Hico is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 1,326 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Hico is the 730th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities, Hico isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hico are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hico is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hico who work in management occupations (9.88%), teaching (8.49%), and food service (8.18%).
Hico’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Hico doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Hico are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.92% of adults in Hico have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Hico in 2010 was $19,282, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $77,128 for a family of four.
The people who call Hico home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hico residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hico also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.58% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hico include German, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Hico is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.