Economic Insights

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Congressional District 34

Autos Drive Texas Forward

Industry Impact

9.5K
9.5 Thousand total auto jobs in Texas
2.86%
2.86% depend on the auto industry for jobs
$482.7M
Total Labor Income Annually
$1B
Total Car Sales in 2018
31.9K
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

$66.5M
total state tax revenue

Registrations

532.4K
Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 188,487 (35.4%)
  • CUVs 79,540 (14.94%)
  • SUVs 78,555 (14.75%)
  • Pickups 160,030 (30.06%)
  • Vans/Minivans 25,823 (4.85%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 508,242 (95.46%)
  • Diesel 21,636 (4.06%)
  • Hybrid 2,380 (0.45%)
  • Electric 77 (0.01%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 100 (0.02%)
The Texas congressional district 34 average age of vehicles is 11.01 years.

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

New Purchases

31.9K
Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 9,916 (31.04%)
  • CUVs 9,691 (30.33%)
  • SUVs 3,196 (10%)
  • Pickups 8,526 (26.69%)
  • Vans/Minivans 618 (1.93%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 29,946 (93.74%)
  • Diesel 1,768 (5.53%)
  • Hybrid 188 (0.59%)
  • Electric 21 (0.07%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 24 (0.08%)

Auto-related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 1.3B 1.3 Billion Total Imports
  • -1,793,392,159.00 -1,793,392,159.00 Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 718.9M 718.9 Million Total Imports
  • 1.7B 1.7 Billion 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 290
  • Electric Charging Stations 8
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 4

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
$32.6K
Average MSRP Per New Car
$38K
Median Household Income
$3.2K
Median Monthly Household Income
$497.01
Median Monthly New Car Payment
15.70%
Car Payment As Percent Of Monthly Income

Commuting to Work

  • Drive Alone to Work (81%)
  • Carpool to Work (9%)
  • Take Public Transportation (2%)
  • Other (7%)

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%.