Real County, TX

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Population
3,389
0.923% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
Median Age
55

Poverty Rate
22.8%

Median Household Income
$34,813
4.6% 1-year decline
Median Property Value
$103,000
2% 1-year decline
Number of Employees
1,292
0.859% 1-year growth

About

In 2018, Real County, TX had a population of 3.39k people with a median age of 55 and a median household income of $34,813. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Real County, TX grew from 3,358 to 3,389, a 0.923% increase and its median household income declined from $36,493 to $34,813, a -4.6% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Real County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.9%), White (Hispanic) (19.1%), Other (Hispanic) (0.767%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.148%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.059%). 0% of the households in Real County, TX speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97.6% of the residents in Real County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Real County, TX was $103,000, and the homeownership rate was 81.5%. Most people in Real County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Real County, TX was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Texas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Texas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Texas. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Texas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Real County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 82.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (15.6%), followed by Other (2.2%). The most partisan county was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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 36 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Real County, TX
82.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Texas
  1. 94.6% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 93.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 92% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Texas was Roberts County, TX with 94.6% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Texas colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Texas

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John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
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 36 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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Diversity

Real County, TX is home to a population of 3.39k people, from which 97.6% are citizens. As of 2018, 2.95% of Real County, TX residents were born outside of the country (100 people).

In 2018, there were 4.19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.71k people) in Real County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 646 White (Hispanic) and 26 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Real County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.71k ± 158
  2. White (Hispanic)
    646 ± 163
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    26 ± 30
19.8%
Hispanic Population
672 people

In 2018, there were 4.19 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.71k people) in Real County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 646 White (Hispanic) and 26 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

19.8% of the people in Real County, TX are hispanic (672 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.95%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
100 people
4.05%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
136 people

As of 2018, 2.95% of Real County, TX residents (100 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Real County, TX was 4.05%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

54
Median Native-Born Age
± 8.5
56
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 8.6

In 2018, the median age of all people in Real County, TX was 55. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 54, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 56. But people in Real County, TX are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Real County, TX residents was 54.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,517,866 ± 37,182 people
  2. India
    267,786 ± 12,644 people
  3. El Salvador
    216,011 ± 11,367 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,517,866 Texas residents, followed by India with 267,786 and El Salvador with 216,011.

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Citizenship

97.6%
2018 Citizenship
96.8%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 97.6% of Real County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Real County, TX was 96.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    106 ± 68
  2. Korea
    33 ± 33
  3. World War II
    12 ± 15

Real County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.21 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Real County, TX is $34,813. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Real County, TX was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $34,813, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.4 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,245. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.48, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Real County, TX employs 1.29k people. The largest industries in Real County, TX are Retail Trade (203 people), Accommodation & Food Services (199 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (183 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($79,688), Manufacturing ($43,750), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,118).

Wages

Median Household Income

$34,813
2018 value
± $6,986
-4.6%
1 Year Growth
± 28.8%

Households in Real County, TX have a median annual income of $34,813, 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 $36,493 in 2017, which represents a -4.6% annual growth.

The following chart shows how the median household income in Real County, TX compares to that of its neighboring and parent geographies.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,707
Average Male Salary in Texas
± $741
$49,245
Average Female Salary in Texas
± $549

In 2019, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.4 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Texas
  1. Asian
    $69,055 ± $2,236
  2. White
    $55,439 ± $530
  3. American Indian
    $49,081 ± $7,151

In 2019 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 in Texas.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Real County, TX is from Texas.
0.48
2019 Wage GINI in Texas
0.482
2018 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2019, the income inequality in Texas was 0.48 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.281% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.478. 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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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9501
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Real County, TX was Census Tract 9501 with a value of $34,813, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

22.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Real County, TX (751 out of 3.29k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females < 5.

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
    745 ± 175
  2. Hispanic
    177 ± 93
  3. Other
    4 ± 65

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

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

1.29k
2018 Value
± 225
0.859%
1 Year growth
± 25.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Real County, TX grew at a rate of 0.859%, from 1.28k employees to 1.29k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Real County, TX, are Sales & Related Occupations (258 people), Management Occupations (181 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (130 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Real County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Real County, TX, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (258 people), Management Occupations (181 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (130 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Real County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.11 times higher than expected), Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.97 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.95 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Real County, TX, by median earnings, are Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($63,188), Production Occupations ($61,667), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($40,673).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.29k
2018 Value
± 225
0.859%
1 Year growth
± 25.6%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Real County, TX grew at a rate of 0.859%, from 1.28k employees to 1.29k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Real County, TX, are Retail Trade (203 people), Accommodation & Food Services (199 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (183 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Real County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Real County, 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 Real County, TX, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (203 people), Accommodation & Food Services (199 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (183 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Real County, TX has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (9.26 times higher than expected), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (2.34 times), and Utilities (2.1 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Real County, TX, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($79,688), Manufacturing ($43,750), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,118).

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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. $358B
  2. $332B
  3. $284B

In 2018, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $358B, followed by Crude petroleum ($332B) and Gasoline ($284B).

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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$2.8T
2018 Value in Texas
$5.07T
Projected 2045 Value in Texas
81.2% growth

In 2018, total outbound Texas trade was $2.8T. This is expected to increase 81.2% to $5.07T 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. $97.6B
  2. $67.7B
  3. $60.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $97.6B, followed by Michigan with $67.7B and California and $60.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Real County, TX was $103,000 in 2018, which is 0.448 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $105,100 to $103,000, a 2% decrease. The homeownership rate in Real County, TX is 81.5%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Real County, TX have an average commute time of 14.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Real County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$103,000
2018 Median
± $12,404
$105,100
2017 Median
± $13,976

In 2018, the median property value in Real County, TX declined from to $103,000 from the previous year's value of $105,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Real County, 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 Real County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$34,813
Median Household Income
± $6,986
1.23k
Number of Households
± 180

In 2018, the median household income of the 1.23k households in Real County, TX declined from $34,813 from the previous year's value of $36,493.

The following chart displays the households in Real County, 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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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Real County, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Real County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

81.5%
2018 Homeownership
76.8%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 81.5% of the housing units in Real County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 76.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Real County, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

14.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Real County, TX have a shorter commute time (14.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 2.88% of the workforce in Real County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (68.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (14.7%)
  3. Carpooled (9.43%)

In 2018, 68.5% of workers in Real County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (14.7%) and those who carpooled to work (9.43%).

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 Real County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Real County, TX have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

72.4% of the population of Real County, TX has health coverage, with 19.7% on employee plans, 15.3% on Medicaid, 23% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 3.7% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Real County, TX see 1739 patients per year on average, which represents a 49.3% decrease from the previous year (3429 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1726 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3452 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (23.2%). Additionally, Burleson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (46.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,739 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Real County, TX

Primary care physicians in Real County, TX see an average of 1,739 patients per year. This represents a 49.3% decrease from the previous year (3,429 patients).

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

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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%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Texas
$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

27.6%
Uninsured
19.7%
Employer Coverage
15.3%
Medicaid
23%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
3.7%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Real County, TX declined by 0.892% from 27.8% to 27.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Real County, 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. 23.2% prevalence
  2. 22.7% prevalence
  3. 22.5% prevalence

Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 23.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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