Congressional District 27, TX

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2019 Population
745,526
0.785% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
US Representative
Michael Cloud
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
36.7
0.272% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
15.9%
0.882% 1-year increase
2019 Median Household Income
$55,987
4.09% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$151,000
4.43% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Congressional District 27, TX had a population of 746k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $55,987. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Congressional District 27, TX grew from 739,719 to 745,526, a 0.785% increase and its median household income grew from $53,789 to $55,987, a 4.09% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 27, TX are White (Hispanic) (47.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (38.2%), Other (Hispanic) (5.32%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.65%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.56%). 0% of the households in Congressional District 27, TX speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

94.6% of the residents in Congressional District 27, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 27, TX was $151,000, and the homeownership rate was 66%. Most people in Congressional District 27, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 27, TX was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Congressional District 27, TX is home to a population of 746k people, from which 94.6% are citizens. As of 2019, 29.6% of Congressional District 27, TX residents were born outside of the country (220k people).

In 2019, there were 1.25 times more White (Hispanic) residents (355k people) in Congressional District 27, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 284k White (Non-Hispanic) and 39.7k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 27, TX
  1. White (Hispanic)
    355k ± 8.37k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    284k ± 4.89k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    39.7k ± 5.75k
54.3%
Hispanic Population
405k people

In 2019, there were 1.25 times more White (Hispanic) residents (355k people) in Congressional District 27, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 284k White (Non-Hispanic) and 39.7k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

54.3% of the people in Congressional District 27, TX are hispanic (405k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Congressional District 27, TX as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

29.6%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
220k people
8.65%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
64k people

As of 2019, 29.6% of Congressional District 27, TX residents (220k 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 27, TX was 8.65%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

35
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.4

In 2019, the median age of all people in Congressional District 27, TX was 36.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Congressional District 27, TX are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Congressional District 27, TX residents was 37.

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Citizenship

94.6%
2019 Citizenship
94.5%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 94.6% of Congressional District 27, 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 27, TX was 94.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    16,078 ± 1,985
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    13,117 ± 2,425
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    9,112 ± 1,732

Congressional District 27, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Congressional District 27, TX is $55,987. In 2019, the tract with the highest median household income in Congressional District 27, 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 27, TX employs 327k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 27, TX are Retail Trade (40,379 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (39,609 people), and Construction (37,880 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,816), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($71,916), and Utilities ($62,106).

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,987
2019 value
± $2,119
4.09%
1 Year Growth
± 5.24%

Households in Congressional District 27, TX have a median annual income of $55,987, 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 $53,789 in 2018, which represents a 4.09% annual growth.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 27, TX (115k out of 725k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

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
    92,636 ± 2,502
  2. Hispanic
    74,589 ± 2,342
  3. Black
    9,724 ± 789

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 27, 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

327k
2019 Value
± 11,127
0.738%
1 Year growth
± 4.48%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 27, TX grew at a rate of 0.738%, from 324k employees to 327k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 27, TX, are Sales & Related Occupations (35,980 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (34,787 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (32,502 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 27, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Congressional District 27, TX, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (35,980 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (34,787 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (32,502 people).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Congressional District 27, TX, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($75,342), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($71,966), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($70,013).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

327k
2019 Value
± 11,127
0.738%
1 Year growth
± 4.48%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Congressional District 27, TX grew at a rate of 0.738%, from 324k employees to 327k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 27, TX, are Retail Trade (40,379 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (39,609 people), and Construction (37,880 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 27, TX, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 27, 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 27, TX, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (40,379 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (39,609 people), and Construction (37,880 people).

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Congressional District 27, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,816), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($71,916), and Utilities ($62,106).

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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 27, TX is currently represented by Michael Cloud 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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Congressional District 27, TX

Michael Cloud
District 27 Representative
Republican Party

Congressional District 27, TX is currently represented by Michael Cloud (Republican Party).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Congressional District 27, TX was $151,000 in 2019, which is 0.628 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $144,600 to $151,000, a 4.43% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 27, TX is 66%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Congressional District 27, TX have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 27, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$151,000
2019 Median
± $4,716
$144,600
2018 Median
± $4,683

In 2019, the median property value in Congressional District 27, TX grew to to $151,000 from the previous year's value of $144,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Congressional District 27, 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 27, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k 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.
$55,987
Median Household Income
± $2,119
263k
Number of Households
± 9,400

In 2019, the median household income of the 263k households in Congressional District 27, TX grew to $55,987 from the previous year's value of $53,789.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 27, 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

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Congressional District 27, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Congressional District 27, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

66%
2019 Homeownership
64.6%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 66% of the housing units in Congressional District 27, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Congressional District 27, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 27, TX have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26 minutes). Additionally, 2.76% of the workforce in Congressional District 27, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (82.1%)
  2. Carpooled (10.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.89%)

In 2019, 82.1% of workers in Congressional District 27, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.5%) and those who worked at home (3.89%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 27, 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 27, TX have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

Health Care Coverage

18.7%
Uninsured
42.3%
Employer Coverage
14.7%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
9.64%
Non-Group
2.11%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 27, TX grew by 9.53% from 17% to 18.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Congressional District 27, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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