Texarkana, TX

37,389 Population
29 square miles 1,287.3 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.1%
was 0.1%
 
Population Density
1,287.3
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
54.9%
was 55.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.6%
was 5.3%
 
Percent Under 18
26.1%
was 26.0%
 
Percent 65 and Over
14.0%
was 14.2%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
4.8
was 4.8
Ranked 22nd Lowest in TX
Percent Living in Poverty
25.1%
was 22.8%
 
Median Household Income
$39,026
was $39,113
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
55.3
52.6
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
8
was 5.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
759.1
was 878.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
5,088.9
was 6,138.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
16,537
was 16,280
 
Median Rent
$704
was $706
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
13,870
was 13,666
 
Homeownership Rate
53.5%
was 55.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
569.0
was 560.3
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
29.3%
was 29.9%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
88.9%
was 90.1%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
75.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.8%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.4%
was 87.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
24.9%
was 24.9%
 

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