Hitchcock 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 7,621 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Hitchcock is the 281st largest community in Texas.
Hitchcock is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hitchcock is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hitchcock who work in office and administrative support (15.73%), sales jobs (8.77%), and maintenance occupations (8.60%).
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, Hitchcock has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Hitchcock a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Hitchcock 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 Hitchcock is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 10.49% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Hitchcock in 2010 was $22,052, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,208 for a family of four. However, Hitchcock contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hitchcock is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hitchcock home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hitchcock residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hitchcock also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.27% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hitchcock include Irish, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Hitchcock is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.