San Jacinto County, TX

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2022 Population
27,666
1.04% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
45.3
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
17.4%
2.24% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$54,839
17.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$167,700
24% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, San Jacinto County, TX had a population of 27.7k people with a median age of 45.3 and a median household income of $54,839. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of San Jacinto County, TX grew from 27,380 to 27,666, a 1.04% increase and its median household income grew from $46,678 to $54,839, a 17.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in San Jacinto County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.94%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.55%), White (Hispanic) (3.5%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.1%).

None of the households in San Jacinto 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 San Jacinto County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in San Jacinto County, TX was $167,700, and the homeownership rate was 83%.

Most people in San Jacinto County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 38.2 minutes. The average car ownership in San Jacinto County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

San Jacinto County, TX is home to a population of 27.7k people, from which 95.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.01% of San Jacinto County, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.94k people).

In 2022, there were 8.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.1k people) in San Jacinto County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.47k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.09k Two+ (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 San Jacinto County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in San Jacinto County, TX was 95.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in San Jacinto County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    20.1k ± 49
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.47k ± 239
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    2.09k ± 616
15%
Hispanic Population
4.15k people

In 2022, there were 8.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.1k people) in San Jacinto County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.47k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.09k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15% of the people in San Jacinto County, TX are hispanic (4.15k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

7.01%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.94k people
6.95%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.9k people

As of 2022, 7.01% of San Jacinto County, TX residents (1.94k 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 San Jacinto County, TX was 6.95%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    877 ± 235
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    338 ± 165
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    271 ± 163

San Jacinto County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.59 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of San Jacinto County, TX employs 10.8k people. The largest industries in San Jacinto County, TX are Construction (2,037 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,058 people), and Educational Services (1,044 people), and the highest paying industries are Wholesale Trade ($93,750), Finance & Insurance ($75,030), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($70,849).

Occupations

10.8k
2022 Value
± 965
7.73%
1 Year growth
± 12.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in San Jacinto County, TX grew at a rate of 7.73%, from 10k employees to 10.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in San Jacinto County, TX, are Management Occupations (1,140 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,077 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,029 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of San Jacinto County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.8k
2022 Value
± 965
7.73%
1 Year growth
± 12.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in San Jacinto County, TX grew at a rate of 7.73%, from 10k employees to 10.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in San Jacinto County, TX, are Construction (2,037 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,058 people), and Educational Services (1,044 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of San Jacinto County, TX, though some of these residents may live in San Jacinto 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

$45,396
Median earning men ± $3,269
$29,491
Median earning women ± $2,202

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($99,191), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,917), and Public Administration ($60,134).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($53,571), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($43,633), and Retail Trade ($40,649).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 49
    Manufacturing
  2. 38
    Retail Trade
  3. 33
    Construction

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in San Jacinto County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 80.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (18.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.799%).

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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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 San Jacinto County, TX was $167,700 in 2022, which is 0.595 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $135,200 to $167,700, a 24% increase. The homeownership rate in San Jacinto County, TX is 83%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in San Jacinto County, TX have an average commute time of 38.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in San Jacinto County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$167,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$19,634
$8,354
Median Property Taxes
±$876

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 San Jacinto County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in San Jacinto County, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

83%
Homeownership
2022
62.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 83% of the housing units in San Jacinto County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.9%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$54,839
Median Household Income
± $7,110
10.1k
Number of Households
± 931

In 2022, the median household income of the 10.1k households in San Jacinto County, TX grew to $54,839 from the previous year's value of $46,678.

The following chart displays the households in San Jacinto 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 San Jacinto 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 (80.8%)
  2. Carpooled (10.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.61%)

In 2022, 80.8% of workers in San Jacinto County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.2%) and those who worked at home (5.61%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

38.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in San Jacinto County, TX have a longer commute time (38.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 6.89% of the workforce in San Jacinto County, 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 San Jacinto County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in San Jacinto County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in San Jacinto County, TX (4.78k out of 27.5k 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 6 - 11, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in San Jacinto 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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Health

80% of the population of San Jacinto County, TX has health coverage, with 30.7% on employee plans, 17.6% on Medicaid, 17.9% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 3.13% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in San Jacinto County, TX see 14430 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.487% increase from the previous year (14360 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 29301 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 7325 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

14,430 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in San Jacinto County, TX

Primary care physicians in San Jacinto County, TX see an average of 14,430 patients per year. This represents a 0.487% increase from the previous year (14,360 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in San Jacinto 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 22.7% under 18 years, 16.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.8% were men and 50.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

20%
Uninsured
30.7%
Employer Coverage
17.6%
Medicaid
17.9%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
3.13%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in San Jacinto County, TX grew by 1.64% from 19.6% to 20%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 56.7 in San Jacinto 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 39.8% in San Jacinto County, TX.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 22.6% in San Jacinto County, TX.

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