Montgomery County, TX

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2020 Population
590,188
3.19% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
37.2
0.27% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
8.91%
3.65% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$83,274
2.93% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$248,100
5.22% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
280,818
3.17% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Montgomery County, TX had a population of 590k people with a median age of 37.2 and a median household income of $83,274. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Montgomery County, TX grew from 571,949 to 590,188, a 3.19% increase and its median household income grew from $80,902 to $83,274, a 2.93% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (66.9%), White (Hispanic) (19.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.56%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.82%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.74%).

None of the households in Montgomery 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.

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

The largest universities in Montgomery County, TX are Lone Star College System (9,992 degrees awarded in 2020) and Grace School of Theology (60 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Montgomery County, TX was $248,100, and the homeownership rate was 71.5%.

Most people in Montgomery County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Montgomery County, TX was 2 cars per household.

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geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Montgomery County, TX is home to a population of 590k people, from which 91.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 13.5% of Montgomery County, TX residents were born outside of the country (79.7k people).

In 2018, there were 3.41 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (371k people) in Montgomery County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 109k White (Hispanic) and 25.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

91.7%
2020 Citizenship
91.3%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 91.7% of Montgomery County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Montgomery County, TX was 91.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Montgomery County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    371k ± 374
  2. White (Hispanic)
    109k ± 2.6k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    25.3k ± 827
23.7%
Hispanic Population
131k people

In 2018, there were 3.41 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (371k people) in Montgomery County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 109k White (Hispanic) and 25.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

23.7% of the people in Montgomery County, TX are hispanic (131k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Montgomery 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

13.5%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
79.7k people
13.5%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
77.3k people

As of 2020, 13.5% of Montgomery County, TX residents (79.7k 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 Montgomery County, TX was 13.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    9,101 ± 728
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    6,746 ± 920
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    5,645 ± 886

Montgomery County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.35 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Montgomery County, TX employs 281k people. The largest industries in Montgomery County, TX are Retail Trade (30,240 people), Educational Services (27,310 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (26,776 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($111,465), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($105,744), and Management of Companies & Enterprises ($100,697).

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

281k
2020 Value
± 6,024
3.17%
1 Year growth
± 2.87%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Montgomery County, TX grew at a rate of 3.17%, from 272k employees to 281k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Montgomery County, TX, are Management Occupations (37,501 people), Sales & Related Occupations (33,610 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (27,654 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Montgomery County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

281k
2020 Value
± 6,024
3.17%
1 Year growth
± 2.87%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Montgomery County, TX grew at a rate of 3.17%, from 272k employees to 281k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Montgomery County, TX, are Retail Trade (30,240 people), Educational Services (27,310 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (26,776 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Montgomery County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Montgomery 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

$57,738
Median earning men ± $1,659
$36,376
Median earning women ± $1,337

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($126,852), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($98,708), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($80,238).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($70,306), Manufacturing ($58,955), and Information ($50,982).

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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. 5,296
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 3,218
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 2,746
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

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. $3.22M
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. $3.19M
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. $2.06M
    Manufacturing

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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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 Montgomery County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 71.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (27.4%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.17%).

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 Montgomery County, TX awarded 10,052 degrees. The student population of Montgomery County, TX in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 27,442 male students and 43,257 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Montgomery County, TX are Hispanic or Latino (3,857 and 40.4%), followed by White (3,264 and 34.2%), Black or African American (1,175 and 12.3%), and Asian (726 and 7.61%).

The largest universities in Montgomery County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Lone Star College System (9,992 and 99.4%) and Grace School of Theology (60 and 0.597%).

The most popular majors in Montgomery County, TX are Liberal Arts & Sciences (5,833 and 58%), Registered Nursing (554 and 5.51%), and Welding Technology (417 and 4.15%).

The median tuition costs in Montgomery County, TX are $6,000 for private four year colleges, and $4,632 and $5,952 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2020 there were 70,699 students enrolled in Montgomery County, TX, 38.8% men and 61.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 27,934 records, of which 62.7% were women and 37.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 5,833 degree-majors awarded
  2. 383 degree-majors awarded
  3. 191 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Montgomery County, TX was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 5,833 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 9,992 degrees awarded
  2. 60 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Lone Star College System with 9,992 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2020, 4,017 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Montgomery County, TX, which is 0.666 times less than the 6,035 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 3,857 degrees mean that there were 1.18 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 3,264 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($6,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($480) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($5,000) 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 Montgomery County, TX was $248,100 in 2020, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $235,800 to $248,100, a 5.22% increase. The homeownership rate in Montgomery County, TX is 71.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Montgomery County, TX have an average commute time of 32.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Montgomery County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Montgomery County, TX is $83,274. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Montgomery County, TX was Census Tract 6909 with a value of $180,588, followed by Census Tract 6910 and Census Tract 6917, with respective values of $178,750 and $128,819.

In 2021, 14.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Montgomery County, TX. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.548%.

Property

$248,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$5,194
$147,027
Median Property Taxes
±$3,576

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 Montgomery County, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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

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Rent vs Own

71.5%
Homeownership
2020
66.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.5% of the housing units in Montgomery County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 6909
  2. Census Tract 6910
  3. Census Tract 6917

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Montgomery County, TX was Census Tract 6909 with a value of $180,588, followed by Census Tract 6910 and Census Tract 6917, with respective values of $178,750 and $128,819.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Montgomery 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.
$83,274
Median Household Income
± $2,007
206k
Number of Households
± 4,999

In 2020, the median household income of the 206k households in Montgomery County, TX grew to $83,274 from the previous year's value of $80,902.

The following chart displays the households in Montgomery 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 $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Montgomery 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 (80.1%)
  2. Carpooled (8.48%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.42%)

In 2020, 80.1% of workers in Montgomery County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.48%) and those who worked at home (8.42%).

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

32.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Montgomery County, TX have a longer commute time (32.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 4.14% of the workforce in Montgomery 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 Montgomery County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Montgomery County, TX have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 14.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Montgomery County, TX. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 0.548%.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.91% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Montgomery County, TX (52.3k out of 586k 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 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Montgomery 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, 13.2% of the children was living in poverty in Montgomery County, TX. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 3.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 175 in Montgomery County, TX. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 85.2 per 100,000 population.

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85.7% of the population of Montgomery County, TX has health coverage, with 53.9% on employee plans, 9.88% on Medicaid, 9.74% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 1.56% 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 Montgomery County, TX see 1674 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.78% increase from the previous year (1613 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2025 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1155 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% 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

1,674 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Montgomery County, TX

Primary care physicians in Montgomery County, TX see an average of 1,674 patients per year. This represents a 3.78% increase from the previous year (1,613 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Montgomery 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 27.9% under 18 years, 19.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 13% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.3% were men and 50.7% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

14.3%
Uninsured
53.9%
Employer Coverage
9.88%
Medicaid
9.74%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
1.56%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Montgomery County, TX declined by 1.72% from 14.5% to 14.3%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 44.5 in Montgomery 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 29.3% in Montgomery County, TX.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17.7% in Montgomery County, TX.

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