Commerce, TX

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2020 Population
9,473
1.94% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
23.9
1.24% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
32.1%
12.4% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$34,946
24.2% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$80,400
13.6% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
4,375
12.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Commerce, TX had a population of 9.47k people with a median age of 23.9 and a median household income of $34,946. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Commerce, TX grew from 9,293 to 9,473, a 1.94% increase and its median household income grew from $28,135 to $34,946, a 24.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Commerce, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (22.7%), White (Hispanic) (5.83%), Other (Hispanic) (5.67%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.97%).

None of the households in Commerce, 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.

91.7% of the residents in Commerce, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Commerce, TX are Texas A & M University-Commerce (3,231 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Commerce, TX was $80,400, and the homeownership rate was 40%.

Most people in Commerce, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Commerce, TX was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Commerce, TX is home to a population of 9.47k people, from which 91.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.98% of Commerce, TX residents were born outside of the country (945 people).

In 2020, there were 2.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.05k people) in Commerce, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.15k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 552 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.7%
2020 Citizenship
91.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 91.7% of Commerce, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Commerce, TX was 91.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Commerce, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.05k ± 506
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.15k ± 355
  3. White (Hispanic)
    552 ± 185
13.3%
Hispanic Population
1.26k people

In 2020, there were 2.35 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (5.05k people) in Commerce, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.15k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 552 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.3% of the people in Commerce, TX are hispanic (1.26k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,484,512 ± 36,982 people
  2. India
    279,123 ± 12,908 people
  3. El Salvador
    219,615 ± 11,461 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,484,512 Texas residents, followed by India with 279,123 and El Salvador with 219,615.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.98%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
945 people
10.3%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
954 people

As of 2020, 9.98% of Commerce, TX residents (945 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Commerce, TX was 10.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    201 ± 124
  2. Vietnam
    94 ± 57
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    90 ± 68

Commerce, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2.14 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Commerce, TX employs 4.38k people. The largest industries in Commerce, TX are Educational Services (1,056 people), Retail Trade (714 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (585 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($65,493), Information ($38,542), and Manufacturing ($37,528).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.39 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,589. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

4.38k
2020 Value
± 501
12.8%
1 Year growth
± 14%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Commerce, TX grew at a rate of 12.8%, from 3.88k employees to 4.38k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Commerce, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (676 people), Sales & Related Occupations (632 people), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (504 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Commerce, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.38k
2020 Value
± 501
12.8%
1 Year growth
± 14%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Commerce, TX grew at a rate of 12.8%, from 3.88k employees to 4.38k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Commerce, TX, are Educational Services (1,056 people), Retail Trade (714 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (585 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Commerce, TX, though some of these residents may live in Commerce, 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

$21,875
Median earning men ± $6,001
$17,182
Median earning women ± $4,511

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,207), Manufacturing ($37,614), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($35,110).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($27,446), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($26,533), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($26,410).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Texas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $292B
  2. $210B
  3. $178B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Electronics with $292B, followed by Gasoline ($210B) and Fuel oils ($178B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Texas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$2.36T
2020 Value in Texas
$4.5T
Projected 2050 Value in Texas
90.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Texas trade was $2.36T. This is expected to increase 90.9% to $4.5T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $78.1B
  2. $76.4B
  3. $74.9B

In 2020, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $78.1B, followed by California with $76.4B and Michigan and $74.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Texas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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 36 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 36 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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In 2020, universities in Commerce, TX awarded 3,231 degrees. The student population of Commerce, TX in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 4,641 male students and 7,608 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Commerce, TX are White (1,529 and 49.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (633 and 20.6%), Black or African American (545 and 17.8%), and Two or More Races (176 and 5.73%).

The largest universities in Commerce, TX by number of degrees awarded are Texas A & M University-Commerce (3,231 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Commerce, TX are Other Multidisciplinary Studies (607 and 18.8%), General Business Administration & Management (383 and 11.9%), and Accounting (175 and 5.42%).

The median tuition cost in Commerce, TX for a public four year colleges is $4,790 for in-state students and $17,060 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2020 in Commerce, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 60.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 17.2%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 12,249 (37.9% men and 62.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 12,249 students enrolled in Commerce, TX, 37.9% men and 62.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,357 records, of which 64.2% were women and 35.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 607 degree-majors awarded
  2. 110 degree-majors awarded
  3. 99 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Commerce, TX was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 607 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
3,231 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Texas A & M University-Commerce with 3,231 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 1,163 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Commerce, TX, which is 0.562 times less than the 2,068 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 1,529 degrees mean that there were 2.42 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 633 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 ($4,790) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($5,030) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,317) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.35% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.35% 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

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (5.56M), Some college (5.02M), and Bachelors Degree (3.9M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Commerce, TX was $80,400 in 2020, which is 0.35 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $70,800 to $80,400, a 13.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Commerce, TX is 40%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Commerce, TX have an average commute time of 18.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Commerce, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Commerce, TX is $34,946. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Commerce, TX was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $60,203, followed by Census Tract 9605 and Census Tract 9606, with respective values of $46,960 and $32,006.

Property

$80,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$16,573
$1,140
Median Property Taxes
±$228

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 Commerce, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

40%
Homeownership
2020
64.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 40% of the housing units in Commerce, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 36%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9601
  2. Census Tract 9605
  3. Census Tract 9606

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Commerce, TX was Census Tract 9601 with a value of $60,203, followed by Census Tract 9605 and Census Tract 9606, with respective values of $46,960 and $32,006.

The following map shows all of the places in Commerce, 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.
$34,946
Median Household Income
± $5,539
2.85k
Number of Households
± 373

In 2020, the median household income of the 2.85k households in Commerce, TX grew to $34,946 from the previous year's value of $28,135.

The following chart displays the households in Commerce, 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Commerce, TX is from Texas.
0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Texas
0.48
2019 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2020, the income inequality in Texas was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.474% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (78.6%)
  2. Walked (10.1%)
  3. Carpooled (4.63%)

In 2020, 78.6% of workers in Commerce, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (10.1%) and those who carpooled to work (4.63%).

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

18.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Commerce, TX have a shorter commute time (18.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.6% of the workforce in Commerce, 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 Commerce, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Commerce, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

32.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Commerce, TX (2.48k out of 7.73k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Males 25 - 34.

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

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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82.7% of the population of Commerce, TX has health coverage, with 44.7% on employee plans, 14.9% on Medicaid, 7.21% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 2.44% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Texas was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Hunt County, TX see 3574 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.79% increase from the previous year (3477 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2817 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1264 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Texas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,574 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hunt County, TX

Primary care physicians in Hunt County, TX see an average of 3,574 patients per year. This represents a 2.79% increase from the previous year (3,477 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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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Texas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25% under 18 years, 41.9% between 18 and 34 years, 25.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 7.58% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.2% were men and 51.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

17.3%
Uninsured
44.7%
Employer Coverage
14.9%
Medicaid
7.21%
Medicare
13.5%
Non-Group
2.44%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Commerce, TX declined by 2.6% from 17.8% to 17.3%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Commerce, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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