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For the New American Community Survey Statistics for Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Available for States and Local Areas, click here.

Here are a few stats for Texas-

Income: The median household income in Texas remained relatively flat between 2015-2016. In 2016, the median household income was $56,565.

Poverty: The Texas poverty rate in 2016 remained higher than the national poverty rate, with 15.6 percent of Texans in poverty compared to 12.7 percent nationwide.

Child Poverty: The Texas child poverty rate has decreased but still 1.62 million of Texas' 7.2 children, live below the official federal poverty line (around $24,500 for a family of four). Child poverty disproportionaly affects Black and Hispanic children in Texas.