Donna, TX


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Donna is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 16,523 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Donna is the 156th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities, Donna isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Donna are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Donna is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Donna who work in office and administrative support (16.59%), sales jobs (12.41%), and teaching (7.74%).

As is often the case in a small city, Donna doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In Donna, just 11.06% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Donna in 2010 was $12,432, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $49,728 for a family of four. Donna also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.86% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Donna is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Donna home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Donna, accounting for 91.46% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Donna residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Donna include Italian, English, Irish, and French .

Foreign born people are also an important part of Donna's cultural character, accounting for 22.64% of the city’s population.

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