Joshua, TX


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Living in Joshua

Joshua is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 6,066 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Joshua is the 321st largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities, Joshua isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Joshua are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Joshua is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Joshua who work in office and administrative support (14.87%), management occupations (11.40%), and healthcare (8.45%).

One downside of living in Joshua is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Joshua, the average commute to work is 34.41 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Joshua is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Joshua rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.17% of adults 25 and older in Joshua have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Joshua in 2010 was $24,819, which is upper middle income relative to Texas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,276 for a family of four. However, Joshua contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Joshua home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Joshua residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Joshua also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.02% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Joshua include German, English, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Joshua is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.