Gun Barrel City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 5,985 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Gun Barrel City is the 328th largest community in Texas.
Gun Barrel City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Gun Barrel City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Gun Barrel City who work in sales jobs (14.89%), office and administrative support (11.60%), and management occupations (6.40%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Gun Barrel City has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Gun Barrel City a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Gun Barrel City rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.71% of adults 25 and older in Gun Barrel City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Gun Barrel City in 2010 was $22,351, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,404 for a family of four. However, Gun Barrel City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Gun Barrel City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gun Barrel City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gun Barrel City include German, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Gun Barrel City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.