Anahuac is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,324 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Anahuac is the 584th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Anahuac is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Anahuac is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Anahuac who work in management occupations (10.72%), office and administrative support (9.80%), and teaching (9.02%).
Anahuac is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Being a small city, Anahuac does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Anahuac are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.38% of adults in Anahuac have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Anahuac in 2010 was $21,779, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,116 for a family of four. However, Anahuac contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Anahuac is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Anahuac home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Anahuac residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Anahuac also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.65% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Anahuac include German, French , English, and African.
The most common language spoken in Anahuac is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.