• Health Currents - Socioeconomic Measures

    Geography Selected: Texas, Non-Metro Counties, Metro Counties [change selection]

    Report was generated on: Sunday, November 23, 2014



    Socioeconomic Indicators
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Average Monthly TANF Recipients SFY2009 104,693 9,730 94,962
    Average Monthly SNAP (food stamp) Participants SFY2009 2,819,469 410,079 2,409,389
    Unduplicated Medicaid Clients SFY2009 4,760,721 700,676 4,053,295
    Unemployment Rate 2010 8.2% 8.2% 8.2%
    Per Capita Personal Income 2010 $38,609 $31,262 $39,617
    Average Monthly CHIP enrollment FY2008 466,242 54,546 411,696
    Socioeconomic Indicators Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Educational Attainment for the Population 25 Years and Older
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Did Not Complete High School 2000 3,114,561 568,335 2,546,226
    High School Graduate 2000 3,176,743 589,673 2,587,070
    Some College 2000 2,858,802 378,829 2,479,973
    Associate's Degree or Higher 2000 3,640,787 330,547 3,310,240
    Did Not Complete High School (%) 2000 24.3% 30.4% 23.3%
    High School Graduate (%) 2000 24.8% 31.6% 23.7%
    Some College (%) 2000 22.4% 20.3% 22.7%
    Associate's Degree or Higher (%) 2000 28.5% 17.7% 30.3%
    Did Not Complete High School (ACS %) 2005-2009 20.7% 25.1% 20.1%
    High School Graduate (ACS %) 2005-2009 26.2% 33.6% 25.1%
    Some College (ACS %) 2005-2009 21.5% 20.8% 21.6%
    Associate's Degree or Higher (ACS %) 2005-2009 31.6% 20.4% 33.2%
    Educational Attainment Indicators Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Poverty
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Total Persons Living Below Poverty 2009 4,143,077 551,938 3,591,142
    Total Persons Living Below Poverty (%) 2009 17.1% 19.5% 16.8%
    Related Children 0-17 Years, Living Below Poverty 2009 1,655,085 209,989 1,445,102
    Related Children 0-17 Years, Living Below Poverty (%) 2009 24.3% 28.3% 23.9%
    18 Years and Over, Living Below Poverty 2009 2,487,992 341,949 2,146,040
    18 Years and Over, Living Below Poverty (%) 2009 14.3% 16.4% 14.0%
    Poverty Indicators Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Health Insurance
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    18 Years and Younger, Without Health Insurance 2007 1,375,714 142,487 1,233,227
    18 Years and Younger, Without Health Insurance (%) 2007 19.5% 18.7% 19.6%
    Younger than 65 Years, Without Health Insurance 2007 5,765,126 638,393 5,126,733
    Younger than 65 Years, Without Health Insurance (%) 2007 26.8% 26.7% 26.8%
    Health Insurance Sources and Links to More Detailed Data




Last updated March 11, 2011