Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
111,308
0.221% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.7
0.872% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.16%
12.7% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$89,980
9.09% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$236,600
15.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX had a population of 111k people with a median age of 34.7 and a median household income of $89,980. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX grew from 111,063 to 111,308, a 0.221% increase and its median household income grew from $82,482 to $89,980, a 9.09% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (27.9%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.9%), White (Hispanic) (14.4%), Two+ (Hispanic) (12.8%), and Other (Hispanic) (11.5%).

42.9% of the households in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, 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.

88.6% of the residents in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX was $236,600, and the homeownership rate was 74%.

Most people in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX is home to a population of 111k people, from which 88.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 25.3% of Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (28.2k people).

In 2022, there were 1.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.1k people) in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX are Spanish (32,402 households), Vietnamese (3,177 households), and Arabic (2,128 households).

Citizenship

88.6%
2022 Citizenship
89.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 88.6% of Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX was 89.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

The following chart shows US citizenship percentages in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    31.1k ± 2.48k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    21k ± 2.99k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    16.1k ± 2.37k
40.9%
Hispanic Population
45.5k people

In 2022, there were 1.48 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (31.1k people) in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 21k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 16.1k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

40.9% of the people in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX are hispanic (45.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

25.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
28.2k people
23.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
26.1k people

As of 2022, 25.3% of Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX residents (28.2k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX was 23.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    32,402 households (31.1%)
  2. Vietnamese
    3,177 households (3.05%)
  3. Arabic
    2,128 households (2.04%)

42.9% of the households in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX was Spanish. 31.1% of the households in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,292 ± 598
  2. Vietnam
    1,148 ± 356
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    717 ± 254

Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX employs 51.3k people. The largest industries in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX are Elementary & secondary schools (3,977 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,342 people), and Construction (2,898 people), and the highest paying industries are Oil & gas extraction ($134,478), Petroleum refining ($120,145), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($120,019).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
25,021
Women
48.6%
26,463
Men
51.4%

The workforce of Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX in 2020 was 51,484 people, with 48.6% woman, and 51.4% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX.

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Occupations

51.3k
2022 Value
1.84%
1 Year growth
± 1.84%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 1.84%, from 50.3k employees to 51.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,836 people), Other managers (1,702 people), and Registered nurses (1,380 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

51.3k
2022 Value
1.84%
1 Year growth
± 1.84%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 1.84%, from 50.3k employees to 51.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX, are Elementary & secondary schools (3,977 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,342 people), and Construction (2,898 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, 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

$54,824
Median earning men ± $3,129
$42,659
Median earning women ± $3,156

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($118,594), Information ($100,197), and Public Administration ($70,099).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($98,511), Information ($60,375), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,843).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 2.87% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 2.75% 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

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX in 2022 were Some college (19.5k), Bachelors Degree (18.8k), and High School or Equivalent (17.4k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX was $236,600 in 2022, which is 0.839 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $204,500 to $236,600, a 15.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX is 74%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 35.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX is $89,980. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

Property

$236,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,863
$26,129
Median Property Taxes
±$1,678

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 Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

74%
Homeownership
2022
68.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 74% of the housing units in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 73.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$89,980
Median Household Income
± $5,088
35.3k
Number of Households
± 2,181

In 2022, the median household income of the 35.3k households in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX grew to $89,980 from the previous year's value of $82,482.

The following chart displays the households in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 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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Wage Distribution

0.421
2022 Wage GINI in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX
0.423
2021 Wage GINI in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX was 0.421 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.477% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.2%)
  3. Carpooled (9.64%)

In 2022, 76.4% of workers in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.2%) and those who carpooled to work (9.64%).

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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Commute Time

35.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX have a longer commute time (35.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.89% of the workforce in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX (9.04k out of 111k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX is Hispanic, followed by White and Two Or More.

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

84.4% of the population of Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 52.6% on employee plans, 10.9% on Medicaid, 7.36% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 1.17% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1,642 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 its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.3% under 18 years, 21.2% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.9% were men and 51.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

15.6%
Uninsured
52.6%
Employer Coverage
10.9%
Medicaid
7.36%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
1.17%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX declined by 4.58% from 16.3% to 15.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Harris County (Northwest)--South of US-290 & West of TX-6 PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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