Humble is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 15,997 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 professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Humble who work in office and administrative support (15.46%), sales jobs (11.16%), and food service (9.30%).
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 11.80% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Humble in 2010 was $19,887, which is lower middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,548 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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Humble, accounting for 39.18% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Humble residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Humble include English, Irish, German, French, and Polish.
In addition, Humble has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.37%).
The most common language spoken in Humble is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.