Upshur County, TX Demographic Data

Upshur County, TX Summary

Upshur County is located in Texas
  • Population: 39,713
  • Area: 592.60 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 582.95 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 9.65 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 67.01 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 347.77 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Upshur County, TX Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
20,147
50%
50.8
Male
19,949
50%
49.2
Total Population
40,096
 
321,419,000

Upshur County, TX Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
2,560
6.4% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
2,888
7.2% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
2,646
6.6% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
2,813
7.0% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
2,238
5.6% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
4,428
11.0% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
4,592
11.5% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
5,591
13.9% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
2,942
7.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
2,757
6.9% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
3,962
9.9% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
1,950
4.9% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
729
1.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
30,313
75.6%
77.1
Female
15,627
51.6%
51.4
Male
14,686
48.4%
48.6
21 Years and over
28,717
71.6%
72.9
62 Years and over
8,237
20.5%
18.3
65 Years and over
6,641
16.6%
14.9
Female
3,645
54.9%
55.9
Male
2,996
45.1%
44.1
Median Age (years)
40
NR
NR

Upshur County, TX Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
38,984
97.2% 
96.9
White
33,958
84.7% 
73.1
Black or African American
3,487
8.7% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
237
0.6% 
0.8
Asian
215
0.5% 
5.4
Asian Indian
0
0.0% 
1.2
Chinese
13
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
32
0.1% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
21
0.1% 
0.5
Vietnamese
39
0.1% 
0.5
Other Asian
110
0.3% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,087
2.7% 
4.8
Two or More Races
1,112
2.8% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
3,010
7.5% 
17.6
Mexican
2,482
6.2% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
23
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
505
1.3% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
37,086
92.5% 
82.4

Upshur County, TX Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
1,593
5.9% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
3,054
11.3% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
8,786
32.6% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
7,494
27.8% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
2,124
7.9% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
2,795
10.4% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
1,105
4.1% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
4,647
17.2%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
22,304
82.8%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
3,900
14.5%
30.6

Upshur County, TX Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
7,128
22.3%
33.5%
Now Married
17,698
55.3%
47.5
Divorced
3,777
11.8%
11.0%
Separated
838
2.6%
2.1
Widowed
2,561
8.0
5.8%

Upshur County, TX Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
35,257
93.9%
78.5%
Languages other than english
2,279
6.1%
21.5%
Spanish
1,957
5.2%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
186
0.5%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
125
0.3%
3.5%
Other Languages
11
0.0%
1.0%

Upshur County, TX Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
983
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
887
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
1,453
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
1,660
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
2,281
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
2,638
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
1,727
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
1,484
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
362
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
369
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
46,673
 
55,775
Per capita income
22,692
 
29,979

Upshur County, TX Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
1,268
7.5%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
946
5.6%
9.8
Construction
1,533
9.1%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
3,865
22.9%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
609
3.6%
6.5
Information
189
1.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
1,999
11.9%
10.3
Other services except public administration
1,132
6.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
1,024
6.1%
11.3
Public administration
691
4.1%
4.6
Retail trade
2,258
13.4%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
950
5.6%
5.1
Wholesale trade
385
2.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
2,468
14.6%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
4,563
27.1%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
2,867
17.0%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
3,743
22.2%
23.6%
Service occupations
3,208
19.0%
18.0%

Upshur County, TX Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
16,367
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
13,695
83.7%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
1,701
10.4%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
51
0.3%
5.2
Walked
135
0.8%
2.8
Other means
113
0.7%
1.8
Worked at home
672
4.1%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
27.0
 
26.0

Upshur County, TX Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
596
4.3%
8.9
1 vehicles
3,804
27.5%
33.5
2 vehicles
5,641
40.7%
37.2
3 or more
3,803
27.5%
20.3

Upshur County, TX Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
13,844
82.9%
87.7
Owner Occupied
10,916
78.9%
63.0
Renter Occupied
2,928
21.1%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
2,865
17.1%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
10
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Upshur County, TX Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
16,709
1 room
215
1.3%
2.3
2 rooms
193
1.2%
2.5
3 rooms
725
4.3%
9.0
4 rooms
2,605
15.6%
16.6
5 rooms
5,383
32.2%
20.0
6 rooms
3,836
23.0%
17.9
7 rooms
1,955
11.7%
12.1
8 rooms
963
5.8%
8.5
9 rooms or more
834
5.0%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 

Upshur County, TX Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
16,709
 
 
1-unit, detached
11,355
68.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
138
0.8%
5.8
2-units
431
2.6%
3.7
3 or 4 units
229
1.4%
4.5
5 to 9 units
154
0.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
81
0.5%
4.6
20 or more units
93
0.6%
8.8
Mobile home
4,181
25.0%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
47
0.3%
0.1

Upshur County, TX Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
855
5.1%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
805
4.8%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
1,530
9.2%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
1,512
9.0%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
3,212
19.2%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
3,140
18.8%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
2,366
14.2%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
2,869
17.2%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
420
2.5%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Upshur County, TX Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,343
16.9%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
964
7.0%
4.7
Electricity
9,948
71.9%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
16
0.1%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
511
3.7%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
21
0.2%
0.5
No fuel used
41
0.3%
1.2

Upshur County, TX Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
5,056
 
47140700.0
$3,000 or more
21
0.4%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
56
1.1%
6.8%
Less than $500
151
3.0%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
246
4.9%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
647
12.8%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
1,733
34.3%
29.2%
$500 to $999
2,202
43.6%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
2,811
55.6%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
642
12.7%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
353
7.0%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
315
6.2%
7.3%
35.0% or more
931
18.4%
22.3%
Not Computed
4
NR
NR

Upshur County, TX Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
2,419 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
0
0.0%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
38
1.6%
11.0%
Less than $500
380
15.7%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
542
22.4%
27.9%
$500 to $999
1,459
60.3%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
509
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
735
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
491
20.4%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
438
18.2%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
208
8.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
247
10.2%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
202
8.4%
9.2%
35.0% or more
826
34.2%
41.4%
Not Computed
516
NR
NR

Upshur County, TX Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
10,916
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
2,006
18.4%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
3,795
34.8%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,849
16.9%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
1,442
13.2%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,125
10.3%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
530
4.9%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
91
0.8%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
78
0.7%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
93,700
 
194,500
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