Callahan County, TX

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2022 Population
13,869
0.639% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
43.5
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
8.79%
6.07% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$63,906
14.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$129,500
15.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Callahan County, TX had a population of 13.9k people with a median age of 43.5 and a median household income of $63,906. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Callahan County, TX grew from 13,781 to 13,869, a 0.639% increase and its median household income grew from $55,820 to $63,906, a 14.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Callahan County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.1%), White (Hispanic) (5.26%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.43%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.49%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.19%).

None of the households in Callahan 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.

99.1% of the residents in Callahan County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Callahan County, TX was $129,500, and the homeownership rate was 82%.

Most people in Callahan County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Callahan County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Callahan County, TX is home to a population of 13.9k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.33% of Callahan County, TX residents were born outside of the country (185 people).

In 2022, there were 15.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.5k people) in Callahan County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 729 White (Hispanic) and 614 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2022 Citizenship
99.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.1% of Callahan County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Callahan County, TX was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Callahan County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.5k ± 141
  2. White (Hispanic)
    729 ± 222
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    614 ± 233
10.7%
Hispanic Population
1.48k people

In 2022, there were 15.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.5k people) in Callahan County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 729 White (Hispanic) and 614 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

10.7% of the people in Callahan County, TX are hispanic (1.48k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.33%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
185 people
1.08%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
149 people

As of 2022, 1.33% of Callahan County, TX residents (185 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 Callahan County, TX was 1.08%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    407 ± 129
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    263 ± 102
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    184 ± 90

Callahan County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Callahan County, TX employs 6.24k people. The largest industries in Callahan County, TX are Retail Trade (902 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (667 people), and Construction (624 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($76,311), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($66,054), and Utilities ($59,219).

Occupations

6.24k
2022 Value
± 515
2.15%
1 Year growth
± 11.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Callahan County, TX grew at a rate of 2.15%, from 6.11k employees to 6.24k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Callahan County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (726 people), Management Occupations (701 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (605 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Callahan County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.24k
2022 Value
± 515
2.15%
1 Year growth
± 11.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Callahan County, TX grew at a rate of 2.15%, from 6.11k employees to 6.24k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Callahan County, TX, are Retail Trade (902 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (667 people), and Construction (624 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Callahan County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Callahan 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

$49,669
Median earning men ± $3,299
$28,339
Median earning women ± $3,349

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($69,432), Retail Trade ($66,283), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,250).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($44,375), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($38,179), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($38,056).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 44
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 43
    Retail Trade
  3. 37
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Callahan County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 88% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (10.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.04%).

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.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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 Callahan County, TX was $129,500 in 2022, which is 0.459 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $111,900 to $129,500, a 15.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Callahan County, TX is 82%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Callahan County, TX have an average commute time of 27.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Callahan County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Callahan County, TX is $63,906. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Callahan County, TX was Census Tract 301.02 with a value of $68,250, followed by Census Tract 301.01 and Census Tract 302, with respective values of $63,212 and $58,878.

Property

$129,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,672
$4,323
Median Property Taxes
±$397

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

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Rent vs Own

82%
Homeownership
2022
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82% of the housing units in Callahan County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 81.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 301.02
  2. Census Tract 301.01
  3. Census Tract 302

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Callahan County, TX was Census Tract 301.02 with a value of $68,250, followed by Census Tract 301.01 and Census Tract 302, with respective values of $63,212 and $58,878.

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

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Household Income

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$63,906
Median Household Income
± $2,318
5.27k
Number of Households
± 464

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.27k households in Callahan County, TX grew to $63,906 from the previous year's value of $55,820.

The following chart displays the households in Callahan 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 $60k - $75k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Callahan County, 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 (76.2%)
  2. Carpooled (12%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.32%)

In 2022, 76.2% of workers in Callahan County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12%) and those who worked at home (8.32%).

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

27.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Callahan County, TX have a longer commute time (27.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.34% of the workforce in Callahan 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 Callahan County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Callahan County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.79% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Callahan County, TX (1.2k out of 13.7k 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 45 - 54, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Callahan County, TX is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

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

82.8% of the population of Callahan County, TX has health coverage, with 34.5% on employee plans, 14.9% on Medicaid, 15.8% on Medicare, 14.3% on non-group plans, and 3.36% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Callahan County, TX see 13943 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.364% decrease from the previous year (13994 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3528 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 7055 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

13,943 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Callahan County, TX

Primary care physicians in Callahan County, TX see an average of 13,943 patients per year. This represents a 0.364% decrease from the previous year (13,994 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.8% under 18 years, 16.8% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.8% were men and 51.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

17.2%
Uninsured
34.5%
Employer Coverage
14.9%
Medicaid
15.8%
Medicare
14.3%
Non-Group
3.36%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Callahan County, TX grew by 5.68% from 16.3% to 17.2%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, 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 36.4% in Callahan County, TX.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 18.4% in Callahan County, TX.

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