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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Denison is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 office and administrative support (13.13%), sales jobs (11.94%), and food service (8.02%).

In terms of college education, Denison is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.02% of adults 25 and older in Denison have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Denison in 2010 was $21,750, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $87,000 for a family of four. However, Denison contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Denison is a somewhat 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. Important ancestries of people in Denison include Irish, English, Dutch, and Scottish.

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