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Waller County, TX&

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2.28% growth
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Median Household Income
0.8% growth
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Number of Employees
6.24% growth
Median Property Value
7.29% growth

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The economy of Waller County, TX employs 20,127 people. The economy of Waller County, TX is specialized in Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction; Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; and Management of Companies & Enterprises, which employ respectively 4.84; 2.33; and 2.13 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Waller County, TX are Retail trade (2,522), Educational Services (2,375), and Manufacturing (2,220), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($50,523), Utilities ($44,750), and Transportation & Warehousing ($44,569).

Median household income in Waller County, TX is $51,348. Males in Waller County, TX have an average income that is 1.61 times higher than the average income of females, which is $35,549. The income inequality of Waller County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482 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 Waller County, TX. In Waller 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 11 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,081. Newton County, TX has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Texas.


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Waller County, TX is home to a population of 45,847 people, from which 89.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Waller County, TX is composed of 19,713 White residents (43%), 13,352 Hispanic residents (29.1%), 11,436 Black residents (24.9%), 931 Two+ residents (2.03%), and 325 Asian residents (0.71%). The most common foreign languages in Waller County, TX are Spanish (9,818 speakers), German (94 speakers), and Thai (87 speakers), but compared to other places, Waller County, TX has a relative high number of Thai (87 speakers), Spanish (9,818 speakers), and Persian (63 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Waller County, TX awarded 1,603 degrees. The student population of Waller County, TX is skewed towards females, with 592 male students and 1,011 female students. Most students in Waller County, TX are Black or African American (1,244 and 77.6%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (92 and 5.74%), Asian (81 and 5.05%), and White (75 and 4.68%). The largest universities in Waller County, TX by number of graduates are Prairie View A & M University (1,603 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Waller County, TX are Registered Nursing (155 and 9.7%), Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (95 and 5.93%), and General Health & Physical Education (63 and 3.93%). The median tuition costs in Waller County, TX are N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,052 and $18,579 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 Waller County, TX is $144,200, which is 0.74 times smaller than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $134,400 to $144,200, a 7.29% increase. The homeownership rate of Waller County, TX is 69%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Waller County, TX have an average commute time of 30.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Waller County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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