Texas County, OK

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Population

21,409

0.419% decline

Median Age

32.5


Median Household Income

$49,469

3.95% decline

Poverty Rate

16.8%


Number of Employees

11,355

0.871% growth

Median Property Value

$109,300

10.9% growth

About

In 2017, Texas County, OK had a population of 21.4k people with a median age of 32.5 and a median household income of $49,469. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Texas County, OK declined from 21,499 to 21,409, a -0.419% decrease and its median household income declined from $51,503 to $49,469, a -3.95% decrease.

The population of Texas County, OK is 45.6% White Alone, 45.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 3.86% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Texas County, OK speak a non-English language, and 79.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Texas County, OK are Oklahoma Panhandle State University (276 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Texas County, OK is $109,300, and the homeownership rate is 64.8%. Most people in Texas County, OK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Texas County, OK is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Texas County, OK employs 11.4k people. The largest industries in Texas County, OK are Manufacturing (2,966 people), Educational Services (1,111 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (978 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($51,029), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($49,534), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($48,618).

Median household income in Texas County, OK is $49,469. Males in Texas County, OK have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,687. The income inequality in Texas County, OK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.455, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,469

2017 value

± $5,998

-3.95%

1 Year Growth

± 15.2%

Households in Texas County, OK have a median annual income of $49,469, 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 $51,503 in 2016, which represents a -3.95% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Oklahoma.

$57,090

Average Male Salary

± $1,576

$39,687

Average Female Salary

± $1,128

In 2017, full-time male employees in Oklahoma made 1.44 times more than female employees.

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

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Oklahoma.

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $46,109 ± $1,108

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $44,605 ± $18,568

  3. Asian

    $44,604 ± $6,576

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Oklahoma workers was White. These workers were paid 1.03 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Texas County, OK is from Oklahoma.

0.455

2017 Wage GINI

0.455

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Oklahoma was 0.455 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0213% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Oklahoma was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Oklahoma in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Oklahoma 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 9506

  2. Census Tract 9507

  3. Census Tract 9509

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Texas County, OK was Census Tract 9506 with a value of $50,697, followed by Census Tract 9507 and Census Tract 9509, with respective values of $50,625 and $49,167.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Texas County, OK (3.51k out of 20.9k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

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. Hispanic

    1,985 ± 381

  2. White

    1,667 ± 282

  3. Other

    1,386 ± 340

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Texas County, OK is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

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

11.4k

2017 Value

± 816

0.871%

1 Year growth

± 9.95%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Texas County, OK grew at a rate of 0.871%, from 11.3k employees to 11.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Texas County, OK, are Production Occupations (2,038 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,241 people), and Management Occupations (909 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Texas County, OK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Texas County, OK, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (2,038 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,241 people), and Management Occupations (909 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Texas County, OK has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (5.65 times higher than expected), Production Occupations (3.1 times), and Material Moving Occupations (2.32 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Texas County, OK, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($148,156), Legal Occupations ($128,203), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($72,639).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

11.4k

2017 Value

± 816

0.871%

1 Year growth

± 9.95%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Texas County, OK grew at a rate of 0.871%, from 11.3k employees to 11.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Texas County, OK, are Manufacturing (2,966 people), Educational Services (1,111 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (978 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Texas County, OK, though some of these residents may live in Texas County, OK 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 Texas County, OK, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (2,966 people), Educational Services (1,111 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (978 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Texas County, OK has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (10.2 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (7.28 times), and Manufacturing (2.58 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Texas County, OK, by median earnings, are Utilities ($51,029), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($49,534), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($48,618).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Oklahoma to other states, or from other states to Oklahoma.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $52.4B

  2. $21.4B

  3. $19.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $52.4B, followed by Fuel oils ($21.4B) and Gasoline ($19.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Oklahoma products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$220B

2015 Value

$309B

Projected 2045 Value

40.6% growth

In 2015, total outbound Oklahoma trade was $220B. This is expected to increase 40.6% to $309B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma to other states, or from other states to Oklahoma.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $40.8B

  2. $19.3B

  3. $7.03B

In 2015, the top outbound Oklahoma domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Texas with $40.8B, followed by Kansas with $19.3B and Arkansas and $7.03B.

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

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Health

84.2% of the population of Texas County, OK has health coverage, with 55% on employee plans, 9.42% on Medicaid, 10.5% on Medicare, 8.18% on non-group plans, and 1.06% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Texas County, OK was $7,627 in 2014. This is a 4.58% increase from the previous year ($7,293).

