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.

Eagle Pass is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 sales jobs (10.77%), teaching (10.76%), and office and administrative support (9.96%).

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 18.77 minutes getting to work every day.

The percentage of adults in Eagle Pass with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.19% of adults in Eagle Pass have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Eagle Pass in 2010 was $17,509, 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 $70,036 for a family of four. However, Eagle Pass contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Eagle Pass is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. 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 94.43% 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 English, French , Irish, and Lebanese.

In addition, Eagle Pass has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (33.19%).

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