Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX

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2022 Population
117,635
0.887% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.2
0.836% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
11.5%
3.52% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$73,605
4.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$231,600
21.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX had a population of 118k people with a median age of 36.2 and a median household income of $73,605. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX grew from 116,601 to 117,635, a 0.887% increase and its median household income grew from $70,235 to $73,605, a 4.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (65.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (9.66%), White (Hispanic) (8.31%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.99%), and Other (Hispanic) (5.29%).

17.9% of the households in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, 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.

95.8% of the residents in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Cedar Valley College (223773) (1,673 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2022, the median property value in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX was $231,600, and the homeownership rate was 69.3%.

Most people in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX is home to a population of 118k people, from which 95.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.41% of Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX residents were born outside of the country (8.72k people).

In 2022, there were 6.76 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (76.8k people) in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 9.78k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX are Spanish (17,654 households), Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa (433 households), and Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa (275 households).

Citizenship

95.8%
2022 Citizenship
95.7%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.8% of Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX was 95.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    76.8k ± 2.58k
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.4k ± 1.28k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    9.78k ± 1.74k
21.6%
Hispanic Population
25.4k people

In 2022, there were 6.76 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (76.8k people) in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.4k White (Non-Hispanic) and 9.78k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

21.6% of the people in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX are hispanic (25.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.41%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.72k people
6.81%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.94k people

As of 2022, 7.41% of Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX residents (8.72k 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 Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX was 6.81%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    17,654 households (16.2%)
  2. Yoruba, Twi, Igbo, or Other Languages of Western Africa
    433 households (0.396%)
  3. Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa
    275 households (0.252%)

17.9% of the households in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX was Spanish. 16.2% of the households in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,582 ± 521
  2. Vietnam
    1,364 ± 242
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,155 ± 376

Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX employs 54.1k people. The largest industries in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX are Elementary & secondary schools (5,644 people), Construction (2,583 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,561 people), and the highest paying industries are Automotive repair & maintenance ($176,225), Aerospace products & parts manufacturing ($117,348), and Administration of economic programs & space research ($110,963).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
28,104
Women
55.8%
22,230
Men
44.2%

The workforce of Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX in 2020 was 50,334 people, with 55.8% woman, and 44.2% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX.

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Occupations

54.1k
2022 Value
−0.592%
1 Year decline
± −0.592%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX declined at a rate of −0.592%, from 54.4k employees to 54.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,863 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (2,472 people), and Customer service representatives (1,924 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

54.1k
2022 Value
−0.592%
1 Year decline
± −0.592%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX declined at a rate of −0.592%, from 54.4k employees to 54.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX, are Elementary & secondary schools (5,644 people), Construction (2,583 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,561 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX, though some of these residents may live in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, 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

$50,086
Median earning men ± $3,768
$46,059
Median earning women ± $1,733

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($83,033), Public Administration ($68,570), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,469).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($84,479), Information ($73,924), and Public Administration ($65,231).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 52.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (46.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.12%).

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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Texas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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

In 2019, universities in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX awarded 1,673 degrees. The student population of Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX in 2019 is skewed towards women, with 3,252 male students and 5,534 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX are Black or African American (600 and 35.9%), followed by White (483 and 28.9%), Hispanic or Latino (453 and 27.1%), and Unknown (64 and 3.83%).

The largest universities in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX by number of degrees awarded are Cedar Valley College (223773) (1,673 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.986% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.915% 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

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX in 2022 were Some college (24.9k), High School or Equivalent (22.6k), and Primary Education (14.4k).

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 Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX was $231,600 in 2022, which is 0.822 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $190,000 to $231,600, a 21.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX is 69.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX have an average commute time of 30.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX is $73,605. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

Property

$231,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,811
$28,167
Median Property Taxes
±$1,697

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 Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

69.3%
Homeownership
2022
65.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 69.3% of the housing units in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX was Fort Bend County (Northwest) PUMA, TX with a value of $159,431, followed by Denton County (South Central)--Flower Mound Town & Highland Village City PUMA, TX and Collin County (Northwest)--Celina City & Prosper Town PUMA, TX, with respective values of $157,973 and $153,785.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, 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.
$73,605
Median Household Income
± $4,489
40.6k
Number of Households
± 2,164

In 2022, the median household income of the 40.6k households in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX grew to $73,605 from the previous year's value of $70,235.

The following chart displays the households in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, 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

0.362
2022 Wage GINI in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX
0.357
2021 Wage GINI in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX

In 2022, the income inequality in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX was 0.362 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.48% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.2%)
  2. Carpooled (12.2%)
  3. Worked At Home (10.9%)

In 2022, 74.2% of workers in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.2%) and those who worked at home (10.9%).

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

30.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX have a longer commute time (30.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.03% of the workforce in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, 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 Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

11.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX (13.4k out of 116k 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 Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX is Black, 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

86.5% of the population of Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX has health coverage, with 50.6% on employee plans, 15.5% on Medicaid, 7.56% on Medicare, 10.9% on non-group plans, and 2% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1,642 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Texas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.4% under 18 years, 19.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 10.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 45.4% were men and 54.6% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

13.5%
Uninsured
50.6%
Employer Coverage
15.5%
Medicaid
7.56%
Medicare
10.9%
Non-Group
2%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX grew by 5.31% from 12.8% to 13.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Dallas County (South)--DeSoto & Lancaster Cities PUMA, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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