Sulphur Springs, TX

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
37,008
0.933% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Cornyn
Republican Party
US Senator
Ted Cruz
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.7
0.506% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13.4%
7.06% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$63,766
10.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$172,800
21.2% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Sulphur Springs, TX had a population of 37k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $63,766. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sulphur Springs, TX grew from 36,666 to 37,008, a 0.933% increase and its median household income grew from $57,745 to $63,766, a 10.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sulphur Springs, TX are White (Non-Hispanic) (71.8%), White (Hispanic) (9.51%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.32%), Two+ (Hispanic) (4.2%), and Other (Hispanic) (4.02%).

None of the households in Sulphur Springs, 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.

94.3% of the residents in Sulphur Springs, TX are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Sulphur Springs, TX was $172,800, and the homeownership rate was 70.1%.

Most people in Sulphur Springs, TX drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Sulphur Springs, TX was 2 cars per household.

Sulphur Springs, TX borders Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX.

Population & Diversity

Sulphur Springs, TX is home to a population of 37k people, from which 94.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.64% of Sulphur Springs, TX residents were born outside of the country (3.2k people).

In 2022, there were 7.55 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.6k people) in Sulphur Springs, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.52k White (Hispanic) and 2.71k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.3%
2022 Citizenship
94.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.3% of Sulphur Springs, TX residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sulphur Springs, TX was 94.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sulphur Springs, TX
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    26.6k ± 90
  2. White (Hispanic)
    3.52k ± 549
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.71k ± 121
17.8%
Hispanic Population
6.61k people

In 2022, there were 7.55 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.6k people) in Sulphur Springs, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.52k White (Hispanic) and 2.71k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

17.8% of the people in Sulphur Springs, TX are hispanic (6.61k people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

8.64%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
3.2k people
7.82%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
2.87k people

As of 2022, 8.64% of Sulphur Springs, TX residents (3.2k 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 Sulphur Springs, TX was 7.82%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    718 ± 144
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    286 ± 118
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    269 ± 102

Sulphur Springs, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.51 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sulphur Springs, TX employs 17.1k people. The largest industries in Sulphur Springs, TX are Manufacturing (2,257 people), Retail Trade (2,226 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,908 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($87,976), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($56,534), and Utilities ($54,479).

Occupations

17.1k
2022 Value
± 895
−0.199%
1 Year decline
± 7.44%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sulphur Springs, TX declined at a rate of −0.199%, from 17.1k employees to 17.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sulphur Springs, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,928 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,498 people), and Management Occupations (1,452 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sulphur Springs, TX.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Texas (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industries

17.1k
2022 Value
± 895
−0.199%
1 Year decline
± 7.44%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sulphur Springs, TX declined at a rate of −0.199%, from 17.1k employees to 17.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sulphur Springs, TX, are Manufacturing (2,257 people), Retail Trade (2,226 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,908 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sulphur Springs, TX, though some of these residents may live in Sulphur Springs, 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

$45,074
Median earning men ± $3,737
$32,137
Median earning women ± $2,027

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($82,727), Public Administration ($67,426), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($62,266).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($57,054), Public Administration ($45,000), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($41,818).

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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. 228
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 190
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 169
    Manufacturing

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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

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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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).

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 Sulphur Springs, TX was $172,800 in 2022, which is 0.613 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $142,600 to $172,800, a 21.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Sulphur Springs, TX is 70.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sulphur Springs, TX have an average commute time of 23.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sulphur Springs, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sulphur Springs, TX is $63,766. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Sulphur Springs, TX was Rockwall County, TX with a value of $121,303, followed by Collin County, TX and Glasscock County, TX, with respective values of $113,255 and $112,188.

Property

$172,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,474
$9,655
Median Property Taxes
±$599

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 Sulphur Springs, TX the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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

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Rent vs Own

70.1%
Homeownership
2022
65.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 70.1% of the housing units in Sulphur Springs, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.8%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Sulphur Springs, TX compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sulphur Springs, TX was Rockwall County, TX with a value of $121,303, followed by Collin County, TX and Glasscock County, TX, with respective values of $113,255 and $112,188.

The following map shows all of the counties in Sulphur Springs, 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.
$63,766
Median Household Income
± $3,617
13.8k
Number of Households
± 760

In 2022, the median household income of the 13.8k households in Sulphur Springs, TX grew to $63,766 from the previous year's value of $57,745.

The following chart displays the households in Sulphur Springs, 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 Sulphur Springs, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81.5%)
  2. Carpooled (10.3%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.38%)

In 2022, 81.5% of workers in Sulphur Springs, TX drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.3%) and those who worked at home (5.38%).

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

23.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sulphur Springs, TX have a shorter commute time (23.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.36% of the workforce in Sulphur Springs, 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 Sulphur Springs, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sulphur Springs, TX have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sulphur Springs, TX (4.87k out of 36.4k 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 Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sulphur Springs, 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

81.2% of the population of Sulphur Springs, TX has health coverage, with 42.4% on employee plans, 11.1% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 1.82% 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 25.8% under 18 years, 19.3% between 18 and 34 years, 37% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.4% were men and 51.6% were women.

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

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Uninsured People

18.8%
Uninsured
42.4%
Employer Coverage
11.1%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
1.82%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sulphur Springs, TX declined by 3.87% from 19.5% to 18.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Sulphur Springs, TX changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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