Economic Insights

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Congressional District 8

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$664.6M
Total Labor Income Annually
$2.32B
Total Car Sales in 2018
65.5K
Total New Car 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

$93.3M
Total State Tax revenue

Registrations

714,099

Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 245,549 (34.39%)
  • CUVs 129,330 (18.11%)
  • SUVs 95,870 (13.43%)
  • Pickups 212,775 (29.8%)
  • Vans/Minivans 30,575 (4.28%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 661,107 (92.58%)
  • Diesel 45,044 (6.31%)
  • Hybrid 6,985 (0.98%)
  • Electric 564 (0.08%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 399 (0.06%)

The Texas congressional district 8 average age of vehicles is 9.52 years.

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

New Purchases

65,522

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 18,090 (27.61%)
  • CUVs 20,139 (30.74%)
  • SUVs 7,733 (11.8%)
  • Pickups 16,928 (25.84%)
  • Vans/Minivans 2,633 (4.02%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 60,493 (92.32%)
  • Diesel 3,882 (5.92%)
  • Hybrid 831 (1.27%)
  • Electric 228 (0.35%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 89 (0.14%)

Economic Activity From Past Decade

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Economic Activity from 2018

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  • 0 0 Total Imports
Compiled by 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.