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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 26,956,435 people in Texas as per 2017 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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Houston70173,262
2San Antonio50122,365
3Dallas4070,380
4Austin34108,443
5El Paso1662,378
6Arlington1246,884
7Fort Worth1168,238
8Lubbock1044,414
9Mesquite715,339
10Irving716,170
11McAllen735,074
12Grand Prairie62,267
13Corpus Christi625,074
14Richardson627,810
15Brownsville56,015
16Abilene58,269
17Amarillo510,531
18Laredo516,945
19Tyler522,383
20Victoria48,533

Largest Texas Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Abbott324
Abernathy3,233
Abilene122,612
Ackerly110
Addison15,363
Adrian153
Agua Dulce840
Alamo19,021
Alamo Heights7,814
Alba708
Albany2,051
Aledo3,190
Alice19,439
Allen94,710
Alpine5,973
Alto1,363
Alton15,581
Alvarado3,863
Alvin25,500
Alvord1,434

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

Demographics

People

Total Population26,956,435
Male Share of the Population49.6%
Female Share of the Population50.4%
Senior Citizens11.5%
Employed Population 16+12,237,558
Age of the Population34.2

Families

% of people married49.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.1%
Median Earnings25+$36,033
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,733
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,534

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,585
% Above Poverty Level83.3%
% Below Poverty Level16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone25.1%
Median Gross Rent$911
Median House Value$142,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)57%
German9.6%
Irish6.8%
English6.2%
French Except Basque2%
Italian1.9%
Scottish1.4%
African1.1%
Polish1.1%
Dutch0.8%
Czech0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Arab0.4%
Russian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Nigerian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Greek0.2%
Ethiopian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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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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