Congressional District 22, TX

Congressional District

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2020 Population
941,210
3.27% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
US Representative
Troy Nehls
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
36.2
1.12% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
7.44%
1.35% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$99,747
2.31% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$278,200
4.12% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Congressional District 22, TX had a population of 941k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $99,747. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Congressional District 22, TX grew from 911,440 to 941,210, a 3.27% increase and its median household income grew from $97,494 to $99,747, a 2.31% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 22, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (38%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (19.1%), White (Hispanic) (17.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.21%).

37.2% of the households in Congressional District 22, 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.

88.7% of the residents in Congressional District 22, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Congressional District 22, TX was $278,200, and the homeownership rate was 74.2%. Most people in Congressional District 22, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 22, TX was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 22, TX is home to a population of 941k people, from which 88.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 25.3% of Congressional District 22, TX residents were born outside of the country (238k people).

In 2020, there were 1.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (358k people) in Congressional District 22, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 179k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 167k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Congressional District 22, TX are Spanish (148,349 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (29,849 households), and Vietnamese (22,711 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 22, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    358k ± 4.05k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    179k ± 3.69k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    167k ± 4.17k
26.1%
Hispanic Population
245k people

In 2020, there were 1.99 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (358k people) in Congressional District 22, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 179k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 167k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

26.1% of the people in Congressional District 22, TX are hispanic (245k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 22, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    148,349 households (17%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    29,849 households (3.41%)
  3. Vietnamese
    22,711 households (2.6%)

37.2% of the households in Congressional District 22, 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 Congressional District 22, TX was Spanish. 17% of the households in Congressional District 22, TX reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

25.3%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
238k people
25.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
232k people

As of 2020, 25.3% of Congressional District 22, TX residents (238k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Congressional District 22, TX was 25.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

30
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
45
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 0.5

In 2020, the median age of all people in Congressional District 22, TX was 36.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Congressional District 22, TX are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Congressional District 22, TX residents was 36.

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Citizenship

88.7%
2020 Citizenship
88.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 88.7% of Congressional District 22, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 22, TX was 88.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    10,432 ± 1,089
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    8,292 ± 1,139
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6,872 ± 909

Congressional District 22, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 22, TX is $99,747. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 22, TX was Congressional District 3, TX with a value of $100,748, followed by Congressional District 22, TX and Congressional District 26, TX, with respective values of $99,747 and $96,247.

The economy of Congressional District 22, TX employs 454k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 22, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (65,469 people), Educational Services (47,606 people), and Retail Trade (45,156 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($130,691), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($126,717), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($122,574).

Wages

Median Household Income

$99,747
2020 value
± $2,094
2.31%
1 Year Growth
± 2.8%

Households in Congressional District 22, TX have a median annual income of $99,747, which is more than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $97,494 in 2019, which represents a 2.31% annual growth.

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.44% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 22, TX (69.5k out of 934k 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 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
    34,533 ± 2,205
  2. Hispanic
    27,918 ± 1,963
  3. Asian
    12,163 ± 1,131

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 22, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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

454k
2020 Value
± 7,733
2.71%
1 Year growth
± 2.17%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Congressional District 22, TX grew at a rate of 2.71%, from 442k employees to 454k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 22, TX, are Management Occupations (63,887 people), Sales & Related Occupations (49,025 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (45,523 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 22, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 22, TX, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (63,887 people), Sales & Related Occupations (49,025 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (45,523 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 22, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($112,562), Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($103,335), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($98,366).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

454k
2020 Value
± 7,733
2.71%
1 Year growth
± 2.17%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Congressional District 22, TX grew at a rate of 2.71%, from 442k employees to 454k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 22, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (65,469 people), Educational Services (47,606 people), and Retail Trade (45,156 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 22, TX, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 22, 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 22, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (65,469 people), Educational Services (47,606 people), and Retail Trade (45,156 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 22, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($130,691), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($126,717), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($122,574).

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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%). The most partisan county was Roberts County, TX with 96.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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 22, TX is currently represented by Troy Nehls in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

Presidential voting results are only available at the county level. Showing data for the counties inside of Texas.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Texas
52.1% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Texas
  1. 96.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 95.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 95% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Texas was Roberts County, TX with 96.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Texas colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Texas

Senatorial voting results are only available at the state level. Showing data for Texas.
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 Congressional District 22, TX

Troy Nehls
District 22 Representative
Republican Party

Congressional District 22, TX is currently represented by Troy Nehls (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Congressional District 22, TX have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 22, TX was $278,200 in 2020, which is 1.21 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $267,200 to $278,200, a 4.12% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 22, TX is 74.2%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Congressional District 22, TX have an average commute time of 32.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 22, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$278,200
2020 Median
± $2,837
$267,200
2019 Median
± $2,400

In 2020, the median property value in Congressional District 22, TX grew to to $278,200 from the previous year's value of $267,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 22, 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 22, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$99,747
Median Household Income
± $2,094
304k
Number of Households
± 6,067

In 2020, the median household income of the 304k households in Congressional District 22, TX grew to $99,747 from the previous year's value of $97,494.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 22, 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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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Congressional District 22, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 22, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

74.2%
2020 Homeownership
73.9%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 74.2% of the housing units in Congressional District 22, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 22, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

32.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 22, TX have a longer commute time (32.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.25% of the workforce in Congressional District 22, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.02%)
  3. Carpooled (8.93%)

In 2020, 79.2% of workers in Congressional District 22, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.02%) and those who carpooled to work (8.93%).

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 22, 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 22, TX have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

11.3%
Uninsured
60.3%
Employer Coverage
7.81%
Medicaid
8.07%
Medicare
11.7%
Non-Group
0.824%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 22, TX grew by 1.49% from 11.2% to 11.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 22, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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