• Health Currents - Complete Report

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

    Report was generated on: Tuesday, July 29, 2014


    Population
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Total Population 2009 24,782,302 3,050,229 21,732,073
    Male Population 2009 12,431,061 1,548,147 10,882,914
    Female Population 2009 12,351,241 1,502,082 10,849,159
    Median Age 2009 33.5 37.8 33.0
    Population Rank Among Counties 2009 NA NA NA
    Population Per Square Mile 2009 94.7 15.8 318.5
    Area in Square Miles 2000 261,797.1 193,567.7 68,230.9
    Population Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Marriage and Divorce
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Marriages 2008 177,030 21,559 155,471
    Divorces 2008 79,438 9,590 69,848
    Marriage Rate per 1,000 Residents 2008 7.3 7.1 7.3
    Divorce Rate per 1,000 Residents 2008 3.3 3.2 3.3
    Marriage and Divorce Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Population Change
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Census Population 2000 20,851,820 2,907,272 17,944,548
    Change Since Census 2000-2009 3,930,482 142,957 3,787,525
    Change Since Census (%) 2000-2009 18.8% 4.9% 21.1%
    Population Projection 2015 28,015,550 3,251,101 24,764,449
    Projected Change 2009-2015 3,233,248 200,872 3,032,376
    Projected Change (%) 2009-2015 13.0% 6.6% 14.0%
    Population Change Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Population by Race/Ethnicity
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Total Anglo 2009 11,362,445 1,838,703 9,523,742
    Total Black 2009 2,862,310 261,226 2,601,084
    Total Hispanic 2009 9,461,097 921,982 8,539,115
    Total Other 2009 1,096,450 28,318 1,068,132
    Total Anglo (%) 2009 45.8% 60.3% 43.8%
    Total Black (%) 2009 11.5% 8.6% 12.0%
    Total Hispanic (%) 2009 38.2% 30.2% 39.3%
    Total Other (%) 2009 4.4% 0.9% 4.9%
    Population by Race/Ethnicity Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Population by Select Age Groups
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Age 0-4 2009 1,948,201 211,765 1,736,436
    Age 5-14 2009 3,500,868 395,028 3,105,840
    Age 15-44 2009 11,041,617 1,176,026 9,865,591
    Age 45-64 2009 5,817,827 770,441 5,047,386
    Age 65+ 2009 2,473,789 496,969 1,976,820
    Age 13-17 2009 1,808,514 212,166 1,596,348
    Age 13-19 2009 2,583,076 307,851 2,275,225
    Age <18 2009 6,557,436 738,163 5,819,273
    Age 85+ 2009 297,259 61,857 235,402
    Population by Select Age Groups Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Population by Percent of Total Population for Select Age Groups
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Age 0-4 (%) 2009 7.9% 6.9% 8.0%
    Age 5-14 (%) 2009 14.1% 13.0% 14.3%
    Age 15-44 (%) 2009 44.6% 38.6% 45.4%
    Age 45-64 (%) 2009 23.5% 25.3% 23.2%
    Age 65+ (%) 2009 10.0% 16.3% 9.1%
    Age 13-17 (%) 2009 7.3% 7.0% 7.3%
    Age 13-19 (%) 2009 10.4% 10.1% 10.5%
    Age <18 (%) 2009 26.5% 24.2% 26.8%
    Age 85+ (%) 2009 1.2% 2.0% 1.1%
    Population by Percent Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Foreign Born Population by Region and Selected Countries of Origin
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Total Foreign Born Population (ACS) 2005-2009 3,765,037 257,652 3,507,385
    Total Foreign Born Population (ACS %) 2005-2009 15.8% 8.7% 16.8%
    Total Foreign Born Population 2000 2,899,642 213,632 2,686,010
    Total Foreign Born Population (%) 2000 13.9% 7.3% 15.0%
    Africa 2005-2009 112,754 1,997 110,757
       Nigeria 2005-2009 33,285 307 32,978
    Asia 2005-2009 632,224 12,030 620,194
       China 2005-2009 56,796 672 56,124
       Taiwan 2005-2009 27,670 324 27,346
       Japan 2005-2009 12,687 436 12,251
       Korea 2005-2009 47,021 789 46,232
       India 2005-2009 124,610 1,932 122,678
       Iran 2005-2009 20,511 168 20,343
       Pakistan 2005-2009 38,034 337 37,697
       Phillipines 2005-2009 68,324 2,717 65,607
       Vietnam 2005-2009 126,893 2,309 124,584
    Australia and New Zealand Subregion 2005-2009 6,042 281 5,761
    Caribbean 2005-2009 50,952 1,369 49,583
       Cuba 2005-2009 18,932 510 18,422
    Central America 2005-2009 2,638,592 230,085 2,408,507
       Mexico 2005-2009 2,333,387 221,419 2,111,968
       El Salvador 2005-2009 158,902 3,801 155,101
       Guatemala 2005-2009 49,200 1,456 47,744
       Honduras 2005-2009 68,922 2,412 66,510
    Europe 2005-2009 171,082 7,414 163,668
       United Kingdom 2005-2009 43,200 2,065 41,135
       Germany 2005-2009 35,928 2,138 33,790
    North America 2005-2009 43,302 2,209 41,093
       Canada 2005-2009 43,031 2,169 40,862
    South America 2005-2009 106,597 2,147 104,450
       Colombia 2005-2009 33,696 717 32,979
    Foreign Born by Region and Selected Countries Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Deaths by Cause
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Deaths from All Causes 2008 164,135 31,574 132,561
    Cardiovascular Disease Deaths 2008 51,199 10,526 40,673
       Heart Disease Deaths 2008 38,493 7,983 30,510
       Stroke Deaths 2008 9,550 1,972 7,578
    All Cancer Deaths 2008 35,618 6,686 28,932
       Lung Cancer Deaths 2008 9,627 1,986 7,641
       Female Breast Cancer Deaths 2008 2,602 405 2,197
    Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Deaths 2008 8,858 1,993 6,865
    Diabetes Deaths 2008 5,170 986 4,184
    Infant Deaths 2008 2,478 272 2,206
    Fetal Deaths 2008 2,296 224 2,072
    Unintentional Injury (Accidents) 2008 9,455 1,721 7,734
       Motor Vehicle Injury 2008 3,716 760 2,956
    Homicide 2008 1,489 141 1,348
    Suicide 2008 2,618 392 2,226
    Mortality Sources and Links to More Detailed Data

