Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
129,828
1.99% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
33
0.917% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
19.4%
9.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$65,834
9.93% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$389,700
11% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
61,249
6.43% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX had a population of 130k people with a median age of 33 and a median household income of $65,834. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX grew from 127,292 to 129,828, a 1.99% increase and its median household income grew from $59,885 to $65,834, a 9.93% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (36.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (32.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (14.1%), White (Hispanic) (5.22%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (5.01%).

28.8% of the households in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 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.

86.2% of the residents in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX are University of Houston (10,852 degrees awarded in 2022), Rice University (2,595 degrees), and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (1,723 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX was $389,700, and the homeownership rate was 33.9%.

Most people in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX is home to a population of 130k people, from which 86.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 21.1% of Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (27.4k people).

In 2022, there were 1.1 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (46.9k people) in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 42.5k White (Non-Hispanic) and 18.3k Asian (Non-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 Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX are Spanish (14,014 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (6,176 households), and Arabic (1,666 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
68,611
Women
52.8%
61,240
Men
47.2%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 129,851 inhabitants, with 47.2% men, and 52.8% women.

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Citizenship

86.2%
2022 Citizenship
86.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 86.2% of Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 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 Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX was 86.1%, 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 Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    46.9k ± 2.9k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    42.5k ± 1.89k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    18.3k ± 1.54k
13.8%
Hispanic Population
17.9k people

In 2022, there were 1.1 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (46.9k people) in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 42.5k White (Non-Hispanic) and 18.3k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.8% of the people in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX are hispanic (17.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. China
    4,188 ± 1,563 people
  2. Mexico
    2,842 ± 1,294 people
  3. India
    2,741 ± 1,272 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX was China, the natal country of 4,188 Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX residents, followed by Mexico with 2,842 and India with 2,741.

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Foreign-Born Population

21.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
27.4k people
20.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
26k people

As of 2022, 21.1% of Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX residents (27.4k 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 Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX was 20.4%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    14,014 households (11.4%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    6,176 households (5%)
  3. Arabic
    1,666 households (1.35%)

28.8% of the households in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 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 Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX was Spanish. 11.4% of the households in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 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. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,658 ± 382
  2. Vietnam
    1,029 ± 230
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    490 ± 164

Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.61 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX employs 61.2k people. The largest industries in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (8,995 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,647 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,636 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($254,613), Pipeline transportation ($241,475), and Oil & gas extraction ($213,360).

Males in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.48 times higher than the average income of females, which is $78,334. The income inequality in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.514, which is higher than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
28,051
Women
48.4%
29,882
Men
51.6%

The workforce of Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX in 2020 was 57,933 people, with 48.4% woman, and 51.6% men.

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Occupations

61.2k
2022 Value
6.43%
1 Year growth
± 6.43%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 6.43%, from 57.6k employees to 61.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX, are Postsecondary teachers (3,211 people), Physicians (3,036 people), and Registered nurses (1,985 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

61.2k
2022 Value
6.43%
1 Year growth
± 6.43%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 6.43%, from 57.6k employees to 61.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX, are Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (8,995 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (6,647 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,636 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 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

$61,021
Median earning men ± $3,388
$52,573
Median earning women ± $2,434

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($146,250), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($98,640), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($77,523).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($130,580), Manufacturing ($104,545), and Information ($79,299).

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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%.

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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

In 2022, universities in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX awarded 17,384 degrees. The student population of Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 32,620 male students and 39,077 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX are White (4,416 and 28.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (4,373 and 27.9%), Asian (3,427 and 21.9%), and Black or African American (2,625 and 16.8%).

The largest universities in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are University of Houston (10,852 and 62.4%), Rice University (2,595 and 14.9%), and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (1,723 and 9.91%).

The most popular majors in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX are General Psychology (781 and 4.49%), Other Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods (631 and 3.63%), and General Computer & Information Sciences (599 and 3.45%).

The median tuition costs in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX are $54,100 for private four year colleges, and $7,813 and $21,473 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 44.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 29.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 71,697 (45.5% men and 54.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 71,697 students enrolled in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX, 45.5% men and 54.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 18,947 records, of which 56.3% were women and 43.7% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 512 degrees awarded
  2. 492 degrees awarded
  3. 741 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX was General Biological Sciences with 512 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 10,852 degrees awarded
  2. 2,595 degrees awarded
  3. 1,723 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Houston with 10,852 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 7,632 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX, which is 0.783 times less than the 9,752 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 4,416 degrees mean that there were 1.01 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 4,373 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($54,100) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,626) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,511) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.16% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.407% 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 Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX in 2022 were Graduate Degree (29.4k), Bachelors Degree (29.1k), and Some college (23.9k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX was $389,700 in 2022, which is 1.38 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $351,200 to $389,700, a 11% increase. The homeownership rate in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX is 33.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 22.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 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 Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX is $65,834. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 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

$389,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$19,225
$19,583
Median Property Taxes
±$1,177

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 Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

33.9%
Homeownership
2022
64.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 33.9% of the housing units in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 33.7%.

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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 Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 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 Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$65,834
Median Household Income
± $2,508
57.8k
Number of Households
± 2,320

In 2022, the median household income of the 57.8k households in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX grew to $65,834 from the previous year's value of $59,885.

The following chart displays the households in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

0.514
2022 Wage GINI in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX
0.522
2021 Wage GINI in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX was 0.514 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.51% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 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 (66.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (13.9%)
  3. Public Transit (5.79%)

In 2022, 66.3% of workers in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (13.9%) and those who used public transit to get to work (5.79%).

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

22.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX have a shorter commute time (22.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.28% of the workforce in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, 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 Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 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 Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX (22.7k out of 117k 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 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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

89.4% of the population of Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 55.2% on employee plans, 10.6% on Medicaid, 8.05% on Medicare, 14.1% on non-group plans, and 1.47% 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).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18.5% under 18 years, 36.3% between 18 and 34 years, 32.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.5% were men and 53.5% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

10.6%
Uninsured
55.2%
Employer Coverage
10.6%
Medicaid
8.05%
Medicare
14.1%
Non-Group
1.47%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX declined by 4.93% from 11.1% to 10.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Houston City (South Central)--South of US-59, West of I-45 & Inside Loop I-610 PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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