Jacinto City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 10,466 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jacinto City is the 219th largest community in Texas.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Jacinto City is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.74% of the Jacinto City workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Jacinto City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jacinto City who work in sales jobs (13.61%), office and administrative support (12.74%), and management occupations (9.85%).
In terms of college education, Jacinto City ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.26% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jacinto City in 2018 was $17,162, which is low income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,648 for a family of four. However, Jacinto City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Jacinto City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jacinto City 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 Jacinto City, accounting for 86.94% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Jacinto City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jacinto City include Irish, English, German, French, and Italian.
Jacinto City also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 36.60%.
The most common language spoken in Jacinto City is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Italian.