Denison, TX


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Denison is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 23,150 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Denison is the 121st largest community in Texas.

Denison is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Denison is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Denison who work in sales jobs (13.19%), office and administrative support (12.63%), and management occupations (7.65%).

In terms of college education, Denison is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.56% of adults 25 and older in Denison have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Denison in 2010 was $21,695, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,780 for a family of four. However, Denison contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Denison is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Denison home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Denison residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Denison also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.01% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Denison include Irish, English, Scottish, and Dutch.

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