Webb County, TX

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Population

274,794

1.33% growth

Median Age

28.7


Median Household Income

$43,408

21.7% growth

Poverty Rate

31.5%


Number of Employees

109,608

8.21% growth

Median Property Value

$133,200

16.8% growth

About

In 2017, Webb County, TX had a population of 275k people with a median age of 28.7 and a median household income of $43,408. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Webb County, TX grew from 271,193 to 274,794, a 1.33% increase and its median household income grew from $35,659 to $43,408, a 21.7% increase.

The population of Webb County, TX is 95.2% Hispanic or Latino, 3.59% White Alone, and 0.584% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Webb County, TX speak a non-English language, and 80.6% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Webb County, TX are Laredo Community College (1,690 degrees awarded in 2016), Texas A & M International University (1,378 degrees), and Brightwood College-Laredo (195 degrees).

The median property value in Webb County, TX is $133,200, and the homeownership rate is 60.8%. Most people in Webb County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Webb County, TX is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Webb County, TX employs 110k people. The largest industries in Webb County, TX are Transportation & Warehousing (17,477 people), Retail Trade (13,499 people), and Educational Services (13,474 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($62,407), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($62,052), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($54,307).

Median household income in Webb County, TX is $43,408. Males in Webb County, TX have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,183. The income inequality in Webb County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,408

2017 value

± $3,320

21.7%

1 Year Growth

± 9.22%

Households in Webb County, TX have a median annual income of $43,408, 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 $35,659 in 2016, which represents a 21.7% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$65,834

Average Male Salary

± $720

$47,183

Average Female Salary

± $513

In 2017, full-time male employees in Webb County, TX made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Webb 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

    $66,972 ± $2,204

  2. White

    $53,020 ± $510

  3. Two or More Races

    $45,863 ± $2,727

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Webb County, TX workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.26 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 Webb County, TX is from Texas.

0.479

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.678% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more 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 17.22

  2. Census Tract 17.21

  3. Census Tract 17.13

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Webb County, TX was Census Tract 17.22 with a value of $97,184, followed by Census Tract 17.21 and Census Tract 17.13, with respective values of $81,033 and $76,118.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 6 - 11

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

31.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Webb County, TX (83.7k out of 266k 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 6 - 11, followed by Males < 5 and then Males 6 - 11.

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. Hispanic

    81,602 ± 1,810

  2. White

    79,593 ± 1,825

  3. Other

    2,748 ± 311

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

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

110k

2017 Value

± 6,247

8.21%

1 Year growth

± 7.26%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Webb County, TX grew at a rate of 8.21%, from 101k employees to 110k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Webb County, TX, are . This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Webb County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Webb County, TX, by number of employees, are .

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Webb County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as .

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Webb County, TX, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($90,559), Legal Occupations ($85,298), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($61,933).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

110k

2017 Value

± 6,247

8.21%

1 Year growth

± 7.26%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Webb County, TX grew at a rate of 8.21%, from 101k employees to 110k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Webb County, TX, are Transportation & Warehousing (17,477 people), Retail Trade (13,499 people), and Educational Services (13,474 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Webb County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Webb 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 Webb County, TX, by number of employees, are Transportation & Warehousing (17,477 people), Retail Trade (13,499 people), and Educational Services (13,474 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Webb County, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (6.01 times higher than expected), Transportation & Warehousing (3.47 times), and Public Administration (1.51 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Webb County, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($62,407), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($62,052), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($54,307).

