Addison, TX


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Addison is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 15,518 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Addison is the 185th largest community in Texas.

Addison home prices are not only among the most expensive in Texas, but Addison real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Addison is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.23% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Addison is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Addison who work in management occupations (15.16%), sales jobs (13.09%), and business and financial occupations (11.82%).

Also of interest is that Addison has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Addison, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Addison is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 53.80% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Addison in 2010 was $48,318, which is wealthy relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $193,272 for a family of four. However, Addison contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Addison is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Addison home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Addison residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Addison also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.07% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Addison include Irish, English, Italian, and European.

Addison also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.52%.

The most common language spoken in Addison is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.