Who lives in the Southwest Region?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Under 5 years 17,785 6.4%
5-9 years 18,683 6.8%
10-14 years 18,778 6.8%
15-17 years 10,781 3.9%
18-24 years 21,937 7.9%
25-34 years 31,298 11.3%
35-44 years 30,335 11.0%
45-54 years 34,010 12.3%
55-64 years 39,625 14.3%
65-74 years 26,945 9.7%
75-84 years 16,961 6.1%
85 years and older 9,309 3.4%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Male 138,734 50.2%
Female 137,713 49.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
White 252,170 91.2%
Of Color 24,277 8.8%
Black or African American 5,323 1.9%
American Indian and Alaskan Native 2,394 0.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 4,943 1.8%
Other 7,689 2.8%
Two or more races 3,705 1.3%
Hispanic or Latino 21,975 7.9%
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Language spoken (2014-2018)
Population (5 years and older) 258,662 100.0%
English only 234,487 90.7%
Language other than English 24,175 9.3%
Speaks English less than "very well" 10,358 4.0%
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Total population for whom disability status is determined 272,361 100.0%
Population with a disability 38,195 14.0%
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Foreign-born residents 15,334 5.5%
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Residence one year ago (2014-2018)
Population (1 year and over in US) 272,877 100.0%
Same residence 240,925 88.3%
Different residence in the U.S. 31,026 11.4%
Different residence outside the U.S. 926 0.3%

What's the Southwest Region's quality of life?

Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Household income (2018 dollars) (2014-2018)
Total households 113,403 100.0%
Less than $35,000 33,634 29.7%
$35,000-$49,999 15,839 14.0%
$50,000-$74,999 23,478 20.7%
$75,000-$99,999 16,451 14.5%
$100,000 or more 24,001 21.2%
Median household income (2018 dollars) $55,039 100%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All people for whom poverty status is determined 270,363 100.0%
Less than $35,000 33,634 29.7%
With income below poverty 28,944 10.7%
With income 100%-149% of poverty 25,751 9.5%
With income 150%-199% of poverty 26,712 9.9%
With income 200% of poverty or higher 188,956 69.9%
17 years and younger (percent of people under age 18) 38,689 14.3%
18-24 (percent of people age 18-24) 47,932 17.7%
25-34 (percent of people age 25-34) 33,520 12.4%
35-44 (percent of people age 35-44) 25,188 9.3%
45-54 (percent of people age 45-54) 21,506 8.0%
55-64 (percent of people age 55-64) 18,041 6.7%
18-64 (percent of people age 18-64) 27,303 10.1%
65 years and older (percent of people age 65+) 21,459 7.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Health coverage (2014-2018)
Total population age 65 and under for whom health insurance coverage status is determined 272,361 100.0%
Population 65 and under without health insurance coverage 17,974 6.6%
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Total housing units (2014-2018)
Total housing units 130,142 100.0%
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Owned and Rental Housing (2014-2018)
Vacant housing units (seasonal units included) 16,739 12.9%
Occupied housing units 113,403 87.1%
Average household size 2.3
Owner-occupied 85,131 65.4%
Average household size 2.4
Renter-occupied 28,272 21.7%
Average household size 2.0
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Year built (2014-2018)
2000 or later 14,713 11.3%
1970-1999 43,936 33.8%
1940-1969 37,639 28.9%
1939 or earlier 33,854 26.0%
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Households (2014-2018)
Total households 113,403 100.0%
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Households by type (2014-2018)
Family households 74,525 65.7%
With children under 18 years 32,497 28.7%
Married-couple family households 60,476 53.3%
With children under 18 years 22,418 19.8%
Single-person family households 14,049 12.4%
With children under 18 years 10,079 8.9%
Nonfamily households 38,878 34.3%
Householder living alone 33,168 29.2%
65 years and over 14,880 13.1%
Households with one or more children under 18 years 32,874 29.0%
Households with one or more people 65 years and over 35,597 31.4%
