Deer Park, TX

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Deer Park profile

Living in Deer Park

Deer Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 33,931 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Deer Park is the 94th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Deer Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Deer Park is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Deer Park who work in office and administrative support (15.14%), teaching (10.43%), and sales jobs (9.90%).

The percentage of adults in Deer Park who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.65% of the adults in Deer Park have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Deer Park in 2010 was $33,139, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $132,556 for a family of four. However, Deer Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Deer Park is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Deer Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Deer Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Deer Park also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.19% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Deer Park include German, Irish, English, French, and European.

The most common language spoken in Deer Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.