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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

71.1% of the population of Webb County, TX has health coverage, with 30.4% on employee plans, 26.8% on Medicaid, 5.07% on Medicare, 7.99% on non-group plans, and 0.852% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Webb County, TX see 3100 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.36% decrease from the previous year (3175 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3616 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3616 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

3100 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Webb County, TX see an average of 3100 patients per year. This represents a 2.36% decrease from the previous year (3175 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Webb County, TX 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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$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

28.9%

Uninsured

30.4%

Employer Coverage

26.8%

Medicaid

5.07%

Medicare

7.99%

Non-Group

0.852%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Webb County, TX grew by 6.77% from 27.1% to 28.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Webb 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

Webb County, TX is home to a population of 275k people, from which 80.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 26.2% of Webb County, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Webb County, TX is composed of 254k Hispanic or Latino residents (95.2%), 9.58k White Alone residents (3.59%), 1.56k Asian Alone residents (0.584%), 753 Black or African American Alone residents (0.282%), 339 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.127%), 241 Two or More Races residents (0.0904%), 200 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.075%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Webb County, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

21

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

46

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Webb County, TX was 28.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 21, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 46. But people in Webb County, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Webb County, TX residents was 28.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

26.2%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

26%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 26.2% of Webb County, TX residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Webb County, TX was 26%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,536,761 ± 37,310 people

  2. India

    269,624 ± 12,687 people

  3. El Salvador

    222,793 ± 11,543 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Webb County, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 2,536,761 Webb County, TX residents, followed by India with 269,624 and El Salvador with 222,793.

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Citizenship

80.6%

2017 Citizenship

79.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 80.6% of Webb County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Webb County, TX was 79.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    254k ± 3.77k

  2. White Alone

    9.58k ± 529

  3. Asian Alone

    1.56k ± 322

In 2014, there were 26.5 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (254k people) in Webb County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.58k White Alone and 1.56k Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Webb County, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.5%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Webb County, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Webb County, TX are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. false

    0 ± 0

  2. false

    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Webb County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Webb County, TX awarded 3,344 degrees. The student population of Webb County, TX is skewed towards women, with 7,087 male students and 9,858 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Webb County, TX are Hispanic or Latino (3,145 and 97.3%), followed by White (54 and 1.67%), Asian (14 and 0.433%), and Black or African American (11 and 0.34%).

The largest universities in Webb County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Laredo Community College (1,690 and 50.5%), Texas A & M International University (1,378 and 41.2%), and Brightwood College-Laredo (195 and 5.83%).

The most popular majors in Webb County, TX are General Studies (727 and 21.7%), Criminal Justice - Police Science (206 and 6.16%), and General Business Administration & Management (183 and 5.47%).

The median tuition costs in Webb County, TX are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $4,248 and $13,610 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 94 degrees awarded

  2. 151 degrees awarded

  3. 137 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Webb County, TX was General Business Administration & Management with 94 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Webb County, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,690 degrees awarded

  2. 1,378 degrees awarded

  3. 195 degrees awarded

$4,248

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Webb County, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Laredo Community College with 1,690 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,355

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,989

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,355 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Webb County, TX, which is 0.681 times less than the 1,989 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Webb County, TX by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    3,145 degrees awarded

  2. White

    54 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    14 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Webb County, TX were to Hispanic or Latino students. These 3,145 degrees mean that there were 58.2 times more Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 54 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Webb County, TX was $133,200 in 2017, which is 0.612 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $114,000 to $133,200, a 16.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Webb County, TX is 60.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Webb County, TX have an average commute time of 20.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Webb 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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$43,408

Median Household Income

± $3,320

74k

Number of Households

± 4,645

In 2017, the median household income of the 74k households in Webb County, TX grew to $43,408 from the previous year's value of $35,659.

The following chart displays the households in Webb 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

$133,200

2017 Median

± $7,315

$114,000

2016 Median

± $6,435

In 2017, the median property value in Webb County, TX grew to to $133,200 from the previous year's value of $114,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Webb 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 Webb County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Webb County, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Webb County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

60.8%

2017 Homeownership

63.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 60.8% of the housing units in Webb County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.5%.

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

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Commute Time

20.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Webb County, TX have a shorter commute time (20.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.32% of the workforce in Webb County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.6%

  2. Carpooled

    10.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.64%

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

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