Beaumont is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 118,129 people and 36 constituent neighborhoods, Beaumont is the 25th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Beaumont is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (13.80%), office and administrative support (11.45%), and teaching (7.02%).
The population of Beaumont overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Beaumont, 22.31% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Beaumont in 2010 was $23,925, 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 $95,700 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 13.75% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Beaumont include German, French , English, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Beaumont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.