Kaufman County PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
149,773
6.87% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
34.6
1.14% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
9.79%
2.32% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$84,075
11.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$256,900
18.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
68,429
8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Kaufman County PUMA, TX had a population of 150k people with a median age of 34.6 and a median household income of $84,075. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Kaufman County PUMA, TX grew from 140,145 to 149,773, a 6.87% increase and its median household income grew from $75,187 to $84,075, a 11.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Kaufman County PUMA, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (55.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15%), White (Hispanic) (10.3%), Two+ (Hispanic) (9.79%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.26%).

20.3% of the households in Kaufman County 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.

94.8% of the residents in Kaufman County PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Kaufman County PUMA, TX are Southwestern Christian College (20 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Kaufman County PUMA, TX was $256,900, and the homeownership rate was 77.4%.

Most people in Kaufman County PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 35.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Kaufman County PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Kaufman County PUMA, TX is home to a population of 150k people, from which 94.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 9.58% of Kaufman County PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (14.4k people).

In 2022, there were 3.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (83.4k people) in Kaufman County PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 15.5k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Kaufman County PUMA, TX are Spanish (23,080 households), Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (788 households), and Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa (642 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
75,554
Women
50.5%
74,109
Men
49.5%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 149,663 inhabitants, with 49.5% men, and 50.5% women.

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Citizenship

94.8%
2022 Citizenship
95.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.8% of Kaufman County PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Kaufman County PUMA, TX was 95.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Kaufman County PUMA, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    83.4k ± 226
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    22.5k ± 668
  3. White (Hispanic)
    15.5k ± 1.72k
24.8%
Hispanic Population
37.1k people

In 2022, there were 3.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (83.4k people) in Kaufman County PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 22.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 15.5k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

24.8% of the people in Kaufman County PUMA, TX are hispanic (37.1k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    8,664 ± 2,218 people
  2. Nigeria
    767 ± 678 people
  3. India
    342 ± 454 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Kaufman County PUMA, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 8,664 Kaufman County PUMA, TX residents, followed by Nigeria with 767 and India with 342.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.58%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
14.4k people
8.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11.6k people

As of 2022, 9.58% of Kaufman County PUMA, TX residents (14.4k 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 Kaufman County PUMA, TX was 8.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    23,080 households (16.6%)
  2. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    788 households (0.567%)
  3. Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa
    642 households (0.462%)

20.3% of the households in Kaufman County PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower 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 Kaufman County PUMA, TX was Spanish. 16.6% of the households in Kaufman County 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-)
    2,412 ± 437
  2. Vietnam
    1,841 ± 274
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,030 ± 272

Kaufman County PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.31 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Kaufman County PUMA, TX employs 68.4k people. The largest industries in Kaufman County PUMA, TX are Elementary & secondary schools (6,339 people), Construction (5,849 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,047 people), and the highest paying industries are Household appliances & electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers ($192,352), Broadcasting (except internet) ($156,694), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($111,331).

Males in Kaufman County PUMA, TX have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,455. The income inequality in Kaufman County PUMA, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.405, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
26,311
Women
45.7%
31,284
Men
54.3%

The workforce of Kaufman County PUMA, TX in 2020 was 57,595 people, with 45.7% woman, and 54.3% men.

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Occupations

68.4k
2022 Value
8%
1 Year growth
± 8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kaufman County PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 8%, from 63.4k employees to 68.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Kaufman County PUMA, TX, are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,191 people), Registered nurses (2,166 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,077 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Kaufman County PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

68.4k
2022 Value
8%
1 Year growth
± 8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Kaufman County PUMA, TX grew at a rate of 8%, from 63.4k employees to 68.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Kaufman County PUMA, TX, are Elementary & secondary schools (6,339 people), Construction (5,849 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (4,047 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Kaufman County PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Kaufman County 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

$55,638
Median earning men ± $2,179
$40,514
Median earning women ± $2,936

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($106,303), Public Administration ($73,964), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($73,537).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($63,125), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,211), and Wholesale Trade ($50,147).

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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%.

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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.

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US Representatives from Texas

Texas is currently represented by 38 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Kaufman County PUMA, TX awarded 20 degrees. The student population of Kaufman County PUMA, TX in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 54 male students and 34 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Kaufman County PUMA, TX are Black or African American (18 and 90%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (2 and 10%), Asian (0 and 0%), and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Kaufman County PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are Southwestern Christian College (20 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Kaufman County PUMA, TX are Liberal Arts & Sciences (19 and 95%) and Biblical Studies (1 and 5%).

The median tuition cost in Kaufman County PUMA, TX for private four year colleges is $10,070.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 88 students enrolled in Kaufman County PUMA, TX, 61.4% men and 38.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 84 records, of which 35.7% were women and 64.3% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
19 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Kaufman County PUMA, TX was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
20 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southwestern Christian College with 20 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 15 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Kaufman County PUMA, TX, which is 3 times more than the 5 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 18 degrees mean that there were 9 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 2 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 ($10,070) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,742) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,168) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 1.76% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.01% 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 Kaufman County PUMA, TX in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (33.1k), Some college (26.3k), and Secondary Education (20.3k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Kaufman County PUMA, TX was $256,900 in 2022, which is 0.911 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $216,300 to $256,900, a 18.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Kaufman County PUMA, TX is 77.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Kaufman County PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 35.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Kaufman County PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Kaufman County PUMA, TX is $84,075. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Kaufman County 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

$256,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,037
$37,065
Median Property Taxes
±$1,416

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Rent vs Own

77.4%
Homeownership
2022
63.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.4% of the housing units in Kaufman County PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 78.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Kaufman County 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.

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Household Income

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$84,075
Median Household Income
± $3,457
47.9k
Number of Households
± 1,895

In 2022, the median household income of the 47.9k households in Kaufman County PUMA, TX grew to $84,075 from the previous year's value of $75,187.

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Wage Distribution

0.405
2022 Wage GINI in Kaufman County PUMA, TX
0.402
2021 Wage GINI in Kaufman County PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Kaufman County PUMA, TX was 0.405 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.643% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Kaufman County PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kaufman County PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.94%)
  3. Carpooled (8.65%)

In 2022, 79.4% of workers in Kaufman County PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.94%) and those who carpooled to work (8.65%).

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Commute Time

35.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Kaufman County PUMA, TX have a longer commute time (35.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.57% of the workforce in Kaufman County PUMA, 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 Kaufman County PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Kaufman County PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.79% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Kaufman County PUMA, TX (14.5k out of 148k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females < 5.

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

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Health

86.4% of the population of Kaufman County PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 53.9% on employee plans, 11.1% on Medicaid, 8.81% on Medicare, 11% on non-group plans, and 1.62% 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).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.8% under 18 years, 20.9% between 18 and 34 years, 38.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 11% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50% were men and 50% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.6%
Uninsured
53.9%
Employer Coverage
11.1%
Medicaid
8.81%
Medicare
11%
Non-Group
1.62%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Kaufman County PUMA, TX declined by 2.41% from 13.9% to 13.6%.

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