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Travis County, TX&

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1.93% growth
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Median Household Income
7.49% growth
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Number of Employees
4.74% growth
Median Property Value
9.7% growth

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The economy of Travis County, TX employs 672,575 people. The economy of Travis County, TX is specialized in Professional, Scientific, Tech Services; Information; and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing, which employ respectively 1.71; 1.45; and 1.33 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Travis County, TX are Professional, Scientific, Tech Services (87,372), Retail trade (68,690), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (64,653), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($113,295), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($70,500), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($65,568).

Median household income in Travis County, TX is $70,158. Males in Travis County, TX have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,764. The income inequality of Travis County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.486 which is higher than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Travis County, TX. In Travis County, TX the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 25-34 and 25-34, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 85 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,040. Newton County, TX has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Texas.


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Travis County, TX is home to a population of 1.2M people, from which 89.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Travis County, TX is composed of 590,845 White residents (49.3%), 405,447 Hispanic residents (33.8%), 96,284 Black residents (8.03%), 75,542 Asian residents (6.3%), and 27,090 Two+ residents (2.26%). The most common foreign languages in Travis County, TX are Spanish (253,545 speakers), Chinese (11,501 speakers), and Vietnamese (10,772 speakers), but compared to other places, Travis County, TX has a relative high number of Urdu (3,323 speakers), Vietnamese (10,772 speakers), and Other Asian (7,335 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Travis County, TX awarded 23,368 degrees. The student population of Travis County, TX is skewed towards females, with 10,479 male students and 12,889 female students. Most students in Travis County, TX are White (11,340 and 48.5%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (5,042 and 21.6%), Asian (2,582 and 11%), and Black or African American (1,566 and 6.7%). The largest universities in Travis County, TX by number of graduates are The University of Texas at Austin (15,390 and 65.9%), Austin Community College District (2,889 and 12.4%), and Saint Edward's University (1,168 and 5%). The most popular majors in Travis County, TX are General Biological Sciences (791 and 3.38%), General Psychology (433 and 1.85%), and General Economics (415 and 1.78%). The median tuition costs in Travis County, TX are $40,428 for private four year colleges, and $10,092 and $35,682 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Travis County, TX is $304,100, which is 1.48 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $277,100 to $304,100, a 9.7% increase. The homeownership rate of Travis County, TX is 51.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.1%. People in Travis County, TX have an average commute time of 23 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Travis County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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