Cities and Towns

State of Texas

Texas, abbreviated "TX", is in the West South Central region of the U.S. Its capital is Austin. There were 26,538,614 people in Texas as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on December 29, 1845.

Please explore the cities and towns of Texas, below.

Top Texas College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, 2014 (nces.ed.gov/ipeds).

1 Houston 70 177,416
2 San Antonio 49 119,076
3 Dallas 44 71,417
4 Austin 35 108,890
5 El Paso 16 60,334
6 Arlington 13 42,304
7 Fort Worth 12 67,184
8 Lubbock 8 42,849
9 Irving 7 17,871
10 Grand Prairie 6 2,632
11 Mesquite 6 15,765
12 Corpus Christi 6 22,658
13 McAllen 6 31,515
14 Garland 5 2,334
15 Abilene 5 7,626
16 Victoria 5 8,748
17 Amarillo 5 10,792
18 Brownsville 5 13,065
19 Waco 5 28,845
20 Laredo 4 16,309

Largest Texas Cities and Towns

If you don't find the city or town you want in the list here, you can find ALL cities and towns by navigating through these alphabetical links:

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Abbott 390
Abernathy 3,290
Abilene 122,226
Ackerly 183
Addison 15,087
Adrian 183
Agua Dulce 832
Alamo 18,943
Alamo Heights 7,593
Alba 861
Albany 2,203
Aledo 2,999
Alice 19,425
Allen 92,502
Alpine 6,000
Alto 1,279
Alton 15,092
Alvarado 3,868
Alvin 25,224
Alvord 1,554

If you don't find the city or town you want in the list here, you can find ALL cities and towns by navigating through these alphabetical links:

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.


Total Population 26,538,614
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 11.2%
Employed Population 16+ 11,966,019
Age of the Population 34.1


% of people married 49.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.6%
Median Earnings25+ $35,434
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,044
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,232


Median Family Income $62,717
% Above Poverty Level 82.7%
% Below Poverty Level 17.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%


People Living Alone 25%
Median Gross Rent $882
Median House Value $136,000


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 57.6%
US/American 0%
English 6.3%
Irish 7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Alibates Flint Quarries (Monument/Memorial)
P.O. Box 1460
Fritch, Texas 79036

Amistad (Recreation Area)
NPS Admistration
Del Rio, Texas 78840-9350

Big Bend (Park)
Big Bend National Park
Big Bend National Park, Texas 79834

Big Thicket (Park)
Beaumont, Texas 77701-4724

Chamizal (Monument/Memorial)
Chamizal National Memorial
El Paso, Texas 79905

Fort Davis (Historic Site)
P.O. Box 1379
Fort Davis, Texas 79734
432-426-3224 ext 20

Guadalupe Mountains (Park)
Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Salt Flat, Texas 79847-9400

Lake Meredith (Recreation Area)
P.O. Box 1460
Fritch, Texas 79036

Lyndon B Johnson (Historic Site)
P.O. Box 329
Johnson City, Texas 78636
830-868-7128 ext 244

Padre Island (Seashore)
Corpus Christi, Texas 78480-1300

Palo Alto Battlefield (Historic Site)
1623 Central Boulevard, Rm 213
Brownsville, Texas 78520-8326

Rio Grande (Recreation Area)
Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River - c/o Big Bend National Park
Big Bend National Park, Texas 79834

San Antonio Missions (Historic Site)
2202 Roosevelt Ave
San Antonio, Texas 78210-4919

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