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. 39.57% 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 service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Crosby who work in sales jobs (16.05%), office and administrative support (10.04%), and food service (9.70%).
The rate of college-level education in Crosby is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.82% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Crosby in 2010 was $19,725, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,900 for a family of four. However, Crosby contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Crosby is a very 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 37.76% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Crosby include German, Irish, African, and French .
Crosby also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.80%.
The most common language spoken in Crosby is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.