Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
116,832
1.57% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
30
0.99% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
29.8%
0.393% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$42,542
9.75% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$208,500
16% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
56,969
4.03% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX had a population of 117k people with a median age of 30 and a median household income of $42,542. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX grew from 115,031 to 116,832, a 1.57% increase and its median household income grew from $38,762 to $42,542, a 9.75% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX are Other (Hispanic) (28.3%), White (Hispanic) (17.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (17.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.5%), and White (Non-Hispanic) (11.4%).

77.8% of the households in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, 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.

54.2% of the residents in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX are The College of Health Care Professions-Southwest Houston (397 degrees awarded in 2022), Texas Barber College (440989) (229 degrees), and American InterContinental University-Houston (445133) (99 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was $208,500, and the homeownership rate was 14.1%.

Most people in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX is home to a population of 117k people, from which 54.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 54.3% of Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (63.4k people).

In 2022, there were 1.63 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (33.1k people) in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20.3k White (Hispanic) and 20.1k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX are Spanish (63,548 households), Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (3,583 households), and Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (1,916 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
55,902
Women
47.8%
60,990
Men
52.2%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 116,892 inhabitants, with 52.2% men, and 47.8% women.

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Citizenship

54.2%
2022 Citizenship
53.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 54.2% of Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was 53.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX
  1. Other (Hispanic)
    33.1k ± 2.4k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    20.3k ± 1.99k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    20.1k ± 2.98k
63.8%
Hispanic Population
74.5k people

In 2022, there were 1.63 times more Other (Hispanic) residents (33.1k people) in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20.3k White (Hispanic) and 20.1k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

63.8% of the people in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX are hispanic (74.5k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    14,235 ± 2,745 people
  2. Guatemala
    11,306 ± 2,481 people
  3. El Salvador
    7,872 ± 2,104 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 14,235 Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX residents, followed by Guatemala with 11,306 and El Salvador with 7,872.

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Foreign-Born Population

54.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
63.4k people
55.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
64k people

As of 2022, 54.3% of Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX residents (63.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was 55.7%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    63,548 households (60.5%)
  2. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    3,583 households (3.41%)
  3. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    1,916 households (1.83%)

77.8% of the households in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was Spanish. 60.5% of the households in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    502 ± 213
  2. Vietnam
    251 ± 119
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    105 ± 76

Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 2 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX employs 57k people. The largest industries in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX are Construction (10,495 people), Restaurants & Food Services (7,684 people), and Services to buildings & dwellings (except cleaning during construction & immediately after construction) (3,201 people), and the highest paying industries are Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($142,246), Oil & gas extraction ($131,086), and Petroleum refining ($117,988).

Males in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.13 times higher than the average income of females, which is $41,610. The income inequality in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.43, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
18,961
Women
35.3%
34,695
Men
64.7%

The workforce of Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX in 2020 was 53,656 people, with 35.3% woman, and 64.7% men.

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Occupations

57k
2022 Value
4.03%
1 Year growth
± 4.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 4.03%, from 54.8k employees to 57k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX, are Construction laborers (4,160 people), Cooks (2,793 people), and Maids & housekeeping cleaners (2,412 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

57k
2022 Value
4.03%
1 Year growth
± 4.03%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 4.03%, from 54.8k employees to 57k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX, are Construction (10,495 people), Restaurants & Food Services (7,684 people), and Services to buildings & dwellings (except cleaning during construction & immediately after construction) (3,201 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, 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

$29,419
Median earning men ± $632
$23,646
Median earning women ± $1,081

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($55,595), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($50,128), and Wholesale Trade ($46,667).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($97,727), Information ($47,275), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,341).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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%.

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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.

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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 Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX awarded 808 degrees. The student population of Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 615 male students and 1,112 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX are Black or African American (341 and 42.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (301 and 37.3%), Unknown (69 and 8.56%), and White (60 and 7.44%).

The largest universities in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are The College of Health Care Professions-Southwest Houston (397 and 49.1%), Texas Barber College (440989) (229 and 28.3%), and American InterContinental University-Houston (445133) (99 and 12.3%).

The most popular majors in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX are Medical Assistant (241 and 29.8%), Barbering (229 and 28.3%), and General Business Administration & Management (52 and 6.44%).

The median tuition cost in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX for private four year colleges is $9,000.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,727 students enrolled in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX, 35.6% men and 64.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 770 records, of which 52.2% were women and 47.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 241 degrees awarded
  2. 229 degrees awarded
  3. 50 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was Medical Assistant with 241 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 397 degrees awarded
  2. 229 degrees awarded
  3. 99 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was The College of Health Care Professions-Southwest Houston with 397 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 269 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX, which is 0.499 times less than the 539 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 341 degrees mean that there were 1.13 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 301 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($14,065) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($660) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 5.98% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 4.72% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX in 2022 were Primary Education (25.2k), High School or Equivalent (20.3k), and Secondary Education (15k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was $208,500 in 2022, which is 0.74 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $179,800 to $208,500, a 16% increase. The homeownership rate in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX is 14.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 28.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX is $42,542. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

Property

$208,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$31,025
$6,330
Median Property Taxes
±$812

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 Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

14.1%
Homeownership
2022
63.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 14.1% of the housing units in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 14.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$42,542
Median Household Income
± $2,216
44.7k
Number of Households
± 1,932

In 2022, the median household income of the 44.7k households in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX grew to $42,542 from the previous year's value of $38,762.

The following chart displays the households in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, 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 $15k - $20k range.

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Wage Distribution

0.43
2022 Wage GINI in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX
0.445
2021 Wage GINI in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was 0.43 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 3.39% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (57.6%)
  2. Carpooled (15.6%)
  3. Other (11.2%)

In 2022, 57.6% of workers in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.6%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (11.2%).

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

28.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX have a longer commute time (28.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.17% of the workforce in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

29.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX (34.4k out of 116k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX is Hispanic, followed by Other and White.

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

55.8% of the population of Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 19.1% on employee plans, 25.8% on Medicaid, 3.46% on Medicare, 7.09% on non-group plans, and 0.363% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1,642 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28% under 18 years, 33.6% between 18 and 34 years, 32.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 5.48% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.1% were men and 50.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

44.2%
Uninsured
19.1%
Employer Coverage
25.8%
Medicaid
3.46%
Medicare
7.09%
Non-Group
0.363%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX grew by 3.75% from 42.6% to 44.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Houston City (West)--Westpark Tollway, Between Loop I-610 & Beltway TX-8 PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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