Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX

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2020 Population
143,846
1.54% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2018 Median Age
38.4
0.787% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
12.3%
16.2% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$59,160
4.21% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$131,300
8.15% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX had a population of 144k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $59,160. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX grew from 141,671 to 143,846, a 1.54% increase and its median household income grew from $56,768 to $59,160, a 4.21% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX are White (Hispanic) (47.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (41.8%), Other (Hispanic) (4.54%), Two+ (Hispanic) (2.12%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.59%).

34.3% of the households in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) 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.

94.7% of the residents in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was $131,300, and the homeownership rate was 79.1%.

Most people in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

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Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX is home to a population of 144k people, from which 94.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 7.93% of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (11.4k people).

In 2018, there were 1.13 times more White (Hispanic) residents (66.1k people) in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 58.3k White (Non-Hispanic) and 6.32k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX are Spanish (44,782 households), German (268 households), and Urdu (247 households).

Citizenship

94.7%
2020 Citizenship
95%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 94.7% of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was 95%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX
  1. White (Hispanic)
    66.1k ± 1.33k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    58.3k ± 306
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    6.32k ± 1.11k
54.5%
Hispanic Population
76k people

In 2018, there were 1.13 times more White (Hispanic) residents (66.1k people) in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 58.3k White (Non-Hispanic) and 6.32k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

54.5% of the people in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX are hispanic (76k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.93%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
11.4k people
7.49%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
10.6k people

As of 2020, 7.93% of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX residents (11.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was 7.49%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    44,782 households (33.1%)
  2. German
    268 households (0.198%)
  3. Urdu
    247 households (0.183%)

34.3% of the households in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. 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 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was Spanish. 33.1% of the households in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) 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
    3,727 ± 445
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,522 ± 444
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,780 ± 361

Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX employs 53.9k people. The largest industries in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX are Construction (5,950 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,242 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,984 people), and the highest paying industries are Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($133,759), Oil & gas extraction ($121,513), and Scientific research & development services ($119,851).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
24,086
Women
44.7%
29,777
Men
55.3%

The workforce of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX in 2020 was 53,863 people, with 44.7% woman, and 55.3% men.

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Occupations

53.9k
2020 Value
2.72%
1 Year growth
± 2.72%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 2.72%, from 52.4k employees to 53.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,857 people), Cashiers (1,433 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,285 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

53.9k
2020 Value
2.72%
1 Year growth
± 2.72%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 2.72%, from 52.4k employees to 53.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX, are Construction (5,950 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,242 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,984 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) 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

$39,513
Median earning men ± $1,791
$25,735
Median earning women ± $1,361

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,462), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,884), and Public Administration ($51,875).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,346), Public Administration ($37,185), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($35,000).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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

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

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $292B
  2. $210B
  3. $178B

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

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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

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

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $78.1B
  2. $76.4B
  3. $74.9B

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

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

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John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.45% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.67% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (39.2k), Some college (24.3k), and Secondary Education (23.2k).

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The median property value in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was $131,300 in 2020, which is 0.571 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $121,400 to $131,300, a 8.15% increase. The homeownership rate in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX is 79.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 30.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX is $59,160. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX with a value of $141,330, followed by Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX and Fort Bend County (West & South) PUMA, TX, with respective values of $130,920 and $121,555.

Property

$131,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$12,498
$35,722
Median Property Taxes
±$1,635

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 Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

79.1%
Homeownership
2020
66.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 79.1% of the housing units in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.3%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX with a value of $141,330, followed by Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX and Fort Bend County (West & South) PUMA, TX, with respective values of $130,920 and $121,555.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) 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.
$59,160
Median Household Income
± $2,149
45.1k
Number of Households
± 1,831

In 2020, the median household income of the 45.1k households in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX grew to $59,160 from the previous year's value of $56,768.

The following chart displays the households in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.428
2020 Wage GINI in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX
0.441
2019 Wage GINI in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX

In 2020, the income inequality in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was 0.428 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.76% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.7%)
  2. Carpooled (13%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.71%)

In 2020, 78.7% of workers in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13%) and those who worked at home (5.71%).

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

30.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX have a longer commute time (30.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.02% of the workforce in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) 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 Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX (16.7k out of 136k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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83.4% of the population of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 41.1% on employee plans, 13.8% on Medicaid, 11.9% on Medicare, 13.7% on non-group plans, and 2.89% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1642 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1677 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 827 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,642 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,642 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,642 patients).

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Community Mobility

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.9% under 18 years, 18.7% between 18 and 34 years, 37.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

16.6%
Uninsured
41.1%
Employer Coverage
13.8%
Medicaid
11.9%
Medicare
13.7%
Non-Group
2.89%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX declined by 1.44% from 16.9% to 16.6%.

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