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Teresa Yurkunas
Texas, State and Local Government
Pols: 2312
01/25/2015
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Data Analysis Information
1. Has the average median income for Texas increased or decreased (percentage change) from 2010-2011 to 2012-2013? The income for the state of Texas has increased with a 4.4 percent change from 2010-2011 to 2012-2013. 2. By how much did Texas’ average median income increase or decrease (percentage change) from 2010-2011 to 2012-2013?
Texas had an average income of $50,649 from 2010-2011. The average income for 2012-2013 was $52,854 , with a 4.4 percent increase.
3. Which state had the greatest change in average median income from 2010-2011 to 2012-2013? What was the percentage of change?
Delaware has an average income of $57,802 in the year 2010-2011. In 2012-2013 the average income decreased by -11.9 percent to $50,951.
4. Using the map provided in Blackboard, which region’s average median income had the greatest change from 2010-2011 to
2012-2013 and what was that rate of change (for the region with the greatest change)?
The eastern region had a decrease of -.52 percent in the average median income from 2010-2011 to 2012-2013.

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Texas Median Income
53,500

52,854

53,000
52,500
52,000

Income

51,500
51,000

50,649

50,500
50,000
49,500

2009-2010

2011-2012

Year

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United States Regional Demographic Changes in Income.
2010-2011 to 2012-2013
0.6
0.4

0

0.2

Percentage

0.0

Western

Central

Eastern

0.2
0.4

0
-1

0.6

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Income plays an important role in politics. As the income rises to $50,000 the voters tend to be more republican (Fay,
2015). As the Census shows the average median income in the state of Texas is $52854 as of 2012-2013 (Income,
2014). Taking the information found this would speculate that
Texas is more of an Republican state.
.
Democrats tend to have a bigger advantage when the income is under $15,000 (Fay, 2015). With the growing ethnic population of Latinos in Texas it is predicted that with

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