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 27,419,612 people in Texas as per 2018 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) 2017-18, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Houston58173,533
2San Antonio43125,060
3Dallas3671,649
4Austin26106,857
5El Paso1463,016
6Fort Worth1069,865
7Lubbock945,214
8Arlington948,162
9Irving716,041
10McAllen733,069
11Grand Prairie62,333
12Corpus Christi624,842
13Brownsville57,245
14Abilene58,653
15Amarillo510,533
16Laredo517,890
17Tyler523,138
18Victoria48,450
19Mesquite416,451
20Beaumont417,715

Largest Texas Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Groves15,775
Groveton1,259
Gun Barrel City6,005
Gustine567
Hale Center2,354
Hallsburg492
Hamlin1,684
Harker Heights29,548
Hedwig Village2,662
Helotes8,603
Hemphill1,422
Hempstead7,012
Henderson13,428
Henrietta3,006
Hereford15,003
Hewitt14,253
Hickory Creek4,326
Hico1,557
Highland Haven510
Highland Park9,071

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population27,419,612
Male Share of the Population49.7%
Female Share of the Population50.3%
Senior Citizens11.7%
Employed Population 16+12,550,476
Age of the Population34.3

Families

% of people married49.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.7%
Median Earnings25+$36,977
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,582
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,795

Wealth

Median Family Income$67,344
% Above Poverty Level84%
% Below Poverty Level16%

Commute & Sprawl

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

Housing

People Living Alone24.9%
Median Gross Rent$952
Median House Value$151,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)56.5%
German9.3%
Irish6.6%
English6%
French Except Basque2%
Italian1.9%
Scottish1.4%
African1.2%
Polish1%
Dutch0.7%
Czech0.7%
Swedish0.5%
Arab0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Russian0.3%
West Indian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Nigerian0.3%
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, 2017, 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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