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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Gun Barrel City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 office and administrative support (16.55%), sales jobs (13.59%), and maintenance occupations (5.31%).
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.
Gun Barrel City is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Gun Barrel City, just 12.93% 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 Gun Barrel City in 2010 was $22,434, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,736 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, Scottish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Gun Barrel City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.