2018 Annual E-Report - Page 7

REGIONAL TRENDS POPULATION CHARACTERISTICS USA USA Ethnic Diversity 128,354 Millennials LO HI 412,930 HI LO The Coastal Bend Region has 128,354 millennials (ages 20-34). The national average for an area this size is 123,618. Ethnic diversity is high in the Coastal Bend Region. The national average for an area this size is 234,398 ethnically diverse people. USA Retiring Soon USA 160,259 LO Veterans HI Retirement risk is about average in the Coastal Bend Region. The national average for an area this size is 170,149 people 55 or older. 43,669 LO HI The Coastal Bend Region has 43,669 veterans. The national average for an area this size is 36,111. COASTAL BEND STATISTICS Regional Trends POPULATION COASTAL BEND 2018 600,705 Jobs 2017 Jobs 2018 % Change 266,247 266,303 0.02% JOBS TEXAS 2018 266,303 Jobs 2017 Jobs 2018 % Change 13,262,304 13,629,995 2.77% 2018 AVERAGE EARNINGS PER JOB 53.4K UNITED STATES Jobs 2017 Jobs 2018 % Change 158,516,931 161,636,598 1.97%            Ž            ‚   Ž  ‚      ‘ ’ “ ƒ  Ž  ‚Š                   ­  WFSCB Annual Report 2018 6