Humble is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 15,824 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Humble is the 166th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Humble is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Humble is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Humble who work in sales jobs (13.78%), office and administrative support (12.20%), and food service (11.17%).
The percentage of people in Humble with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 10.35% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Humble in 2018 was $21,335, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,340 for a family of four. However, Humble contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Humble is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Humble home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Humble residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Humble also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 37.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Humble include Irish, English, German, French, and African.
Humble also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.75%.
The most common language spoken in Humble is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.