Duncanville, TX

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Population

39,636

0.0934% growth

Median Age

36.5


Median Household Income

$53,222

3.25% growth

Poverty Rate

15.8%


Number of Employees

18,080

2.53% decline

Median Property Value

$128,100

8.56% growth

About

In 2017, Duncanville, TX had a population of 39.6k people with a median age of 36.5 and a median household income of $53,222. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Duncanville, TX grew from 39,599 to 39,636, a 0.0934% increase and its median household income grew from $51,545 to $53,222, a 3.25% increase.

The population of Duncanville, TX is 37.5% Hispanic or Latino, 35.4% Black or African American Alone, and 25.4% White Alone. N/A% of the people in Duncanville, TX speak a non-English language, and 92.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Duncanville, TX is $128,100, and the homeownership rate is 64.7%. Most people in Duncanville, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Duncanville, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Duncanville, TX employs 18.1k people. The largest industries in Duncanville, TX are Retail Trade (2,248 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,162 people), and Educational Services (1,895 people), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($45,016), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($43,393), and Public Administration ($43,093).

Median household income in Duncanville, TX is $53,222. Males in Duncanville, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Duncanville, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$53,222

2017 value

± $3,858

3.25%

1 Year Growth

± 8.97%

Households in Duncanville, TX have a median annual income of $53,222, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,545 in 2016, which represents a 3.25% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Duncanville, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 165.19

  2. Census Tract 166.06

  3. Census Tract 165.17

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Duncanville, TX was Census Tract 165.19 with a value of $80,905, followed by Census Tract 166.06 and Census Tract 165.17, with respective values of $51,996 and $49,349.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Duncanville, TX (6.19k out of 39.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, 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

    2,959 ± 439

  2. Hispanic

    2,678 ± 454

  3. Black

    2,672 ± 450

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Duncanville, 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

18.1k

2017 Value

± 1,031

-2.53%

1 Year decline

± 8.13%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Duncanville, TX declined at a rate of -2.53%, from 18.6k employees to 18.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Duncanville, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,938 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,571 people), and Management Occupations (1,414 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Duncanville, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Duncanville, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,938 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,571 people), and Management Occupations (1,414 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Duncanville, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Healthcare Support Occupations (1.79 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (1.78 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.75 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Duncanville, TX, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($65,238), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($63,796), and Legal Occupations ($62,847).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

18.1k

2017 Value

± 1,031

-2.53%

1 Year decline

± 8.13%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Duncanville, TX declined at a rate of -2.53%, from 18.6k employees to 18.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Duncanville, TX, are Retail Trade (2,248 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,162 people), and Educational Services (1,895 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Duncanville, TX, though some of these residents may live in Duncanville, 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 Duncanville, TX, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (2,248 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,162 people), and Educational Services (1,895 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Duncanville, TX has an unusually high number of Transportation & Warehousing (1.65 times higher than expected), Wholesale Trade (1.36 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.28 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Duncanville, TX, by median earnings, are Educational Services ($45,016), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($43,393), and Public Administration ($43,093).

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Domestic Trade

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. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline ($216B) and Mixed freight ($159B).

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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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

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. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

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

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Health

85.3% of the population of Duncanville, TX has health coverage, with 38.9% on employee plans, 22% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 11.9% on non-group plans, and 1.64% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Duncanville, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

14.7%

Uninsured

38.9%

Employer Coverage

22%

Medicaid

10.9%

Medicare

11.9%

Non-Group

1.64%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Duncanville, TX declined by 8.38% from 16.1% to 14.7%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Duncanville, TX is home to a population of 39.6k people, from which 92.2% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Duncanville, TX residents were born outside of the country (5.15k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Duncanville, TX is composed of 14.9k Hispanic or Latino residents (37.5%), 14k Black or African American Alone residents (35.4%), 10.1k White Alone residents (25.4%), 324 Two or More Races residents (0.817%), 262 Asian Alone residents (0.661%), 56 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.141%), 31 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0782%), and 17 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0429%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Duncanville, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.4

45

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 2.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Duncanville, TX was 36.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 45. But people in Duncanville, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Duncanville, TX residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    5.15k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Duncanville, TX residents (5.15k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Duncanville, TX was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

92.2%

2017 Citizenship

91.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 92.2% of Duncanville, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Duncanville, TX was 91.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    14.9k ± 1.31k

  2. Black or African American Alone

    14k ± 1.15k

  3. White Alone

    10.1k ± 733

In 2017, there were 1.06 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (14.9k people) in Duncanville, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 14k Black or African American Alone and 10.1k White Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Duncanville, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Duncanville, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Duncanville, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Duncanville, TX are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    804 ± 178

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    383 ± 148

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    236 ± 125

Duncanville, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Duncanville, TX was $128,100 in 2017, which is 0.589 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $118,000 to $128,100, a 8.56% increase. The homeownership rate in Duncanville, TX is 64.7%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Duncanville, TX have an average commute time of 27.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Duncanville, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$53,222

Median Household Income

± $3,858

13.3k

Number of Households

± 835

In 2017, the median household income of the 13.3k households in Duncanville, TX grew to $53,222 from the previous year's value of $51,545.

The following chart displays the households in Duncanville, 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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Housing

Property Value

$128,100

2017 Median

± $4,707

$118,000

2016 Median

± $3,505

In 2017, the median property value in Duncanville, TX grew to to $128,100 from the previous year's value of $118,000.

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

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

64.7%

2017 Homeownership

65.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.7% of the housing units in Duncanville, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 65.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Duncanville, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Duncanville, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Duncanville, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

27.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Duncanville, TX have a longer commute time (27.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.36% of the workforce in Duncanville, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.7%

  2. Carpooled

    9.61%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.01%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Duncanville, TX was Drove Alone (84.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.61%) and those who Worked At Home (2.01%).

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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