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    Report was generated on: Sunday, July 24, 2016


    Population
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Total Population 2010 25,145,561 3,060,392 22,085,169
    Male Population 2010 12,472,280 1,555,801 10,916,479
    Female Population 2010 12,673,281 1,504,591 11,168,690
    Median Age 2010 33.6 38.6 33.0
    Population Rank Among Counties 2010 NA NA NA
    Population Per Square Mile 2010 96.0 15.8 323.7
    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 2009 172,395 21,056 151,339
    Divorces 2009 81,822 9,814 72,008
    Marriage Rate per 1,000 Residents 2009 7.0 6.9 7.0
    Divorce Rate per 1,000 Residents 2009 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 2000-2010 4,293,741 153,120 4,140,621
    Change Since Census (%) 2000-2010 20.6% 5.3% 23.1%
    Population Projection 2015 28,015,550 3,251,101 24,764,449
    Projected Change 2010-2015 2,869,989 190,709 2,679,280
    Projected Change (%) 2010-2015 11.4% 6.2% 12.1%
    Population Change Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Population by Race/Ethnicity
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Total Anglo 2010 11,562,682 1,821,348 9,741,334
    Total Black 2010 3,003,149 249,415 2,753,734
    Total Hispanic 2010 9,460,921 954,856 8,506,065
    Total Other 2010 1,118,809 34,773 1,084,036
    Total Anglo (%) 2010 46.0% 59.5% 44.1%
    Total Black (%) 2010 11.9% 8.1% 12.5%
    Total Hispanic (%) 2010 37.6% 31.2% 38.5%
    Total Other (%) 2010 4.4% 1.1% 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 2010 1,928,473 206,974 1,721,499
    Age 5-14 2010 3,810,117 418,895 3,391,222
    Age 15-44 2010 10,772,058 1,141,135 9,630,923
    Age 45-64 2010 6,033,027 804,094 5,228,933
    Age 65+ 2010 2,601,886 489,294 2,112,592
    Age 13-17 2010 1,870,555 216,373 1,654,182
    Age 13-19 2010 2,626,445 305,828 2,320,617
    Age <18 2010 6,865,824 757,623 6,108,201
    Age 85+ 2010 305,179 59,511 245,668
    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 (%) 2010 7.7% 6.8% 7.8%
    Age 5-14 (%) 2010 15.2% 13.7% 15.4%
    Age 15-44 (%) 2010 42.8% 37.3% 43.6%
    Age 45-64 (%) 2010 24.0% 26.3% 23.7%
    Age 65+ (%) 2010 10.3% 16.0% 9.6%
    Age 13-17 (%) 2010 7.4% 7.1% 7.5%
    Age 13-19 (%) 2010 10.4% 10.0% 10.5%
    Age <18 (%) 2010 27.3% 24.8% 27.7%
    Age 85+ (%) 2010 1.2% 1.9% 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) 2006-2010 3,913,577 266,351 3,647,226
    Total Foreign Born Population (ACS %) 2006-2010 16.1% 8.8% 17.1%
    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 2006-2010 122,449 1,823 120,626
       Nigeria 2006-2010 35,750 339 35,411
    Asia 2006-2010 702,771 13,345 689,426
       China 2006-2010 62,682 701 61,981
       Taiwan 2006-2010 28,603 197 28,406
       Japan 2006-2010 13,945 524 13,421
       Korea 2006-2010 51,365 797 50,568
       India 2006-2010 146,828 2,333 144,495
       Iran 2006-2010 19,937 187 19,750
       Pakistan 2006-2010 41,198 534 40,664
       Phillipines 2006-2010 74,158 2,789 71,369
       Vietnam 2006-2010 142,467 2,421 140,046
    Australia and New Zealand Subregion 2006-2010 6,182 334 5,848
    Caribbean 2006-2010 54,263 1,456 52,807
       Cuba 2006-2010 20,731 543 20,188
    Central America 2006-2010 2,697,238 236,940 2,460,298
       Mexico 2006-2010 2,383,298 227,894 2,155,404
       El Salvador 2006-2010 160,899 3,614 157,285
       Guatemala 2006-2010 51,036 1,883 49,153
       Honduras 2006-2010 71,612 2,402 69,210
    Europe 2006-2010 170,519 7,665 162,854
       United Kingdom 2006-2010 42,600 2,122 40,478
       Germany 2006-2010 37,662 2,339 35,323
    North America 2006-2010 43,873 2,499 41,374
       Canada 2006-2010 43,462 2,467 40,995
    South America 2006-2010 112,957 2,174 110,783
       Colombia 2006-2010 34,547 936 33,611
    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 2009 162,792 31,290 131,502
    Cardiovascular Disease Deaths 2009 50,221 10,264 39,957
       Heart Disease Deaths 2009 38,008 7,751 30,257
       Stroke Deaths 2009 9,118 1,907 7,211
    All Cancer Deaths 2009 35,531 6,684 28,847
       Lung Cancer Deaths 2009 9,568 1,958 7,610
       Female Breast Cancer Deaths 2009 2,592 431 2,161
    Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Deaths 2009 8,624 1,922 6,702
    Diabetes Deaths 2009 4,866 916 3,950
    Infant Deaths 2009 2,394 250 2,144
    Fetal Deaths 2009 2,098 191 1,907
    Unintentional Injury (Accidents) 2009 9,310 1,715 7,595
       Motor Vehicle Injury 2009 3,452 789 2,663
    Homicide 2009 1,494 146 1,348
    Suicide 2009 2,795 447 2,348
    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 2009 781.2 845.3 771.8
    Cardiovascular Disease Death Rate 2009 247.9 270.9 243.6
       Heart Disease Death Rate 2009 186.7 204.8 183.4
       Stroke Death Rate 2009 45.8 50.2 44.9
    All Cancer Death Rate 2009 167.6 177.4 166.2
       Lung Cancer Death Rate 2009 45.7 51.0 44.7
       Female Breast Cancer Death Rate 2009 21.6 22.0 21.6
    Chronic Lower Respiratory Disease Death Rate 2009 43.4 49.9 42.0
    Diabetes Death Rate 2009 23.1 24.5 23.0
    Infant Death Rate 2009 6.0 5.9 6.0
    Fetal Death Rate 2009 5.2 4.5 5.3
    Unintentional Injury Rate 2009 40.0 53.6 38.3
       Motor Vehicle Injury Rate 2009 14.0 25.8 12.4
    Homicide Rate 2009 5.9 4.9 6.0
    Suicide Rate 2009 11.4 14.7 11.0
    Mortality Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Natality
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Total Live Births 2009 401,599 42,703 358,896
    Adolescent Mothers Under 18 Years of Age 2009 18,732 2,519 16,213
    Adolescent Mothers Under 18 Years of Age (%) 2009 4.7% 5.9% 4.5%
    Reported Pregnancies to Women Age 13-17 2009 18,732 2,519 16,213
    Reported Pregnancies to Women Age 13-17 (Rate) 2009 21.2 24.5 20.8
    Unmarried Mothers 2009 171,050 20,008 151,042
    Unmarried Mothers (%) 2009 42.6% 46.9% 42.1%
    Low Birth Weight 2009 34,157 3,646 30,511
    Low Birth Weight (%) 2009 8.5% 8.5% 8.5%
    Onset of Prenatal Care within First Trimester 2009 220,473 23,108 197,365
    Onset of Prenatal Care within First Trimester (%) 2009 58.6% 56.7% 58.8%
    Fertility Rate 2009 75.1 78.2 74.8
    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 2010 547 151 396
    Psychiatric Hospitals 2010 42 5 37
    Acute Care For-Profit Hospitals 2010 278 28 250
    Acute Care Non-Profit Hospitals 2010 152 40 112
    Acute Care Public Hospitals 2010 117 83 34
    Beds Setup and Staffed for Acute Care 2010 69,637 7,579 62,058
    Beds Setup and Staffed for Obstetrics Care 2010 6,056 508 5,548
    Acute Care Licensed Beds 2010 78,127 7,986 70,141
    Psychiatric Care Licensed Beds 2010 5,391 1,340 4,051
    Hospital Resources Sources and Links to More Detailed Data


    Migration for Birth
    Year Texas Non-Metro Counties Metro Counties
    Births in Area 2009 412,099 28,693 383,406
    Births to Area Residents 2009 405,242 43,163 362,079
    Births in Area to County Residents 2009 315,753 18,751 297,002
    Birth Service Ratio (Resident Births in County) 2009 77.9 43.4 82.0
    Number of Hospitals Where Births Occurred 2009 285 91 194
    Number of Births Not in a Hospital 2009 3,342 291 3,051
    Percentage of Births Not in a Hospital 2009 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 2011 42,716 2,736 39,980
    Primary Care Physicians 2011 17,996 1,655 16,341
    Physician Assistants 2011 5,372 462 4,910
    Registered Nurses 2011 184,467 14,783 169,684
    Licensed Vocational Nurses 2011 72,921 14,392 58,529
    Nurse Practitioners 2011 6,676 549 6,127
    Dentists 2011 11,751 800 10,951
    Pharmacists 2011 21,306 1,836 19,470
    Chiropractors 2011 5,020 377 4,643
    Veternarians 2011 5,955 904 5,051
    EMS Personnel 2011 58,266 8,985 49,281
    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 2011 165.0 86.4 176.0
    Primary Care Physicians Ratio 2011 69.5 52.2 71.9
    Physician Assistants Ratio 2011 20.8 14.6 21.6
    Registered Nurses Ratio 2011 712.7 466.6 747.0
    Licensed Vocational Nurses Ratio 2011 281.7 454.2 257.7
    Nurse Practitioners Ratio 2011 25.8 17.3 27.0
    Dentists Ratio 2011 45.4 25.3 48.2
    Pharmacists Ratio 2011 82.3 57.9 85.7
    Chiropractors Ratio 2011 19.4 11.9 20.4
    Veterinarians Ratio 2011 23.0 28.5 22.2
    EMS Personnel Ratio 2011 225.1 283.6 216.9
    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 %) 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