Live Oak County, TX

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2022 Population
11,374
0.0352% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.8
1.69% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
21%
10.8% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$55,949
5.82% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$143,000
21.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Live Oak County, TX had a population of 11.4k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $55,949. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Live Oak County, TX declined from 11,378 to 11,374, a −0.0352% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,870 to $55,949, a 5.82% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Live Oak County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.5%), White (Hispanic) (32.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.78%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.23%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.45%).

None of the households in Live Oak 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.

94.3% of the residents in Live Oak County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Live Oak County, TX was $143,000, and the homeownership rate was 74.8%.

Most people in Live Oak County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Live Oak County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Live Oak County, TX is home to a population of 11.4k people, from which 94.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.49% of Live Oak County, TX residents were born outside of the country (852 people).

In 2022, there were 1.54 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.75k people) in Live Oak County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.73k White (Hispanic) and 657 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.3%
2022 Citizenship
96%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.3% of Live Oak County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Live Oak County, TX was 96%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Live Oak County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.75k ± 65
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.73k ± 302
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    657 ± 266
40.7%
Hispanic Population
4.63k people

In 2022, there were 1.54 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.75k people) in Live Oak County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.73k White (Hispanic) and 657 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

40.7% of the people in Live Oak County, TX are hispanic (4.63k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

7.49%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
852 people
5.17%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
588 people

As of 2022, 7.49% of Live Oak County, TX residents (852 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 Live Oak County, TX was 5.17%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    192 ± 91
  2. Vietnam
    170 ± 81
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    64 ± 49

Live Oak County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Live Oak County, TX employs 4.07k people. The largest industries in Live Oak County, TX are Retail Trade (575 people), Construction (566 people), and Educational Services (394 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($102,734), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($80,333), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($73,977).

Occupations

4.07k
2022 Value
± 462
4.39%
1 Year growth
± 15.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Live Oak County, TX grew at a rate of 4.39%, from 3.9k employees to 4.07k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Live Oak County, TX, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (531 people), Management Occupations (522 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (477 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Live Oak County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.07k
2022 Value
± 462
4.39%
1 Year growth
± 15.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Live Oak County, TX grew at a rate of 4.39%, from 3.9k employees to 4.07k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Live Oak County, TX, are Retail Trade (575 people), Construction (566 people), and Educational Services (394 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Live Oak County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Live Oak 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

$54,522
Median earning men ± $9,708
$26,970
Median earning women ± $3,649

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($250,001), Manufacturing ($115,769), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($86,375).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($56,000), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($34,643), and Construction ($29,405).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 57
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 49
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. 44
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Live Oak County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 83.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (16.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.594%).

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 38 members 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
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
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 38 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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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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Race

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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Live Oak County, TX was $143,000 in 2022, which is 0.507 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $117,500 to $143,000, a 21.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Live Oak County, TX is 74.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Live Oak County, TX have an average commute time of 29.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Live Oak County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Live Oak County, TX is $55,949. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Live Oak County, TX was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $66,611, followed by Census Tract 9504 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $65,682 and $44,380.

Property

$143,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$17,296
$3,108
Median Property Taxes
±$410

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

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Rent vs Own

74.8%
Homeownership
2022
56.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74.8% of the housing units in Live Oak County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9503
  2. Census Tract 9504
  3. Census Tract 9501

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Live Oak County, TX was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $66,611, followed by Census Tract 9504 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $65,682 and $44,380.

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

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Household Income

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$55,949
Median Household Income
± $10,059
4.15k
Number of Households
± 449

In 2022, the median household income of the 4.15k households in Live Oak County, TX grew to $55,949 from the previous year's value of $52,870.

The following chart displays the households in Live Oak 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Live Oak County, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (82.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.7%)
  3. Carpooled (5.65%)

In 2022, 82.7% of workers in Live Oak County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.7%) and those who carpooled to work (5.65%).

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

29.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Live Oak County, TX have a longer commute time (29.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 6.85% of the workforce in Live Oak 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 Live Oak County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Live Oak County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Live Oak County, TX (2.08k out of 9.89k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

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

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% of the population of Live Oak County, TX has health coverage, with 38.4% on employee plans, 11% on Medicaid, 18.9% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 1.85% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Live Oak County, TX see 12207 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.337% increase from the previous year (12166 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 6162 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 12324 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

12,207 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Live Oak County, TX

Primary care physicians in Live Oak County, TX see an average of 12,207 patients per year. This represents a 0.337% increase from the previous year (12,166 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Live Oak 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 23.8% under 18 years, 21.2% between 18 and 34 years, 32.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

18%
Uninsured
38.4%
Employer Coverage
11%
Medicaid
18.9%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
1.85%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Live Oak County, TX grew by 20.2% from 15% to 18%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, 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 40.8% in Live Oak County, TX.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 22.4% in Live Oak County, TX.

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