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Center is 18th in Texas out of 389 other cities in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Center Rank Texas US
Current population (2012) 5,287 331st 26,059,203 313,914,040
Size in square miles 6.5 278th 261,231.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 800.9 321st 96.3 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Center Rank Texas US
Residents younger than 5 8.5% 119th 7.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 27.9% 192nd 26.8% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 15.2% 69th 10.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Center Rank Texas US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 63.4% 341st 80.4% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 9.9% 340th 26.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Center Rank Texas US
Race - White 45.8% 370th 80.6% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 33.1% 21st 12.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 348th 1.0% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 238th 4.2% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 283rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.7% 329th 1.7% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 26.1% 204th 38.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 39.1% 267th 44.5% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Center Rank Texas US
Female residents 52.1% 92nd 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 19.5% 80th 16.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Center Rank Texas US
Housing units 2,133 350th 10,098,750 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 11.5% 252nd 24.0% 25.9%
Households 1,789 358th 8,667,807 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 56.1% 324th 64.5% 66.1%
Home median value $61,200 346th $126,400 $186,200
People per household 2.7 248th 2.8 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Center Rank Texas US
Income per capita $15,941 320th $25,548 $27,915
Income per household $26,549 367th $50,920 $52,762
Income below poverty line 38.3% 18th 17.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Center Rank Texas US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,215 208th 2,164,852 27,092,908
Retail sales $194,370 186th $311,334,781 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $34,046 24th $13,061 $12,990

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