Falls County, TX

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Population
17,299
0.0578% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
Median Age
39.3

Poverty Rate
25.5%

Median Household Income
$38,032
2.07% 1-year decline
Median Property Value
$66,200
5.08% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
5,809
0.606% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Falls County, TX had a population of 17.3k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $38,032. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Falls County, TX grew from 17,289 to 17,299, a 0.0578% increase and its median household income declined from $38,834 to $38,032, a -2.07% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Falls County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (24%), White (Hispanic) (20.9%), Other (Hispanic) (1.58%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.832%). NaNk% of the people in Falls County, TX speak a non-English language, and 96.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Falls County, TX is $66,200, and the homeownership rate is 73.8%. Most people in Falls County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Falls County, TX is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Texas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Falls County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 65.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (32.1%), followed by Other (2.34%). The most partisan county was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% 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.

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Falls County, TX
65.6% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Texas
  1. 94.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 93.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 92% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Texas was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% 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

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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 Texas

Texas is currently represented by 36 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Falls County, TX is home to a population of 17.3k people, from which 96.2% are citizens. As of 2018, 5.68% of Falls County, TX residents were born outside of the country (983 people).

In 2018, there were 2.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.88k people) in Falls County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.15k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.61k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Falls County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    8.88k ± 21
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.15k ± 95
  3. White (Hispanic)
    3.61k ± 194
23%
Hispanic Population
3.99k people

In 2018, there were 2.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.88k people) in Falls County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.15k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 3.61k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

23% of the people in Falls County, TX are hispanic (3.99k people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.68%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
983 people
5.75%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
994 people

As of 2018, 5.68% of Falls County, TX residents (983 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Falls County, TX was 5.75%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

38
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.8
51
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.4

In 2018, the median age of all people in Falls County, TX was 39.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 51. But people in Falls County, TX are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Falls County, TX residents was 39.

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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

96.2%
2018 Citizenship
96.2%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96.2% of Falls County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Falls County, TX was 96.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    553 ± 119
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    184 ± 102
  3. World War II
    119 ± 59

Falls County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.01 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Falls County, TX is $38,032. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Falls County, TX was Census Tract 5 with a value of $51,250, followed by Census Tract 8 and Census Tract 7, with respective values of $47,440 and $45,129.

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

The economy of Falls County, TX employs 5.81k people. The largest industries in Falls County, TX are Manufacturing (1,054 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (742 people), and Retail Trade (661 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($55,625), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($52,719), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,625).

Wages

Median Household Income

$38,032
2018 value
± $3,400
-2.07%
1 Year Growth
± 14%

Households in Falls County, TX have a median annual income of $38,032, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $38,834 in 2017, which represents a -2.07% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Falls County, TX compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953
Average Male Salary in Texas
± $716
$45,959
Average Female Salary in Texas
± $514

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

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Texas
  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 in Texas.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Falls County, TX is from Texas.
0.482
2017 Wage GINI in Texas
0.482
2016 Wage GINI in Texas

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 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 5
  2. Census Tract 8
  3. Census Tract 7

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Falls County, TX was Census Tract 5 with a value of $51,250, followed by Census Tract 8 and Census Tract 7, with respective values of $47,440 and $45,129.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

25.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Falls County, TX (3.96k out of 15.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Males < 5 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
    2,423 ± 331
  2. Black
    1,472 ± 270
  3. Hispanic
    1,289 ± 266

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

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

5.81k
2018 Value
± 512
0.606%
1 Year growth
± 12.1%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Falls County, TX grew at a rate of 0.606%, from 5.77k employees to 5.81k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Falls County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (909 people), Transportation Occupations (514 people), and Production Occupations (513 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Falls County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Falls County, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (909 people), Transportation Occupations (514 people), and Production Occupations (513 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Falls County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.66 times higher than expected), Transportation Occupations (2.39 times), and Material Moving Occupations (1.76 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Falls County, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($81,406), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($65,139), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($57,600).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.81k
2018 Value
± 512
0.606%
1 Year growth
± 12.1%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Falls County, TX grew at a rate of 0.606%, from 5.77k employees to 5.81k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Falls County, TX, are Manufacturing (1,054 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (742 people), and Retail Trade (661 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Falls County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Falls County, 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 Falls County, TX, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,054 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (742 people), and Retail Trade (661 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Falls County, TX has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (5.2 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.52 times), and Utilities (2.85 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Falls County, TX, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing ($55,625), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($52,719), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,625).

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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 in Texas
$2.8T
Projected 2045 Value in Texas
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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Falls County, TX was $66,200 in 2018, which is 0.288 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $63,000 to $66,200, a 5.08% increase. The homeownership rate in Falls County, TX is 73.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Falls County, TX have an average commute time of 25.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Falls County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$66,200
2018 Median
± $5,897
$63,000
2017 Median
± $7,496

In 2018, the median property value in Falls County, TX grew to to $66,200 from the previous year's value of $63,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Falls County, 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 Falls County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A 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.
$38,032
Median Household Income
± $3,400
5.24k
Number of Households
± 439

In 2018, the median household income of the 5.24k households in Falls County, TX declined from $38,032 from the previous year's value of $38,834.

The following chart displays the households in Falls 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

73.8%
2018 Homeownership
72.7%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 73.8% of the housing units in Falls County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.7%.

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

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Commute Time

25.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Falls County, TX have a longer commute time (25.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.5% of the workforce in Falls County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel
  1. Drove Alone
    78.5%
  2. Carpooled
    11.1%
  3. Walked
    4.07%

In 2018, the most common method of travel for workers in Falls County, TX was Drove Alone (78.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.1%) and those who Walked (4.07%).

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

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Health

83.1% of the population of Falls County, TX has health coverage, with 37.4% on employee plans, 19.6% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 11.4% on non-group plans, and 2.83% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Falls County, TX see 8571 patients per year on average, which represents a 51.4% increase from the previous year (5663 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4318 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 8636 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

8,571 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Falls County, TX

Primary care physicians in Falls County, TX see an average of 8,571 patients per year. This represents a 51.4% increase from the previous year (5,663 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Texas
$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

16.9%
Uninsured
37.4%
Employer Coverage
19.6%
Medicaid
12%
Medicare
11.4%
Non-Group
2.83%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Falls County, TX declined by 11.7% from 19.2% to 16.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Falls County, 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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