Roberts County, TX

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2022 Population
764
5.52% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42.5
15.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
14.7%
24.6% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$62,667
0.0797% 1-year decline
2022 Median Property Value
$164,200
16.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Roberts County, TX had a population of 764 people with a median age of 42.5 and a median household income of $62,667. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Roberts County, TX grew from 724 to 764, a 5.52% increase and its median household income declined from $62,717 to $62,667, a −0.0797% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Roberts County, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.9%), White (Hispanic) (13.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.88%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.393%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (0.393%).

None of the households in Roberts 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 Roberts County, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Roberts County, TX was $164,200, and the homeownership rate was 86.6%.

Most people in Roberts County, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Roberts County, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Roberts County, TX is home to a population of 764 people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0% of Roberts County, TX residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2022, there were 6.15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (633 people) in Roberts County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 103 White (Hispanic) and 22 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Roberts County, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Roberts 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 Roberts County, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    633 ± 125
  2. White (Hispanic)
    103 ± 70
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    22 ± 19.9
13.9%
Hispanic Population
106 people

In 2022, there were 6.15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (633 people) in Roberts County, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 103 White (Hispanic) and 22 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

13.9% of the people in Roberts County, TX are hispanic (106 people).

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

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    25 ± 27
  2. Vietnam
    16 ± 24
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    8 ± 24

Roberts County, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.56 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Roberts County, TX employs 398 people. The largest industries in Roberts County, TX are Retail Trade (86 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (62 people), and Manufacturing (42 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($80,521), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($80,417), and Manufacturing ($73,750).

Occupations

398
2022 Value
± 99
2.58%
1 Year growth
± 34.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Roberts County, TX grew at a rate of 2.58%, from 388 employees to 398 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Roberts County, TX, are Management Occupations (66 people), Sales & Related Occupations (64 people), and Material Moving Occupations (34 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Roberts County, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

398
2022 Value
± 99
2.58%
1 Year growth
± 34.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Roberts County, TX grew at a rate of 2.58%, from 388 employees to 398 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Roberts County, TX, are Retail Trade (86 people), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (62 people), and Manufacturing (42 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Roberts County, TX, though some of these residents may live in Roberts 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

$46,364
Median earning men ± $13,002
$32,500
Median earning women ± $16,871

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($89,688), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($80,625), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($66,042).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($38,750), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($38,750), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($36,250).

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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. 5
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  2. 4
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 4
    Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Roberts County, TX went to Donald J. Trump with 96.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (3.09%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.727%).

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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Roberts County, TX was $164,200 in 2022, which is 0.582 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $140,600 to $164,200, a 16.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Roberts County, TX is 86.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Roberts County, TX have an average commute time of 15.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Roberts County, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$164,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$70,123
$277
Median Property Taxes
±$66

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

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Roberts County, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

86.6%
Homeownership
2022
67.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 86.6% of the housing units in Roberts County, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 89%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 9501
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Roberts County, TX colored by their 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.
$62,667
Median Household Income
± $8,912
320
Number of Households
± 68

In 2022, the median household income of the 320 households in Roberts County, TX declined from $62,667 from the previous year's value of $62,717.

The following chart displays the households in Roberts 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 Roberts 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 (74.1%)
  2. Walked (10.6%)
  3. Carpooled (8.04%)

In 2022, 74.1% of workers in Roberts County, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (10.6%) and those who carpooled to work (8.04%).

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

15.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Roberts County, TX have a shorter commute time (15.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Roberts 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 Roberts County, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Roberts County, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

14.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Roberts County, TX (112 out of 760 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 Males 55 - 64, followed by Males 12 - 14 and then Females 16 - 17.

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

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

86.9% of the population of Roberts County, TX has health coverage, with 51.3% on employee plans, 5.5% on Medicaid, 12.4% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 4.97% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 58% were men and 42% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25% under 18 years, 11.3% between 18 and 34 years, 49.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 58% were men and 42% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.1%
Uninsured
51.3%
Employer Coverage
5.5%
Medicaid
12.4%
Medicare
12.7%
Non-Group
4.97%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Roberts County, TX declined by 19% from 16.2% to 13.1%.

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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 34.2% in Roberts County, TX.

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