Edna is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,792 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Edna is the 341st largest community in Texas.
Edna is a blue-collar town, with 43.73% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Edna is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Edna who work in office and administrative support (15.12%), sales jobs (6.63%), and food service (6.36%).
Edna is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The rate of college-level education in Edna is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.72% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Edna in 2010 was $19,747, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,988 for a family of four. However, Edna contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Edna is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Edna 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 Edna, accounting for 43.17% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Edna residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Edna include Irish, English, French , and Czech.
The most common language spoken in Edna is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.