Nationwide Claims to Fame

Texas is 1st out of 51 other states in Building permits (last year)

Texas is 2nd out of 51 other states in Current population (2012)

Texas is 2nd out of 51 other states in Households

Texas is 2nd out of 51 other states in Housing units

Texas is 2nd out of 51 other states in Non-farm private employees

Texas is 2nd out of 51 other states in Non-farm private establishments

Texas is 2nd out of 51 other states in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Texas is 2nd out of 51 other states in Residents younger than 18

Texas is 2nd out of 51 other states in Residents younger than 5

Texas is 2nd out of 51 other states in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Texas Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Texas Rank US
Current population (2012) 26,059,203 2nd 313,914,040
Size in square miles 261,231.7 2nd 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 96.3 27th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Texas Rank US
Residents younger than 5 7.5% 2nd 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.8% 2nd 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.9% 49th 13.7%
Education Demographics
Texas Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 80.4% 50th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 26.1% 30th 28.2%
Race Demographics
Texas Rank US
Race - White 80.6% 29th 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 12.3% 19th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.0% 21st 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.2% 13th 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 42nd 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 39th 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 38.2% 2nd 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 44.5% 47th 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Texas Rank US
Female residents 50.3% 35th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 16.2% 7th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Texas Rank US
Housing units 10,098,750 2nd 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 24.0% 19th 25.9%
Households 8,667,807 2nd 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 64.5% 41st 66.1%
Home median value $126,400 40th $186,200
People per household 2.8 4th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 135,514 1st 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Texas Rank US
Income per capita $25,548 32nd $27,915
Income per household $50,920 24th $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.0% 9th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Texas Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 525,420 2nd 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 8,987,663 2nd 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,164,852 2nd 27,092,908
Retail sales $311,334,781 2nd $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,061 28th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $42,054,592 2nd $613,795,732

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