Jim Hogg County, TX

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Population

5,262

0.843% growth

Median Age

35.4


Median Household Income

$31,403

9.68% decline

Poverty Rate

26%


Number of Employees

1,646

6.33% growth

Median Property Value

$61,800

5.65% decline

About

In 2017, Jim Hogg County, TX had a population of 5.26k people with a median age of 35.4 and a median household income of $31,403. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jim Hogg County, TX grew from 5,218 to 5,262, a 0.843% increase and its median household income declined from $34,769 to $31,403, a -9.68% decrease.

The population of Jim Hogg County, TX is 93.8% Hispanic or Latino, 5.87% White Alone, and 0.285% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Jim Hogg County, TX speak a non-English language, and 95.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Jim Hogg County, TX is $61,800, and the homeownership rate is 75.9%. Most people in Jim Hogg County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 33 minutes. The average car ownership in Jim Hogg County, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Jim Hogg County, TX employs 1.65k people. The largest industries in Jim Hogg County, TX are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (287 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (272 people), and Educational Services (265 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($80,625), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($80,625), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,523).

Median household income in Jim Hogg County, TX is $31,403. Males in Jim Hogg County, 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 Jim Hogg County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$31,403

2017 value

± $4,984

-9.68%

1 Year Growth

± 33.4%

Households in Jim Hogg County, TX have a median annual income of $31,403, 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 $34,769 in 2016, which represents a -9.68% 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 Jim Hogg County, 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 9502

  2. Census Tract 9504

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jim Hogg County, TX was Census Tract 9502 with a value of $34,797, followed by Census Tract 9504 and N/A, with respective values of $28,284 and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

26% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jim Hogg County, TX (1.35k out of 5.21k 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 Females 18 - 24 and then Females < 5.

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

    1,353 ± 263

  2. Hispanic

    1,288 ± 257

  3. Black

    0 ± 97

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jim Hogg County, 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

1.65k

2017 Value

± 292

6.33%

1 Year growth

± 23.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jim Hogg County, TX grew at a rate of 6.33%, from 1.55k employees to 1.65k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jim Hogg County, TX, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (215 people), Production Occupations (201 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (192 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jim Hogg County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Jim Hogg County, TX, by number of employees, are Education, Training, & Library Occupations (215 people), Production Occupations (201 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (192 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Jim Hogg County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (3.02 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (2.97 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.34 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Jim Hogg County, TX, by median earnings, are Production Occupations ($68,068), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($55,972), and Production, Transportation, & Material Moving Occupations ($49,135).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.65k

2017 Value

± 292

6.33%

1 Year growth

± 23.7%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Jim Hogg County, TX grew at a rate of 6.33%, from 1.55k employees to 1.65k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jim Hogg County, TX, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (287 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (272 people), and Educational Services (265 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jim Hogg County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Jim Hogg 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 Jim Hogg County, TX, by number of employees, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (287 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (272 people), and Educational Services (265 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Jim Hogg County, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (32.3 times higher than expected), Public Administration (2.33 times), and Construction (1.83 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Jim Hogg County, TX, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing ($80,625), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($80,625), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,523).

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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

81.1% of the population of Jim Hogg County, TX has health coverage, with 31.6% on employee plans, 27.8% on Medicaid, 12.2% on Medicare, 8.31% on non-group plans, and 1.28% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Jim Hogg County, TX see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 100% decrease from the previous year (5255 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 5146 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 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

0 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Jim Hogg County, TX see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 100% decrease from the previous year (5,255 patients).

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

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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

18.9%

Uninsured

31.6%

Employer Coverage

27.8%

Medicaid

12.2%

Medicare

8.31%

Non-Group

1.28%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jim Hogg County, TX declined by 13.7% from 21.9% to 18.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Jim Hogg 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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Diversity

Jim Hogg County, TX is home to a population of 5.26k people, from which 95.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.68% of Jim Hogg County, TX residents were born outside of the country (299 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Jim Hogg County, TX is composed of 4.94k Hispanic or Latino residents (93.8%), 309 White Alone residents (5.87%), 15 Two or More Races residents (0.285%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), 0 Black or African American Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Jim Hogg County, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

35

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.6

42

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 33.2

In 2017, the median age of all people in Jim Hogg County, TX was 35.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 35, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Jim Hogg County, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Jim Hogg County, TX residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.68%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

299 people

5.1%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

266 people

As of 2017, 5.68% of Jim Hogg County, TX residents (299 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jim Hogg County, TX was 5.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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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

95.2%

2017 Citizenship

95.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.2% of Jim Hogg County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Jim Hogg County, TX was 95.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    4.94k ± 207

  2. White Alone

    309 ± 173

  3. Two or More Races

    15 ± 34.7

In 2017, there were 16 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (4.94k people) in Jim Hogg County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 309 White Alone and 15 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Jim Hogg County, 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 Jim Hogg County, 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 Jim Hogg County, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Jim Hogg County, 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

    136 ± 66

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    18 ± 28

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    16 ± 27

Jim Hogg County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 7.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jim Hogg County, TX was $61,800 in 2017, which is 0.284 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $65,500 to $61,800, a 5.65% decrease. The homeownership rate in Jim Hogg County, TX is 75.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Jim Hogg County, TX have an average commute time of 33 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Jim Hogg County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$31,403

Median Household Income

± $4,984

1.59k

Number of Households

± 244

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.59k households in Jim Hogg County, TX declined from $31,403 from the previous year's value of $34,769.

The following chart displays the households in Jim Hogg 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 - $15k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$61,800

2017 Median

± $12,906

$65,500

2016 Median

± $8,346

In 2017, the median property value in Jim Hogg County, TX declined from to $61,800 from the previous year's value of $65,500.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Jim Hogg 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 Jim Hogg County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $40k - $50k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

75.9%

2017 Homeownership

76.3%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.9% of the housing units in Jim Hogg County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Jim Hogg County, 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 Jim Hogg County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jim Hogg County, TX have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

33 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jim Hogg County, TX have a longer commute time (33 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 12.2% of the workforce in Jim Hogg County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.3%

  2. Carpooled

    21%

  3. Public Transit

    1.15%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Jim Hogg County, TX was Drove Alone (77.3%), followed by those who Carpooled (21%) and those who Public Transit (1.15%).

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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