Delta County, TX

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2020 Population
5,277
0.533% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
41.7
5.87% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
16.2%
19.3% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$49,868
2.29% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$107,600
22.7% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
2,199
0.503% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Delta County, TX had a population of 5.28k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $49,868. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Delta County, TX grew from 5,249 to 5,277, a 0.533% increase and its median household income declined from $51,038 to $49,868, a −2.29% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Delta County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (80.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.35%), White (Hispanic) (5.14%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.58%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.94%).

None of the households in Delta 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.

99.7% of the residents in Delta County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Delta County, TX was $107,600, and the homeownership rate was 80.8%. Most people in Delta County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Delta County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Delta County, TX is home to a population of 5.28k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.02% of Delta County, TX residents were born outside of the country (54 people).

In 2020, there were 10.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.24k people) in Delta County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 388 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 271 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Delta County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.24k ± 20
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    388 ± 88
  3. White (Hispanic)
    271 ± 69
8.28%
Hispanic Population
437 people

In 2020, there were 10.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.24k people) in Delta County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 388 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 271 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

8.28% of the people in Delta County, TX are hispanic (437 people).

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

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.02%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
54 people
1.31%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
69 people

As of 2020, 1.02% of Delta County, TX residents (54 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 Delta County, TX was 1.31%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 2.8
54
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 13.3

In 2020, the median age of all people in Delta County, TX was 41.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Delta County, TX are getting getting younger. In 2019, the average age of all Delta County, TX residents was 44.

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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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Citizenship

99.7%
2020 Citizenship
99.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.7% of Delta County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Delta County, TX was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    148 ± 109
  2. Vietnam
    97 ± 64
  3. Korea
    68 ± 29

Delta County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.53 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

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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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Texas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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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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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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Economy

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.

The economy of Delta County, TX employs 2.2k people. The largest industries in Delta County, TX are Manufacturing (392 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (330 people), and Educational Services (269 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($116,429), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($116,333), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($71,250).

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,868
2020 value
± $10,983
−2.29%
1 Year Growth
± 26.2%

Households in Delta County, TX have a median annual income of $49,868, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $51,038 in 2019, which represents a −2.29% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$70,236
Average Male Salary in Texas
± $745
$50,589
Average Female Salary in Texas
± $558

In 2020, full-time male employees in Texas made 1.39 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Texas by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Texas
  1. Asian
    $71,020 ± $2,237
  2. White
    $57,454 ± $557
  3. American Indian
    $48,111 ± $6,839

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Texas workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.24 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Texas.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Delta County, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9501
  2. Census Tract 9502

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

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 45 - 54
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

16.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Delta County, TX (844 out of 5.22k 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 45 - 54, followed by Females < 5 and then Males 6 - 11.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    680 ± 134
  2. Black
    154 ± 102
  3. Hispanic
    16 ± 100

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Delta County, 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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.2k
2020 Value
± 275
0.503%
1 Year growth
± 17%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Delta County, TX grew at a rate of 0.503%, from 2.19k employees to 2.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Delta County, TX, are Management Occupations (284 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (221 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (202 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Delta County, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Delta County, TX, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (284 people), Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (221 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (202 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Delta County, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Legal Occupations (1.75 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.66 times), and Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (1.64 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Delta County, TX, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($98,553), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations ($84,583), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($78,804).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.2k
2020 Value
± 275
0.503%
1 Year growth
± 17%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Delta County, TX grew at a rate of 0.503%, from 2.19k employees to 2.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Delta County, TX, are Manufacturing (392 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (330 people), and Educational Services (269 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Delta County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Delta County, TX and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Delta County, TX, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (392 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (330 people), and Educational Services (269 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Delta County, TX has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (3.71 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.78 times), and Public Administration (1.32 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Delta County, TX, by median earnings, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting ($116,429), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($116,333), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($71,250).

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Domestic Trade

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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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Delta County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 83.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (15.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.926%). The most partisan county was Roberts County, TX with 96.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Delta County, TX
83.4% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Texas
  1. 96.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 95.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 95% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Texas was Roberts County, TX with 96.2% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Texas colored by their party leaning.

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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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Delta County, TX was $107,600 in 2020, which is 0.468 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $87,700 to $107,600, a 22.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Delta County, TX is 80.8%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Delta County, TX have an average commute time of 31.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Delta County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$107,600
2020 Median
± $16,870
$87,700
2019 Median
± $16,482

In 2020, the median property value in Delta County, TX grew to to $107,600 from the previous year's value of $87,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Delta County, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Delta County, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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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.
$49,868
Median Household Income
± $10,983
2.07k
Number of Households
± 270

In 2020, the median household income of the 2.07k households in Delta County, TX declined from $49,868 from the previous year's value of $51,038.

The following chart displays the households in Delta 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Delta County, TX distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Delta County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

80.8%
2020 Homeownership
78.2%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 80.8% of the housing units in Delta County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 78.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Delta County, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

31.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Delta County, TX have a longer commute time (31.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 5.93% of the workforce in Delta County, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (90.3%)
  2. Carpooled (4.97%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.74%)

In 2020, 90.3% of workers in Delta County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (4.97%) and those who worked at home (2.74%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Delta County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Delta County, TX have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

90.3% of the population of Delta County, TX has health coverage, with 45.8% on employee plans, 10.8% on Medicaid, 15.3% on Medicare, 14.7% on non-group plans, and 3.74% 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).

Comparing across all counties in the state, Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (23.2%). Additionally, Burleson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (46.6%)

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$6,998
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Texas
$4,696
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,273
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,895
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.74%
Uninsured
45.8%
Employer Coverage
10.8%
Medicaid
15.3%
Medicare
14.7%
Non-Group
3.74%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Delta County, TX declined by 13.8% from 11.3% to 9.74%.

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

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 23.2% prevalence
  2. 22.7% prevalence
  3. 22.5% prevalence

Trinity County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 23.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Texas by county over multiple years.

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