Bailey County, TX

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2022 Population
6,902
0.947% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
30.3
9.82% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
12.7%
16.4% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$69,830
9.03% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$112,400
20.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bailey County, TX had a population of 6.9k people with a median age of 30.3 and a median household income of $69,830. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bailey County, TX declined from 6,968 to 6,902, a −0.947% decrease and its median household income grew from $64,044 to $69,830, a 9.03% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bailey County, TX are White (Hispanic) (51.6%), White (Non-Hispanic) (28.1%), Other (Hispanic) (13%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.09%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.38%).

None of the households in Bailey County, 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.

76.9% of the residents in Bailey County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Bailey County, TX was $112,400, and the homeownership rate was 73.2%.

Most people in Bailey County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Bailey County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bailey County, TX is home to a population of 6.9k people, from which 76.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 28.3% of Bailey County, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.95k people).

In 2022, there were 1.83 times more White (Hispanic) residents (3.56k people) in Bailey County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.94k White (Non-Hispanic) and 898 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

76.9%
2022 Citizenship
82.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 76.9% of Bailey County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bailey County, TX was 82.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bailey County, TX
  1. White (Hispanic)
    3.56k ± 696
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.94k ± 197
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    898 ± 631
67.9%
Hispanic Population
4.69k people

In 2022, there were 1.83 times more White (Hispanic) residents (3.56k people) in Bailey County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.94k White (Non-Hispanic) and 898 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

67.9% of the people in Bailey County, TX are hispanic (4.69k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

28.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.95k people
21.9%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.53k people

As of 2022, 28.3% of Bailey County, TX residents (1.95k 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 Bailey County, TX was 21.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    42 ± 56
  2. Korea
    13 ± 29
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    6 ± 24

Bailey County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bailey County, TX employs 2.99k people. The largest industries in Bailey County, TX are Retail Trade (738 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (463 people), and Manufacturing (375 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($115,610), Health Care & Social Assistance ($81,061), and Finance & Insurance ($72,667).

Occupations

2.99k
2022 Value
± 589
−0.1%
1 Year decline
± 31.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bailey County, TX declined at a rate of −0.1%, from 2.99k employees to 2.99k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bailey County, TX, are Material Moving Occupations (437 people), Sales & Related Occupations (419 people), and Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (402 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bailey County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.99k
2022 Value
± 589
−0.1%
1 Year decline
± 31.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bailey County, TX declined at a rate of −0.1%, from 2.99k employees to 2.99k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bailey County, TX, are Retail Trade (738 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (463 people), and Manufacturing (375 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bailey County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Bailey County, 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

$44,500
Median earning men ± $14,636
$33,562
Median earning women ± $1,423

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($89,104), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,056), and Construction ($53,606).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($72,212), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($71,042), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($38,750).

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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%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 49
    Wholesale Trade
  2. 43
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 33
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Bailey County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 77.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (22%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.753%).

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

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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.

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Educational Attainment

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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 Bailey County, TX was $112,400 in 2022, which is 0.399 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $93,200 to $112,400, a 20.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Bailey County, TX is 73.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bailey County, TX have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bailey County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$112,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,645
$1,415
Median Property Taxes
±$339

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 Bailey County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

73.2%
Homeownership
2022
61.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.2% of the housing units in Bailey County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$69,830
Median Household Income
± $13,120
1.93k
Number of Households
± 353

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.93k households in Bailey County, TX grew to $69,830 from the previous year's value of $64,044.

The following chart displays the households in Bailey 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bailey County, 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 (61.6%)
  2. Other (14.2%)
  3. Carpooled (10.6%)

In 2022, 61.6% of workers in Bailey County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who used some unspecified means to get work (14.2%) and those who carpooled to work (10.6%).

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

19 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bailey County, TX have a shorter commute time (19 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.29% of the workforce in Bailey County, 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 Bailey County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bailey County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bailey County, TX (851 out of 6.68k 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 < 5 and then Females 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bailey County, TX is Hispanic, followed by White 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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Health

67.9% of the population of Bailey County, TX has health coverage, with 34.7% on employee plans, 13.5% on Medicaid, 10.6% on Medicare, 9.14% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Bailey County, TX see 3500 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.398% decrease from the previous year (3514 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2232 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3348 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.8% were men and 54.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,500 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Bailey County, TX

Primary care physicians in Bailey County, TX see an average of 3,500 patients per year. This represents a 0.398% decrease from the previous year (3,514 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Bailey 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 31.5% under 18 years, 25.5% between 18 and 34 years, 30.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.8% were men and 54.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

32.1%
Uninsured
34.7%
Employer Coverage
13.5%
Medicaid
10.6%
Medicare
9.14%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bailey County, TX declined by 1.13% from 32.4% to 32.1%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Bailey County, TX.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.1% in Bailey County, TX.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 28.1% in Bailey County, TX.

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