer Coverage

19.7%

Medicaid

15.5%

Medicare

13.7%

Non-Group

4.78%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Texas County, MO declined by 3.51% from 17% to 16.4%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Texas County, MO 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. 15.2% prevalence

  2. 14.9% prevalence

  3. 14.8% prevalence

Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 15.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Missouri by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Texas County, MO is home to a population of 25.7k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.692% of Texas County, MO residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Texas County, MO is composed of 23.5k White Alone residents (91.2%), 608 Two or More Races residents (2.36%), 558 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.17%), 525 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.04%), 511 Black or African American Alone residents (1.99%), 49 Asian Alone residents (0.191%), 11 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0428%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Texas County, MO are Spanish or Spanish Creole (189 speakers), German (135 speakers), and Other Indo-European Languages (73 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

53

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 17.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Texas County, MO was 42.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 53. But people in Texas County, MO are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Texas County, MO residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.692%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

0.724%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 0.692% of Texas County, MO 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 Texas County, MO was 0.724%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    41,972 ± 5,012 people

  2. India

    19,111 ± 3,389 people

  3. China

    16,010 ± 3,102 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas County, MO was Mexico, the natal country of 41,972 Texas County, MO residents, followed by India with 19,111 and China with 16,010.

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Citizenship

99.8%

2017 Citizenship

99.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.8% of Texas County, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Texas County, MO was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    23.5k ± 15

  2. Two or More Races

    608 ± 249

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    558 ± 244

In 2017, there were 38.6 times more White Alone residents (23.5k people) in Texas County, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 608 Two or More Races and 558 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    189 speakers (0.785%)

  2. German

    135 speakers (0.561%)

  3. Other Indo-European Languages

    73 speakers (0.303%)

2.23% of Texas County, MO 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 Texas County, MO was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 0.785% of the overall population of Texas County, MO are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.561% speak German and 0.303% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    819 ± 149

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    526 ± 196

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    423 ± 171

Texas County, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Texas County, MO awarded 59 degrees. The student population of Texas County, MO is skewed towards women, with 13 male students and 137 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Texas County, MO are White (58 and 98.3%), followed by Two or More Races (1 and 1.69%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Black or African American (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Texas County, MO by number of degrees awarded are Texas County Technical College (59 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Texas County, MO are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (37 and 62.7%), Registered Nursing (16 and 27.1%), and Medical Assistant (5 and 8.47%).

The median tuition costs in Texas County, MO are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 37 degrees awarded

  2. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Texas County, MO was Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training with 37 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Texas County, MO according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

59 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Texas County, MO institution with the largest number of graduating students was Texas County Technical College with 59 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2

Degrees Awarded to Men

57

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 2 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Texas County, MO, which is 0.0351 times less than the 57 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    58 degrees awarded

  2. Two or More Races

    1 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    0 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Texas County, MO were to White students. These 58 degrees mean that there were 58 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 1 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Texas County, MO was $105,800 in 2017, which is 0.486 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $103,000 to $105,800, a 2.72% increase. The homeownership rate in Texas County, MO is 74.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Texas County, MO have an average commute time of 23.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Texas County, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$35,571

Median Household Income

± $3,091

9.3k

Number of Households

± 609

In 2017, the median household income of the 9.3k households in Texas County, MO declined from $35,571 from the previous year's value of $35,730.

The following chart displays the households in Texas County, MO 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

$105,800

2017 Median

± $6,734

$103,000

2016 Median

± $7,191

In 2017, the median property value in Texas County, MO grew to to $105,800 from the previous year's value of $103,000.

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

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

74.1%

2017 Homeownership

72.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 74.1% of the housing units in Texas County, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.2%.

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

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Commute Time

23.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Texas County, MO have a shorter commute time (23.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 2.49% of the workforce in Texas County, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.3%

  2. Carpooled

    15.3%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.94%

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

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