Borden County, TX

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2022 Population
686
24.7% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.5
2.14% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
1.6%
32.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$80,625
17.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$104,200
27.3% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Borden County, TX had a population of 686 people with a median age of 36.5 and a median household income of $80,625. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Borden County, TX grew from 550 to 686, a 24.7% increase and its median household income grew from $68,500 to $80,625, a 17.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Borden County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (8.89%), White (Hispanic) (5.54%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.46%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.17%).

None of the households in Borden 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.

100% of the residents in Borden County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Borden County, TX was $104,200, and the homeownership rate was 73.5%.

Most people in Borden County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Borden County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Borden County, TX is home to a population of 686 people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.729% of Borden County, TX residents were born outside of the country (5 people).

In 2022, there were 9.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (563 people) in Borden County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 61 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 38 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Borden County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Borden County, TX was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Borden County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    563 ± 119
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    61 ± 55.7
  3. White (Hispanic)
    38 ± 56
7.58%
Hispanic Population
52 people

In 2022, there were 9.23 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (563 people) in Borden County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 61 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 38 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

7.58% of the people in Borden County, TX are hispanic (52 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.729%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
5 people
0.727%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4 people

As of 2022, 0.729% of Borden County, TX residents (5 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 Borden County, TX was 0.727%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    15 ± 26
  2. Vietnam
    13 ± 23
  3. Korea
    6 ± 17

Borden County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Borden County, TX employs 279 people. The largest industries in Borden County, TX are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (99 people), Educational Services (37 people), and Construction (25 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($135,673), Educational Services ($75,781), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($72,083).

Occupations

279
2022 Value
± 103
43.1%
1 Year growth
± 42.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Borden County, TX grew at a rate of 43.1%, from 195 employees to 279 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Borden County, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (52 people), Management Occupations (49 people), and Personal Care & Service Occupations (39 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Borden County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

279
2022 Value
± 103
43.1%
1 Year growth
± 42.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Borden County, TX grew at a rate of 43.1%, from 195 employees to 279 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Borden County, TX, are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (99 people), Educational Services (37 people), and Construction (25 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Borden County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Borden 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

$63,214
Median earning men ± $12,930
$31,563
Median earning women ± $16,507

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Construction ($135,769), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($76,875), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($58,750).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($69,167), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($30,833), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($16,094).

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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. 6
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 3
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 1
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Borden County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 95.4% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (3.85%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.481%).

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.

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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 Borden County, TX was $104,200 in 2022, which is 0.37 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $143,300 to $104,200, a 27.3% decrease. The homeownership rate in Borden County, TX is 73.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Borden County, TX have an average commute time of 17.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Borden County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$104,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$25,781
$158
Median Property Taxes
±$52

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

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Rent vs Own

73.5%
Homeownership
2022
60.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.5% of the housing units in Borden County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 66.3%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9501
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$80,625
Median Household Income
± $20,060
215
Number of Households
± 53

In 2022, the median household income of the 215 households in Borden County, TX grew to $80,625 from the previous year's value of $68,500.

The following chart displays the households in Borden 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 Borden 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 (77.2%)
  2. Carpooled (11.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.74%)

In 2022, 77.2% of workers in Borden County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.2%) and those who worked at home (6.74%).

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

17.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Borden County, TX have a shorter commute time (17.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Borden 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 Borden County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Borden County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

1.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Borden County, TX (11 out of 686 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 Males 35 - 44, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Males 65 - 74.

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

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

97.7% of the population of Borden County, TX has health coverage, with 52.3% on employee plans, 2.33% on Medicaid, 9.91% on Medicare, 33.1% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 36% under 18 years, 9.91% between 18 and 34 years, 35.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46% were men and 54% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.33%
Uninsured
52.3%
Employer Coverage
2.33%
Medicaid
9.91%
Medicare
33.1%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Borden County, TX declined by 57.2% from 5.45% to 2.33%.

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Health Outcomes

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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 32.1% in Borden County, TX.

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