Nationwide Claims to Fame

27th Congressional District is 34th out of 436 other congressional districts in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Statewide Claims to Fame

27th Congressional District is 5th in Texas out of 36 other congressional districts in Housing units

27th Congressional District is 5th in Texas out of 36 other congressional districts in Residents 65 or older

27th Congressional District is 8th in Texas out of 36 other congressional districts in Race - White

27th Congressional District is 10th in Texas out of 36 other congressional districts in Race - Hispanic or Latino

27th Congressional District is 12th in Texas out of 30 other congressional districts in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

27th Congressional District is 13th in Texas out of 36 other congressional districts in Households

27th Congressional District is 17th in Texas out of 36 other congressional districts in Female residents

27th Congressional District is 18th in Texas out of 36 other congressional districts in Income per capita

27th Congressional District is 18th in Texas out of 36 other congressional districts in Income per household

27th Congressional District is 19th in Texas out of 36 other congressional districts in Home median value

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
27th Congressional District Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 709,879 29th 26,059,203 313,914,040

People Demographics

Age Demographics
27th Congressional District Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 6.6% 34th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 24.9% 27th 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.1% 5th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
27th Congressional District Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 79.2% 25th 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 17.2% 33rd 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
27th Congressional District Rank Texas US
Race - White 83.9% 8th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 5.8% 27th 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 12th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.2% 29th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 19th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 50.5% 10th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 41.6% 24th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
27th Congressional District Rank Texas US
Female residents 50.4% 17th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.8% 33rd 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
27th Congressional District Rank Texas US
Housing units 306,895 5th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 18.7% 22nd 24.0% 25.9%
Households 255,614 13th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 64.3% 19th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $108,300 19th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.6 23rd 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
27th Congressional District Rank Texas US
Income per capita $23,928 18th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $47,830 18th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 15.9% 19th 17.0% 14.3%

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