Beaumont, TX

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Living in Beaumont

Beaumont is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 116,825 people and 36 constituent neighborhoods, Beaumont is the 25th largest community in Texas.

Beaumont is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Beaumont is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Beaumont who work in sales jobs (11.63%), office and administrative support (10.19%), and management occupations (7.59%).

The citizens of Beaumont are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.52% of adults in Beaumont having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Beaumont in 2018 was $28,315, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,260 for a family of four. However, Beaumont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Beaumont is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Beaumont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Beaumont residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Beaumont also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.08% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Beaumont include German, Irish, English, French, and Italian.

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