Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX

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Population

176,822

1.02% growth

Poverty Rate

16.9%


Median Age

36.7


Median Household Income

$51,162

6.65% growth

Number of Employees

73,395

2.65% growth

Median Property Value

$128,200

5.08% growth

About

In 2017, Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX had a population of 177k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $51,162. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX grew from 175,044 to 176,822, a 1.02% increase and its median household income grew from $47,970 to $51,162, a 6.65% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (49%), White (Hispanic) (25.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.2%), Some Other Race (Hispanic) (6.79%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.13%). 24.8% of the people in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX speak a non-English language, and 92.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX are Prairie View A & M University (1,612 degrees awarded in 2017) and Wharton County Junior College (1,075 degrees).

The median property value in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX is $128,200, and the homeownership rate is 70.8%. Most people in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX is 2 cars per household.

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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 Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX employs 73.4k people. The largest industries in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX are Elementary & secondary schools (6,604 people), Construction (5,740 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,716 people), and the highest paying industries are Oil & gas extraction ($158,051), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($140,757), and Other motor vehicle dealers ($116,310).

Median household income in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX is $51,162. Males in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.53 times higher than the average income of females, which is $37,883. The income inequality in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,162

2017 value

± $1,049

6.65%

1 Year Growth

± 3.93%

Households in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX have a median annual income of $51,162, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $47,970 in 2016, which represents a 6.65% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$58,089

Average Male Salary

± $7,591

$37,883

Average Female Salary

± $4,924

In 2017, full-time male employees in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX made 1.53 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $48,599 ± $5,562

  2. American Indian

    $46,772 ± $45,050

  3. Other

    $29,632 ± $7,317

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.452

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 2.26% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX was Austin City (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $139,923, followed by Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Frisco City (East) & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $139,852 and $125,562.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX (28.8k out of 170k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

    16,762 ± 1,041

  2. Hispanic

    13,216 ± 917

  3. Black

    7,917 ± 928

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, 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

73.4k

2017 Value

2.65%

1 Year growth

± 2.65%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 2.65%, from 71.5k employees to 73.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX, are Cashiers (2,777 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,772 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,591 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX, by number of employees, are Cashiers (2,777 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,772 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,591 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Geological & petroleum technicians, & nuclear technicians (12.2 times higher than expected), Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers (10.6 times), and Firstline supervisors of farming, fishing, & forestry workers (8.51 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX, by average salary, are Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers ($191,363), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers ($168,698), and Cost estimators ($163,701).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

73.4k

2017 Value

2.65%

1 Year growth

± 2.65%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 2.65%, from 71.5k employees to 73.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,604 people), Construction (5,740 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,716 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) 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 Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX, by number of employees, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,604 people), Construction (5,740 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,716 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX has an unusually high number of Pipeline transportation (10.4 times higher than expected), Support activities for mining (8.01 times), and Nonmetallic mineral mining & quarrying (8 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX, by average salary, are Oil & gas extraction ($158,051), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($140,757), and Other motor vehicle dealers ($116,310).

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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

80.6% of the population of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 42.3% on employee plans, 15.4% on Medicaid, 12% on Medicare, 9.8% on non-group plans, and 1.12% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) 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

19.4%

Uninsured

42.3%

Employer Coverage

15.4%

Medicaid

12%

Medicare

9.8%

Non-Group

1.12%

Military or VA

Between N/A and 2016, the percent of uninsured citizens in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX stayed by NaNk% from N/A% to 19.4%.

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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%.

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Diversity

Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX is home to a population of 177k people, from which 92.1% are citizens. As of 2016, 10.8% of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (19k people).

In 2017, there were 1.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (86.6k people) in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.2k White (Hispanic) and 26.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX are Spanish (38,481 speakers), Vietnamese (640 speakers), and Ukrainian or Other Slavic Languages (445 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

41

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX was 36.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 41. But people in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX residents was 37.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

10.8%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

19k people

10.6%

2015 Foreign-Born Population

18.3k people

As of 2016, 10.8% of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX residents (19k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2015, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX was 10.6%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    14,834 ± 2,862 people

  2. El Salvador

    710 ± 653 people

  3. Vietnam

    453 ± 522 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 14,834 Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX residents, followed by El Salvador with 710 and Vietnam with 453.

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Citizenship

92.1%

2017 Citizenship

92.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 92.1% of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX was 92.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    86.6k ± 102

  2. White (Hispanic)

    45.2k ± 1.41k

  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    26.8k ± 431

In 2017, there were 1.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (86.6k people) in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 45.2k White (Hispanic) and 26.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish

    38,481 speakers (23.3%)

  2. Vietnamese

    640 speakers (0.388%)

  3. Ukrainian or Other Slavic Languages

    445 speakers (0.27%)

24.8% of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.9%. In 2017, the most common non-English language spoken in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX was Spanish. 23.3% of the overall population of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX are native Spanish speakers. 0.388% speak Vietnamese and 0.27% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    3,558 ± 327

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    1,090 ± 237

  3. Korea

    920 ± 218

Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.26 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX awarded 2,687 degrees. The student population of Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX is skewed towards women, with 6,704 male students and 9,565 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX are Black or African American (1,336 and 51.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (558 and 21.4%), White (507 and 19.5%), and Asian (163 and 6.26%).

The largest universities in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are Prairie View A & M University (1,612 and 60%) and Wharton County Junior College (1,075 and 40%).

The most popular majors in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX are General Studies (366 and 13.6%), Registered Nursing (174 and 6.48%), and General Business Administration & Management (115 and 4.28%).

The median tuition costs in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $6,016 and $18,427 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 132 degrees awarded

  2. 83 degrees awarded

  3. 68 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX was Registered Nursing with 132 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,612 degrees awarded

  2. 1,075 degrees awarded

$6,016

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX institution with the largest number of graduating students was Prairie View A & M University with 1,612 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,126

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,561

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 1,126 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX, which is 0.721 times less than the 1,561 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. Black or African American

    1,336 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    558 degrees awarded

  3. White

    507 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX were to Black or African American students. These 1,336 degrees mean that there were 2.39 times more Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 558 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX was $128,200 in 2017, which is 0.558 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $122,000 to $128,200, a 5.08% increase. The homeownership rate in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX is 70.8%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 24.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$128,200

2017 Median

± $5,693

$122,000

2016 Median

± $3,550

In 2017, the median property value in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX grew to to $128,200 from the previous year's value of $122,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) 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 Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$51,162

Median Household Income

± $1,049

62.4k

Number of Households

± 1,799

In 2017, the median household income of the 62.4k households in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX grew to $51,162 from the previous year's value of $47,970.

The following chart displays the households in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) 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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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

70.8%

2017 Homeownership

70.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 70.8% of the housing units in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 70.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX have a shorter commute time (24.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.59% of the workforce in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.1%

  2. Carpooled

    10.7%

  3. Worked At Home

    3.48%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX was Drove Alone (82.1%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.7%) and those who Worked At Home (3.48%).

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 Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Houston-Galveston Area Council (West) PUMA, TX have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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