Crosby is a very small town located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,575 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Crosby is the 577th largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Crosby is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 47.54% of the Crosby workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Crosby is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Crosby who work in sales jobs (14.76%), office and administrative support (11.42%), and teaching (7.99%).
One downside of living in Crosby, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.32 minutes every day commuting to work.
The population of Crosby has a very low overall level of education: only 9.01% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Crosby in 2010 was $18,933, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,732 for a family of four. However, Crosby contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Crosby is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Crosby home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crosby residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Crosby also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.54% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Crosby include English, German, African, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Crosby's cultural character, accounting for 15.23% of the town’s population.
The most common language spoken in Crosby is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.