Uvalde County, TX

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2022 Population
24,833
0.341% 1-year decline
2022 Median Age
34.2
0.885% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
24.1%
25.4% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$55,000
6.59% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$129,900
28.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
9,920
4.64% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Uvalde County, TX had a population of 24.8k people with a median age of 34.2 and a median household income of $55,000. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Uvalde County, TX declined from 24,918 to 24,833, a −0.341% decrease and its median household income grew from $51,602 to $55,000, a 6.59% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Uvalde County, TX are White (Hispanic) (52.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (24.8%), Two+ (Hispanic) (10.5%), Other (Hispanic) (7.84%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.3%).

None of the households in Uvalde 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.

93.4% of the residents in Uvalde County, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Uvalde County, TX are Southwest Texas Junior College (228316) (1,162 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Uvalde County, TX was $129,900, and the homeownership rate was 68.3%.

Most people in Uvalde County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Uvalde County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Uvalde County, TX borders .

Population & Diversity

Uvalde County, TX is home to a population of 24.8k people, from which 93.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 10.8% of Uvalde County, TX residents were born outside of the country (2.69k people).

In 2022, there were 2.1 times more White (Hispanic) residents (13k people) in Uvalde County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.16k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.6k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.4%
2022 Citizenship
91.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.4% of Uvalde County, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Uvalde County, 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 Uvalde County, TX
  1. White (Hispanic)
    13k ± 896
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.16k ± 69
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    2.6k ± 711
72.3%
Hispanic Population
17.9k people

In 2022, there were 2.1 times more White (Hispanic) residents (13k people) in Uvalde County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.16k White (Non-Hispanic) and 2.6k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

72.3% of the people in Uvalde County, TX are hispanic (17.9k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

10.8%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.69k people
11.6%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.88k people

As of 2022, 10.8% of Uvalde County, TX residents (2.69k 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 Uvalde County, TX was 11.6%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    411 ± 144
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    264 ± 144
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    210 ± 123

Uvalde County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Uvalde County, TX employs 9.92k people. The largest industries in Uvalde County, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,314 people), Educational Services (1,213 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1,098 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($61,071), Finance & Insurance ($58,720), and Public Administration ($56,446).

Occupations

9.92k
2022 Value
± 992
−4.64%
1 Year decline
± 14.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Uvalde County, TX declined at a rate of −4.64%, from 10.4k employees to 9.92k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Uvalde County, TX, are Sales & Related Occupations (1,111 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (961 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (864 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Uvalde County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

9.92k
2022 Value
± 992
−4.64%
1 Year decline
± 14.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Uvalde County, TX declined at a rate of −4.64%, from 10.4k employees to 9.92k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Uvalde County, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,314 people), Educational Services (1,213 people), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1,098 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Uvalde County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Uvalde 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

$40,009
Median earning men ± $5,323
$23,213
Median earning women ± $4,267

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($87,983), Public Administration ($57,482), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($56,049).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($52,583), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($52,188), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($38,015).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 261
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 171
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 117
    Retail Trade

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Education

In 2022, universities in Uvalde County, TX awarded 1,162 degrees. The student population of Uvalde County, TX in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,600 male students and 3,678 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Uvalde County, TX are Hispanic or Latino (1,049 and 90.3%), followed by White (88 and 7.57%), Unknown (10 and 0.861%), and Asian (5 and 0.43%).

The largest universities in Uvalde County, TX by number of degrees awarded are Southwest Texas Junior College (228316) (1,162 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Uvalde County, TX are General Studies (548 and 47.2%), Welding Technology (110 and 9.47%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (94 and 8.09%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 6,278 students enrolled in Uvalde County, TX, 41.4% men and 58.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 5,507 records, of which 59.4% were women and 40.6% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 548 degrees awarded
  2. 33 degrees awarded
  3. 11 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Uvalde County, TX was General Studies with 548 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
1,162 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Southwest Texas Junior College (228316) with 1,162 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 554 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Uvalde County, TX, which is 0.911 times less than the 608 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 1,049 degrees mean that there were 11.9 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 88 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,024) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,038) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,840) 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.

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 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 Uvalde County, TX was $129,900 in 2022, which is 0.461 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $101,300 to $129,900, a 28.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Uvalde County, TX is 68.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Uvalde County, TX have an average commute time of 17.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Uvalde County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Uvalde County, TX is $55,000. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Uvalde County, TX was Census Tract 9504 with a value of $63,913, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9505, with respective values of $50,189 and $41,417.

In 2023, 12.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Uvalde County, TX. From 2014 to 2023, the indicator declined 10.7%.

Property

$129,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$9,501
$5,750
Median Property Taxes
±$638

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

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

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Rent vs Own

68.3%
Homeownership
2022
60%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.3% of the housing units in Uvalde County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9504
  2. Census Tract 9501
  3. Census Tract 9505

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Uvalde County, TX was Census Tract 9504 with a value of $63,913, followed by Census Tract 9501 and Census Tract 9505, with respective values of $50,189 and $41,417.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Uvalde County, TX colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$55,000
Median Household Income
± $8,404
8.42k
Number of Households
± 805

In 2022, the median household income of the 8.42k households in Uvalde County, TX grew to $55,000 from the previous year's value of $51,602.

The following chart displays the households in Uvalde County, TX distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Uvalde County, TX is from Uvalde County, TX.
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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.8%)
  2. Carpooled (12.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.31%)

In 2022, 81.8% of workers in Uvalde County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.1%) and those who worked at home (3.31%).

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

17.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Uvalde County, TX have a shorter commute time (17.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.22% of the workforce in Uvalde 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 Uvalde County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Uvalde County, TX have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2023, 12.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Uvalde County, TX. From 2014 to 2023, the indicator declined 10.7%.

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Poverty & Diversity

24.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Uvalde County, TX (5.79k out of 24k 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 35 - 44 and then Females 45 - 54.

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

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 2023, 31.1% of the children was living in poverty in Uvalde County, TX. From 2014 to 2023, the indicator declined 10.4%.

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Health

80.7% of the population of Uvalde County, TX has health coverage, with 32.9% on employee plans, 22.8% on Medicaid, 11.4% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 0.934% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Uvalde County, TX see 3343 patients per year on average, which represents a 25% increase from the previous year (2674 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2473 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1302 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,343 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Uvalde County, TX

Primary care physicians in Uvalde County, TX see an average of 3,343 patients per year. This represents a 25% increase from the previous year (2,674 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Uvalde 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 28.6% under 18 years, 23% between 18 and 34 years, 32.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.5% were men and 50.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

19.3%
Uninsured
32.9%
Employer Coverage
22.8%
Medicaid
11.4%
Medicare
12.7%
Non-Group
0.934%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Uvalde County, TX grew by 2.26% from 18.9% to 19.3%.

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

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Health Outcomes

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In 2023, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 65.6 in Uvalde County, TX.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2023, 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 39.3% in Uvalde County, TX.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2023, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 24.9% in Uvalde County, TX.

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