Jasper County, TX

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2020 Population
35,562
0.158% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
41.9
3.46% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
20.3%
9.52% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$42,756
3.64% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$105,200
4.26% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Jasper County, TX had a population of 35.6k people with a median age of 41.9 and a median household income of $42,756. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Jasper County, TX grew from 35,506 to 35,562, a 0.158% increase and its median household income declined from $44,370 to $42,756, a −3.64% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jasper County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.4%), Other (Hispanic) (3.8%), White (Hispanic) (1.83%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.55%).

None of the households in Jasper 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.

98% of the residents in Jasper County, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jasper County, TX are Academy of Hair Design-Jasper (29 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Jasper County, TX was $105,200, and the homeownership rate was 76.1%.

Most people in Jasper County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Jasper County, TX was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Jasper County, TX is home to a population of 35.6k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.32% of Jasper County, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.18k people).

In 2020, there were 4.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.5k people) in Jasper County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.85k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.35k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98%
2020 Citizenship
98.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98% of Jasper County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Jasper County, TX was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jasper County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    26.5k ± 90
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    5.85k ± 130
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    1.35k ± 369
6.86%
Hispanic Population
2.44k people

In 2020, there were 4.52 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.5k people) in Jasper County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.85k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.35k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.86% of the people in Jasper County, TX are hispanic (2.44k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

3.32%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
1.18k people
2.77%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
983 people

As of 2020, 3.32% of Jasper County, TX residents (1.18k 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 Jasper County, TX was 2.77%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    832 ± 222
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    405 ± 209
  3. Korea
    175 ± 89

Jasper County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.05 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Jasper County, TX employs 13.2k people. The largest industries in Jasper County, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,121 people), Manufacturing (1,755 people), and Construction (1,491 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($77,656), Wholesale Trade ($65,861), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($55,884).

Occupations

13.2k
2020 Value
± 1,025
−2.11%
1 Year decline
± 10.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Jasper County, TX declined at a rate of −2.11%, from 13.5k employees to 13.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jasper County, TX, are Production Occupations (1,279 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,167 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,109 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jasper County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

13.2k
2020 Value
± 1,025
−2.11%
1 Year decline
± 10.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Jasper County, TX declined at a rate of −2.11%, from 13.5k employees to 13.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jasper County, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,121 people), Manufacturing (1,755 people), and Construction (1,491 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jasper County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Jasper 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

$51,573
Median earning men ± $5,316
$22,487
Median earning women ± $3,774

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Manufacturing ($85,453), Wholesale Trade ($66,926), and Public Administration ($62,652).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,737), Public Administration ($30,945), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($25,706).

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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. 278
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 169
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 141
    Retail Trade

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

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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 Jasper County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 80.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (18.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.673%).

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.

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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 Jasper County, TX awarded 29 degrees. The student population of Jasper County, TX in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 9 male students and 37 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jasper County, TX are White (18 and 62.1%), followed by Black or African American (11 and 37.9%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Jasper County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Academy of Hair Design-Jasper (29 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Jasper County, TX are General Cosmetology (28 and 96.6%), Nail Specialist & Manicurist (1 and 3.45%), and Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (0 and 0%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Jasper County, TX was $105,200 in 2020, which is 0.458 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $100,900 to $105,200, a 4.26% increase. The homeownership rate in Jasper County, TX is 76.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Jasper County, TX have an average commute time of 30.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jasper County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Jasper County, TX is $42,756. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Jasper County, TX was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $48,963, followed by Census Tract 9504 and Census Tract 9508, with respective values of $38,520 and $37,869.

Property

$105,200
Median Property Value 2020
±$9,561
$10,446
Median Property Taxes
±$940

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

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Rent vs Own

76.1%
Homeownership
2020
57.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 76.1% of the housing units in Jasper County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 77.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9505
  2. Census Tract 9504
  3. Census Tract 9508

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Jasper County, TX was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $48,963, followed by Census Tract 9504 and Census Tract 9508, with respective values of $38,520 and $37,869.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Jasper 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.
$42,756
Median Household Income
± $4,174
13.7k
Number of Households
± 994

In 2020, the median household income of the 13.7k households in Jasper County, TX declined from $42,756 from the previous year's value of $44,370.

The following chart displays the households in Jasper 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 Jasper 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (81.4%)
  2. Carpooled (9.87%)
  3. Other (3.64%)

In 2020, 81.4% of workers in Jasper County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.87%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (3.64%).

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

30.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jasper County, TX have a longer commute time (30.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.77% of the workforce in Jasper 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 Jasper County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jasper County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jasper County, TX (7k out of 34.5k 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 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jasper 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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81% of the population of Jasper County, TX has health coverage, with 37.3% on employee plans, 16.2% on Medicaid, 17.6% on Medicare, 8.87% on non-group plans, and 1.1% 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 Jasper County, TX see 2759 patients per year on average, which represents a 8.62% increase from the previous year (2540 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2538 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2221 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% 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

2,759 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jasper County, TX

Primary care physicians in Jasper County, TX see an average of 2,759 patients per year. This represents a 8.62% increase from the previous year (2,540 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Jasper 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 26% under 18 years, 16.6% between 18 and 34 years, 37.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 20% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

19%
Uninsured
37.3%
Employer Coverage
16.2%
Medicaid
17.6%
Medicare
8.87%
Non-Group
1.1%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jasper County, TX grew by 8.21% from 17.5% to 19%.

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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 49.6 in Jasper 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 43.7% in Jasper County, TX.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16.7% in Jasper County, TX.

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