Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX

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Population

128,194

0.0242% decline

Median Age

38.4


Median Household Income

$47,286

4.56% growth

Number of Employees

47,104

0.667% growth

Median Property Value

$103,600

7.14% growth

About

In 2017, Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX had a population of 128k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $47,286. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX declined from 128,225 to 128,194, a -0.0242% decrease and its median household income grew from $45,225 to $47,286, a 4.56% increase.

The population of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX is 64.9% White Alone, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American Alone. 15.2% of the people in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX speak a non-English language, and 94.7% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX are Panola College (720 degrees awarded in 2016), Jacksonville College-Main Campus (85 degrees), and Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary (19 degrees).

The median property value in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX is $103,600, and the homeownership rate is 75.4%. Most people in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX employs 47.1k people. The largest industries in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX are Elementary & secondary schools (4,116 people), Support activities for mining (3,760 people), and Construction (3,322 people), and the highest paying industries are Miscellaneous wood products ($127,732), Rail transportation ($105,593), and Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($96,640).

Median household income in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX is $47,286. Males in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.57 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,602. The income inequality in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.463, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$47,286

2017 value

± $1,764

4.56%

1 Year Growth

± 4.78%

Households in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX have a median annual income of $47,286, 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 $45,225 in 2016, which represents a 4.56% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$57,472

Average Male Salary

± $8,964

$36,602

Average Female Salary

± $6,992

In 2017, full-time male employees in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX made 1.57 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $46,565 ± $76,327

  2. White

    $44,505 ± $5,938

  3. American Indian

    $42,582 ± $51,712

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.05 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

0.463

2017 Wage GINI

0.458

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX was 0.463 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.19% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2017, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX was Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX with a value of $131,600, followed by Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX and Grapevine, Southlake & Colleyville Cities PUMA, TX, with respective values of $116,092 and $115,108.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 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

    14,231 ± 819

  2. Black

    5,246 ± 451

  3. Hispanic

    4,877 ± 479

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, 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

47.1k

2017 Value

0.667%

1 Year growth

± 0.667%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 0.667%, from 46.8k employees to 47.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,532 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,443 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,206 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX, by number of employees, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,532 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,443 people), and Secretaries & administrative assistants (1,206 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Miscellaneous extraction workers, including roof bolters & helpers (35.7 times higher than expected), Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining (22.3 times), and Pumping station operators (16.8 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX, by average salary, are Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers ($173,192), Construction managers ($145,488), and Pharmacists ($143,144).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

47.1k

2017 Value

0.667%

1 Year growth

± 0.667%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 0.667%, from 46.8k employees to 47.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,116 people), Support activities for mining (3,760 people), and Construction (3,322 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, 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 Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,116 people), Support activities for mining (3,760 people), and Construction (3,322 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX has an unusually high number of Support activities for mining (23.1 times higher than expected), Railroad rolling stock manufacturing (16.8 times), and Oil & gas extraction (13 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX, by average salary, are Miscellaneous wood products ($127,732), Rail transportation ($105,593), and Hardware, & plumbing & heating equipment, & supplies merchant wholesalers ($96,640).

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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

80.1% of the population of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 39% on employee plans, 16.3% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 1.57% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, 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%).

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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

19.9%

Uninsured

39%

Employer Coverage

16.3%

Medicaid

12.7%

Medicare

10.7%

Non-Group

1.57%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 19.9%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, 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

Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX is home to a population of 128k people, from which 94.7% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (N/A people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX is composed of 83.2k White Alone residents (64.9%), 22.2k Hispanic or Latino residents (17.3%), 19.9k Black or African American Alone residents (15.5%), 1.81k Two or More Races residents (1.41%), 695 Asian Alone residents (0.542%), 377 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.294%), 42 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0328%), and 10 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0078%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX are Spanish (17,049 speakers), Vietnamese (247 speakers), and Other Indo-European Languages (145 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

38

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

40

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 0.6

In 2017, the median age of all people in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX was 38.4. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 38, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 40. But people in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX residents was 38.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

N/A people

7.27%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

9.33k people

As of 2017, N/A% of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX residents (N/A people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX was 7.27%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    8,250 ± 2,157 people

  2. India

    243 ± 382 people

  3. Albania

    148 ± 299 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 8,250 Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX residents, followed by India with 243 and Albania with 148.

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Citizenship

94.7%

2017 Citizenship

94.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 94.7% of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX was 94.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    83.2k ± 23

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    22.2k ± 901

  3. Black or African American Alone

    19.9k ± 337

In 2017, there were 3.75 times more White Alone residents (83.2k people) in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.2k Hispanic or Latino and 19.9k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    17,049 speakers (14.2%)

  2. Vietnamese

    247 speakers (0.206%)

  3. Other Indo-European Languages

    145 speakers (0.121%)

15.2% of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.8%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX was Spanish. 14.2% of the overall population of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX are native Spanish speakers. 0.206% speak Vietnamese and 0.121% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,188 ± 332

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    1,042 ± 209

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    836 ± 192

Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX awarded 824 degrees. The student population of Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX is skewed towards women, with 1,204 male students and 2,196 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX are White (515 and 63%), followed by Black or African American (164 and 20.1%), Hispanic or Latino (129 and 15.8%), and Two or More Races (8 and 0.979%).

The largest universities in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are Panola College (720 and 87.4%), Jacksonville College-Main Campus (85 and 10.3%), and Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary (19 and 2.31%).

The most popular majors in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX are Industrial Technology (179 and 21.7%), General Studies (116 and 14.1%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (109 and 13.2%).

The median tuition costs in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX are $5,550 for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 116 degrees awarded

  2. 85 degrees awarded

  3. 45 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX was General Studies with 116 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 720 degrees awarded

  2. 85 degrees awarded

  3. 19 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$5,550

Median Private

In 2016, the Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Panola College with 720 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

380

Degrees Awarded to Men

444

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 380 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX, which is 0.856 times less than the 444 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    515 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    164 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    129 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX were to White students. These 515 degrees mean that there were 3.14 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 164 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX was $103,600 in 2017, which is 0.476 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $96,700 to $103,600, a 7.14% increase. The homeownership rate in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX is 75.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$47,286

Median Household Income

± $1,764

44.9k

Number of Households

± 1,395

In 2017, the median household income of the 44.9k households in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX grew to $47,286 from the previous year's value of $45,225.

The following chart displays the households in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, 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

$103,600

2017 Median

± $4,070

$96,700

2016 Median

± $3,442

In 2017, the median property value in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX grew to to $103,600 from the previous year's value of $96,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, 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 Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

75.4%

2017 Homeownership

74.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.4% of the housing units in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, 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 Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

24 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX have a shorter commute time (24 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.24% of the workforce in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    84.5%

  2. Carpooled

    10.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.73%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Rusk, Cherokee & Panola Counties PUMA, TX was Drove Alone (84.5%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.4%) and those who Worked At Home (2.73%).

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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