    Age Adjusted Death Rates by Cause
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Deaths from All Causes Rate 2008 808.8 862.5 800.7
    Cardiovascular Disease Death Rate 2008 265.3 283.6 261.9
       Heart Disease Death Rate 2008 194.3 213.6 190.6
       Stroke Death Rate 2008 49.4 52.3 48.7
    All Cancer Death Rate 2008 172.4 179.6 171.4
       Lung Cancer Death Rate 2008 47.0 52.4 45.9
       Female Breast Cancer Death Rate 2008 22.3 20.5 22.7
    Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Death Rate 2008 45.8 52.6 44.3
    Diabetes Death Rate 2008 25.4 26.7 25.2
    Infant Death Rate 2008 6.1 6.3 6.1
    Fetal Death Rate 2008 5.6 5.2 5.7
    Unintentional Injury Rate 2008 42.2 56.3 40.4
       Motor Vehicle Injury Rate 2008 15.8 28.3 14.0
    Homicide Rate 2008 6.1 4.9 6.3
    Suicide Rate 2008 10.5 12.4 10.3
    Mortality Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Natality
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Total Live Births 2008 405,242 43,163 362,079
    Adolescent Mothers Under 18 Years of Age 2008 19,775 2,781 16,994
    Adolescent Mothers Under 18 Years of Age (%) 2008 4.9% 6.4% 4.7%
    Reported Pregnancies to Women Age 13-17 2008 23,154 3,069 19,992
    Reported Pregnancies to Women Age 13-17 (Rate) 2008 26.1 29.2 25.6
    Unmarried Mothers 2008 169,878 19,907 149,971
    Unmarried Mothers (%) 2008 41.9% 46.1% 41.4%
    Low Birth Weight 2008 34,228 3,766 30,462
    Low Birth Weight (%) 2008 8.4% 8.7% 8.4%
    Onset of Prenatal Care within First Trimester 2008 223,961 23,547 200,414
    Onset of Prenatal Care within First Trimester (%) 2008 60.1% 58.0% 60.3%
    Fertility Rate 2008 76.8 78.8 76.6
    Natality Sources and Links to More Detailed Data

