Dimmit County, TX

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2022 Population
8,672
1.9% 1-year decline
2022 Median Age
36.4
0.274% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
43.6%
6.28% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$27,374
9.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$75,900
31.5% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Dimmit County, TX had a population of 8.67k people with a median age of 36.4 and a median household income of $27,374. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Dimmit County, TX declined from 8,840 to 8,672, a −1.9% decrease and its median household income grew from $25,000 to $27,374, a 9.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dimmit County, TX are Two+ (Hispanic) (43.4%), White (Hispanic) (35%), White (Non-Hispanic) (9.67%), Other (Hispanic) (9.48%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.946%).

None of the households in Dimmit 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.

97.3% of the residents in Dimmit County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Dimmit County, TX was $75,900, and the homeownership rate was 65%.

Most people in Dimmit County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Dimmit County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Dimmit County, TX borders .

Population & Diversity

Dimmit County, TX is home to a population of 8.67k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.9% of Dimmit County, TX residents were born outside of the country (948 people).

In 2022, there were 1.24 times more Two+ (Hispanic) residents (3.77k people) in Dimmit County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.04k White (Hispanic) and 839 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.3%
2022 Citizenship
96.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.3% of Dimmit County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Dimmit County, TX was 96.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dimmit County, TX
  1. Two+ (Hispanic)
    3.77k ± 828
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.04k ± 843
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    839 ± 21
88%
Hispanic Population
7.63k people

In 2022, there were 1.24 times more Two+ (Hispanic) residents (3.77k people) in Dimmit County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.04k White (Hispanic) and 839 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

88% of the people in Dimmit County, TX are hispanic (7.63k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

10.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
948 people
10.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
904 people

As of 2022, 10.9% of Dimmit County, TX residents (948 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 Dimmit County, TX was 10.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    68 ± 99
  2. Korea
    30 ± 50
  3. Vietnam
    24 ± 41

Dimmit County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 2.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Dimmit County, TX employs 2.35k people. The largest industries in Dimmit County, TX are Accommodation & Food Services (528 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (424 people), and Construction (239 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($88,640), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($87,654), and Wholesale Trade ($63,958).

Occupations

2.35k
2022 Value
± 472
−8.16%
1 Year decline
± 29.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dimmit County, TX declined at a rate of −8.16%, from 2.56k employees to 2.35k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dimmit County, TX, are Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (346 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (340 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (314 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dimmit County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.35k
2022 Value
± 472
−8.16%
1 Year decline
± 29.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dimmit County, TX declined at a rate of −8.16%, from 2.56k employees to 2.35k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dimmit County, TX, are Accommodation & Food Services (528 people), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (424 people), and Construction (239 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dimmit County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Dimmit 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

$43,182
Median earning men ± $12,981
$17,738
Median earning women ± $12,335

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($76,632), Public Administration ($68,536), and Wholesale Trade ($63,958).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($48,625), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,458), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,339).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 81
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 43
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 38
    Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining

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Civics

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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.

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

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Educational Attainment

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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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Dimmit County, TX was $75,900 in 2022, which is 0.269 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $57,700 to $75,900, a 31.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Dimmit County, TX is 65%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Dimmit County, TX have an average commute time of 27.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dimmit County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$75,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$28,526
$1,825
Median Property Taxes
±$363

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 Dimmit County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Dimmit County, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

65%
Homeownership
2022
80.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 65% of the housing units in Dimmit County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.2%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9504
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Dimmit County, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$27,374
Median Household Income
± $12,374
2.81k
Number of Households
± 495

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.81k households in Dimmit County, TX grew to $27,374 from the previous year's value of $25,000.

The following chart displays the households in Dimmit 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Dimmit County, TX is from Dimmit County, TX.
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This chart shows the number of workers in Dimmit County, TX across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (85.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.97%)
  3. Carpooled (5.23%)

In 2022, 85.2% of workers in Dimmit County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.97%) and those who carpooled to work (5.23%).

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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Commute Time

27.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dimmit County, TX have a longer commute time (27.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.02% of the workforce in Dimmit 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 Dimmit County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dimmit County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

43.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dimmit County, TX (3.73k out of 8.55k 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 < 5, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dimmit County, TX is Hispanic, followed by Two Or More and White.

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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Health

82.7% of the population of Dimmit County, TX has health coverage, with 27.4% on employee plans, 36% on Medicaid, 14.2% on Medicare, 4.84% on non-group plans, and 0.222% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Dimmit County, TX see 4962 patients per year on average, which represents a 96% increase from the previous year (2531 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2118 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2118 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,962 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Dimmit County, TX

Primary care physicians in Dimmit County, TX see an average of 4,962 patients per year. This represents a 96% increase from the previous year (2,531 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Dimmit County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 32.3% under 18 years, 15.3% between 18 and 34 years, 35.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

17.3%
Uninsured
27.4%
Employer Coverage
36%
Medicaid
14.2%
Medicare
4.84%
Non-Group
0.222%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dimmit County, TX grew by 22.3% from 14.1% to 17.3%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2023, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Dimmit County, TX.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2023, 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 45.7% in Dimmit County, TX.

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Clinical Care

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In 2023, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 22.3% in Dimmit County, TX.

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