Texarkana, TX-AR

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
147,453
0.326% 1-year decline
2022 Median Age
38.9
0.258% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
17.8%
7.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$53,628
2.61% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$141,900
17.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
59,349
1.6% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Texarkana, TX-AR had a population of 147k people with a median age of 38.9 and a median household income of $53,628. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Texarkana, TX-AR declined from 147,936 to 147,453, a −0.326% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,262 to $53,628, a 2.61% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Texarkana, TX-AR are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (24.6%), White (Hispanic) (3.34%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.57%), and Other (Hispanic) (2.04%).

None of the households in Texarkana, TX-AR reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.1% of the residents in Texarkana, TX-AR are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Texarkana, TX-AR are Texarkana College (680 degrees awarded in 2022), Texas A&M University-Texarkana (496 degrees), and Cosmetology Academy of Texarkana (53 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Texarkana, TX-AR was $141,900, and the homeownership rate was 65.7%.

Most people in Texarkana, TX-AR drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20 minutes. The average car ownership in Texarkana, TX-AR was 2 cars per household.

Texarkana, TX-AR borders Hope, AR and Shreveport-Bossier City, LA.

Population & Diversity

Texarkana, TX-AR is home to a population of 147k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.16% of Texarkana, TX-AR residents were born outside of the country (4.66k people).

In 2022, there were 2.62 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (94.9k people) in Texarkana, TX-AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.93k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.1%
2022 Citizenship
98.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.1% of Texarkana, TX-AR residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Texarkana, TX-AR was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Texarkana, TX-AR
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    94.9k ± 236
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    36.3k ± 649
  3. White (Hispanic)
    4.93k ± 648
6.52%
Hispanic Population
9.61k people

In 2022, there were 2.62 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (94.9k people) in Texarkana, TX-AR than any other race or ethnicity. There were 36.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 4.93k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.52% of the people in Texarkana, TX-AR are hispanic (9.61k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Texarkana, TX-AR as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,492,333 ± 42,699 people
  2. India
    315,634 ± 15,951 people
  3. El Salvador
    239,960 ± 14,625 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Arkansas and Texas was Mexico, the natal country of 2,492,333 Arkansas and Texas residents, followed by India with 315,634 and El Salvador with 239,960.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.16%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
4.66k people
3.19%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
4.72k people

As of 2022, 3.16% of Texarkana, TX-AR residents (4.66k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Texarkana, TX-AR was 3.19%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,147 ± 360
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,995 ± 329
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,541 ± 317

Texarkana, TX-AR has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.58 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Texarkana, TX-AR employs 59.3k people. The largest industries in Texarkana, TX-AR are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,399 people), Retail Trade (7,395 people), and Manufacturing (7,185 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($78,684), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($70,694), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,474).

Males in Arkansas have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,335. The income inequality in Arkansas (measured using the Gini index) is 0.452, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

59.3k
2022 Value
± 2,008
−1.6%
1 Year decline
± 4.83%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Texarkana, TX-AR declined at a rate of −1.6%, from 60.3k employees to 59.3k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Texarkana, TX-AR, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (7,196 people), Sales & Related Occupations (6,363 people), and Management Occupations (5,413 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Texarkana, TX-AR.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

59.3k
2022 Value
± 2,008
−1.6%
1 Year decline
± 4.83%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Texarkana, TX-AR declined at a rate of −1.6%, from 60.3k employees to 59.3k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Texarkana, TX-AR, are Health Care & Social Assistance (8,399 people), Retail Trade (7,395 people), and Manufacturing (7,185 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Texarkana, TX-AR, though some of these residents may live in Texarkana, TX-AR and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,741
Median earning men ± $1,433
$34,277
Median earning women ± $1,053

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($63,788), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,938), and Public Administration ($59,640).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($80,357), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($45,368), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,180).

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,303
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,075
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 693
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Arkansas and Texas went to Donald J. Trump with 53.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (45.3%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.11%).

John Boozman, Tom Cotton, John Cornyn, and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing the state of Arkansas and Texas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Arkansas and Texas is currently represented by 42 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Arkansas and Texas

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John Boozman
Senator from Arkansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Tom Cotton
Senator from Arkansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015
John Cornyn
Senator from Texas2
Assumed office on December 2, 2002
Phil Gramm resigned (effective November 30, 2002) a few weeks before the expiration of his term in hopes that his successor, fellow Republican John Cornyn, could gain seniority over other newly elected senators. However, Cornyn did not gain additional seniority due to a 1980 Rules Committee policy.
Ted Cruz
Senator from Texas1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

John Boozman, Tom Cotton, John Cornyn, and Ted Cruz are the senators currently representing Arkansas and Texas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Arkansas and Texas

Arkansas and Texas is currently represented by 42 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Arkansas and Texas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Texarkana, TX-AR awarded 1,250 degrees. The student population of Texarkana, TX-AR in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,268 male students and 3,779 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Texarkana, TX-AR are White (675 and 54.7%), followed by Black or African American (327 and 26.5%), Hispanic or Latino (150 and 12.2%), and Two or More Races (46 and 3.73%).

