Sunset Valley, TX

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Population

541

32.5% decline

Poverty Rate

4.44%


Median Age

40.8


Median Household Income

$146,250

8.5% growth

Number of Employees

240

37.8% decline

Median Property Value

$532,700

5.74% growth

About

In 2017, Sunset Valley, TX had a population of 541 people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $146,250. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Sunset Valley, TX declined from 801 to 541, a -32.5% decrease and its median household income grew from $134,792 to $146,250, a 8.5% increase.

The population of Sunset Valley, TX is 54.3% White Alone, 25.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 16.6% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Sunset Valley, TX speak a non-English language, and 97.6% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Sunset Valley, TX is $532,700, and the homeownership rate is 98.6%. Most people in Sunset Valley, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Sunset Valley, TX is 2 cars per household.

About the photo: The Percy V. Pennybacker Jr. Bridge in Austin, Texas, is a through-arch bridge across Lake Austin which connects the northern and southern sections of the Loop 360 highway, also known as the "Capital of Texas Highway."

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Sunset Valley, TX employs 240 people. The largest industries in Sunset Valley, TX are Accommodation & Food Services (53 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (45 people), and Educational Services (25 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($231,875), Health Care & Social Assistance ($147,917), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($111,875).

Median household income in Sunset Valley, TX is $146,250. Males in Sunset Valley, 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 Sunset Valley, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$146,250

2017 value

± $43,522

8.5%

1 Year Growth

± 37.1%

Households in Sunset Valley, TX have a median annual income of $146,250, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $134,792 in 2016, which represents a 8.5% 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.

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

  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.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Sunset Valley, 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 17.50

  2. Census Tract 19.15

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sunset Valley, TX was Census Tract 17.50 with a value of $67,130, followed by Census Tract 19.15 and N/A, with respective values of $64,599 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Sunset Valley, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

4.44% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sunset Valley, TX (24 out of 541 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Males 35 - 44 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

    24 ± 57

  2. Hispanic

    2 ± 65

  3. Black

    0 ± 66

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

240

2017 Value

± 91

-37.8%

1 Year decline

± 76.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sunset Valley, TX declined at a rate of -37.8%, from 386 employees to 240 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sunset Valley, TX, are Management Occupations (87 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (24 people), and Legal Occupations (23 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sunset Valley, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Sunset Valley, TX, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (87 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (24 people), and Legal Occupations (23 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Sunset Valley, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (8.33 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (4.71 times), and Management Occupations (3.56 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Sunset Valley, TX, by median earnings, are Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($148,333), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($148,333), and Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($145,625).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

240

2017 Value

± 91

-37.8%

1 Year decline

± 76.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Sunset Valley, TX declined at a rate of -37.8%, from 386 employees to 240 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sunset Valley, TX, are Accommodation & Food Services (53 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (45 people), and Educational Services (25 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sunset Valley, TX, though some of these residents may live in Sunset Valley, 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 Sunset Valley, TX, by number of employees, are Accommodation & Food Services (53 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (45 people), and Educational Services (25 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Sunset Valley, TX has an unusually high number of Accommodation & Food Services (2.9 times higher than expected), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2.68 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.35 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Sunset Valley, TX, by median earnings, are Manufacturing ($231,875), Health Care & Social Assistance ($147,917), and Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($111,875).

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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. $290B

  2. $217B

  3. $175B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $290B, followed by Gasoline ($217B) and Mixed freight ($175B).

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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$2.15T

2020 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

30.2% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.15T. This is expected to increase 30.2% 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. $97.1B

  2. $59.6B

  3. $38.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $97.1B, followed by Oklahoma with $59.6B and California and $38.4B.

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

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Health

99.6% of the population of Sunset Valley, TX has health coverage, with 44.7% on employee plans, 7.95% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 35.3% on non-group plans, and 0.37% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Sunset Valley, TX see 1181 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.94% increase from the previous year (1170 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1466 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 420 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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1,181 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Travis County, TX see an average of 1,181 patients per year. This represents a 0.94% increase from the previous year (1,170 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Travis 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 

$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

0.37%

Uninsured

44.7%

Employer Coverage

7.95%

Medicaid

11.3%

Medicare

35.3%

Non-Group

0.37%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sunset Valley, TX declined by 95% from 7.37% to 0.37%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sunset Valley, 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

Sunset Valley, TX is home to a population of 541 people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2017, 13.3% of Sunset Valley, TX residents were born outside of the country (72 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Sunset Valley, TX is composed of 294 White Alone residents (54.3%), 140 Hispanic or Latino residents (25.9%), 90 Asian Alone residents (16.6%), 17 Two or More Races residents (3.14%), 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%).

Age

Age by Nativity

41

Median Native-Born Age

± 8.5

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Sunset Valley, TX was 40.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Sunset Valley, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Sunset Valley, TX residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

13.3%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

72 people

9.36%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

75 people

As of 2017, 13.3% of Sunset Valley, TX residents (72 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 Sunset Valley, TX was 9.36%, 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

97.6%

2017 Citizenship

98.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.6% of Sunset Valley, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Sunset Valley, TX was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    294 ± 92

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    140 ± 119

  3. Asian Alone

    90 ± 98

In 2017, there were 2.1 times more White Alone residents (294 people) in Sunset Valley, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 140 Hispanic or Latino and 90 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    11 ± 21

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    6 ± 6

  3. World War II

    5 ± 8

Sunset Valley, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.83 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sunset Valley, TX was $532,700 in 2017, which is 2.32 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $503,800 to $532,700, a 5.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Sunset Valley, TX is 98.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Sunset Valley, TX have an average commute time of 18.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Sunset Valley, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$532,700

2017 Median

± $51,785

$503,800

2016 Median

± $53,482

In 2017, the median property value in Sunset Valley, TX grew to to $532,700 from the previous year's value of $503,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Sunset Valley, 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 Sunset Valley, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $500k - $750k range.

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Household Income

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$146,250

Median Household Income

± $43,522

212

Number of Households

± 51

In 2017, the median household income of the 212 households in Sunset Valley, TX grew to $146,250 from the previous year's value of $134,792.

The following chart displays the households in Sunset Valley, 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 $200k+ range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

98.6%

2017 Homeownership

98.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 98.6% of the housing units in Sunset Valley, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 98.5%.

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

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Commute Time

18.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sunset Valley, TX have a shorter commute time (18.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Sunset Valley, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    68.5%

  2. Worked At Home

    15.5%

  3. Carpooled

    14.3%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Sunset Valley, TX was Drove Alone (68.5%), followed by those who Worked At Home (15.5%) and those who Carpooled (14.3%).

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

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