Hunt County, TX

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2022 Population
101,596
2.85% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.6
0.265% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
12.2%
9.9% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$66,885
9.55% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$184,000
21.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
46,074
2.91% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Hunt County, TX had a population of 102k people with a median age of 37.6 and a median household income of $66,885. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hunt County, TX grew from 98,783 to 101,596, a 2.85% increase and its median household income grew from $61,053 to $66,885, a 9.55% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hunt County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.7%), White (Hispanic) (7.83%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.57%), Other (Hispanic) (6.03%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (4.16%).

None of the households in Hunt 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.

95.6% of the residents in Hunt County, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hunt County, TX are Texas A & M University-Commerce (224554) (3,530 degrees awarded in 2022), RCCGNA Seminary (361 degrees), and Bella Cosmetology and Barber College (483559) (21 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Hunt County, TX was $184,000, and the homeownership rate was 69.9%.

Most people in Hunt County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Hunt County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Hunt County, TX is home to a population of 102k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 6.83% of Hunt County, TX residents were born outside of the country (6.93k people).

In 2022, there were 8.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.8k people) in Hunt County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.95k White (Hispanic) and 7.69k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

95.6%
2022 Citizenship
95.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.6% of Hunt County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hunt County, TX was 95.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hunt County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    69.8k ± 241
  2. White (Hispanic)
    7.95k ± 920
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.69k ± 427
18.6%
Hispanic Population
18.9k people

In 2022, there were 8.78 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (69.8k people) in Hunt County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.95k White (Hispanic) and 7.69k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

18.6% of the people in Hunt County, TX are hispanic (18.9k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,430,315 ± 36,649 people
  2. India
    305,649 ± 13,502 people
  3. El Salvador
    224,600 ± 11,591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,430,315 Texas residents, followed by India with 305,649 and El Salvador with 224,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.83%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
6.93k people
6.91%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
6.82k people

As of 2022, 6.83% of Hunt County, TX residents (6.93k 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 Hunt County, TX was 6.91%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,382 ± 329
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,913 ± 361
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,087 ± 292

Hunt County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hunt County, TX employs 46.1k people. The largest industries in Hunt County, TX are Manufacturing (6,149 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,480 people), and Retail Trade (5,404 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,203), Public Administration ($59,019), and Utilities ($56,761).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,213. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

46.1k
2022 Value
± 1,792
2.91%
1 Year growth
± 5.22%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hunt County, TX grew at a rate of 2.91%, from 44.8k employees to 46.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hunt County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (5,638 people), Management Occupations (4,770 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (4,042 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hunt County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

46.1k
2022 Value
± 1,792
2.91%
1 Year growth
± 5.22%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hunt County, TX grew at a rate of 2.91%, from 44.8k employees to 46.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hunt County, TX, are Manufacturing (6,149 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,480 people), and Retail Trade (5,404 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hunt County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Hunt 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

$47,318
Median earning men ± $2,701
$34,004
Median earning women ± $1,305

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($71,250), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,327), and Wholesale Trade ($58,097).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($51,122), Wholesale Trade ($45,380), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($44,583).

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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. 596
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 337
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 317
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hunt County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 75.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (23.1%), 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

In 2022, universities in Hunt County, TX awarded 3,912 degrees. The student population of Hunt County, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,432 male students and 7,114 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hunt County, TX are White (1,616 and 44.4%), followed by Black or African American (922 and 25.3%), Hispanic or Latino (694 and 19.1%), and Two or More Races (197 and 5.41%).

The largest universities in Hunt County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Texas A & M University-Commerce (224554) (3,530 and 90.2%), RCCGNA Seminary (361 and 9.23%), and Bella Cosmetology and Barber College (483559) (21 and 0.537%).

The most popular majors in Hunt County, TX are Other Multidisciplinary Studies (570 and 14.6%), General Business Administration & Management (390 and 9.97%), and Other Pastoral Counseling & Specialized Ministries (301 and 7.69%).

The median tuition costs in Hunt County, TX are $6,000 for private four year colleges, and $4,790 and $17,030 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Hunt County, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 86.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 19.7%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 11,546 (38.4% men and 61.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 11,546 students enrolled in Hunt County, TX, 38.4% men and 61.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,702 records, of which 63.1% were women and 36.9% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Hunt County, TX was Criminal Justice - Safety Studies with 144 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,530 degrees awarded
  2. 361 degrees awarded
  3. 21 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Texas A & M University-Commerce (224554) with 3,530 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,454 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hunt County, TX, which is 0.592 times less than the 2,458 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,616 degrees mean that there were 1.75 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 922 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($6,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($5,236) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,040) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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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Race

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 Hunt County, TX was $184,000 in 2022, which is 0.653 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $151,800 to $184,000, a 21.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Hunt County, TX is 69.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hunt County, TX have an average commute time of 31.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hunt County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hunt County, TX is $66,885. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hunt County, TX was Census Tract 9615.02 with a value of $105,486, followed by Census Tract 9615.01 and Census Tract 9607, with respective values of $95,625 and $82,257.

In 2022, 17.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hunt County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.74%.

Property

$184,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$8,220
$25,573
Median Property Taxes
±$1,213

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Rent vs Own

69.9%
Homeownership
2022
65.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.9% of the housing units in Hunt County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.9%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9615.02
  2. Census Tract 9615.01
  3. Census Tract 9607

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hunt County, TX was Census Tract 9615.02 with a value of $105,486, followed by Census Tract 9615.01 and Census Tract 9607, with respective values of $95,625 and $82,257.

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

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Household Income

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$66,885
Median Household Income
± $2,789
36.6k
Number of Households
± 1,466

In 2022, the median household income of the 36.6k households in Hunt County, TX grew to $66,885 from the previous year's value of $61,053.

The following chart displays the households in Hunt 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Hunt 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 (80.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (7.71%)
  3. Carpooled (7.7%)

In 2022, 80.9% of workers in Hunt County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (7.71%) and those who carpooled to work (7.7%).

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Commute Time

31.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hunt County, TX have a longer commute time (31.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.45% of the workforce in Hunt County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 17.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hunt County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.74%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hunt County, TX (12.1k out of 98.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 17.6% of the children was living in poverty in Hunt County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 9%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 365 in Hunt County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 46.6 per 100,000 population.

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Health

83.7% of the population of Hunt County, TX has health coverage, with 43.3% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 12.8% on non-group plans, and 1.93% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Hunt County, TX see 3286 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.06% decrease from the previous year (3574 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3024 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1202 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,286 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hunt County, TX

Primary care physicians in Hunt County, TX see an average of 3,286 patients per year. This represents a 8.06% decrease from the previous year (3,574 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hunt 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 25.7% under 18 years, 21.4% between 18 and 34 years, 37.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.6% were men and 50.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

16.3%
Uninsured
43.3%
Employer Coverage
14.2%
Medicaid
11.4%
Medicare
12.8%
Non-Group
1.93%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hunt County, TX grew by 0.629% from 16.2% to 16.3%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 70.1 in Hunt 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 36.3% in Hunt County, TX.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 19.7% in Hunt County, TX.

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