Eagle Pass, TX


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Eagle Pass is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 28,765 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Eagle Pass is the 106th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities, Eagle Pass isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Eagle Pass are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Eagle Pass is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Eagle Pass who work in teaching (12.73%), sales jobs (10.96%), and office and administrative support (10.49%).

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.32 minutes getting to work every day.

The education level of Eagle Pass citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.45% of adults 25 and older in Eagle Pass have a college degree.

The per capita income in Eagle Pass in 2010 was $16,830, which is lower middle income relative to Texas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,320 for a family of four. However, Eagle Pass contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Eagle Pass 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 Eagle Pass, accounting for 95.48% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Eagle Pass residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Eagle Pass include French , Irish, English, and Scandinavian.

In addition, Eagle Pass has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (32.71%).

The most common language spoken in Eagle Pass is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Hindi.