Tom Green County, TX

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2022 Population
119,276
0.192% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35
1.16% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.7%
0.598% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$67,215
8.32% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$177,800
13.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
55,687
1.16% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Tom Green County, TX had a population of 119k people with a median age of 35 and a median household income of $67,215. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Tom Green County, TX grew from 119,048 to 119,276, a 0.192% increase and its median household income grew from $62,052 to $67,215, a 8.32% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Tom Green County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.7%), White (Hispanic) (22.4%), Two+ (Hispanic) (12.9%), Other (Hispanic) (5.69%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.59%).

None of the households in Tom Green 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.

96.8% of the residents in Tom Green County, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Tom Green County, TX are Angelo State University (2,014 degrees awarded in 2022) and Texas College of Cosmetology-San Angelo (75 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Tom Green County, TX was $177,800, and the homeownership rate was 67.5%.

Most people in Tom Green County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Tom Green County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Tom Green County, TX is home to a population of 119k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 5.93% of Tom Green County, TX residents were born outside of the country (7.08k people).

In 2022, there were 2.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (60.5k people) in Tom Green County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.7k White (Hispanic) and 15.3k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.8%
2022 Citizenship
97%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.8% of Tom Green County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Tom Green County, TX was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Tom Green County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    60.5k ± 445
  2. White (Hispanic)
    26.7k ± 1.82k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    15.3k ± 1.94k
41.8%
Hispanic Population
49.8k people

In 2022, there were 2.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (60.5k people) in Tom Green County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 26.7k White (Hispanic) and 15.3k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

41.8% of the people in Tom Green County, TX are hispanic (49.8k 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

5.93%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
7.08k people
5.41%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
6.44k people

As of 2022, 5.93% of Tom Green County, TX residents (7.08k 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 Tom Green County, TX was 5.41%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,650 ± 455
  2. Vietnam
    1,953 ± 283
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,541 ± 339

Tom Green County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Tom Green County, TX employs 55.7k people. The largest industries in Tom Green County, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,524 people), Retail Trade (6,899 people), and Educational Services (5,069 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($87,029), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($78,514), and Utilities ($77,703).

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

55.7k
2022 Value
± 2,209
−1.16%
1 Year decline
± 5.67%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tom Green County, TX declined at a rate of −1.16%, from 56.3k employees to 55.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Tom Green County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,580 people), Sales & Related Occupations (5,760 people), and Management Occupations (4,983 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Tom Green County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

55.7k
2022 Value
± 2,209
−1.16%
1 Year decline
± 5.67%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Tom Green County, TX declined at a rate of −1.16%, from 56.3k employees to 55.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Tom Green County, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,524 people), Retail Trade (6,899 people), and Educational Services (5,069 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Tom Green County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Tom Green 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

$47,779
Median earning men ± $2,424
$32,350
Median earning women ± $2,422

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($79,257), Information ($74,417), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($68,012).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,852), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,639), and Public Administration ($46,851).

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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. 848
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 804
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 542
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Tom Green County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 71.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (27.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.21%).

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 Tom Green County, TX awarded 2,089 degrees. The student population of Tom Green County, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 4,292 male students and 6,392 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Tom Green County, TX are White (1,061 and 52.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (723 and 35.7%), Black or African American (155 and 7.66%), and Two or More Races (50 and 2.47%).

The largest universities in Tom Green County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Angelo State University (2,014 and 96.4%) and Texas College of Cosmetology-San Angelo (75 and 3.59%).

The most popular majors in Tom Green County, TX are General Business Administration & Management (202 and 9.67%), School Counseling & Guidance Services (161 and 7.71%), and Other Multidisciplinary Studies (153 and 7.32%).

The median tuition cost in Tom Green County, TX for a public four year colleges is $4,495 for in-state students and $14,287 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Tom Green County, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 79.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 37.1%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 10,684 (40.2% men and 59.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 10,684 students enrolled in Tom Green County, TX, 40.2% men and 59.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,400 records, of which 58.8% were women and 41.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 76 degrees awarded
  2. 153 degrees awarded
  3. 82 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Tom Green County, TX was Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 76 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Tom Green County, TX according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 2,014 degrees awarded
  2. 75 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Angelo State University with 2,014 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 798 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Tom Green County, TX, which is 0.618 times less than the 1,291 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 1,061 degrees mean that there were 1.47 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 723 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 ($4,495) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,691) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,200) 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 Tom Green County, TX was $177,800 in 2022, which is 0.631 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $156,600 to $177,800, a 13.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Tom Green County, TX is 67.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Tom Green County, TX have an average commute time of 19.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Tom Green County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Tom Green County, TX is $67,215. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Tom Green County, TX was Census Tract 17.08 with a value of $102,250, followed by Census Tract 16 and Census Tract 13.03, with respective values of $84,125 and $82,066.

In 2022, 13.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Tom Green County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.19%.

Property

$177,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,202
$30,671
Median Property Taxes
±$1,371

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

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Rent vs Own

67.5%
Homeownership
2022
63.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 67.5% of the housing units in Tom Green County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 17.08
  2. Census Tract 16
  3. Census Tract 13.03

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Tom Green County, TX was Census Tract 17.08 with a value of $102,250, followed by Census Tract 16 and Census Tract 13.03, with respective values of $84,125 and $82,066.

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

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Household Income

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$67,215
Median Household Income
± $3,146
45.4k
Number of Households
± 1,817

In 2022, the median household income of the 45.4k households in Tom Green County, TX grew to $67,215 from the previous year's value of $62,052.

The following chart displays the households in Tom Green 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 Tom Green 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 (76.6%)
  2. Carpooled (10.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.88%)

In 2022, 76.6% of workers in Tom Green County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.7%) and those who worked at home (6.88%).

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Commute Time

19.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Tom Green County, TX have a shorter commute time (19.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.57% of the workforce in Tom Green 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, 13.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Tom Green County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.19%.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Tom Green County, TX (13.3k out of 114k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Tom Green County, 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 16.6% of the children was living in poverty in Tom Green County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 7.5%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 318 in Tom Green County, TX. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 17.7 per 100,000 population.

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Health

86.2% of the population of Tom Green County, TX has health coverage, with 45.5% on employee plans, 11.2% on Medicaid, 11.3% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 3.24% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Tom Green County, TX see 1355 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.52% decrease from the previous year (1390 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1667 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 632 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,355 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Tom Green County, TX

Primary care physicians in Tom Green County, TX see an average of 1,355 patients per year. This represents a 2.52% decrease from the previous year (1,390 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Tom Green 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 26.3% under 18 years, 22.9% between 18 and 34 years, 34.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.8%
Uninsured
45.5%
Employer Coverage
11.2%
Medicaid
11.3%
Medicare
14.9%
Non-Group
3.24%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Tom Green County, TX grew by 3.35% from 13.3% to 13.8%.

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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 48.6 in Tom Green County, TX.

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Health Behaviors

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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 36.9% in Tom Green 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 17.6% in Tom Green County, TX.

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