Primary care physicians in Texas County, OK see 2149 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.65% decrease from the previous year (2185 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3014 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 621 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pushmataha County and Ottawa County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.2%). Additionally, Adair County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (41.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,149 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas County, OK see an average of 2,149 patients per year. This represents a 1.65% decrease from the previous year (2,185 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Texas County, OK 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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$7,627

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$3,878

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,529

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,429

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Oklahoma (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.58%, from $7,293 to $7,627.

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

15.8%

Uninsured

55%

Employer Coverage

9.42%

Medicaid

10.5%

Medicare

8.18%

Non-Group

1.06%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Texas County, OK declined by 3.13% from 16.3% to 15.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Texas County, OK 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. 16.2% prevalence

  2. 16.2% prevalence

  3. 15.9% prevalence

Pushmataha County and Ottawa County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Oklahoma, at 16.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Oklahoma by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Texas County, OK is home to a population of 21.4k people, from which 79.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 25.4% of Texas County, OK residents were born outside of the country (5.44k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Texas County, OK is composed of 9.76k White Alone residents (45.6%), 9.65k Hispanic or Latino residents (45.1%), 826 Black or African American Alone residents (3.86%), 637 Asian Alone residents (2.98%), 406 Two or More Races residents (1.9%), 68 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.318%), 42 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.196%), and 17 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0794%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Texas County, OK are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

28

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Texas County, OK was 32.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 28, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Texas County, OK are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Texas County, OK residents was 32.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

25.4%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

5.44k people

23.6%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

5.08k people

As of 2017, 25.4% of Texas County, OK residents (5.44k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Texas County, OK was 23.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    107,425 ± 7,935 people

  2. Vietnam

    15,408 ± 3,041 people

  3. India

    7,989 ± 2,192 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Oklahoma was Mexico, the natal country of 107,425 Oklahoma residents, followed by Vietnam with 15,408 and India with 7,989.

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Citizenship

79.1%

2017 Citizenship

79.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 79.1% of Texas County, OK residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Texas County, OK was 79.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    9.76k ± 32

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    9.65k ± 991

  3. Black or African American Alone

    826 ± 112

In 2017, there were 1.01 times more White Alone residents (9.76k people) in Texas County, OK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 9.65k Hispanic or Latino and 826 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 Texas County, OK 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 Texas County, OK 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 Texas County, OK was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Texas County, OK 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

    189 ± 58

  2. Korea

    54 ± 31

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    50 ± 35

Texas County, OK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Texas County, OK awarded 276 degrees. The student population of Texas County, OK is skewed towards women, with 587 male students and 620 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Texas County, OK are White (193 and 70.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (31 and 11.3%), Black or African American (22 and 8.03%), and Unknown (10 and 3.65%).

The largest universities in Texas County, OK by number of degrees awarded are Oklahoma Panhandle State University (276 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Texas County, OK are General Studies (53 and 19.2%), Registered Nursing (38 and 13.8%), and General Biological Sciences (24 and 8.7%).

The median tuition costs in Texas County, OK are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $4,312 and $5,559 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 38 degrees awarded

  2. 24 degrees awarded

  3. 20 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Texas County, OK was Registered Nursing with 38 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Texas County, OK according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

276 degrees awarded

$4,312

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Texas County, OK institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oklahoma Panhandle State University with 276 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

111

Degrees Awarded to Men

165

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 111 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Texas County, OK, which is 0.673 times less than the 165 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

    193 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    31 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    22 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Texas County, OK were to White students. These 193 degrees mean that there were 6.23 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 31 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Texas County, OK was $109,300 in 2017, which is 0.502 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $98,600 to $109,300, a 10.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Texas County, OK is 64.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Texas County, OK have an average commute time of 15.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Texas County, OK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$49,469

Median Household Income

± $5,998

6.99k

Number of Households

± 582

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.99k households in Texas County, OK declined from $49,469 from the previous year's value of $51,503.

The following chart displays the households in Texas County, OK 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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Housing

Property Value

$109,300

2017 Median

± $12,960

$98,600

2016 Median

± $8,229

In 2017, the median property value in Texas County, OK grew to to $109,300 from the previous year's value of $98,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Texas County, OK 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 Texas County, OK the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

64.8%

2017 Homeownership

63.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 64.8% of the housing units in Texas County, OK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 63.9%.

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

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Commute Time

15.6 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Texas County, OK have a shorter commute time (15.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.92% of the workforce in Texas County, OK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.7%

  2. Carpooled

    16.2%

  3. Walked

    2.91%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Texas County, OK was Drove Alone (77.7%), followed by those who Carpooled (16.2%) and those who Walked (2.91%).

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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