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Texas Congressional District 18

Industry Impact

  • 4,689 4,689 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $1.02B $1.02 Billion in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 33,287 33,287 Total New Car Sales
Employer figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet and USgeocoder; Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit and USgeocoder, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Registrations

507,356 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 232,090 (45.74%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 131,516 (25.92%)
  • Pickups 112,378 (22.15%)
  • Vans/Minivans 26,581 (5.24%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 490,257 (96.63%)
  • Diesel 12,661 (2.50%)
  • Hybrid 3,947 (0.78%)
  • Electric 155 (0.03%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 103 (0.02%)
In District 18, the average age of vehicles is 10.2 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures as of December 31, 2016, and were compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit and USgeocoder.

Sales

33,287 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 14,825 (44.54%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 11,753 (35.31%)
  • Pickups 5,115 (15.37%)
  • Vans/Minivans 1,594 (4.79%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 32,220 (96.79%)
  • Diesel 706 (2.12%)
  • Hybrid 308 (0.93%)
  • Electric 28 (0.08%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 25 (0.08%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit and USgeocoder, and represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $426.29 Million Total Imports
  • $485.46 Million Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • $54.60 Million Total Imports
  • $47.94 Million Total Exports
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 468
  • Electric Charging Stations 24
  • Biodiesel Stations 0
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 6
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 1
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 6
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center and USgeocoder, figures represent fueling stations as of 10/11/16.

District 18 Consumers

  • $30,597 $30,597 Average MSRP Per New Car
  • $43,100 $43,100 Median Household Income
  • $3,592 $3,592 Median Monthly Household Income
  • $557 $557 Median Monthly New Car Payment
  • 15% 15% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (82%)
  • Carpool to work (10%)
  • Take public transportation (3%)
  • Other (5%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2015 and Federal Reserve BAnk of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 48-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 4.35%.

District 18 Automaker Facilities

59 Facilities
791 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 59 791
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 443 4,465
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 321 4,426
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 509 1,699
Auto Supply Stores 408 2,194
Gas Stations 468 11,024
Dealers (Special) 91 211
Property and Casualty Insurance 7 70
Car and Truck Rentals 194 1,843
Parking 100 4,411
Automotive Repair Shops 1,634 6,045
Carwashes And Other Service 455 3,938
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet and USgeocoder

Automaker Facilities In District 18

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Houston High Velocity Center Houston 38

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