Congressional District 29, TX

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2022 Population
774,018
5.39% 1-year growth
US Senator
N/AJohn Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
N/ATed Cruz
Republican Party
US Representative
N/ASylvia Garcia
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
31.6
1.94% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
22.3%
0.155% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$52,275
4.98% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$155,000
23.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Congressional District 29, TX had a population of 774k people with a median age of 31.6 and a median household income of $52,275. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Congressional District 29, TX grew from 734,456 to 774,018, a 5.39% increase and its median household income grew from $49,795 to $52,275, a 4.98% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 29, TX are White (Hispanic) (35.2%), Two+ (Hispanic) (22.1%), Other (Hispanic) (18.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.1%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (7.94%).

66.9% of the households in Congressional District 29, 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.

78.3% of the residents in Congressional District 29, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Congressional District 29, TX was $155,000, and the homeownership rate was 53.8%.

Most people in Congressional District 29, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28 minutes. The average car ownership in Congressional District 29, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Congressional District 29, TX is home to a population of 774k people, from which 78.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 32.1% of Congressional District 29, TX residents were born outside of the country (248k people).

In 2022, there were 1.59 times more White (Hispanic) residents (272k people) in Congressional District 29, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 171k Two+ (Hispanic) and 141k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Congressional District 29, TX are Spanish (460,578 households), Vietnamese (8,711 households), and Urdu (983 households).

Citizenship

78.3%
2022 Citizenship
77.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 78.3% of Congressional District 29, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Congressional District 29, TX was 77.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Congressional District 29, TX
  1. White (Hispanic)
    272k ± 8.15k
  2. Two+ (Hispanic)
    171k ± 8.26k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    141k ± 5.88k
76.5%
Hispanic Population
592k people

In 2022, there were 1.59 times more White (Hispanic) residents (272k people) in Congressional District 29, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 171k Two+ (Hispanic) and 141k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

76.5% of the people in Congressional District 29, TX are hispanic (592k people).

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Foreign-Born Population

32.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
248k people
32.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
237k people

As of 2022, 32.1% of Congressional District 29, TX residents (248k 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 Congressional District 29, TX was 32.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    460,578 households (64.3%)
  2. Vietnamese
    8,711 households (1.22%)
  3. Urdu
    983 households (0.137%)

66.9% of the households in Congressional District 29, 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 Congressional District 29, TX was Spanish. 64.3% of the households in Congressional District 29, 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
    4,432 ± 451
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    3,578 ± 857
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,423 ± 447

Congressional District 29, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.24 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Congressional District 29, TX employs 339k people. The largest industries in Congressional District 29, TX are Construction (62,490 people), Retail Trade (40,664 people), and Manufacturing (34,101 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($76,420), Utilities ($59,676), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($59,351).

Occupations

339k
2022 Value
± 5,777
5.72%
1 Year growth
± 2.32%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Congressional District 29, TX grew at a rate of 5.72%, from 321k employees to 339k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Congressional District 29, TX, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (53,404 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (35,308 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (31,626 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Congressional District 29, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

339k
2022 Value
± 5,777
5.72%
1 Year growth
± 2.32%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Congressional District 29, TX grew at a rate of 5.72%, from 321k employees to 339k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Congressional District 29, TX, are Construction (62,490 people), Retail Trade (40,664 people), and Manufacturing (34,101 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Congressional District 29, TX, though some of these residents may live in Congressional District 29, 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

$38,169
Median earning men ± $856
$27,067
Median earning women ± $881

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($58,319), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($57,824), and Information ($55,806).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($56,710), Public Administration ($41,285), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($39,549).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Civics

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.

Congressional District 29, TX is currently represented by Sylvia Garcia in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Texas

N/AJohn 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.
N/ATed 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 Congressional District 29, TX

N/ASylvia Garcia
District 29 Representative
Democratic Party

Congressional District 29, TX is currently represented by Sylvia Garcia (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Congressional District 29, TX have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

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.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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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 Congressional District 29, TX was $155,000 in 2022, which is 0.55 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $125,800 to $155,000, a 23.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Congressional District 29, TX is 53.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Congressional District 29, TX have an average commute time of 28 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Congressional District 29, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Congressional District 29, TX is $52,275. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Congressional District 29, TX was Congressional District 3, TX with a value of $113,405, followed by Congressional District 24, TX and Congressional District 26, TX, with respective values of $109,014 and $108,948.

Property

$155,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$2,871
$130,477
Median Property Taxes
±$3,497

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Rent vs Own

53.8%
Homeownership
2022
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 53.8% of the housing units in Congressional District 29, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.5%.

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Household Income

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$52,275
Median Household Income
± $1,102
243k
Number of Households
± 4,750

In 2022, the median household income of the 243k households in Congressional District 29, TX grew to $52,275 from the previous year's value of $49,795.

The following chart displays the households in Congressional District 29, 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.8%)
  2. Carpooled (12.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.24%)

In 2022, 76.8% of workers in Congressional District 29, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.7%) and those who worked at home (5.24%).

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Commute Time

28 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Congressional District 29, TX have a longer commute time (28 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.69% of the workforce in Congressional District 29, 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 Congressional District 29, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Congressional District 29, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

22.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Congressional District 29, TX (172k out of 771k 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 Males 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Congressional District 29, 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

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 31% under 18 years, 23.9% between 18 and 34 years, 36% between 35 and 64 years, and 9.22% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.1% were men and 49.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

32.4%
Uninsured
28.5%
Employer Coverage
25.3%
Medicaid
6.63%
Medicare
6.53%
Non-Group
0.626%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Congressional District 29, TX grew by 1.26% from 32% to 32.4%.

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