Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
114,480
44.4% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
31.1
6.33% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
11.2%
64.3% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$93,480
9.87% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$249,400
5.96% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX had a population of 114k people with a median age of 31.1 and a median household income of $93,480. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX declined from 205,887 to 114,480, a −44.4% decrease and its median household income declined from $103,721 to $93,480, a −9.87% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (28.4%), White (Hispanic) (16.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15.2%), Other (Hispanic) (14%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (10.2%).

43.7% of the households in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, 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.

86.4% of the residents in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX was $249,400, and the homeownership rate was 70.5%.

Most people in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX is home to a population of 114k people, from which 86.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 25.7% of Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (29.4k people).

In 2022, there were 1.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.5k people) in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.5k White (Hispanic) and 17.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX are Spanish (32,904 households), Vietnamese (2,316 households), and French (Incl. Cajun) (1,926 households).

Citizenship

86.4%
2022 Citizenship
89.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 86.4% of Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX was 89.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    32.5k ± 3.04k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    18.5k ± 3.28k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    17.4k ± 3.39k
41.6%
Hispanic Population
47.6k people

In 2022, there were 1.75 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (32.5k people) in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 18.5k White (Hispanic) and 17.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

41.6% of the people in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX are hispanic (47.6k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

25.7%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
29.4k people
22.1%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
45.5k people

As of 2022, 25.7% of Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX residents (29.4k 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 Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX was 22.1%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    32,904 households (31.8%)
  2. Vietnamese
    2,316 households (2.24%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    1,926 households (1.86%)

43.7% of the households in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, 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 Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX was Spanish. 31.8% of the households in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, 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. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,798 ± 596
  2. Vietnam
    1,132 ± 368
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    774 ± 324

Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.59 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX employs 48.4k people. The largest industries in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX are Elementary & secondary schools (4,294 people), Construction (3,000 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,390 people), and the highest paying industries are Air transportation ($215,194), Management of companies & enterprises ($194,053), and Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($141,955).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
41,490
Women
46.7%
47,320
Men
53.3%

The workforce of Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX in 2020 was 88,810 people, with 46.7% woman, and 53.3% men.

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Occupations

48.4k
2022 Value
−48.3%
1 Year decline
± −48.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX declined at a rate of −48.3%, from 93.5k employees to 48.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX, are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,655 people), Registered nurses (1,370 people), and Sales representatives, wholesale & manufacturing (1,311 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

48.4k
2022 Value
−48.3%
1 Year decline
± −48.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX declined at a rate of −48.3%, from 93.5k employees to 48.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX, are Elementary & secondary schools (4,294 people), Construction (3,000 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,390 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, 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

$56,628
Median earning men ± $2,504
$38,790
Median earning women ± $3,800

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($85,467), Wholesale Trade ($80,331), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($74,821).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($57,060), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($52,434), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,767).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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.

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 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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.56% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.36% 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

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (18.5k), Some college (16.6k), and High School or Equivalent (14.9k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX was $249,400 in 2022, which is 0.885 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $265,200 to $249,400, a 5.96% decrease. The homeownership rate in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX is 70.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 34.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX is $93,480. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

Property

$249,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,867
$25,223
Median Property Taxes
±$1,820

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 Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

70.5%
Homeownership
2022
63.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.5% of the housing units in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.9%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$93,480
Median Household Income
± $2,973
35.8k
Number of Households
± 2,195

In 2022, the median household income of the 35.8k households in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX declined from $93,480 from the previous year's value of $103,721.

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Wage Distribution

0.444
2022 Wage GINI in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX
0.446
2021 Wage GINI in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX was 0.444 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.454% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.2%)
  3. Carpooled (10.7%)

In 2022, 73.6% of workers in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.2%) and those who carpooled to work (10.7%).

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Commute Time

34.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX have a longer commute time (34.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.59% of the workforce in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, 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 Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX (12.6k out of 113k 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 Males 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, 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

84% of the population of Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 49.8% on employee plans, 14.9% on Medicaid, 5.52% on Medicare, 13.1% on non-group plans, and 0.62% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1,642 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Texas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 33.3% under 18 years, 22.9% between 18 and 34 years, 35.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 7.94% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

16%
Uninsured
49.8%
Employer Coverage
14.9%
Medicaid
5.52%
Medicare
13.1%
Non-Group
0.62%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Harris County (Far Northwest)--Katy City (Northeast) PUMA, TX grew by 26.6% from 12.7% to 16%.

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