    Medicaid Births
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Medicaid Covered Births, Latest Fiscal Year SFY2009 224,937 26,586 199,614
    Medicaid Covered Births, Fiscal Year SFY2007 228,202 27,348 200,648
       Medicaid Covered Births as a Percent of All Births, Fiscal Year SFY2007 56.2% 62.5% 55.4%
    Medicaid Births Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Hospital Resources
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Acute Care Hospitals 2009 553 152 401
    Psychiatric Hospitals 2009 43 5 38
    Acute Care For-Profit Hospitals 2009 279 27 252
    Acute Care Non-Profit Hospitals 2009 151 39 112
    Acute Care Public Hospitals 2009 123 86 37
    Beds Setup and Staffed for Acute Care 2009 64,022 6,264 57,758
    Beds Setup and Staffed for Obstetrics Care 2009 5,961 523 5,438
    Acute Care Licensed Beds 2009 78,368 8,018 70,350
    Psychiatric Care Licensed Beds 2009 5,450 1,353 4,097
    Hospital Resources Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Migration for Birth
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Births in Area 2008 412,099 28,693 383,406
    Births to Area Residents 2008 405,242 43,163 362,079
    Births in Area to County Residents 2008 315,753 18,751 297,002
    Birth Service Ratio (Resident Births in County) 2008 77.9 43.4 82.0
    Number of Hospitals Where Births Occurred 2008 285 91 194
    Number of Births Not in a Hospital 2008 3,342 291 3,051
    Percentage of Births Not in a Hospital 2008 0.8% 0.7% 0.8%
    Migration for Birth Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Health Occupations
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Direct Care Physicians 2010 41,191 2,691 38,500
    Primary Care Physicians 2010 17,526 1,630 15,896
    Physician Assistants 2010 4,943 444 4,499
    Registered Nurses 2010 176,498 14,381 162,117
    Licensed Vocational Nurses 2010 71,141 14,254 56,887
    Nurse Practitioners 2010 6,162 500 5,662
    Dentists 2010 11,301 810 10,491
    Pharmacists 2010 20,428 1,789 18,639
    Chiropractors 2010 4,767 371 4,396
    Veternarians 2010 5,734 887 4,847
    EMS Personnel 2010 56,381 8,887 47,494
    Health Occupation Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Ratio of 2009 Population per Health Care Professional
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Direct Care Physicians Ratio 2010 162.3 85.5 173.2
    Primary Care Physicians Ratio 2010 69.1 51.8 71.5
    Physician Assistants Ratio 2010 19.5 14.1 20.2
    Registered Nurses Ratio 2010 695.6 457.1 729.3
    Licensed Vocational Nurses Ratio 2010 280.4 453.1 255.9
    Nurse Practitioners Ratio 2010 24.3 15.9 25.5
    Dentists Ratio 2010 44.5 25.7 47.2
    Pharmacists Ratio 2010 80.5 56.9 83.9
    Chiropractors Ratio 2010 18.8 11.8 19.8
    Veterinarians Ratio 2010 22.6 28.2 21.8
    EMS Personnel Ratio 2010 222.2 282.5 213.7
    Health Care Professional Ratio Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Communicable Diseases - Reported Cases
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Tuberculosis Cases 2009 1,477 136 1,341
    Tuberculosis Rate 2009 6.0 4.5 6.2
    AIDS Cases 2009 2,286 108 2,178
    AIDS Rate 2009 9.2 3.5 10.0
    Varicella (chickenpox) Cases 2009 4,445 712 3,733
    Varicella (chickenpox) Rate 2009 17.9 22.8 17.2
    Pertussis (whooping cough) Cases 2009 3,358 234 3,124
    Pertussis (whooping cough) Rate 2009 13.5 7.5 14.4
    Communicable Sources and Links to More Detailed Data

    Sexually Transmitted Diseases
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Primary and Secondary Syphilis Cases 2010 1,231 56 1,175
    Primary and Secondary Syphilis Rate 2010 4.9 1.8 5.3
    Gonorrhea Cases 2010 31,453 2,594 28,859
    Gonorrhea Rate 2010 124.0 82.5 129.8
    Chlamydia Cases 2010 118,577 11,561 107,016
    Chlamydia Rate 2010 467.3 367.5 481.4
    Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    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