Economic Insights

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Autos Drive Texas Forward

Industry Impact

13.8K
13.8 Thousand total auto jobs in Texas
3.48%
3.48% depend on the auto industry for jobs
$814.9M
Total Labor Income Annually
$1.2B
Total Car Sales in 2018
33.5K
Total New Cars Sold in 2018
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

$102.1M
total state tax revenue

Registrations

616.7K
Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 201,940 (32.75%)
  • CUVs 92,591 (15.01%)
  • SUVs 83,474 (13.54%)
  • Pickups 214,896 (34.85%)
  • Vans/Minivans 23,775 (3.86%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 576,275 (93.45%)
  • Diesel 36,091 (5.85%)
  • Hybrid 4,077 (0.66%)
  • Electric 105 (0.02%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 129 (0.02%)
The Texas congressional district 1 average age of vehicles is 11.24 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

33.5K
Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 7,588 (22.66%)
  • CUVs 9,434 (28.17%)
  • SUVs 3,816 (11.39%)
  • Pickups 11,837 (35.34%)
  • Vans/Minivans 819 (2.45%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 30,503 (91.07%)
  • Diesel 2,668 (7.97%)
  • Hybrid 252 (0.75%)
  • Electric 36 (0.11%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 34 (0.1%)

Auto-related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports
  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports
  • 0.00 0.00 Total Imports

Compiled by the Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 531
  • Electric Charging Stations 11
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 4
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 16

Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of April 9, 2019.

Consumers
$35K
Average MSRP Per New Car
$49.1K
Median Household Income
$4.1K
Median Monthly Household Income
$533.19
Median Monthly New Car Payment
13.03%
Car Payment As Percent Of Monthly Income

Commuting to Work

  • Drive Alone to Work (83%)
  • Carpool to Work (10%)
  • Take Public Transportation (0%)
  • Other (6%)

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey 2017 and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 60-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 5.36%.