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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hico is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 healthcare suport services (10.33%), maintenance occupations (9.41%), and sales jobs (9.04%).
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 percentage of adults in Hico with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.00% of adults in Hico have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hico in 2010 was $20,587, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $82,348 for a family of four.
Hico is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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 Native 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 11.72% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hico include Irish, English, Dutch, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Hico is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.