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State of Texas

Texas, abbreviated "TX", is in the West South Central region of the U.S. Its capital is Austin. There were 26,092,033 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 (IPEDS - 2015).

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

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Abbott 431
Abernathy 3,247
Abilene 120,776
Ackerly 122
Addison 14,594
Adrian 218
Agua Dulce 722
Alamo 18,907
Alamo Heights 7,397
Alba 801
Albany 2,307
Aledo 2,866
Alice 19,358
Allen 89,845
Alpine 6,026
Alto 1,323
Alton 14,735
Alvarado 3,832
Alvin 24,938
Alvord 1,523

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Total Population 26,092,033
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 10.9%
Employed Population 16+ 11,809,010
Age of the Population 33.9


% of people married 49.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.1%
Median Earnings25+ $34,913
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,420
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,072


Median Family Income $61,958
% Above Poverty Level 82.3%
% Below Poverty Level 17.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%


People Living Alone 24.9%
Median Gross Rent $870
Median House Value $131,400


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 58%
US/American 0%
English 6.4%
Irish 7.1%

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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