College Station, TX

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2022 Population
120,451
3.59% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
22.9
0.866% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
28.5%
0.845% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$52,397
4.61% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$305,800
13.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
60,214
5.42% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, College Station, TX had a population of 120k people with a median age of 22.9 and a median household income of $52,397. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of College Station, TX grew from 116,276 to 120,451, a 3.59% increase and its median household income grew from $50,089 to $52,397, a 4.61% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in College Station, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (61.2%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (9.88%), White (Hispanic) (8.72%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.75%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (6.15%).

None of the households in College Station, 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.

92.2% of the residents in College Station, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in College Station, TX are Texas A & M University-College Station (20,117 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in College Station, TX was $305,800, and the homeownership rate was 36.3%.

Most people in College Station, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.9 minutes. The average car ownership in College Station, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

College Station, TX is home to a population of 120k people, from which 92.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 12.2% of College Station, TX residents were born outside of the country (14.7k people).

In 2022, there were 6.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.7k people) in College Station, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 10.5k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

92.2%
2022 Citizenship
91.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 92.2% of College Station, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in College Station, TX was 91.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in College Station, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    73.7k ± 1.4k
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    11.9k ± 540
  3. White (Hispanic)
    10.5k ± 1.13k
17.9%
Hispanic Population
21.5k people

In 2022, there were 6.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (73.7k people) in College Station, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.9k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 10.5k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.9% of the people in College Station, TX are hispanic (21.5k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,430,315 ± 36,649 people
  2. India
    305,649 ± 13,502 people
  3. El Salvador
    224,600 ± 11,591 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,430,315 Texas residents, followed by India with 305,649 and El Salvador with 224,600.

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Foreign-Born Population

12.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
14.7k people
12.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
14.3k people

As of 2022, 12.2% of College Station, TX residents (14.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in College Station, TX was 12.3%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,640 ± 350
  2. Vietnam
    847 ± 172
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    567 ± 152

College Station, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of College Station, TX employs 60.2k people. The largest industries in College Station, TX are Educational Services (16,902 people), Retail Trade (8,171 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (6,161 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($156,188), Wholesale Trade ($68,446), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($68,167).

Males in Texas have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,213. The income inequality in Texas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.476, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

60.2k
2022 Value
± 2,252
5.42%
1 Year growth
± 5.04%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in College Station, TX grew at a rate of 5.42%, from 57.1k employees to 60.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in College Station, TX, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (9,965 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,383 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (6,334 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of College Station, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

60.2k
2022 Value
± 2,252
5.42%
1 Year growth
± 5.04%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in College Station, TX grew at a rate of 5.42%, from 57.1k employees to 60.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in College Station, TX, are Educational Services (16,902 people), Retail Trade (8,171 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (6,161 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of College Station, TX, though some of these residents may live in College Station, 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

$37,727
Median earning men ± $3,282
$25,376
Median earning women ± $2,187

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($73,043), Public Administration ($71,267), and Wholesale Trade ($69,848).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($58,253), Public Administration ($40,533), and Information ($38,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.59%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 13.8M people employed in Texas. This represents a 4.59% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 9.63%.

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

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

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 38 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 38 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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Education

In 2022, universities in College Station, TX awarded 20,117 degrees. The student population of College Station, TX in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 39,380 male students and 34,634 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in College Station, TX are White (11,439 and 60.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (4,188 and 22.3%), Asian (1,667 and 8.87%), and Two or More Races (586 and 3.12%).

The largest universities in College Station, TX by number of degrees awarded are Texas A & M University-College Station (20,117 and 100%).

The most popular majors in College Station, TX are Other Multidisciplinary Studies (733 and 3.64%), General Biomedical Sciences (727 and 3.61%), and Mechanical Engineering (574 and 2.85%).

The median tuition cost in College Station, TX for a public four year colleges is $8,815 for in-state students and $36,239 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in College Station, TX, the percentage of applicants admitted was 62.6%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 45.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 74,014 (53.2% men and 46.8% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 74,014 students enrolled in College Station, TX, 53.2% men and 46.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 38,256 records, of which 47.4% were women and 52.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 688 degrees awarded
  2. 584 degrees awarded
  3. 550 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in College Station, TX was Other Multidisciplinary Studies with 688 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
20,117 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Texas A & M University-College Station with 20,117 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 9,864 men were awarded degrees from institutions in College Station, TX, which is 0.962 times less than the 10,253 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 11,439 degrees mean that there were 2.73 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 4,188 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($8,815) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,790) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.59% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.53% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (5.7M), Some college (4.97M), and Bachelors Degree (4.2M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in College Station, TX was $305,800 in 2022, which is 1.08 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $269,100 to $305,800, a 13.6% increase. The homeownership rate in College Station, TX is 36.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in College Station, TX have an average commute time of 16.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in College Station, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in College Station, TX is $52,397. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in College Station, TX was Census Tract 20.09 with a value of $169,097, followed by Census Tract 20.10 and Census Tract 20.01, with respective values of $151,932 and $132,279.

Property

$305,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,455
$15,968
Median Property Taxes
±$951

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

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Rent vs Own

36.3%
Homeownership
2022
67.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 36.3% of the housing units in College Station, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 38%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 20.09
  2. Census Tract 20.10
  3. Census Tract 20.01

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in College Station, TX was Census Tract 20.09 with a value of $169,097, followed by Census Tract 20.10 and Census Tract 20.01, with respective values of $151,932 and $132,279.

The following map shows all of the places in College Station, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$52,397
Median Household Income
± $3,491
44k
Number of Households
± 1,826

In 2022, the median household income of the 44k households in College Station, TX grew to $52,397 from the previous year's value of $50,089.

The following chart displays the households in College Station, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for College Station, TX is from Texas.
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.3%)
  3. Carpooled (8.99%)

In 2022, 71.2% of workers in College Station, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.3%) and those who carpooled to work (8.99%).

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Commute Time

16.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in College Station, TX have a shorter commute time (16.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.33% of the workforce in College Station, 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 College Station, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in College Station, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

28.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in College Station, TX (30.4k out of 107k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in College Station, 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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Health

91.8% of the population of College Station, TX has health coverage, with 64.3% on employee plans, 5.99% on Medicaid, 5.15% on Medicare, 15% on non-group plans, and 1.39% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Brazos County, TX see 1175 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.56% increase from the previous year (1157 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1831 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 881 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,175 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Brazos County, TX

Primary care physicians in Brazos County, TX see an average of 1,175 patients per year. This represents a 1.56% increase from the previous year (1,157 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Brazos County, TX in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 21.5% under 18 years, 49.1% between 18 and 34 years, 22.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 6.69% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.5% were men and 48.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.16%
Uninsured
64.3%
Employer Coverage
5.99%
Medicaid
5.15%
Medicare
15%
Non-Group
1.39%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in College Station, TX declined by 5.85% from 8.67% to 8.16%.

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