Congressional District 19, TX

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2019 Population
729,664
0.286% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
US Representative
Jodey Arrington
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
33.9
1.8% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
17%
1.45% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$55,278
11.8% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$127,100
5.83% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 19, TX had a population of 730k people with a median age of 33.9 and a median household income of $55,278. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 19, TX declined from 731,759 to 729,664, a −0.286% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,446 to $55,278, a 11.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 19, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.1%), White (Hispanic) (30.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.82%), Other (Hispanic) (5.1%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.68%). 0% of the households in Congressional District 19, TX speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

94.5% of the residents in Congressional District 19, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 19, TX was $127,100, and the homeownership rate was 62.4%. Most people in Congressional District 19, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 19, TX was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 19, TX is home to a population of 730k people, from which 94.5% are citizens. As of 2019, 26.1% of Congressional District 19, TX residents were born outside of the country (190k people).

In 2019, there were 1.74 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (388k people) in Congressional District 19, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 223k White (Hispanic) and 42.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 19, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    388k ± 4.22k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    223k ± 7.96k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    42.5k ± 2.51k
37.4%
Hispanic Population
273k people

In 2019, there were 1.74 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (388k people) in Congressional District 19, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 223k White (Hispanic) and 42.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

37.4% of the people in Congressional District 19, TX are hispanic (273k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 19, TX as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

26.1%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
190k people
8.12%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
59.4k people

As of 2019, 26.1% of Congressional District 19, TX residents (190k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 19, TX was 8.12%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

33
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
41
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.3

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 19, TX was 33.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Congressional District 19, TX are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 19, TX residents was 33.

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Citizenship

94.5%
2019 Citizenship
94.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 94.5% of Congressional District 19, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 19, TX was 94.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    11,427 ± 1,402
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    9,961 ± 1,844
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6,277 ± 1,482

Congressional District 19, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 19, TX is $55,278. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Congressional District 19, TX was Census Tract 76.04 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 133 and Census Tract 135, with respective values of $250,001 and $250,001.

The economy of Congressional District 19, TX employs 338k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 19, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (44,438 people), Retail Trade (41,910 people), and Educational Services (41,449 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,001), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,270), and Utilities ($49,612).

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,278
2019 value
± $1,572
11.8%
1 Year Growth
± 3.85%

Households in Congressional District 19, TX have a median annual income of $55,278, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,446 in 2018, which represents a 11.8% annual growth.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 19, TX (117k out of 686k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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. White
    89,924 ± 2,246
  2. Hispanic
    55,075 ± 1,826
  3. Black
    10,620 ± 820

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 19, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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

338k
2019 Value
± 10,156
2.67%
1 Year growth
± 4.19%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 19, TX grew at a rate of 2.67%, from 330k employees to 338k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 19, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (37,069 people), Sales & Related Occupations (35,832 people), and Management Occupations (28,918 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 19, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 19, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (37,069 people), Sales & Related Occupations (35,832 people), and Management Occupations (28,918 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 19, TX, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($72,867), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($57,439), and Management Occupations ($57,434).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

338k
2019 Value
± 10,156
2.67%
1 Year growth
± 4.19%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 19, TX grew at a rate of 2.67%, from 330k employees to 338k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 19, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (44,438 people), Retail Trade (41,910 people), and Educational Services (41,449 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 19, TX, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 19, 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 Congressional District 19, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (44,438 people), Retail Trade (41,910 people), and Educational Services (41,449 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 19, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($71,001), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($51,270), and Utilities ($49,612).

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Civics

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.

Congressional District 19, TX is currently represented by Jodey Arrington 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
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 Congressional District 19, TX

Jodey Arrington
District 19 Representative
Republican Party

Congressional District 19, TX is currently represented by Jodey Arrington (Republican Party).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 19, TX was $127,100 in 2019, which is 0.528 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $120,100 to $127,100, a 5.83% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 19, TX is 62.4%, which is lower than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 19, TX have an average commute time of 16.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 19, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$127,100
2019 Median
± $4,560
$120,100
2018 Median
± $4,041

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 19, TX grew to to $127,100 from the previous year's value of $120,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 19, 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 Congressional District 19, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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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.
$55,278
Median Household Income
± $1,572
264k
Number of Households
± 8,490

In 2019, the median household income of the 264k households in Congressional District 19, TX grew to $55,278 from the previous year's value of $49,446.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 19, 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Congressional District 19, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 19, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

62.4%
2019 Homeownership
61.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 62.4% of the housing units in Congressional District 19, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 19, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

16.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 19, TX have a shorter commute time (16.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 1.62% of the workforce in Congressional District 19, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (79.3%)
  2. Carpooled (11.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.23%)

In 2019, 79.3% of workers in Congressional District 19, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.9%) and those who worked at home (4.23%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 19, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 19, TX have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

17.7%
Uninsured
44.1%
Employer Coverage
14%
Medicaid
10.6%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
1.75%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 19, TX grew by 14.1% from 15.6% to 17.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 19, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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