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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 2016 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).

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Houston 73 175,456
2 San Antonio 51 125,169
3 Dallas 44 66,547
4 Austin 34 109,271
5 El Paso 16 61,516
6 Arlington 13 44,470
7 Fort Worth 12 68,810
8 Lubbock 10 43,755
9 Irving 7 15,821
10 Grand Prairie 6 2,375
11 Mesquite 6 13,060
12 Corpus Christi 6 23,625
13 McAllen 6 35,755
14 Waco 6 36,520
15 Garland 5 2,417
16 Brownsville 5 5,220
17 Abilene 5 7,839
18 Victoria 5 8,377
19 Amarillo 5 10,338
20 Laredo 5 16,457

Largest Texas Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
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

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

People

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

Families

% 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

Wealth

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%

Housing

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

Ancestry

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
806-857-3151

Amistad (Recreation Area)
NPS Admistration
Del Rio, Texas 78840-9350
830-775-7491

Big Bend (Park)
Big Bend National Park
Big Bend National Park, Texas 79834
432-477-2251

Big Thicket (Park)
Headquarters
Beaumont, Texas 77701-4724
409-951-6725

Chamizal (Monument/Memorial)
Chamizal National Memorial
El Paso, Texas 79905
915-532-7273

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
915-828-3251

Lake Meredith (Recreation Area)
P.O. Box 1460
Fritch, Texas 79036
806-857-3151

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

Padre Island (Seashore)
Superintendent
Corpus Christi, Texas 78480-1300
361-949-8173

Palo Alto Battlefield (Historic Site)
1623 Central Boulevard, Rm 213
Brownsville, Texas 78520-8326
956-541-2785

Rio Grande (Recreation Area)
Rio Grande Wild & Scenic River - c/o Big Bend National Park
Big Bend National Park, Texas 79834
432-477-2251

San Antonio Missions (Historic Site)
2202 Roosevelt Ave
San Antonio, Texas 78210-4919
210-534-8833

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