San Augustine County, TX

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Population

8,403

1.79% decline

Median Age

48.9


Median Household Income

$32,394

10.1% growth

Poverty Rate

24.4%


Number of Employees

2,493

10.6% growth

Median Property Value

$81,900

2.12% growth

About

In 2017, San Augustine County, TX had a population of 8.4k people with a median age of 48.9 and a median household income of $32,394. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of San Augustine County, TX declined from 8,556 to 8,403, a -1.79% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,426 to $32,394, a 10.1% increase.

The population of San Augustine County, TX is 68.8% White Alone, 20.8% Black or African American Alone, and 6.95% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in San Augustine County, TX speak a non-English language, and 97.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in San Augustine County, TX is $81,900, and the homeownership rate is 79.2%. Most people in San Augustine County, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 25.9 minutes. The average car ownership in San Augustine County, TX is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of San Augustine County, TX employs 2.49k people. The largest industries in San Augustine County, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (490 people), Manufacturing (336 people), and Retail Trade (301 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($72,634), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,634), and Construction ($55,039).

Median household income in San Augustine County, TX is $32,394. Males in San Augustine County, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in San Augustine County, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$32,394

2017 value

± $6,068

10.1%

1 Year Growth

± 20.1%

Households in San Augustine County, TX have a median annual income of $32,394, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $29,426 in 2016, which represents a 10.1% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.41 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for San Augustine County, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 9503

  2. Census Tract 9502

  3. Census Tract 9501

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in San Augustine County, TX was Census Tract 9503 with a value of $29,205, followed by Census Tract 9502 and Census Tract 9501, with respective values of $28,443 and $27,051.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

24.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in San Augustine County, TX (1.98k out of 8.14k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

    1,311 ± 256

  2. Black

    494 ± 181

  3. Native American

    175 ± 125

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in San Augustine County, TX is White, followed by Black and Native American.

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

2.49k

2017 Value

± 313

10.6%

1 Year growth

± 16.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in San Augustine County, TX grew at a rate of 10.6%, from 2.26k employees to 2.49k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in San Augustine County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (325 people), Sales & Related Occupations (257 people), and Transportation Occupations (200 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of San Augustine County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of San Augustine County, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (325 people), Sales & Related Occupations (257 people), and Transportation Occupations (200 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, San Augustine County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.46 times higher than expected), Health Technologists & Technicians (4.01 times), and Material Moving Occupations (2.64 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of San Augustine County, TX, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($80,833), Material Moving Occupations ($61,250), and Management Occupations ($54,375).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.49k

2017 Value

± 313

10.6%

1 Year growth

± 16.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in San Augustine County, TX grew at a rate of 10.6%, from 2.26k employees to 2.49k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in San Augustine County, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (490 people), Manufacturing (336 people), and Retail Trade (301 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of San Augustine County, TX, though some of these residents may live in San Augustine 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 San Augustine County, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (490 people), Manufacturing (336 people), and Retail Trade (301 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, San Augustine County, TX has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (7.27 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.73 times), and Utilities (3.25 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in San Augustine County, TX, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($72,634), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,634), and Construction ($55,039).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline ($216B) and Mixed freight ($159B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

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

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Health

81.4% of the population of San Augustine County, TX has health coverage, with 28% on employee plans, 20.2% on Medicaid, 17.4% on Medicare, 14.4% on non-group plans, and 1.46% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in San Augustine County, TX see 4236 patients per year on average, which represents a 47.6% increase from the previous year (2870 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2080 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 8320 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

4,236 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in San Augustine County, TX see an average of 4,236 patients per year. This represents a 47.6% increase from the previous year (2,870 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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

18.6%

Uninsured

28%

Employer Coverage

20.2%

Medicaid

17.4%

Medicare

14.4%

Non-Group

1.46%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in San Augustine County, TX declined by 12.8% from 21.3% to 18.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in San Augustine 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. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

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

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Diversity

San Augustine County, TX is home to a population of 8.4k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.89% of San Augustine County, TX residents were born outside of the country (243 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of San Augustine County, TX is composed of 5.78k White Alone residents (68.8%), 1.75k Black or African American Alone residents (20.8%), 584 Hispanic or Latino residents (6.95%), 162 Two or More Races residents (1.93%), 128 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.52%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in San Augustine County, TX are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

50

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.7

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in San Augustine County, TX was 48.9. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 50, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in San Augustine County, TX are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all San Augustine County, TX residents was 48.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.89%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

243 people

2.33%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

199 people

As of 2017, 2.89% of San Augustine County, TX residents (243 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in San Augustine County, TX was 2.33%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Texas residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

97.8%

2017 Citizenship

98.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.8% of San Augustine County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in San Augustine County, TX was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    5.78k ± 19

  2. Black or African American Alone

    1.75k ± 170

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    584 ± 189

In 2017, there were 3.31 times more White Alone residents (5.78k people) in San Augustine County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.75k Black or African American Alone and 584 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in San Augustine County, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of San Augustine County, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in San Augustine County, TX was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of San Augustine County, TX are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    313 ± 108

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    92 ± 73

  3. Korea

    71 ± 48

San Augustine County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in San Augustine County, TX was $81,900 in 2017, which is 0.376 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $80,200 to $81,900, a 2.12% increase. The homeownership rate in San Augustine County, TX is 79.2%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in San Augustine County, TX have an average commute time of 25.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in San Augustine County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$32,394

Median Household Income

± $6,068

3.2k

Number of Households

± 332

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.2k households in San Augustine County, TX grew to $32,394 from the previous year's value of $29,426.

The following chart displays the households in San Augustine 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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Housing

Property Value

$81,900

2017 Median

± $6,410

$80,200

2016 Median

± $14,222

In 2017, the median property value in San Augustine County, TX grew to to $81,900 from the previous year's value of $80,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in San Augustine 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 San Augustine County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $80k - $90k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

79.2%

2017 Homeownership

80.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 79.2% of the housing units in San Augustine County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 80.5%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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

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Commute Time

25.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in San Augustine County, TX have a longer commute time (25.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.21% of the workforce in San Augustine County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.9%

  2. Carpooled

    11.1%

  3. Worked At Home

    2.99%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in San Augustine County, TX was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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