The largest universities in Texarkana, TX-AR by number of degrees awarded are Texarkana College (680 and 54.4%), Texas A&M University-Texarkana (496 and 39.7%), and Cosmetology Academy of Texarkana (53 and 4.24%).

The most popular majors in Texarkana, TX-AR are General Studies (139 and 11.1%), Registered Nursing (108 and 8.64%), and General Business Administration & Management (102 and 8.16%).

The median tuition cost in Texarkana, TX-AR for a public four year colleges is $6,090 for in-state students and $18,819 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Texarkana, TX-AR, the percentage of applicants admitted was 91.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 16.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 6,047 (37.5% men and 62.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 6,047 students enrolled in Texarkana, TX-AR, 37.5% men and 62.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 3,355 records, of which 61% were women and 39% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 36 degrees awarded
  2. 100 degrees awarded
  3. 89 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Texarkana, TX-AR was General Business with 36 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Texarkana, TX-AR according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 680 degrees awarded
  2. 496 degrees awarded
  3. 53 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Texarkana College with 680 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 464 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Texarkana, TX-AR, which is 0.59 times less than the 786 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 675 degrees mean that there were 2.06 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 327 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($6,090) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,212) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 1.53% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.47% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (6.49M), Some college (5.5M), and Bachelors Degree (4.53M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Texarkana, TX-AR was $141,900 in 2022, which is 0.503 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $121,000 to $141,900, a 17.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Texarkana, TX-AR is 65.7%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Texarkana, TX-AR have an average commute time of 20 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Texarkana, TX-AR is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Texarkana, TX-AR is $53,628. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Texarkana, TX-AR was Rockwall County, TX with a value of $121,303, followed by Collin County, TX and Glasscock County, TX, with respective values of $113,255 and $112,188.

Property

$141,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,677
$36,163
Median Property Taxes
±$1,375

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Texarkana, TX-AR the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

65.7%
Homeownership
2022
65.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 65.7% of the housing units in Texarkana, TX-AR were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Texarkana, TX-AR was Rockwall County, TX with a value of $121,303, followed by Collin County, TX and Glasscock County, TX, with respective values of $113,255 and $112,188.

The following map shows all of the counties in Texarkana, TX-AR colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$53,628
Median Household Income
± $2,630
55.1k
Number of Households
± 1,842

In 2022, the median household income of the 55.1k households in Texarkana, TX-AR grew to $53,628 from the previous year's value of $52,262.

The following chart displays the households in Texarkana, TX-AR distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Texarkana, TX-AR is from Arkansas and Texas.
0.452
2022 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.45
2021 Wage GINI in Arkansas
0.476
2022 Wage GINI in Texas
0.476
2021 Wage GINI in Texas

In 2022, the income inequality in Arkansas was 0.452 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.376% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Arkansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Arkansas in comparison to the national average.

In the same year, the income inequality in Texas was 0.476 and income inequality had a 0.0231% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Texas was lower than than the national average of 0.478, meaning wages are distributed more evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (84.9%)
  2. Carpooled (8.85%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.76%)

In 2022, 84.9% of workers in Texarkana, TX-AR drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.85%) and those who worked at home (3.76%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

20 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Texarkana, TX-AR have a shorter commute time (20 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.53% of the workforce in Texarkana, TX-AR have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Texarkana, TX-AR distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Texarkana, TX-AR have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

17.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Texarkana, TX-AR (25k out of 140k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Texarkana, TX-AR is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

87% of the population of Texarkana, TX-AR has health coverage, with 41.3% on employee plans, 20.4% on Medicaid, 13.3% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 1.39% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Arkansas see 1471 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.39% decrease from the previous year (1507 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2087 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 399 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Texas see 1629 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1642 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1660 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 759 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,471 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Arkansas
1,629 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Texas

Primary care physicians in Arkansas see an average of 1,471 patients per year. This represents a 2.39% decrease from the previous year (1,507 patients).

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,629 patients per year. This represents a 0.792% decrease from the previous year (1,642 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Arkansas and Texas in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.7% under 18 years, 20% between 18 and 34 years, 37% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

13%
Uninsured
41.3%
Employer Coverage
20.4%
Medicaid
13.3%
Medicare
10.6%
Non-Group
1.39%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Texarkana, TX-AR grew by 4.62% from 12.4% to 13%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Texarkana, TX-AR changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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