University Park, TX

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Population

24,692

1.42% growth

Median Age

32.9


Median Household Income

$211,741

6.7% growth

Poverty Rate

3.9%


Number of Employees

10,349

1.33% decline

Median Property Value

$1.19M

8.28% growth

About

In 2017, University Park, TX had a population of 24.7k people with a median age of 32.9 and a median household income of $211,741. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of University Park, TX grew from 24,346 to 24,692, a 1.42% increase and its median household income grew from $198,438 to $211,741, a 6.7% increase.

The population of University Park, TX is 86.5% White Alone, 5.63% Hispanic or Latino, and 5.58% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in University Park, TX speak a non-English language, and 97.3% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in University Park, TX are Southern Methodist University (3,993 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in University Park, TX is $1.19M, and the homeownership rate is 80.4%. Most people in University Park, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 16.9 minutes. The average car ownership in University Park, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of University Park, TX employs 10.3k people. The largest industries in University Park, TX are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,167 people), Finance & Insurance (1,301 people), and Educational Services (1,224 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($250,001), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($211,415), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($211,132).

Median household income in University Park, TX is $211,741. Males in University Park, 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 University Park, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$211,741

2017 value

± $14,773

6.7%

1 Year Growth

± 16.3%

Households in University Park, TX have a median annual income of $211,741, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $198,438 in 2016, which represents a 6.7% 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.

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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.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for University Park, 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 193.01

  2. Census Tract 195.01

  3. Census Tract 73.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in University Park, TX was Census Tract 193.01 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 195.01 and Census Tract 73.01, with respective values of $246,172 and $211,250.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

3.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in University Park, TX (861 out of 22.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

    691 ± 162

  2. Asian

    108 ± 106

  3. Hispanic

    97 ± 127

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in University Park, TX is White, followed by Asian 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

10.3k

2017 Value

± 584

-1.33%

1 Year decline

± 8.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in University Park, TX declined at a rate of -1.33%, from 10.5k employees to 10.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in University Park, TX, are Management Occupations (2,859 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,365 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,169 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of University Park, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of University Park, TX, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (2,859 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,365 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,169 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, University Park, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (7.67 times higher than expected), Management Occupations (2.71 times), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2.3 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of University Park, TX, by median earnings, are Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($250,001), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($231,484), and Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($213,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

10.3k

2017 Value

± 584

-1.33%

1 Year decline

± 8.3%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in University Park, TX declined at a rate of -1.33%, from 10.5k employees to 10.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in University Park, TX, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,167 people), Finance & Insurance (1,301 people), and Educational Services (1,224 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of University Park, TX, though some of these residents may live in University Park, 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 University Park, TX, by number of employees, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,167 people), Finance & Insurance (1,301 people), and Educational Services (1,224 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, University Park, TX has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.68 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (3.65 times), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (3.65 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in University Park, TX, by median earnings, are Utilities ($250,001), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($211,415), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($211,132).

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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

97.2% of the population of University Park, TX has health coverage, with 69.8% on employee plans, 0.664% on Medicaid, 6.59% on Medicare, 20.1% on non-group plans, and 0.0526% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in University Park, 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).

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

2.79%

Uninsured

69.8%

Employer Coverage

0.664%

Medicaid

6.59%

Medicare

20.1%

Non-Group

0.0526%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in University Park, TX grew by 26.1% from 2.21% to 2.79%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in University Park, 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

University Park, TX is home to a population of 24.7k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of University Park, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.53k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of University Park, TX is composed of 21.3k White Alone residents (86.5%), 1.39k Hispanic or Latino residents (5.63%), 1.38k Asian Alone residents (5.58%), 281 Black or African American Alone residents (1.14%), 245 Two or More Races residents (0.992%), 29 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.117%), 12 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.0486%), and 7 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0283%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in University Park, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

31

Median Native-Born Age

± 3.1

43

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in University Park, TX was 32.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 31, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in University Park, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all University Park, TX residents was 33.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    1.53k people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of University Park, TX residents (1.53k people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in University Park, TX was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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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

97.3%

2017 Citizenship

97.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.3% of University Park, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in University Park, TX was 97.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    21.3k ± 478

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    1.39k ± 348

  3. Asian Alone

    1.38k ± 352

In 2017, there were 15.3 times more White Alone residents (21.3k people) in University Park, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.39k Hispanic or Latino and 1.38k 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 University Park, TX 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 University Park, TX 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 University Park, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of University Park, TX 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

    112 ± 65

  2. Korea

    70 ± 39

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    43 ± 39

University Park, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.6 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in University Park, TX awarded 3,993 degrees. The student population of University Park, TX is skewed towards men, with 6,082 male students and 5,657 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in University Park, TX are White (2,338 and 70.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (388 and 11.8%), Asian (234 and 7.09%), and Black or African American (201 and 6.09%).

The largest universities in University Park, TX by number of degrees awarded are Southern Methodist University (3,993 and 100%).

The most popular majors in University Park, TX are General Finance (304 and 7.61%), Law (238 and 5.96%), and Accounting (230 and 5.76%).

The median tuition costs in University Park, TX are $44,694 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. 164 degrees awarded

  2. 109 degrees awarded

  3. 188 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in University Park, TX was General Finance with 164 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in University Park, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

3,993 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$44,694

Median Private

In 2016, the University Park, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southern Methodist University with 3,993 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

2,000

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,993

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 2,000 men were awarded degrees from institutions in University Park, TX, which is 1 times more than the 1,993 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in University Park, TX by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,338 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    388 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    234 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in University Park, TX were to White students. These 2,338 degrees mean that there were 6.03 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 388 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in University Park, TX was $1.19M in 2017, which is 5.49 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $1.1M to $1.19M, a 8.28% increase. The homeownership rate in University Park, TX is 80.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in University Park, TX have an average commute time of 16.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in University Park, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$211,741

Median Household Income

± $14,773

7.51k

Number of Households

± 422

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.51k households in University Park, TX grew to $211,741 from the previous year's value of $198,438.

The following chart displays the households in University Park, 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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Housing

Property Value

$1.19M

2017 Median

± $39,974

$1.1M

2016 Median

± $47,276

In 2017, the median property value in University Park, TX grew to to $1.19M from the previous year's value of $1.1M.

The following charts display, first, the property values in University Park, 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 University Park, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $1M - $1,499,999 range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

80.4%

2017 Homeownership

79%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 80.4% of the housing units in University Park, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 79%.

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

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Commute Time

16.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in University Park, TX have a shorter commute time (16.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.03% of the workforce in University Park, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    78.8%

  2. Worked At Home

    9.93%

  3. Walked

    5.99%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in University Park, TX was Drove Alone (78.8%), followed by those who Worked At Home (9.93%) and those who Walked (5.99%).

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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