Hill County, TX

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2020 Population
36,109
1.18% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
41.8
0.713% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
12.5%
1.53% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$55,615
4.33% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$112,200
8.09% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
15,860
2.81% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Hill County, TX had a population of 36.1k people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $55,615. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Hill County, TX grew from 35,689 to 36,109, a 1.18% increase and its median household income grew from $53,307 to $55,615, a 4.33% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hill County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.3%), White (Hispanic) (14.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (5.98%), Other (Hispanic) (3.92%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.92%).

None of the households in Hill 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% of the residents in Hill County, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Hill County, TX are Hill College (744 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Hill County, TX was $112,200, and the homeownership rate was 72.8%.

Most people in Hill County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Hill County, TX was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Hill County, TX is home to a population of 36.1k people, from which 96% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.9% of Hill County, TX residents were born outside of the country (2.49k people).

In 2020, there were 4.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (25.4k people) in Hill County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.16k White (Hispanic) and 2.16k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96%
2020 Citizenship
95.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96% of Hill County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Hill County, TX was 95.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Hill County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    25.4k ± 25
  2. White (Hispanic)
    5.16k ± 473
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.16k ± 118
20.9%
Hispanic Population
7.56k people

In 2020, there were 4.92 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (25.4k people) in Hill County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.16k White (Hispanic) and 2.16k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

20.9% of the people in Hill County, TX are hispanic (7.56k people).

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

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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

6.9%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.49k people
7.19%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.57k people

As of 2020, 6.9% of Hill County, TX residents (2.49k 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 Hill County, TX was 7.19%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    997 ± 158
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    392 ± 115
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    322 ± 94

Hill County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.54 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Hill County, TX employs 15.9k people. The largest industries in Hill County, TX are Manufacturing (2,203 people), Retail Trade (2,010 people), and Educational Services (1,699 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($70,781), Wholesale Trade ($70,625), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($58,938).

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

15.9k
2020 Value
± 695
2.81%
1 Year growth
± 5.88%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hill County, TX grew at a rate of 2.81%, from 15.4k employees to 15.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hill County, TX, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,770 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,739 people), and Production Occupations (1,689 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hill County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

15.9k
2020 Value
± 695
2.81%
1 Year growth
± 5.88%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Hill County, TX grew at a rate of 2.81%, from 15.4k employees to 15.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hill County, TX, are Manufacturing (2,203 people), Retail Trade (2,010 people), and Educational Services (1,699 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hill County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Hill 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

$40,618
Median earning men ± $1,773
$26,598
Median earning women ± $1,632

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($71,731), Information ($71,146), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,955).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Wholesale Trade ($41,250), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($37,885), and Construction ($36,750).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 191
    Manufacturing
  2. 160
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 155
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $155k
    Manufacturing
  2. $61.6k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $49.5k
    Construction

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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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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Hill County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 79.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (19.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.797%).

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 Hill County, TX awarded 744 degrees. The student population of Hill County, TX in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,590 male students and 2,448 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Hill County, TX are White (466 and 62.7%), followed by Two or More Races (146 and 19.7%), Hispanic or Latino (92 and 12.4%), and Black or African American (24 and 3.23%).

The largest universities in Hill County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Hill College (744 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Hill County, TX are General Studies (249 and 33.5%), Welding Technology (74 and 9.95%), and General Business (50 and 6.72%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 4,038 students enrolled in Hill County, TX, 39.4% men and 60.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,416 records, of which 60.7% were women and 39.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 249 degree-majors awarded
  2. 44 degree-majors awarded
  3. 21 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Hill County, TX was General Studies with 249 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
744 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Hill College with 744 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 316 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Hill County, TX, which is 0.738 times less than the 428 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 466 degrees mean that there were 3.19 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Two or More Races, with 146 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($2,088) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($894) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($2,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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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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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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Hill County, TX was $112,200 in 2020, which is 0.488 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $103,800 to $112,200, a 8.09% increase. The homeownership rate in Hill County, TX is 72.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Hill County, TX have an average commute time of 29.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hill County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Hill County, TX is $55,615. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Hill County, TX was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $69,958, followed by Census Tract 9607 and Census Tract 9608, with respective values of $67,279 and $64,875.

In 2021, 16.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hill County, TX. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 0.555%.

Property

$112,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$7,128
$9,527
Median Property Taxes
±$501

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

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

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Rent vs Own

72.8%
Homeownership
2020
64.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 72.8% of the housing units in Hill County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9602
  2. Census Tract 9607
  3. Census Tract 9608

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Hill County, TX was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $69,958, followed by Census Tract 9607 and Census Tract 9608, with respective values of $67,279 and $64,875.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Hill County, 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.
$55,615
Median Household Income
± $2,801
13.1k
Number of Households
± 618

In 2020, the median household income of the 13.1k households in Hill County, TX grew to $55,615 from the previous year's value of $53,307.

The following chart displays the households in Hill 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 Hill 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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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.4%)
  2. Carpooled (11.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.2%)

In 2020, 81.4% of workers in Hill County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.5%) and those who worked at home (5.2%).

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

29.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hill County, TX have a longer commute time (29.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.91% of the workforce in Hill 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 Hill County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hill County, TX have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 16.1% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Hill County, TX. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 0.555%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hill County, TX (4.37k out of 35.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 6 - 11, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

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

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 2021, 18.1% of the children was living in poverty in Hill County, TX. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 11.7%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 171 in Hill County, TX. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 62.3 per 100,000 population.

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83.4% of the population of Hill County, TX has health coverage, with 39.1% on employee plans, 14.6% on Medicaid, 16.2% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 1.75% 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 Hill County, TX see 4039 patients per year on average, which represents a 9.88% decrease from the previous year (4482 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2819 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2156 patients per year.

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

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

4,039 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Hill County, TX

Primary care physicians in Hill County, TX see an average of 4,039 patients per year. This represents a 9.88% decrease from the previous year (4,482 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hill 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, 17.8% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 20% over 64 years.

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

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

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Uninsured People

16.6%
Uninsured
39.1%
Employer Coverage
14.6%
Medicaid
16.2%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
1.75%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hill County, TX grew by 7.95% from 15.4% to 16.6%.

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

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Health Outcomes

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In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 56.5 in Hill County, TX.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, 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 36.8% in Hill County, TX.

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Clinical Care

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In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 22.8% in Hill County, TX.

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