Trinity County, TX

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Population

14,481

0.843% growth

Median Age

48.5


Median Household Income

$37,398

4.27% growth

Poverty Rate

18.4%


Number of Employees

4,946

3.02% growth

Median Property Value

$75,300

3.46% decline

About

In 2017, Trinity County, TX had a population of 14.5k people with a median age of 48.5 and a median household income of $37,398. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Trinity County, TX grew from 14,360 to 14,481, a 0.843% increase and its median household income grew from $35,865 to $37,398, a 4.27% increase.

The population of Trinity County, TX is 79.1% White Alone, 9.54% Black or African American Alone, and 9.3% Hispanic or Latino. 7.97% of the people in Trinity County, TX speak a non-English language, and 96.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Trinity County, TX is $75,300, and the homeownership rate is 77.8%. Most people in Trinity County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 31.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Trinity County, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Trinity County, TX employs 4.95k people. The largest industries in Trinity County, TX are Public Administration (583 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (583 people), and Retail Trade (563 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($94,432), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($49,648), and Utilities ($40,119).

Median household income in Trinity County, TX is $37,398. Males in Trinity 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 Trinity County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$37,398

2017 value

± $3,180

4.27%

1 Year Growth

± 10.5%

Households in Trinity County, TX have a median annual income of $37,398, 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 $35,865 in 2016, which represents a 4.27% 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 Trinity 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 Trinity 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 Trinity 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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Trinity County, TX by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Trinity 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. Census Tract 9501

  3. Census Tract 9504

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Trinity County, TX was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $37,262, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9504, with respective values of $36,556 and $36,397.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Trinity County, TX (2.64k out of 14.3k 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 Males 6 - 11, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

    1,962 ± 258

  2. Hispanic

    521 ± 125

  3. Black

    405 ± 177

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Trinity County, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

4.95k

2017 Value

± 427

3.02%

1 Year growth

± 12.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Trinity County, TX grew at a rate of 3.02%, from 4.8k employees to 4.95k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Trinity County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (680 people), Sales & Related Occupations (481 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (413 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Trinity County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Trinity County, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (680 people), Sales & Related Occupations (481 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (413 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Trinity County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.66 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (2.44 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.63 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Trinity County, TX, by median earnings, are Community & Social Service Occupations ($48,750), Transportation Occupations ($46,157), and Construction & Extraction Occupations ($45,577).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.95k

2017 Value

± 427

3.02%

1 Year growth

± 12.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Trinity County, TX grew at a rate of 3.02%, from 4.8k employees to 4.95k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Trinity County, TX, are Public Administration (583 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (583 people), and Retail Trade (563 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Trinity County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Trinity 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 Trinity County, TX, by number of employees, are Public Administration (583 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (583 people), and Retail Trade (563 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Trinity County, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (4.45 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.99 times), and Public Administration (2.52 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Trinity County, TX, by median earnings, are Information ($94,432), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($49,648), and Utilities ($40,119).

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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

80.2% of the population of Trinity County, TX has health coverage, with 28.6% on employee plans, 16.5% on Medicaid, 20.5% on Medicare, 10.2% on non-group plans, and 4.23% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Trinity County, TX see 7201 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.25% increase from the previous year (7112 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 14442 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 14442 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

7,201 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Trinity County, TX see an average of 7,201 patients per year. This represents a 1.25% increase from the previous year (7,112 patients).

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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

19.8%

Uninsured

28.6%

Employer Coverage

16.5%

Medicaid

20.5%

Medicare

10.2%

Non-Group

4.23%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Trinity County, TX grew by 0.81% from 19.7% to 19.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Trinity County, TX 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. 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

Trinity County, TX is home to a population of 14.5k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 4.21% of Trinity County, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Trinity County, TX is composed of 11.5k White Alone residents (79.1%), 1.38k Black or African American Alone residents (9.54%), 1.35k Hispanic or Latino residents (9.3%), 202 Two or More Races residents (1.39%), 52 Asian Alone residents (0.359%), 44 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.304%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Trinity County, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (937 speakers), German (63 speakers), and French (Incl. Patois, Cajun) (48 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

50

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

36

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 4.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Trinity County, TX was 48.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 50, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 36. But people in Trinity County, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Trinity County, TX residents was 48.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

4.21%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

4.44%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 4.21% of Trinity 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 Trinity County, TX was 4.44%, 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 Trinity County, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Trinity County, TX residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

96.9%

2017 Citizenship

96.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.9% of Trinity County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Trinity County, TX was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    11.5k ± 21

  2. Black or African American Alone

    1.38k ± 112

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1.35k ± 218

In 2017, there were 8.29 times more White Alone residents (11.5k people) in Trinity County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.38k Black or African American Alone and 1.35k Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    937 speakers (6.8%)

  2. German

    63 speakers (0.457%)

  3. French (Incl. Patois, Cajun)

    48 speakers (0.348%)

7.97% of Trinity 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 Trinity County, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 6.8% of the overall population of Trinity County, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.457% speak German and 0.348% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    755 ± 132

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    181 ± 93

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    120 ± 56

Trinity County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.17 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Trinity County, TX was $75,300 in 2017, which is 0.346 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $78,000 to $75,300, a 3.46% decrease. The homeownership rate in Trinity County, TX is 77.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Trinity County, TX have an average commute time of 31.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Trinity 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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$37,398

Median Household Income

± $3,180

5.93k

Number of Households

± 444

In 2017, the median household income of the 5.93k households in Trinity County, TX grew to $37,398 from the previous year's value of $35,865.

The following chart displays the households in Trinity 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

$75,300

2017 Median

± $6,498

$78,000

2016 Median

± $5,785

In 2017, the median property value in Trinity County, TX declined from to $75,300 from the previous year's value of $78,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Trinity 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 Trinity 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

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

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Rent vs Own

77.8%

2017 Homeownership

80.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 77.8% of the housing units in Trinity County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.3%.

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

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Commute Time

31.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Trinity County, TX have a longer commute time (31.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 7.81% of the workforce in Trinity County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.9%

  2. Carpooled

    10.9%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.94%

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

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