Anthony is a somewhat small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,517 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Anthony is the 359th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Anthony is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Anthony is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Anthony who work in office and administrative support (18.97%), sales jobs (17.50%), and personal care services (7.94%).
The percentage of people in Anthony with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.21% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Anthony in 2010 was $12,382, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $49,528 for a family of four.
Anthony is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Anthony home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Anthony, accounting for 81.32% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Anthony residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Anthony include Irish, English, European, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Anthony's cultural character, accounting for 23.52% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Anthony is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Native American languages.