Stephenville, TX

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2022 Population
21,020
2.52% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
25.5
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
19.6%
4.18% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$48,088
4.87% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$201,000
30.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
10,541
9.19% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Stephenville, TX had a population of 21k people with a median age of 25.5 and a median household income of $48,088. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Stephenville, TX grew from 20,504 to 21,020, a 2.52% increase and its median household income declined from $50,552 to $48,088, a −4.87% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Stephenville, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.8%), White (Hispanic) (8.17%), Two+ (Hispanic) (5.88%), Other (Hispanic) (5.84%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.67%).

None of the households in Stephenville, 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.

96.9% of the residents in Stephenville, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Stephenville, TX are Tarleton State University (228529) (3,463 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Stephenville, TX was $201,000, and the homeownership rate was 45.9%.

Most people in Stephenville, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Stephenville, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Stephenville, TX is home to a population of 21k people, from which 96.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.5% of Stephenville, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.16k people).

In 2022, there were 8.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.3k people) in Stephenville, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.72k White (Hispanic) and 1.24k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.9%
2022 Citizenship
96.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.9% of Stephenville, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Stephenville, TX was 96.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Stephenville, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    15.3k ± 613
  2. White (Hispanic)
    1.72k ± 564
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.24k ± 450
20.5%
Hispanic Population
4.3k people

In 2022, there were 8.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (15.3k people) in Stephenville, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.72k White (Hispanic) and 1.24k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.5% of the people in Stephenville, TX are hispanic (4.3k people).

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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

5.5%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.16k people
5.71%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.17k people

As of 2022, 5.5% of Stephenville, TX residents (1.16k 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 Stephenville, TX was 5.71%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    250 ± 117
  2. Vietnam
    110 ± 79
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    101 ± 75

Stephenville, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 2.27 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Stephenville, TX employs 10.5k people. The largest industries in Stephenville, TX are Educational Services (1,625 people), Retail Trade (1,368 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,026 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($88,056), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($53,636), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($52,650).

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

10.5k
2022 Value
± 961
9.19%
1 Year growth
± 12.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Stephenville, TX grew at a rate of 9.19%, from 9.65k employees to 10.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Stephenville, TX, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,185 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,055 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (996 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Stephenville, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.5k
2022 Value
± 961
9.19%
1 Year growth
± 12.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Stephenville, TX grew at a rate of 9.19%, from 9.65k employees to 10.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Stephenville, TX, are Educational Services (1,625 people), Retail Trade (1,368 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (1,026 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Stephenville, TX, though some of these residents may live in Stephenville, 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

$37,801
Median earning men ± $10,513
$25,562
Median earning women ± $1,891

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($58,550), Public Administration ($50,000), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($48,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($69,018), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($51,607), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($41,301).

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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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.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Stephenville, TX awarded 3,463 degrees. The student population of Stephenville, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 5,075 male students and 9,017 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Stephenville, TX are White (2,214 and 64.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (727 and 21.2%), Black or African American (285 and 8.29%), and Two or More Races (122 and 3.55%).

The largest universities in Stephenville, TX by number of degrees awarded are Tarleton State University (228529) (3,463 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Stephenville, TX are Kinesiology & Exercise Science (282 and 8.14%), Other Multidisciplinary Studies (260 and 7.51%), and General Business Administration & Management (249 and 7.19%).

The median tuition cost in Stephenville, TX for a public four year colleges is $4,416 for in-state students and $14,208 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Stephenville, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 87.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 48.6%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 14,092 (36% men and 64% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 14,092 students enrolled in Stephenville, TX, 36% men and 64% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 8,819 records, of which 63.4% were women and 36.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 229 degrees awarded
  2. 206 degrees awarded
  3. 260 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Stephenville, TX was General Business with 229 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
3,463 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Tarleton State University (228529) with 3,463 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 1,183 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Stephenville, TX, which is 0.519 times less than the 2,280 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 2,214 degrees mean that there were 3.05 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 727 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($4,416) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,432) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,050) 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 Stephenville, TX was $201,000 in 2022, which is 0.713 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $153,700 to $201,000, a 30.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Stephenville, TX is 45.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Stephenville, TX have an average commute time of 15.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Stephenville, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$201,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$16,358
$3,705
Median Property Taxes
±$498

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 Stephenville, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

45.9%
Homeownership
2022
62.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 45.9% of the housing units in Stephenville, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 43%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 9506
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$48,088
Median Household Income
± $9,101
8.07k
Number of Households
± 830

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.07k households in Stephenville, TX declined from $48,088 from the previous year's value of $50,552.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Stephenville, 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 (77.4%)
  2. Carpooled (9.34%)
  3. Walked (5.61%)

In 2022, 77.4% of workers in Stephenville, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.34%) and those who walked to work (5.61%).

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Commute Time

15.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Stephenville, TX have a shorter commute time (15.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.06% of the workforce in Stephenville, 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 Stephenville, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Stephenville, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

19.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Stephenville, TX (3.65k out of 18.6k 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 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

86.7% of the population of Stephenville, TX has health coverage, with 51% on employee plans, 9.95% on Medicaid, 7.68% on Medicare, 16.2% on non-group plans, and 1.88% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Erath County, TX see 1779 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.58% decrease from the previous year (1845 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1801 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 940 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,779 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Erath County, TX

Primary care physicians in Erath County, TX see an average of 1,779 patients per year. This represents a 3.58% decrease from the previous year (1,845 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Erath 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 23.5% under 18 years, 41.9% between 18 and 34 years, 24.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.3%
Uninsured
51%
Employer Coverage
9.95%
Medicaid
7.68%
Medicare
16.2%
Non-Group
1.88%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Stephenville, TX grew by 4.63% from 12.7% to 13.3%.

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