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Year householder moved into unit (2014-2018)
Moved in 2010 or later 44,152 38.9%
Moved in 2000-2009 28,719 25.3%
Moved in 1990-1999 17,049 15.0%
Moved in 1989 or earlier 23,483 20.7%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
All households for which cost burden is calculated 110,029 100.0%
Cost-burdened households 24,516 22.3%
Owner households for which cost burden is calculated 84,731 100.0%
Cost-burdened owner households 14,553 17.2%
Renter households for which cost burden is calculated 25,298 100.0%
Cost-burdened renter households 9,963 39.4%
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Rent paid (2014-2018)
Households paying rent 25,579
Median rent paid (2018 dollars) $633
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Vehicles per household (2014-2018)
No vehicles 5,941 5.2%
1 vehicle available 31,148 27.5%
2 vehicles available 44,734 39.4%
3 or more vehicles available 31,580 27.8%
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Transportation to work (2014-2018)
Workers (16 years and older) 138,164 100.0%
Car, truck, or van (including passengers) 122,773 88.9%
Public transportation 750 0.5%
Walked, biked, worked at home, or other 14,641 10.6%
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Travel time to work (2014-2018)
Total workers age 16+ (not home based) 129,882 100.0%
Less than 10 minutes 45,420 35.0%
10-19 minutes 37,424 28.8%
20-29 minutes 19,983 15.4%
30 minutes or longer 27,055 20.8%
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Educational attainment (2014-2018)
Population (25 years and older) 188,483 100.0%
Less than high school 18,944 10.1%
High school diploma or GED 64,255 34.1%
Some college or associate’s degree 68,146 36.2%
Bachelor’s Degree 27,350 14.5%
Graduate or professional Degree 9,788 5.2%
High school graduate or higher 169,539 89.9%
Bachelor’s degree or higher 37,138 19.7%
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Working Adults (2014-2018)
Total civilian non-institutionalized population, age 18-64 156,491 100.0%
Working age adults who are employed 127,140 81.2%
Civilian labor force 131,133 100.0%
Unemployed 3,993 3.0%
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Total employed workers (LEHD) (2017)
Total employed workers 138,312 100.0%
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Worker age (2017)
Age 29 or younger 33,001 23.9%
Age 30 to 54 68,632 49.6%
Age 55 or older 36,679 26.5%
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Workers by earnings (2017)
$15,000 per year or less 37,531 27.1%
$15,001 to $39,999 per year 46,248 33.4%
$40,000 or more per year 54,533 39.4%
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Workers by industry of employment (2017)
Accommodation and food services 8,947 6.5%
Administration & support, waste management, and remediation 213 0.2%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 3,613 2.6%
Arts, entertainment, and recreation 1,535 1.1%
Construction 7,192 5.2%
Educational services 12,692 9.2%
Finance and insurance 4,809 3.5%
Health care and social assistance 24,231 17.5%
Information 1,455 1.1%
Management of companies and enterprises 2,328 1.7%
Manufacturing 24,290 17.6%
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 213 0.2%
Other services (excluding public administration) 3,730 2.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services 3,455 2.5%
Public administration 6,724 4.9%
Real estate and rental and leasing 906 0.7%
Retail trade 15,796 11.4%
Transportation and warehousing 4,398 3.2%
Utilities 770 0.6%
Wholesale trade 6,765 4.9%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by race (2017)
White alone 130,619 94.4%
Black or African American alone 2,820 2.0%
American Indian or Alaska Native alone 921 0.7%
Asian alone 2,628 1.9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone 168 0.1%
Two or more race groups 1,156 0.8%
Category Count Count margin-of-error Percent Percent margin-of-error
Workers by educational attainment (2017)
Less than high school 9,036 6.5%
High school or equivalent, no college 31,020 22.4%
Some college or associate degree 40,735 29.5%
Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree 24,520 17.7%