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Demographic Data

Selected Comparisons Across Geographic Areas for Year 2017 Data
                   
  Within # Miles of Sweetwater, Tx   State of   Entire
  30   45   60   Texas   U S
Population by Gender
Female 46.59%   49.88%   48.94%   50.37%   50.77%
Male 53.41%   50.12%   51.06%   49.63%   49.23%
                   
Population by Race
White 78.17%   77.65%   77.83%   68.22%   70.33%
Black/African American 5.72%   6.78%   6.80%   12.17%   12.81%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.81%   0.76%   0.77%   0.71%   0.98%
Asian 0.52%   1.54%   1.40%   4.69%   5.56%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.03%   0.07%   0.07%   0.10%   0.19%
Other 12.44%   9.86%   9.99%   11.05%   6.78%
Multi-Race 2.33%   3.35%   3.15%   3.06%   3.35%
                   
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic/Latino 33.55%   28.03%   27.35%   39.19%   18.05%
Not Hispanic 66.44%   71.97%   72.65%   60.81%   81.95%
                   
Population by Age                  
0-4 5.89%   7.07%   6.73%   7.15%   6.16%
5-9 6.14%   6.91%   6.63%   7.19%   6.27%
10-14 6.55%   6.67%   6.51%   7.30%   6.40%
15-17 3.98%   3.99%   3.95%   4.35%   3.94
18-20 4.33%   5.16%   4.94%   4.37%   4.23%
21-24 6.21%   7.16%   6.95%   5.77%   5.52%
25-34 12.99%   13.96%   13.89%   14.16%   13.43%
35-44 11.87%   11.35%   11.56%   13.37%   12.62%
45-54 12.00%   10.96%   11.30%   12.64%   13.09%
55-64 12.57%   11.44%   11.76%   11.35%   12.88%
65-74 9.96%   8.38%   8.65%   7.46%   9.06%
75-84 5.40%   4.90%   5.04%   3.51%   4.45%
85 and over 2.12%   2.04%   2.08%   1.36%   1.95%
Median Age 38.24   34.25   35.32   34.78   38.18
                   
Households by Income
<$15,000 12.82%   12.33%   12.68%   11.66%   11.81%
$15,000 - $24,999 12.28%   11.76%   12.17%   10.12%   10.10%
$25,000 - $34,999 13.26%   11.13%   11.06%   9.83%   9.68%
$35,000 - $49,999 16.23%   16.15%   15.71%   13.40%   13.22%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.03%   18.46%   18.51%   17.27%   17.38%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.14%   11.51%   11.48%   11.80%   12.09%
$100,000 - $124,999 7.29%   7.23%   7.23%   8.46%   8.51%
$125,000 - $149,999 4.40%   4.18%   4.07%   5.51%   5.47%
$150,000 - $199,999 3.00%   3.65%   3.56%   5.51%   5.50%
$200,000 - $249,999 1.23%   1.62%   1.57%   2.46%   2.37%
$250,000 - $499,999 0.99%   1.44%   4.42%   2.73%   2.65%
$500,000+ 0.34%   0.53%   0.54%   1.28%   1.22%
                   
Average Household Income  $61,931    $66,936    $66,360    $81,289    $80,853
Median Household Income  $45,341    $48,608    $48,322    $56,399    $56,572
                   
Housing Units, Owner-Occupied 72.55%   64.99%   66.95%   63.85%   64.94%
Hosing Units, Renter-Occupied 27.45%   35.01%   33.05%   36.15%   35.06%
                   
Educational Attainment
Less than 9th Grade 9.97%   7.38%   7.43%   9.14%   5.76%
Some High School, No Diploma 11.26%   9.20%   9.98%   9.01%   7.67%
High School Graduate (or GED) 33.33%   30.02%   31.16%   25.23%   27.83%
Some College, No Degree 23.98%   25.75%   25.55%   22.61%   21.10%
Associates Degree 8.28%   7.00%   6.56%   6.64%   8.04%
Bachelor's Degree 9.63%   14.36%   13.55%   18.03%   18.43%
Master's Degree 2.67%   4.61%   4.22%   6.73%   7.91%
Professional Degree 0.53%   0.92%   0.86%   1.53%   1.94%
Doctorate Degree 0.36%   0.76%   0.69%   1.07%   1.31%
                   


Notes:
1. Some individual data summaries, totals, and percentages are affected by rounding.
2. Base data provided by Small Business Development Center National Information Clearinghouse.
3. Presentation and selected analysis by Texas Tech University Small Business Development Center Abilene.