Waller County, TX

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2022 Population
57,463
3.53% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
28.7
4.01% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
13%
4.92% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$71,643
9.58% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$268,200
11% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
24,902
0.0603% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Waller County, TX had a population of 57.5k people with a median age of 28.7 and a median household income of $71,643. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Waller County, TX grew from 55,505 to 57,463, a 3.53% increase and its median household income grew from $65,379 to $71,643, a 9.58% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Waller County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (40.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (24.5%), Other (Hispanic) (14.5%), White (Hispanic) (8.42%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (6.37%).

None of the households in Waller County, 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.

92.9% of the residents in Waller County, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Waller County, TX are Prairie View A & M University (1,730 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Waller County, TX was $268,200, and the homeownership rate was 69.4%.

Most people in Waller County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31 minutes. The average car ownership in Waller County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Waller County, TX is home to a population of 57.5k people, from which 92.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.8% of Waller County, TX residents were born outside of the country (6.22k people).

In 2022, there were 1.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.3k people) in Waller County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.33k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.9%
2022 Citizenship
92.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.9% of Waller County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Waller County, TX was 92.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Waller County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    23.3k ± 120
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    14.1k ± 341
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    8.33k ± 1.24k
30.9%
Hispanic Population
17.7k people

In 2022, there were 1.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (23.3k people) in Waller County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14.1k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 8.33k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

30.9% of the people in Waller County, TX are hispanic (17.7k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,430,315 ± 36,649 people
  2. India
    305,649 ± 13,502 people
  3. El Salvador
    224,600 ± 11,591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,430,315 Texas residents, followed by India with 305,649 and El Salvador with 224,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

10.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
6.22k people
11.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
6.55k people

As of 2022, 10.8% of Waller County, TX residents (6.22k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Waller County, TX was 11.8%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    769 ± 189
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    404 ± 171
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    404 ± 144

Waller County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.9 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Waller County, TX employs 24.9k people. The largest industries in Waller County, TX are Retail Trade (4,111 people), Construction (2,672 people), and Manufacturing (2,654 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($133,182), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($90,119), and Transportation & Warehousing ($78,478).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,213. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

24.9k
2022 Value
± 1,567
0.0603%
1 Year growth
± 9.18%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Waller County, TX grew at a rate of 0.0603%, from 24.9k employees to 24.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Waller County, TX, are Management Occupations (3,211 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,206 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,475 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Waller County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

24.9k
2022 Value
± 1,567
0.0603%
1 Year growth
± 9.18%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Waller County, TX grew at a rate of 0.0603%, from 24.9k employees to 24.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Waller County, TX, are Retail Trade (4,111 people), Construction (2,672 people), and Manufacturing (2,654 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Waller County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Waller County, 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

$55,337
Median earning men ± $6,724
$30,439
Median earning women ± $2,926

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($115,500), Information ($108,025), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($82,961).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($63,250), Public Administration ($54,968), and Wholesale Trade ($46,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 364
    Manufacturing
  2. 180
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 147
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Waller County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 62.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.884%).

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.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Waller County, TX awarded 1,730 degrees. The student population of Waller County, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,955 male students and 6,101 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Waller County, TX are Black or African American (1,412 and 85.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (139 and 8.4%), White (39 and 2.36%), and Asian (32 and 1.93%).

The largest universities in Waller County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Prairie View A & M University (1,730 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Waller County, TX are General Business Administration & Management (166 and 9.6%), General Health & Physical Education (146 and 8.44%), and Criminal Justice - Safety Studies (122 and 7.05%).

The median tuition cost in Waller County, TX for a public four year colleges is $7,387 for in-state students and $22,590 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in Waller County, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 76.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 36%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 9,056 (32.6% men and 67.4% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 9,056 students enrolled in Waller County, TX, 32.6% men and 67.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 7,597 records, of which 68.9% were women and 31.1% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 146 degrees awarded
  2. 122 degrees awarded
  3. 121 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Waller County, TX was General Health & Physical Education with 146 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,730 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Prairie View A & M University with 1,730 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 597 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Waller County, TX, which is 0.527 times less than the 1,133 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 1,412 degrees mean that there were 10.2 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 139 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($7,387) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,912) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,380) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Waller County, TX was $268,200 in 2022, which is 0.951 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $241,700 to $268,200, a 11% increase. The homeownership rate in Waller County, TX is 69.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Waller County, TX have an average commute time of 31 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Waller County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

In 2022, 19.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Waller County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.489%.

Property

$268,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$22,988
$12,348
Median Property Taxes
±$1,030

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Rent vs Own

69.4%
Homeownership
2022
66.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.4% of the housing units in Waller County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.7%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 6801
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$71,643
Median Household Income
± $4,285
17.8k
Number of Households
± 1,330

In 2022, the median household income of the 17.8k households in Waller County, TX grew to $71,643 from the previous year's value of $65,379.

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

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Waller County, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.2%)
  2. Carpooled (9.91%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.39%)

In 2022, 79.2% of workers in Waller County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.91%) and those who worked at home (8.39%).

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Commute Time

31 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Waller County, TX have a longer commute time (31 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.54% of the workforce in Waller County, 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 Waller County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Waller County, TX have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 19.7% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Waller County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 0.489%.

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Poverty & Diversity

13% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Waller County, TX (6.89k out of 52.9k 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 Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 17.4% of the children was living in poverty in Waller County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 9.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 344 in Waller County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 95.9 per 100,000 population.

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Health

81.7% of the population of Waller County, TX has health coverage, with 48.5% on employee plans, 10.4% on Medicaid, 8.93% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 0.985% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Waller County, TX see 6906 patients per year on average, which represents a 9% decrease from the previous year (7589 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6384 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4104 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

6,906 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Waller County, TX

Primary care physicians in Waller County, TX see an average of 6,906 patients per year. This represents a 9% decrease from the previous year (7,589 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.5% under 18 years, 30.4% between 18 and 34 years, 31.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.3%
Uninsured
48.5%
Employer Coverage
10.4%
Medicaid
8.93%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
0.985%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Waller County, TX declined by 7.32% from 19.7% to 18.3%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 41.9 in Waller County, TX.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 38.7% in Waller County, TX.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 23.9% in Waller County, TX.

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