Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
113,654
14.7% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33.6
1.82% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
18.6%
10.3% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$61,090
9.68% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$160,000
26.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX had a population of 114k people with a median age of 33.6 and a median household income of $61,090. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX declined from 133,221 to 113,654, a −14.7% decrease and its median household income grew from $55,696 to $61,090, a 9.68% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (53.7%), White (Hispanic) (15.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (11%), Other (Hispanic) (8.16%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (4.86%).

36.3% of the households in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, 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.

89.3% of the residents in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was $160,000, and the homeownership rate was 56.7%.

Most people in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX is home to a population of 114k people, from which 89.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 18% of Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (20.4k people).

In 2022, there were 3.38 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.1k people) in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18k White (Hispanic) and 12.5k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX are Spanish (33,855 households), Arabic (1,098 households), and Vietnamese (694 households).

Citizenship

89.3%
2022 Citizenship
89%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 89.3% of Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was 89%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    61.1k ± 3.53k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    18k ± 1.96k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    12.5k ± 2.89k
36.5%
Hispanic Population
41.5k people

In 2022, there were 3.38 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (61.1k people) in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18k White (Hispanic) and 12.5k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

36.5% of the people in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX are hispanic (41.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

18%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
20.4k people
17.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
23.8k people

As of 2022, 18% of Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX residents (20.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was 17.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    33,855 households (32.2%)
  2. Arabic
    1,098 households (1.04%)
  3. Vietnamese
    694 households (0.66%)

36.3% of the households in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was Spanish. 32.2% of the households in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,151 ± 343
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    640 ± 285
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    532 ± 255

Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.8 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX employs 48.5k people. The largest industries in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,257 people), Construction (4,205 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,764 people), and the highest paying industries are Petroleum refining ($109,339), Nondepository credit & related activities ($98,535), and Machinery, equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($93,082).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
28,673
Women
51.9%
26,610
Men
48.1%

The workforce of Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX in 2020 was 55,283 people, with 51.9% woman, and 48.1% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX.

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Occupations

48.5k
2022 Value
−14%
1 Year decline
± −14%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX declined at a rate of −14%, from 56.4k employees to 48.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,174 people), Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,361 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,154 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Texas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

48.5k
2022 Value
−14%
1 Year decline
± −14%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX declined at a rate of −14%, from 56.4k employees to 48.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (4,257 people), Construction (4,205 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,764 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, 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

$41,283
Median earning men ± $1,818
$37,901
Median earning women ± $2,757

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($57,523), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($55,380), and Information ($53,730).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($50,685), Public Administration ($43,234), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,125).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

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 38 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.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 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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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.31% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.8% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (24.5k), Some college (19.9k), and Secondary Education (17.3k).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was $160,000 in 2022, which is 0.568 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $126,400 to $160,000, a 26.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX is 56.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 30.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX is $61,090. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

Property

$160,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,353
$22,620
Median Property Taxes
±$1,692

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 Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

56.7%
Homeownership
2022
67.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 56.7% of the housing units in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, 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.
$61,090
Median Household Income
± $3,648
39.9k
Number of Households
± 2,372

In 2022, the median household income of the 39.9k households in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX grew to $61,090 from the previous year's value of $55,696.

The following chart displays the households in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.388
2022 Wage GINI in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX
0.372
2021 Wage GINI in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was 0.388 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 4.19% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79%)
  2. Carpooled (9.84%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.84%)

In 2022, 79% of workers in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.84%) and those who worked at home (5.84%).

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Commute Time

30.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX have a longer commute time (30.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.26% of the workforce in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX (21k out of 113k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX is Black, followed by Hispanic and White.

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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Health

79% of the population of Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 39.8% on employee plans, 21.6% on Medicaid, 7.2% on Medicare, 9.59% on non-group plans, and 0.869% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1,642 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28% under 18 years, 24.4% between 18 and 34 years, 36.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.8% over 64 years.

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

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Uninsured People

21%
Uninsured
39.8%
Employer Coverage
21.6%
Medicaid
7.2%
Medicare
9.59%
Non-Group
0.869%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX grew by 0.407% from 20.9% to 21%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Houston City (South)--Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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