Texas - Introduction to the data

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Income

Texas - Median individual income - 2012

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State

$25734

Texas's median individual income is $25734.

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Nation

$26564

The United States of America's median individual income is $26564.

#29

When comparing median individual incomes, Texas ranks #29 in the United States of America.

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Work

Texas - % of Unemployed People - 2012

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State

5.00%

5.00% of people in Texas are unemployed.

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Nation

6.00%

6.00% of people in the United States of America are unemployed.

#36

When comparing % of unemployed people, Texas ranks #36 in the United States of America.

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Education

Texas - % of population > 18 years of age with at least a HS diploma or GED - 2012

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State

80.75%

80.75% of people living in Texas > the age of 18 have at least a HS diploma or GED.

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Nation

85.47%

85.47% of people living in the United States of America's > the age of 18 have at least a HS diploma or GED.

#51

Texas ranks #51 in the United States of America's for the % of people > the age of 18 with at least a HS diploma or GED.

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Transportation

Texas - Median age by means of transportation to work - 2012

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State

Bar chart of the state of Texas's median age by means of transportation to work.

Nation

Bar chart of the United States of America's median age by means of transportation to work.

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Housing

Texas - Monthly housing cost by ownership type - 2012

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State

Bar chart of the state of Texas's monthly housing cost by ownership type.

own w/ mortgage$1446
own w/out mortgage$451
renting home$666

Table of the state of Texas's monthly housing cost by ownership type.

Nation

Bar chart of the United States of America's monthly housing cost by ownership type.

own w/ mortgage$1559
own w/out mortgage$449
renting home$733

Table of the United States of America's monthly housing cost by ownership type.

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Race

Texas - Race - 2012

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State

Bar chart of the state of Texas's racial distribution.

White18670767
Pacific Islander20671
Black2972834
other race(s)1883103
Native American127794
two race(s)554343
Asian979385
Hispanic or Latino9479670

Table of the state of Texas's racial distribution.

Nation

Bar chart of the United States of America's racial distribution.

White229298906
Pacific Islander514402
Black38825848
other race(s)14814369
Native American2529100
two race(s)8296291
Asian14859795
Hispanic or Latino50545275

Table of the United States of America's racial distribution.

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Family

Texas - % of households that are single parent households - 2012

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State

19.23%

19.23% of households in Texas state are single parent households.

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Nation

17.50%

17.50 of households in the United States of America are single parent households.

#10

When comparing % of households who are single parent households, Texas ranks #10 in the United States of America.

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Language

Texas - Language - 2012

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State

Pie chart of the state of Texas's language.

Bar chart of the state of Texas's language.

English15221440
Spanish6848380
other European470379
Asian and Pacific Island594568
other145288

Table of the state of Texas's language.

Nation

Pie chart of the United States of America's language.

Bar chart of the United States of America's language.

English229616064
Spanish36836280
other European10686130
Asian and Pacific Island9348644
other2513709

Table of the United States of America's language.

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Population

Texas - Individual population - 2012

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State

25208897

The total number of residents in Texas is 25208897.

Nation

#2

When comparing total number of residents, Texas ranks #2 in the United States of America.

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Sex

Texas - Gender - 2012

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State

Pie chart of the state of Texas's gender distribution.

Bar chart of the state of Texas's gender distribution.

male12509812
female12699085

Table of the state of Texas's gender distribution.

Nation

Pie chart of the United States of America's gender distribution.

Bar chart of the United States of America's gender distribution.

male152018799
female157119912

Table of the United States of America's gender distribution.

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Age

Texas - Median age - 2012

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State

33.6

The median age in Texas is 33.6.

Nation

37.2

The median age in the United States of America is 37.2.

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