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    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 %) 2006-2010 20.0% 24.2% 19.4%
    High School Graduate (ACS %) 2006-2010 26.0% 33.5% 24.9%
    Some College (ACS %) 2006-2010 22.0% 21.4% 22.0%
    Associate's Degree or Higher (ACS %) 2006-2010 32.1% 21.0% 33.7%
    Educational Attainment Indicators Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Poverty
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Total Persons Living Below Poverty 2010 4,411,273 591,698 3,819,576
    Total Persons Living Below Poverty (%) 2010 17.9% 20.4% 17.6%
    Related Children 0-17 Years, Living Below Poverty 2010 1,746,564 226,735 1,519,829
    Related Children 0-17 Years, Living Below Poverty (%) 2010 25.7% 30.4% 25.1%
    18 Years and Over, Living Below Poverty 2010 2,664,709 364,963 2,299,747
    18 Years and Over, Living Below Poverty (%) 2010 14.9% 16.9% 14.6%
    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 2009 1,102,189 134,567 967,622
    18 Years and Younger, Without Health Insurance (%) 2009 16.2% 18.1% 16.0%
    Younger than 65 Years, Without Health Insurance 2009 5,710,169 702,505 5,007,664
    Younger than 65 Years, Without Health Insurance (%) 2009 26.3% 28.7% 26.0%
    Health Insurance Sources and Links to More Detailed Data




Last updated March 11, 2011