Cass County, TX

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2022 Population
28,637
0.192% 1-year decline
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
44.3
0% 1-year change
2022 Poverty Rate
18.5%
0.757% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$54,303
9.42% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$115,600
19.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Cass County, TX had a population of 28.6k people with a median age of 44.3 and a median household income of $54,303. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Cass County, TX declined from 28,692 to 28,637, a −0.192% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,626 to $54,303, a 9.42% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cass County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (75.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (15%), White (Hispanic) (2.62%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.57%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.91%).

None of the households in Cass 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.

97.8% of the residents in Cass County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Cass County, TX was $115,600, and the homeownership rate was 78%.

Most people in Cass County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Cass County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Cass County, TX is home to a population of 28.6k people, from which 97.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.66% of Cass County, TX residents were born outside of the country (1.05k people).

In 2022, there were 5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.5k people) in Cass County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.31k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 751 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.8%
2022 Citizenship
98.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.8% of Cass County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Cass County, TX was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cass County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    21.5k ± 69
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.31k ± 270
  3. White (Hispanic)
    751 ± 234
5.26%
Hispanic Population
1.51k people

In 2022, there were 5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (21.5k people) in Cass County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.31k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 751 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.26% of the people in Cass County, TX are hispanic (1.51k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

3.66%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.05k people
2.62%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
751 people

As of 2022, 3.66% of Cass County, TX residents (1.05k 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 Cass County, TX was 2.62%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    993 ± 190
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    513 ± 148
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    123 ± 67

Cass County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Cass County, TX employs 10.9k people. The largest industries in Cass County, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,603 people), Manufacturing (1,309 people), and Retail Trade (1,270 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($108,807), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($71,607), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($57,801).

Occupations

10.9k
2022 Value
± 737
1.2%
1 Year growth
± 9.75%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cass County, TX grew at a rate of 1.2%, from 10.8k employees to 10.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cass County, TX, are Production Occupations (1,226 people), Management Occupations (1,107 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,032 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cass County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

10.9k
2022 Value
± 737
1.2%
1 Year growth
± 9.75%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cass County, TX grew at a rate of 1.2%, from 10.8k employees to 10.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cass County, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,603 people), Manufacturing (1,309 people), and Retail Trade (1,270 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cass County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Cass 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

$48,636
Median earning men ± $9,925
$31,760
Median earning women ± $2,342

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($61,481), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,766), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($59,865).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($100,530), Public Administration ($57,516), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,719).

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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%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Texas.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 167
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 123
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 121
    Other Services, Except Public Administration

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Cass County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 79.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (20.1%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.567%).

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.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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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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Race

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).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cass County, TX was $115,600 in 2022, which is 0.41 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $96,900 to $115,600, a 19.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Cass County, TX is 78%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Cass County, TX have an average commute time of 24.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cass County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Cass County, TX is $54,303. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Cass County, TX was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $63,000, followed by Census Tract 9504 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $60,802 and $57,804.

Property

$115,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$7,822
$8,998
Median Property Taxes
±$650

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

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Rent vs Own

78%
Homeownership
2022
63.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 78% of the housing units in Cass County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9505
  2. Census Tract 9504
  3. Census Tract 9503

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cass County, TX was Census Tract 9505 with a value of $63,000, followed by Census Tract 9504 and Census Tract 9503, with respective values of $60,802 and $57,804.

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

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Household Income

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$54,303
Median Household Income
± $3,701
11.5k
Number of Households
± 734

In 2022, the median household income of the 11.5k households in Cass County, TX grew to $54,303 from the previous year's value of $49,626.

The following chart displays the households in Cass 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 Cass 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 (87.4%)
  2. Carpooled (6.65%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.04%)

In 2022, 87.4% of workers in Cass County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (6.65%) and those who worked at home (4.04%).

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

24.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cass County, TX have a shorter commute time (24.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.74% of the workforce in Cass 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 Cass County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cass County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cass County, TX (5.22k out of 28.2k 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 35 - 44, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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

86.3% of the population of Cass County, TX has health coverage, with 36.6% on employee plans, 16.9% on Medicaid, 17.2% on Medicare, 12.5% on non-group plans, and 3.23% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cass County, TX see 4289 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.325% decrease from the previous year (4303 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3320 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2988 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,289 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cass County, TX

Primary care physicians in Cass County, TX see an average of 4,289 patients per year. This represents a 0.325% decrease from the previous year (4,303 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cass 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 24.1% under 18 years, 16.6% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.7%
Uninsured
36.6%
Employer Coverage
16.9%
Medicaid
17.2%
Medicare
12.5%
Non-Group
3.23%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cass County, TX declined by 7.26% from 14.7% to 13.7%.

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

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 67 in Cass County, TX.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 36.6% in Cass County, TX.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16.8% in Cass County, TX.

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