Waskom, TX

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2020 Population
1,726
6.74% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
41.6
1.71% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
26.2%
7.94% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$38,393
19.3% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$80,000
2.56% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Waskom, TX had a population of 1.73k people with a median age of 41.6 and a median household income of $38,393. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Waskom, TX grew from 1,617 to 1,726, a 6.74% increase and its median household income grew from $32,188 to $38,393, a 19.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Waskom, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.4%), White (Hispanic) (11.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.79%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.68%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (1.39%).

None of the households in Waskom, 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.

95.3% of the residents in Waskom, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Waskom, TX was $80,000, and the homeownership rate was 83.4%.

Most people in Waskom, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Waskom, TX was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Waskom, TX is home to a population of 1.73k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.89% of Waskom, TX residents were born outside of the country (119 people).

In 2020, there were 6.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.28k people) in Waskom, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 200 White (Hispanic) and 100 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.3%
2020 Citizenship
92.5%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 95.3% of Waskom, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Waskom, TX was 92.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Waskom, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.28k ± 411
  2. White (Hispanic)
    200 ± 222
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    100 ± 117
11.6%
Hispanic Population
200 people

In 2020, there were 6.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.28k people) in Waskom, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 200 White (Hispanic) and 100 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.6% of the people in Waskom, TX are hispanic (200 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

6.89%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
119 people
9.09%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
147 people

As of 2020, 6.89% of Waskom, TX residents (119 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Waskom, TX was 9.09%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    42 ± 51
  2. Vietnam
    24 ± 32
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    5 ± 22

Waskom, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.75 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Waskom, TX employs 650 people. The largest industries in Waskom, TX are Retail Trade (102 people), Transportation & Warehousing (97 people), and Manufacturing (82 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($53,207), Manufacturing ($51,310), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($49,375).

Occupations

650
2020 Value
± 208
27.5%
1 Year growth
± 34.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Waskom, TX grew at a rate of 27.5%, from 510 employees to 650 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Waskom, TX, are Production Occupations (146 people), Management Occupations (115 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (98 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Waskom, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

650
2020 Value
± 208
27.5%
1 Year growth
± 34.5%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Waskom, TX grew at a rate of 27.5%, from 510 employees to 650 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Waskom, TX, are Retail Trade (102 people), Transportation & Warehousing (97 people), and Manufacturing (82 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Waskom, TX, though some of these residents may live in Waskom, 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

$51,076
Median earning men ± $5,774
$17,750
Median earning women ± $15,291

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($65,202), Construction ($53,207), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($46,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($47,578), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,875), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($19,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Texas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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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. $292B
  2. $210B
  3. $178B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Electronics with $292B, followed by Gasoline ($210B) and Fuel oils ($178B).

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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$2.36T
2020 Value in Texas
$4.5T
Projected 2050 Value in Texas
90.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.36T. This is expected to increase 90.9% to $4.5T by 2050.

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. $78.1B
  2. $76.4B
  3. $74.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $78.1B, followed by California with $76.4B and Michigan and $74.9B.

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

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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 36 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 36 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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.35% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.35% 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 2020 were High School or Equivalent (5.56M), Some college (5.02M), and Bachelors Degree (3.9M).

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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The median property value in Waskom, TX was $80,000 in 2020, which is 0.348 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $82,100 to $80,000, a 2.56% decrease. The homeownership rate in Waskom, TX is 83.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Waskom, TX have an average commute time of 20.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Waskom, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$80,000
Median Property Value 2020
±$14,274
$491
Median Property Taxes
±$150

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Waskom, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Waskom, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

83.4%
Homeownership
2020
58.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 83.4% of the housing units in Waskom, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.9%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$38,393
Median Household Income
± $28,389
589
Number of Households
± 160

In 2020, the median household income of the 589 households in Waskom, TX grew to $38,393 from the previous year's value of $32,188.

The following chart displays the households in Waskom, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Waskom, TX is from Texas.
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Texas
0.48
2019 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2020, the income inequality in Texas was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.474% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (74.5%)
  2. Carpooled (21.4%)
  3. Other (1.54%)

In 2020, 74.5% of workers in Waskom, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (21.4%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (1.54%).

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

20.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Waskom, TX have a shorter commute time (20.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Waskom, 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 Waskom, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Waskom, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

26.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Waskom, TX (452 out of 1.73k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 35 - 44, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 35 - 44.

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

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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83.5% of the population of Waskom, TX has health coverage, with 33.8% on employee plans, 23.9% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 9.62% on non-group plans, and 4% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Harrison County, TX see 3336 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.9% decrease from the previous year (3508 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4437 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2894 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Texas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,336 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Harrison County, TX

Primary care physicians in Harrison County, TX see an average of 3,336 patients per year. This represents a 4.9% decrease from the previous year (3,508 patients).

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Texas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24% under 18 years, 14.9% between 18 and 34 years, 47.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44.3% were men and 55.7% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

16.5%
Uninsured
33.8%
Employer Coverage
23.9%
Medicaid
12.2%
Medicare
9.62%
Non-Group
4%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Waskom, TX declined by 26.9% from 22.5% to 16.5%.

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

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