Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
140,168
1.27% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39
1.04% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.4%
1.32% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$68,902
7.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$168,900
10.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX had a population of 140k people with a median age of 39 and a median household income of $68,902. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX grew from 138,409 to 140,168, a 1.27% increase and its median household income grew from $63,974 to $68,902, a 7.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (39.2%), White (Hispanic) (29.4%), Two+ (Hispanic) (20.4%), Other (Hispanic) (5.78%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.89%).

32.1% of the households in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) 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.

95.1% of the residents in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was $168,900, and the homeownership rate was 78.6%.

Most people in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX is home to a population of 140k people, from which 95.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.39% of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (10.4k people).

In 2022, there were 1.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (55k people) in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.2k White (Hispanic) and 28.6k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX are Spanish (40,930 households), German (506 households), and Arabic (177 households).

Citizenship

95.1%
2022 Citizenship
94.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.1% of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was 94.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    55k ± 544
  2. White (Hispanic)
    41.2k ± 2.39k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    28.6k ± 2.07k
56%
Hispanic Population
78.5k people

In 2022, there were 1.33 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (55k people) in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 41.2k White (Hispanic) and 28.6k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

56% of the people in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX are hispanic (78.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.39%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
10.4k people
7.85%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
10.9k people

As of 2022, 7.39% of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX residents (10.4k 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 Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was 7.85%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    40,930 households (31%)
  2. German
    506 households (0.383%)
  3. Arabic
    177 households (0.134%)

32.1% of the households in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) 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 Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was Spanish. 31% of the households in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) 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. Vietnam
    3,288 ± 372
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,102 ± 652
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,893 ± 434

Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX employs 54.9k people. The largest industries in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX are Construction (4,593 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,539 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,765 people), and the highest paying industries are Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals ($138,996), Oil & gas extraction ($132,015), and Legal services ($129,179).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
24,086
Women
44.7%
29,777
Men
55.3%

The workforce of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX in 2020 was 53,863 people, with 44.7% woman, and 55.3% men.

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Occupations

54.9k
2022 Value
2.35%
1 Year growth
± 2.35%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 2.35%, from 53.6k employees to 54.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,917 people), Cashiers (1,439 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (1,251 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

54.9k
2022 Value
2.35%
1 Year growth
± 2.35%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 2.35%, from 53.6k employees to 54.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX, are Construction (4,593 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,539 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (3,765 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) 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

$44,997
Median earning men ± $1,662
$30,947
Median earning women ± $1,665

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($66,432), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($63,905), and Manufacturing ($59,228).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,862), Public Administration ($47,635), and Construction ($36,818).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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.

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US Representatives from Texas

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

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.35% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.64% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (39.4k), Some college (22.8k), and Secondary Education (21.2k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was $168,900 in 2022, which is 0.599 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $153,000 to $168,900, a 10.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX is 78.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 30.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX is $68,902. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) 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

$168,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,526
$36,509
Median Property Taxes
±$1,618

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Rent vs Own

78.6%
Homeownership
2022
68%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78.6% of the housing units in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 79.6%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) 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 Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$68,902
Median Household Income
± $3,132
46.5k
Number of Households
± 1,805

In 2022, the median household income of the 46.5k households in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX grew to $68,902 from the previous year's value of $63,974.

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Wage Distribution

0.416
2022 Wage GINI in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX
0.419
2021 Wage GINI in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was 0.416 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.833% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (77.3%)
  2. Carpooled (11.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.74%)

In 2022, 77.3% of workers in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.3%) and those who worked at home (7.74%).

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Commute Time

30.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX have a longer commute time (30.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.49% of the workforce in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, 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 Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX (17.9k out of 133k 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 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) 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

83.4% of the population of Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 40.1% on employee plans, 15.7% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 12.9% on non-group plans, and 2.86% 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).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.8% under 18 years, 18.8% between 18 and 34 years, 38% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

16.6%
Uninsured
40.1%
Employer Coverage
15.7%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
12.9%
Non-Group
2.86%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Alamo Area COG (Southwest) PUMA, TX grew by 0.902% from 16.5% to 16.6%.

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