Beaumont, TX

Census Place

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2022 Population
114,573
0.383% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.5
1.43% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
20.4%
2.35% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$53,745
8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$150,400
15.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
49,983
0.652% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Beaumont, TX had a population of 115k people with a median age of 35.5 and a median household income of $53,745. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Beaumont, TX declined from 115,013 to 114,573, a −0.383% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,765 to $53,745, a 8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Beaumont, TX are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (45.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (28.8%), White (Hispanic) (7.47%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.31%), and Other (Hispanic) (5.06%).

None of the households in Beaumont, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

92.6% of the residents in Beaumont, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Beaumont, TX are Lamar University (5,940 degrees awarded in 2022), Lamar Institute of Technology (968 degrees), and Texas Healthtech Institute (78 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Beaumont, TX was $150,400, and the homeownership rate was 54.4%.

Most people in Beaumont, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Beaumont, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Beaumont, TX is home to a population of 115k people, from which 92.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.2% of Beaumont, TX residents were born outside of the country (12.9k people).

In 2022, there were 1.57 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (51.9k people) in Beaumont, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 33k White (Non-Hispanic) and 8.56k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.6%
2022 Citizenship
92.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.6% of Beaumont, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Beaumont, TX was 92.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Beaumont, TX
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    51.9k ± 1.42k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    33k ± 1.53k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    8.56k ± 1.09k
20.2%
Hispanic Population
23.2k people

In 2022, there were 1.57 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (51.9k people) in Beaumont, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 33k White (Non-Hispanic) and 8.56k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.2% of the people in Beaumont, TX are hispanic (23.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Beaumont, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,430,315 ± 36,649 people
  2. India
    305,649 ± 13,502 people
  3. El Salvador
    224,600 ± 11,591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,430,315 Texas residents, followed by India with 305,649 and El Salvador with 224,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
12.9k people
11.4%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
13.1k people

As of 2022, 11.2% of Beaumont, TX residents (12.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Beaumont, TX was 11.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,250 ± 379
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,071 ± 278
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,054 ± 295

Beaumont, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Beaumont, TX employs 50k people. The largest industries in Beaumont, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,273 people), Retail Trade (5,622 people), and Manufacturing (4,853 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($77,043), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($71,667), and Manufacturing ($65,869).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,213. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

50k
2022 Value
± 2,007
−0.652%
1 Year decline
± 5.75%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Beaumont, TX declined at a rate of −0.652%, from 50.3k employees to 50k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Beaumont, TX, are Sales & Related Occupations (6,170 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,426 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (4,239 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Beaumont, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

50k
2022 Value
± 2,007
−0.652%
1 Year decline
± 5.75%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Beaumont, TX declined at a rate of −0.652%, from 50.3k employees to 50k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Beaumont, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (7,273 people), Retail Trade (5,622 people), and Manufacturing (4,853 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Beaumont, TX, though some of these residents may live in Beaumont, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,156
Median earning men ± $1,509
$31,268
Median earning women ± $2,596

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,153), Manufacturing ($65,183), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($60,379).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($72,652), Public Administration ($47,930), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($44,375).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Beaumont, TX awarded 7,038 degrees. The student population of Beaumont, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 7,919 male students and 13,826 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Beaumont, TX are White (3,238 and 47%), followed by Black or African American (1,763 and 25.6%), Hispanic or Latino (1,465 and 21.3%), and Asian (243 and 3.53%).

The largest universities in Beaumont, TX by number of degrees awarded are Lamar University (5,940 and 84.4%), Lamar Institute of Technology (968 and 13.8%), and Texas Healthtech Institute (78 and 1.11%).

The most popular majors in Beaumont, TX are General Educational Leadership & Administration (1,991 and 28.3%), General Business Administration & Management (533 and 7.57%), and General Special Education & Teaching (462 and 6.56%).

The median tuition cost in Beaumont, TX for a public four year colleges is $6,228 for in-state students and $16,020 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Beaumont, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 83.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 28.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 21,745 (36.4% men and 63.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 21,745 students enrolled in Beaumont, TX, 36.4% men and 63.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,472 records, of which 63.9% were women and 36.1% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Beaumont, TX was Counseling Psychology with 413 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,940 degrees awarded
  2. 968 degrees awarded
  3. 78 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lamar University with 5,940 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 2,237 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Beaumont, TX, which is 0.466 times less than the 4,801 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 3,238 degrees mean that there were 1.84 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,763 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($6,228) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($2,462) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Beaumont, TX was $150,400 in 2022, which is 0.534 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $130,300 to $150,400, a 15.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Beaumont, TX is 54.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Beaumont, TX have an average commute time of 19.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Beaumont, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Beaumont, TX is $53,745. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Beaumont, TX was Census Tract 13.03 with a value of $94,050, followed by Census Tract 2 and Census Tract 3.09, with respective values of $82,524 and $74,073.

Property

$150,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,785
$24,741
Median Property Taxes
±$1,266

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Beaumont, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

54.4%
Homeownership
2022
64.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 54.4% of the housing units in Beaumont, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 13.03
  2. Census Tract 2
  3. Census Tract 3.09

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Beaumont, TX was Census Tract 13.03 with a value of $94,050, followed by Census Tract 2 and Census Tract 3.09, with respective values of $82,524 and $74,073.

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

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Household Income

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$53,745
Median Household Income
± $2,437
45.5k
Number of Households
± 1,855

In 2022, the median household income of the 45.5k households in Beaumont, TX grew to $53,745 from the previous year's value of $49,765.

The following chart displays the households in Beaumont, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Beaumont, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (86.9%)
  2. Carpooled (6.23%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.58%)

In 2022, 86.9% of workers in Beaumont, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.23%) and those who worked at home (3.58%).

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Commute Time

19.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Beaumont, TX have a shorter commute time (19.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.06% of the workforce in Beaumont, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Beaumont, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Beaumont, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Beaumont, TX (22.8k out of 112k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Beaumont, TX is Black, followed by Hispanic and White.

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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Health

78.9% of the population of Beaumont, TX has health coverage, with 38.2% on employee plans, 18.4% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 8.66% on non-group plans, and 1.27% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Jefferson County, TX see 1877 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.37% decrease from the previous year (1903 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1583 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 875 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,877 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jefferson County, TX

Primary care physicians in Jefferson County, TX see an average of 1,877 patients per year. This represents a 1.37% decrease from the previous year (1,903 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Jefferson County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 26.4% under 18 years, 23.2% between 18 and 34 years, 34.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

21.1%
Uninsured
38.2%
Employer Coverage
18.4%
Medicaid
12.4%
Medicare
8.66%
Non-Group
1.27%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Beaumont, TX grew by 2.06% from 20.7% to 21.1%.

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